Italian city breaks

No other country can boast as many world-class cities bursting with character than Italy. Work your way up the boot from the gritty Naples to the capital city Rome and Vatican City. Stroll the cobbled streets of Florence, fall in love with Verona, and drink in the cosmopolitan fashion capital of Milan. Eat your way through Bologna and stare in awe at the most audacious city on Earth - Venice.

Rome Milan Florence Naples Venice Bologna Verona

Holidays and hotels

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Win a 3-night luxury break to Rome

Closing date: 20th October 2019

Knomo

£799pp | Mediterranean Cruise and Stay on NEW ship

Full-board • Flights • 11-nights

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Win a pair of BA return flights to Milan

Closing date: 15th January 2020

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Win a short break for two in Venice

Closing date: 31st October 2019

Specsavers

£699pp | Tresures of Tuscany tour

Half-board • Flights • 8-nights

Exoticca

£117pp | Deluxe 4* Venice city break

Breakfast • Flights • 2-nights • December

BlueSea Holidays

£1199pp | Grand Mediterranean cruise from Venice to Barcelona with Venice stay

Full-board • Flights • 13-nights

Affordable Cruises

£899pp | Epic Western Mediterranean from Barcelona

Full-board • Flights

Worldwide Cruises

£899pp | Greece and Adriatic Cruise with Venice Stay

Full-board • Flights

Worldwide Cruises

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£189pp | 5* Hilton Molino Stucky Venice Getaway, Breakfast

Breakfast • Flights

LivingSocial

23rd May 2019

During our month in Italy we were hoping to spend a few days exploring Florence. But circumstances forced us to stay in Rome during the time we’d allocated for Florence. In the end that worked out pretty well: the kids got to see Rome for the...

1st October 2017

Another behind the scenes look as part of our Luxury Hostels of Europe series where we visit one of Milan's finest hostels- Ostello Bello Grande Hostel. We interviewed founder Carlo Dalla Chiesa to explain what makes this hostel so special and why you should consider staying here on your next visit to Milan......

16th February 2019

Rome needs no introduction. Not only is it the capital of Italy, it is also the seat of the Papacy and its history...

24th June 2019

The attractions that this beautiful city offers to its visitors are so many: Florence is a relatively small city full...

Updated 2nd May 2019

Fancy a break in Europe with a touch of luxury? You're in luck! BA have just launched a Club Europe business class sale...

Updated 3rd August 2018

This brings a whole new meaning to the term "taking a wizz"...The newest British budget airline on the block, Wizz Air UK, have just announced the launch of four new winter routes from their London Luton base:Israeli seaside resort, Eilat (Ovda) - commencing 28th October 2018Tromsø in northern Norway - commencing 14th December 2018Grenoble in the French Alps - commencing 15th December 2018Verona in Italy - commencing 15th December 2018Already the second largest airline at...

Updated 27th November 2018

Holiday Extras are doing a good series of YouTube destination guides. This one covers the Italian capital city of Rome. Modern Rome is a mesmerising mix of contemporary Italy and historical sights. Millions of tourists visit every year, but make no...

Updated 15th July 2019

How kid friendly is Rome? VERY!!! There's loads to do in 1 day. This is my kids-eye-view of the capital city of Italy....

Updated 15th June 2018

"My, my" (don't worry, I'll avoid the full ABBA rendition)Eurovision is upon us!Yep, it's that time of year again -...