Italy is an amazing place being home to many incredible foods and amazing artworks. It is estimated that there is more than 1 masterpiece per square kilometer. Winter is an ideal time to book a visit to italyItaly. In this season, prices are lower and in the cities there are fewer tourists. Also, Italy has plenty of festivals and events to keep you entertained in winter, from the Christmas festivities, to the incredible Venice Carnival. If it’s your first time in Rome, you surely can't miss its most famous building, the Colosseum. When you travel in the summer months, it can be very difficult to visit this masterpiece of architecture because of endless lines of tourists and hot weather. That’s why a visit in Rome in winter is better just to make sure you don’t miss the most well known amphitheater of the world. Inside and out, the Colosseum on a winter day is relaxing.
From north to south, mountain lovers have a wealth of choices in Italy; skiing, alpine skiing, trekking, walking, snowboarding and so on, are all activities that you can do in the more than 400 Italian ski areas throughout the country. Winter sports enthusiasts can be sure that at this time of the year you won’t be bored, from Tre Cime di Lavaredo to Alta Via in the Dolomites, from Valtellina to Monte Bianco, you only have to choose your destination, book an airplane ticket and get ready to experience Italy at its best.
There are over 400 islands in Italy. Even the city of Rome has one! Sicily, Elba and Sardinia are almost like countries in their own right with unique cuisines, language and landscapes. Sicily has entire sets of its own islands, with the Aeolian islands on one side and the Egadi islands on the other. The glamorous island of Capri is within easy reach of Florence, Rome and Naples where you can try the famous Caprese salad of fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and basil and dance the night away at one of the island’s hotspots.