Wander Like a Citalian

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Wander Like a Citalian: Why Stop at One Destination?

Italy is one of the most diverse destinations, offering a bit of something for everyone. From feasting frenzies and wondrous wine sensations to romance on every corner and history exploration like nowhere else, Italy truly has it all. 

Luckily, we’re here to help, with the ultimate guide to exploring like a true Citalian. From winding canals and glorious Gothic cathedrals to infamous architecture and gorgeous coasts. Why stop at one destination? When you can explore more of Italy with the true Italy experts.

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Venice, Florence, Rome

None of these iconic cities need an introduction, but having one incredible Italy holiday where you can experience all three invites you to explore the best of some of Italy’s famous cities. Citalia’s Venice, Florence, and Rome multi centre offers a ten day glance into these iconic cities. 

Begin in Venice, admiring the historic architecture as you make your way to your hotel by water taxi. Day one gives you enough time to explore some of the must see sites of Venice, including Piazza San Marco, St Mark's Basilica, and Doge's Palace. On day two of your Venice holiday you’re also in for a treat with a trip to nearby Murano, an island where the art of glassblowing comes to life. Then it's off to stunning Burano, a colourful fishing village, harnessing the essence of Italy. Day three takes you down the Grand Canal to Teatro la Fenice, before heading to the Peggy Guggenheim Museum. 

Hop on the train to Florence where renowned artworks await in famous galleries and museums. Starting in the Piazza della Signoria, take in the historic statues, before wandering through the art at the popular Uffizi Gallery, housing some of the most important artworks in the world. Start day five at Piazzale Michelangelo, offering a picturesque view over the city. Then it’s off to the famous Il Duomo for a trip up the 463 steps to the top of the dome-a must on your Florence holiday. All this before getting a first hand glimpse of Michelangelo's David at the Accademia Gallery. 

Day six of your multicentre is all about Italy’s infamous wine in Chianti. Just 90 minutes outside Florence, you don’t want to miss savouring the sensational blends with a stunning landscape to match. Discover more about the famous wine with our blog on all things Chianti. 

Conclude your Italian city multi centre adventure in Rome. Only 90 minutes from Florence, you’ll have more than enough time to explore the Eternal City when you arrive. Head to the Santa Maria della Vittoria, a church you may recognise from the movie, Angels & Demons. Some famous artwork is up next at the Borghese Gallery, housing works by Caravaggio, Bernini and Raphael. Day nine is all about walking in the footsteps of Italian history, the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, and Pantheon await. Your last full day on your Rome holiday invites you to explore The Vatican City, where you can wander through the Sistine Chapel and St Peter's Basilica.

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Verona and Lake Garda

Embark on Citalia’s Verona and Lake Garda multi centre holiday for an unforgettable Italian experience. Discover the enchanting town of Verona, made famous by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, before indulging in a relaxing retreat at Italy’s largest lake. Ideal for history enthusiasts seeking a peaceful break after immersing themselves in Italy’s captivating past.

This eight day multi centre starts in the birthplace of the most famous love story ever told, Romeo and Juliet. It’s easy to see why this city is a hub for romantics. The historic streets, architecture, and out of this world cuisine will set a fire in every heart. Spend day one of your Verona holiday exploring the city on foot, taking in the captivating history, before enjoying an afternoon break in Piazza dei Signori. Day two invites you for a night of musical sensations. Situated within Piazza Bra, this Roman arena has near perfect acoustics that will send your soul soaring.

Your romantic Italy holiday continues on the shores of Lake Garda. Once you’ve arrived, delight in a stroll along the promenade, taking in the stunning surroundings of pure tranquillity. Lake Garda holidays offer something for everyone. Whether you want to wander through the peaceful historic towns with hundreds of years of history waiting to be explored or simply relax on the lakeside with a glass of wine watching the world float by, this is romance and relaxation at its best.

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Amalfi Coast and Cilento

Citalia’s Amalfi Coast and Cilento multi centre holiday invites you to take in two of the most iconic areas of the Italian Coast. On day one, arriving at Naples airport you’ll be transferred to the stunning Amalfi Coast, where you can enjoy taking in the incredible surroundings, while savouring a glass of prosecco, enjoying your first coastal sunset. 

Amalfi Coast holidays are all about exploring the real Italy, harnessing the essence of true Italian living. Take a trip to some of the picturesque towns dotted throughout the coast. From cliffside sensations with blissful beaches to historic streets with ancient architecture, the Amalfi Coast is a truly unique region, you won’t find anywhere else like it. 

Positano is the place to be to shop til you drop, while Maiori invites you to soak up the sun in style on the beach. Ravello offers history hunters days of pure delight walking through the historic villas, offering incredible views and stunning gardens. If you’re looking to explore more, the efficient hydrofoil can have you on gorgeous islands like Capri in no time. 

Then it’s off to Cilento, a stunning Italian region. Before heading to your hotel, leave enough time to explore the amazing Greek Temples in Paestum, something you won’t soon forget. After relaxing at the hotel, it’s time to head out and explore what your Cilento holiday has in store. From the hilltop town of San Marco di Castellabate to sensational sandy beaches, your holiday can be as adventurous or relaxed as you want. Just be sure you leave enough time to explore Cilento National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage site, offering incredible ocean views, lush green landscapes, and quaint fishing villages where you’ll get a true sense of the real Italy.

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