Italy has for centuries been a site of great cultural significance in western civilization. When taking into account the impact of the Roman Imperial legacy, its vital role in the European Renaissance, and the importance of the Vatican to the Catholic faith, its contribution to shaping the modern world is simply astonishing. It is perhaps little wonder then, that the country is home to the most UNESCO World Heritage Sites and is the fifth most visited in the World.
However its charm is not exclusively restricted to the annals of history. Italy boasts an enviable culinary tradition, and its position in the world of fashion is virtually unmatched. In short, Italy sports a truly rich and varied culture that simply begs to be explored.
Embark on an extraordinary Italian adventure with TRULY. We have a range of carefully curated breaks across the country, ensuring you enjoy an authentic Italian experience regardless of your destination.
The Great Italian Truffle Hunt
Take a once-in-a-lifetime trip, immersing yourself in truffle season at a favourite destination for discerning gourmands, with four days of truffle hunting, gourmet dining and wine tasting in the Langhe area of Piedmont. The birthplace of the Slow Food Movement and home of the highly prized White Truffle of Alba, plus some of the world’s most revered wines, the Langhe arguably has Italy’s richest culinary scene.
The Pearl of Liguria
Cinque Terre is a true masterpiece of sustainability demonstrating products of the earth and sea along the coast of Liguria. A truly unique destination amazingly carved into the steep terraced-vineyard coastline between Levanto and La Spezia. There are miles and miles of breathtaking views over the sea of rocks with dazzling beaches between capes and crystal clear waters. The combination of beauty, great cuisine, and exquisite wines makes for an excellent and virtually untouched romantic getaway.
Florence is one of Europe’s best destinations for the arts. From the famous works by Leonardo da Vinci and the exquisite Renaissance architecture, to the breathtaking operas and fine food, there’s always something to amaze and excite the senses. Experience the heavenly arias of world-class Italian opera, bask in the glory of the Italian renaissance and dine at one of the city’s top Michelin-starred restaurant
Idyllic Lake Garda
With an emerald-green lake, a medieval castle clinging to a rocky cliff face and some of the most idyllic scenery in the country, Garda is not only Italy’s largest lake, but arguably its most beautiful. Weigh anchor on a five-star sailing break in Italy’s most scenic locale. You will enjoy the best in Italian hospitality and Michelin star dining along the way
Vatican City by Night
The Eternal City is the ideal location to make memories to cherish for a lifetime. Exquisitely blending together modern culture with the ancient past, Rome makes for an excellent photographic destination. A luxury Rome break for the art buff and history lover alike. Visiting the Vatican and Sistine Chapel after official closing times is the experience of a lifetime.
One of the four fashion capitals of the world, Milan is the pinnacle of cosmopolitan Europe and the perfect place for a luxury shopping spree. Although Rome might be Italy’s capital city, Milan is its beating financial heart, offering the same exhilarating metropolitan atmosphere as our own capital. With the perfect mix of beautiful, historic architecture and suave, modern design, it’s heaven on earth for the fashionista.
Carnival of Venice
Venice is renowned as one of the most romantic and interesting cities in Europe. The city, an island on the Venetian lagoon, has hardly changed appearance in 600 years. Visit one of the world’s most stunning cities and immerse yourself in the most fascinating aspects of Venetian culture.
As one of the oldest continuously inhabited cities in the world, Naples has long been a major cultural centre with global influence. Known especially for its authority during the Renaissance and Enlightenment eras, its contributions permeate every aspect of Italian culture. As the birthplace of the pizza, the region where industrial production of pasta first started, and one of the main areas responsible for the production of Limoncello, the Neapolitan culinary tradition is arguably the country’s most influential