Clive Myrie embodies our motto of ‘Discover the real Italy’ in his latest travel series, ‘Clive Myrie’s Italian Road Trip.’ Clive uncovers some of our much-loved hidden gems and shares a new perspective on Italy’s iconic cities – all while soaking up the rich local culture.
Did Clive’s road trip inspire you? Each episode of the series showcases a different stop of Clive’s adventure, so we’ve collated these bucket-list destinations below to help you plan your next Italian escape! Whether you’re looking for an island oasis or a bustling city break, our 90 years' experience as the Italy holiday specialists, means we’re ready to help you discover the real Italy!
Clive visits Italy’s prosecco region, Veneto and after spending a night in a giant wine barrel, he learns why prosecco is equal to champagne from a female winegrower.
Swap Clive’s wine barrel bed for a luxurious stay at the 4* Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal in Venice. From there, enjoy a day trip to nearby Conegliano.
Follow along as Clive steps into the shoes of a local in Italy’s floating city. Watch as he takes to the canals of Venice to try his hand at being a gondolier.
This is one experience not to be missed! Float down the Grand Canal and be serenaded by your own gondolier on your next Venetian escape.
On Clive’s next stop, he heads to the city of Verona to find out why Romeo and Juliet’s balcony inspires lovers all around the world.
Combine romance and adventure with a night under the stars at the Verona Opera Festival as it celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2023.
In episode 6, Clive Myrie makes his way to Naples to enjoy a night at the opera at Teatro San Carlo.
An opera performance is an unmissable experience so be sure to add it to your next trip to Naples.
Follow along as Clive heads to the mesmerising island of Capri where he embraces the culture of the locals.
For some Italian glitz and glamour, add a stop in Capri to your next Italian escape!
Heading for the ruins of Pompeii, Clive Myrie steps off the beaten track to discover the benefits of volcanic soil for growing fruit and vegetables.
Climb to the top of Vesuvius for spectacular views on our Pompeii and Vesuvius excursion.
Exploring the heart of Sicily, Clive visits the islands capital, Palermo where he cooks up a storm at a community kitchen before spending the night in a 700-year-old mansion.
Follow in Clive’s foodie footsteps and delight in a trip to the bustling melting pot of Palermo.
Clive hops to his first Italian island of the series, Sicily and joins geologists working to predict when Mount Etna could next erupt!
Visit the breathtaking views of Mount Etna for yourself as part of your Sicilian adventure.
Clive Myrie follows Bond, with a licence to explore the hidden caves and history of Matera in the first episode of the series.
To explore coast and countryside, we suggest mirroring Clive’s trip by enjoying a stay in both, on a 7-night multi-centre.
Call us today to speak to one of our Italy Experts for further travel advice, hotel recommendations or to begin planning your next Italian holiday.