From the dramatic coastal cliffs to the sun-drenched Tuscan hills, Italy well-deserves its nickname, Il Bel Paese, “the beautiful country.” Whether you fancy a cozy getaway to ski the Alps and the Dolomites, or an unforgettable beach experiences, all of Italy’s diverse attractions are accessible via any of its largest cities, Rome, Milan, and Turin, and Naples. Classic cities like Venice and Florence have an appeal all their own, drawing visitors into the history and culture of Italy’s storied past. Experience luxury travel in Italy with Ker & Downey.

Skiing is not the only reason to visit the mountainous north, glacial Lake Como draws high profile visitors throughout the year. Milan is within easy reach, where you can shop the most glamours fashion designers in the world.

Tuscany’s romantic wine regions and walled cities have inspired art, cuisine and design trends around the world, but nothing compares to looking over the vineyards at sunset, a glass of wine in hand. Florence is responsible for enchanting the hearts and minds of millions over the centuries, with more original works of Renaissance art than one can see in a single visit.

Few destinations can compare to Rome in terms of historical significance and preservation. The epicenter of one of the worlds greatest empires is now a dense and thriving metropolis where cutting edge contemporary society shares space with the ruins and excavations of the birth of Western civilization.

With the majority of the country inhabiting a narrow peninsula, you’re never far from the water in Italy. From the idyllic canals of Venice to the picturesque terraces of the Amalfi coast, you’ll want to bring your boating shoes and sunglasses to experience the country by land and by sea.

Italian cuisine, art, fashion, and architecture have transcended borders and cultures to influence the whole world. A private luxury Italy vacation with Ker & Downey takes you to this iconic destination, a classic journey with unexpected moments throughout. Let our Italy vacation planner experts start your experience today.