Italy is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. A land of culture, history, fashion, stunning landscapes, delicious cuisine, this country can make for an ideal holiday destination in any season. If you're not quite decided on where to "land" in Italy, browse through the last minute offers and choose your favorite location.
You've surely heard of the famous Cinque Terre. The cliff path that connects the five towns of this area is totally worth exploring, revealing spectacular views. You don't have to actually hike the entire trail, you can choose a shorter version, namely the two-kilometer Via dell'Amore, between Riomaggiore and Manarola. Another option of this sort is the section from Manarola to Corniglia. If you are to choose a last minute apartment in Italy, the Cinque Terre area is definitely a fantastic option. Spring and fall are the best times of the year to explore this region. Besides the spectacular views you will get to also experience the local culture, traditions and cuisine. Drive along the Amalfi Coast, enjoy the dramatic landscape of steep cliffs that descend into the sea, stop wherever you wish and enjoy the fresh sea air and the beautiful beaches. Explore beautiful towns along the coast such as Positano, Amalfi, Ravello Salerno and so on.
Tuscany is one of the most visited regions in Italy, and that's not without a reason. It is here that you will find a perfect combination of beautiful beaches, water fun activities, amazing countryside with vineyards and local traditions, impressive cities of art, picturesque villages and of course... world famous cuisine and wines. There are many ways in which you can explore this region, or at least its highlights: rent a bike, or a car, or simply choose a last minute apartment in Tuscany, get a great deal this way and make that your starting point for exploring what you want to see in this region. Visit towns such as San Gimignano, Volterra, Florence – the cradle of Renaissance, Montepulciano and others. Enjoy the Palio of Siena, a famous horse race that takes place every summer. Spend a few days at the beach if you get the chance, choose the beautiful sandy beaches of Versilia, or Pisa, Livorno or Grosseto. You will have an amazing time in this region, that is a guarantee.
Rome is indeed as fascinating as they say. This city is one with a great historical heritage, with numerous monuments and architectural buildings. There is something impressive to see everywhere around, and it's a perfect holiday destination for families too. Go see the Colosseum, wander among the maze of tunnels, passages and cells under the arena floor. Explore the Forum and the Palatine Hill, get a broad view of ancient Rome. Of course, there are plenty of other attractions to be enjoyed on a holiday in Rome, from the Sistine Chapel to the Fontana di Trevi, the Pantheon and the Borghese Gallery, the St. Peter's Basilica in its greatness and numerous other basilicas, museums, art galleries and so on. Enjoy an evening gelato while walking the beautiful streets of Rome, stop at an open-air concert and have dinner on a terrace enjoying an Italian wine. It will be a vacation you will never forget, that is for sure.
The Italian Lakes offer a great setting for a family holiday in Italy. Sheltered by the Alps, they offer a wonderful climate and a Mediterranean lifestyle in a mountainous landscape. Lake Como is said to be the most dramatic of the lakes, take a boat tour around it, visit the impressive town of Bellagio. At Lake Garda, the largest one of the lakes, you can actually choose among visiting three different regions nearby: Lombardy, Trentino and Veneto. Towns such as Sirmione, Desenzano de Garda, Salo, the Gardone Riviera, etc. are really great starting points for exploring this lake and enjoying its many activities. Spend a day at the Gardaland amusement park too with the little ones, you will all love it. Visit the Isola Bella in Lake Maggiore, get to the Mottarone peak between Lake Maggiore and Lake Orta, for a wonderful panorama of the lakes and the Alps. You can access it on foot or by car, or you can take the cable car and stop midway at the Giardino Botanico Alpinia too. For a more romantic holiday at the Italian Lakes, visit the Orta San Giulio island in Lake Orta. It is really beautiful, peaceful and charming.
Cortina d'Ampezzo, Arabba/Marmolada, or Alta Badia are just some of the ski areas in the Dolomites that every passionate skier should try at least once. If you get a last minute holiday apartment for winter sports in Italy, then the Dolomites should definitely be considered. There are hundreds of kilometers of interconnected ski trails for all level skiers. The slopes are very well maintained and there are great apres-ski facilities too. Of course, the Dolomites are a heaven for snowboarders too, for cross-country skiers and off-piste adventurers. You can even go skiing on the Marmolada Glacier. Whether you opt for a family vacation during the winter months or some fun with your friends, you will not be disappointed with choosing the Dolomites as your destination.
Sardinia is a perfect place for hiking, there are some incredible areas here that you simply must see. Besides, here you will also find some of the least known rugged landscapes, especially in the area of Barbagia. Take a trip to the Gola Su Gorropu, a spectacular gorge that is said to be like Europe's Grand Canyon. Of course, we cannot forget about the coastal scenery, absolutely fantastic. Go hiking on Isola Rossa, Santa Teresa, Costa Smeralda and so on and explore the local sights, they are simply amazing. When you think you could use a day or so to relax, just go to the beach. Enjoy the sandy shores of Sardinia, a boat ride, water sports and complete relaxation. It's all right there.Choose a last minute apartment in Italy for:
No matter where you go on a holiday in Italy, you will encounter amazing art, history and culture, delicious food and great wines, and all this is topped by the stunning landscapes the country has to offer. Choose a last minute holiday apartment at the beach, in the impressive mountains, in a city of art or a picturesque village with unique traditions... Italy is guaranteed to offer you an unforgettable holiday. Browse through the best deals available now and pinpoint your next Italian adventure destination.
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