From North to South and East to West, each region of Italy is unique. What ever you're in to, Italy has it for you. Each region of Italy is different from the next and offers everything from history, art, snow covered mountains, sunny beaches, green rolling hills and spectacular volcanoes and so much more. Santagati Travel will help you customize the vacation that's ideal for you. Here are some ideas to help you get started in your planning...
Explore the beauty of Calabria
Customized Tour The beautiful Mediterranean sea is ever present in Calabria, it is mainly a mountainous region. Three mountain ranges are present: Pollino, La Sila and Aspromonte. All three mountain ranges are unique with their own flora and fauna. The Pollino Mountains in the north of the region are rugged and form a natural barrier separating Calabria from the rest of Italy.
Florence and the Tuscan Region
Customized Tour Tuscany is is one of the most popular places to visit in a country that is itself one of the most popular tourist destinations in the world. There are several reasons to visit Tuscany: some of the most important ones are seeing Renaissance art in Florence. It is also known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture.
Milan and The Italian Fashion Tour
Customized Tour Milan is recognized internationally as one of the world's most important fashion capitals, along with Paris, New York City, Rome, London and Tokyo. In 2009, the city was nominated "fashion capital of the world" by the Global Language Monitor, even surpassing its relative cities. List of fashion designers from Milan Milan has been home to numerous fashion designers, such as Giorgio Armani, Valentino Garavani, Gianni Versace, Donatella Versace, Mario Prada, Stefano Gabbana and Domenico Dolce.
Como and Bellagio Lake Tours
Customized Tour Bellagio is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Como in the Italian region Lombardy, located on Lake Como. It has long been famous for its setting at the intersection of the three branches of the Y-shaped lake, which is also known as Lario. Bellagio is situated at the tip of the peninsula separating the lake's two southern arms, with the Alps visible across the lake to the north.
Aorta and Maggiore Lake Tours
Customized Tour You can start with a stay on the shores of Lake Maggiore, you can visit and enjoy the best of what Piedmont has to offer. During a minimum stay of 5 days you will discover: Stresa and the Borromean Islands - Arona, Angera and Rocca - Pallanza and Verbania and Villa Taranto - Orta and San Giulio Isle - Novara and its hills - Langhe, Roero and Monferrato - Torino and Venaria...
Verona "Romeo and Juliet" Tour
Customized Tour Romeo and Juliet is a tragedy written early in the career of playwright William Shakespeare about two young "star-cross'd lovers" whose deaths ultimately unite their feuding families. It was among Shakespeare's most popular archetypal stories of young, teenage lovers...
Liguria e Le Cinque Terre (Costiera Ligure)
Customized Tour Liguria borders France to the west, Piedmont to the north, and Emilia-Romagna and Tuscany to the east. It lies on the Ligurian Sea. The narrow strip of land is bordered by the sea, the Alps and the Apennines mountains. Some mountains rise above 2,000 m (6,561.68 ft); the watershed line runs at an average altitude of about 1,000 metres (3,280.84 ft)
Venice & Gondola Tour
Customized Tour Venice is one of the most important tourist destinations in the world, due to the city's being one of the world's greatest and most beautiful cities of art. The city has an average of 50,000 tourists a day (2007 estimate).In 2006, it was the world's 28th most internationally visited city, with 2.927 million international arrivals that year..
The Ancient Rome & the Vatican Museums (La Citta' Eterna)
Customized Tour Rome today is one of the most important tourist destinations of the world, due to the incalculable immensity of its archaeological and artistic treasures, as well as for the charm of its unique traditions, the beauty of its panoramic views, and the majesty of its magnificent "villas" (parks). Among the most significant resources are the many museums – (Musei Capitolini, the Vatican Museums, Galleria Borghese, including those dedicated to modern and contemporary art and great many others) — aqueducts, fountains, churches, palaces, historical buildings, the monuments and ruins of the Roman Forum, and the Catacombs.
Customized Tour The Amalfi Coast, or "Amalfitan Coast", Costiera Amalfitana in Italian, is a stretch of coastline on the southern side of the Sorrentine Peninsula in Southern Italy (Province of Salerno), extending from Positano in the west to Vietri sul Mare in the east. Capri is part of the region of Campania, Province of Naples. The town of Capri is the main centre of population on the island. It has two harbours, Marina Piccola and Marina Grande (the main port of the island).
Pompeii, Ercolano & Vesuvius Tour (Gli Scavi)
Customized Tour The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. Along with Herculaneum, Pompeii was destroyed and completely buried during a long catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius spanning two days in the year AD 79. The eruption buried Pompeii under 4 to 6 meters of ash and pumice, and it was lost for nearly 1700 years before its accidental rediscovery in 1749. Since then, its excavation has provided an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of a city at the height of the Roman Empire. Today, this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Italy, with approximately 2,500,000 visitors every year.
Sicily, the Eolie Islands & Volcano Etna Jeep tour
Customized Tour Sicily, like all regions of Italy when viewed separately, has its own rich and unique culture, especially with regard to the arts, music, literature, cuisine, architecture and language.The Sicilian economy is well diversified. The agriculture sector is significant with citrus fruits (mainly oranges and lemons), olives and olive oil, grapes and wine. Tourism and real estate are also important sectors for the island. Sicily also holds importance for archeological and ancient sites such as the Necropolis of Pantalica, the Valley of the Temples and Selinunte. The archaeological site of Selinunte contains five temples centered on an acropolis. There are continuous excavations that occur in Sicily due to its extensive history.
Siena Palio Medieval Tour
Customized Tour Palio is the name given in Italy to an annual athletic contest, very often of a historical character, pitting the neighborhoods of a town or the hamlets of a Comune against each other. Typically they are fought in costume and commemorate some event or tradition of the Middle Ages. There are many other palios that are held throughout the various regions of Italy.
Alberobello Puglia Tour (I Trulli)
Customized Tour Alberobello is a small town and comune in the province of Bari, in Puglia, Italy. It has about 11,000 inhabitants and is famous for its unique trulli constructions. The Trulli of Alberobello are part of the World Heritage sites list since 1996.
Alps & Dolomites Tours (Alpi e Dolomiti)
Customized Tour The Dolomites are a mountain range located in north-eastern Italy. It is a part of Southern Limestone Alps and extends from the River Adige in the west to the Piave Valley (Pieve di Cadore) in the east. The northern and southern borders are defined by the Puster Valley and the Sugana Valley (Val Sugana). The Dolomites are nearly equally shared between the provinces of Belluno, South Tyrol and Trentino...
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