Where to go in Italy: the most beautiful places to visit in Italy

Are you ready to explore the jewels of Italian culture? Explore our complete guide on how to visit Italy to make the most of your holiday in il Bel Paese!
Where to go in Italy: the most beautiful places to visit in Italy

Considering visiting Italy and wanting to know the most beautiful spots of the Bel Paese? Le Collectionist invites you to discover in this article the most beautiful sites of Italy, from Lake Como’s crystal-clear waters to Sardinia’s seaside caves. 

In the North as in the South, there are infinite holiday destinations in Italy. Whether you dream of sipping wine on the golden fields of Tuscany or setting sail off the Amalfi Coast, there are a plethora of spots to discover in Italy. Follow this guide to always know what to do during your dream holidays in the Bel Paese

If you are short for time and want to discover our shortlist of where to go in Italy, browse through our top 10 places to visit in Italy to help you. 

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Where to go in northern italy

If you are eager to explore all that the north of Italy has to offer, let us guide you to discover the best destinations to visit in northern Italy

Whether you want to explore the waters and forests of Lake Como, discover art and culture on the canals of Venice or travel in time to the Renaissance in the Uffizi Gallery of Florence, the north of Italy is brimming with surprises! 

Where to go in southern italy

If you are wondering what holidays in the south of Italy look like, let yourself be enchanted by these essential destinations to visit in the South of Italy

Stay by the sea, on the Amalfi Coast, to explore the Meditteranean’s turquoise waters, or in Puglia, to learn more about the region’s traditional agricultural roots, through savouring the delicious dishes and wines. You could also enjoy the dolce vita in Sardinia and Sicily, two iconic Italian islands. 

 

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where to find the most beautiful places in italy 

Wanting to visit Italy without missing out on the best spots? Discover our selection of the most beautiful places in Italy. 

Visit the most beautiful towns in Italy 

Whatever you’re dreaming of, you are guaranteed to fall in love with one of the seven unmissable towns in Italy.

Take a gondola ride on the classic canals of Venice, explore the history of art in the magnificent museums of Florence or wander through the breathtaking landscapes of Lake Como

Otherwise, stop over in Siena to watch its famous horse race, before heading to the sandy beaches of Bari to let the sun melt your worries away. On a quest for new flavours? Try a taste of urban life and traditional pizzas in vibrant Naples or savour authentic Italian cuisine in the picturesque town of Lucca

 

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The best Italian beaches 

Ready to go jet setting to the beach? Italy is a peninsula, bordered by the Adriatic Sea to the west, the Tyrrhenian Sea to the east and the Ionian Sea to the south. Add to these gems the islands of Sicily and Sardinia and you can see why Italy is such a hub for Mediterranean beach holidays

For your dream holiday on the beaches of Italy, discover our selection of the most beautiful beaches in Italy

Explore the Amalfi Coast 

If you are looking for a classic beach getaway, the Amalfi Coast has an abundance of white sand, crystalline waters and dazzling sunshine to bask in. 

Whether you prefer cliffside beaches lined with emerald pines or warm white sand between your toes, you are sure to find the perfect spot to swim and have a delicious lunch on the Amalfi Coast. Consult our tips for where to go on the Amalfi Coast in Italy for your dream holiday. 

 

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the best time to visit Italy

Italy is beautiful all year round, but the season will determine your stay’s activities and destination. Would you rather explore the best vineyards in Tuscany in late summer, or avoid the tourist crowds to the beach in late spring?  

Discover the best times to visit Italy and find the best season for you!

Where to go in Italy in the summer 

Between the streets of the cities which come alive under the summer sun, full of markets and festivals, and the sandy beaches which you can blissfully spend an eternity on, there are a multitude of places to visit in Italy in the summer.  

With so many sites to visit, flavours to discover and landscapes to see, it can be difficult to choose which Italian city to visit during  your summer holidays. Consult our articles to learn where to go in Italy during the summer, based on month. 

 

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Where to go in Italy in the winter

If you're seeking to escape the dreary city or chilly weather, why not go to Italy during the winter? Escape the tourist season and walk the frosted streets of Venice, or celebrate Christmas in Italy, exploring the mythical markets in Florence! If you're a skier, why not hit the slopes of the Italian Alps

Whatever you prefer, you can decide what's best for you by looking at exploring these articles: 


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Where to go in Italy in autumn

If you are hoping to escape the summer crowds all while making the most of the milder climate, visiting Italy in autumn is your best option.

At the beginning of the season, there is still time to discover Perugia and other Umbrian towns, to stretch out under the Apulian or Amalfian sun or to take part in the famous Tuscan harvest. As the season draws to a close, spend your days strolling around Lake Como or admiring the cultural riches of mythical towns like Florence or Venice. Follow our articles to find out which towns to go in Italy in Autumn

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Where to go in Italy in spring 

Springtime combines the perfect conditions for exploring Italy. The first rays of sunshine are emerging, marking the return of long strolls around the gardens of Amalfi palaces and bathing on the coast of Sardinia.

The days are longer, leaving time to visit Tuscan forests or take part in the multitude of seasonal festivals, like the Festa dei Ceri in Umbria or the Maggio Musicale in Florence

To decide on where to go in Italy in spring, explore our articles:

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Where to go in Italy as a family?

Regardless of the time of year, there are lots of entertaining things to do during your family holidays in Italy

  • Set sail on the Amalfi Coast and plunge into the crystal-clear waters
  • Enjoy the Cinque Terre 
  • Hike the trails of Mount Etna for sporty clans 
  • Relax on the beaches of Sardinia before letting your young adults enjoy the nightlife of the island
Where to go in Italy to eat well?

Between pizza, pasta, risotto and panna cotta, Italian gastronomy is undoubtedly one of the most highly regarded in the world. 

If you want to take part in an authentic culinary trip, discover our collection of the best Michelin starred restaurants in Italy.

Where to go in Italy for a romantic getaway?

Italy is brimming with places to discover and things to do as a couple. 

  • Be spellbound in front of the coloured villages of the Amalfi Coast
  • Elevate your palate in the Tuscan vineyards. 
  • Enjoy a mythical gondola tour of Venice 
  • ‘Laze about’ together on the Sicilian beaches. 

 

However you decide to spend your holiday in Italy, Le Collectionist would be delighted to help you organise your ideal stay in the Italian destination of your choice!

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