Places

Italy

Vivacious, passionate and indelibly enchanting, Italy is a bountiful garden of delights, from iconic culinary wonders and storied gifts from the vine to the art of sprezzatura and the divine joys of dolce far niente. Ready to experience Italy like never before? We’re here to inspire your next getaway, awaken your inner Italophile, and capture the nuances that will make for your most unforgettable experience through La Bella Italia.
trentino-alto-adige-1-italy-places-countrybred

CLIMATE

Predominantly warm Mediterrenean throughout, including the south, along the coasts & the islands

Temperate to cool continental in the Alps

Warm oceanic & temperate oceanic in the north

Warm oceanic in the eastern coastal regions

SAVOR & SIP

With a legendary food culture that honors the righteous perfection of unadulterated ingredients, where dining is a slow art best savored amongst good company and even better wine, the divine Cucina Italiana defies all limits. From Amarone, Barolo, Taurasi and Sangiovese, to Verace Pizza Napoletana and Ragu Bolognese, Prosciutto di Parma and Culatello di Zibello, Burrata and Parmigiano Reggiano, Italian cuisine is an operatic ode to the pleasures of the palate.

Best Time of Year to Visit

Cities:
Year Round

Coastal Areas:
Mid-April to Mid-October

Wine Country:
March to November

LOCAL SPEAK

“La bellezza si risveglia l’anima di agire.”
(“Beauty awakens the soul to act.”)
– Dante Alighieri

PAIRS WELL WITH

Athens & the Peloponnese

The Cyclades

Côte d’Azur & Provence

Ascona, Locarno & Lugano

St. Moritz & Zermatt

Corsica

FALL IN LOVE WITH

The legendary villas of Lake Como

Archaeological treasures from Greek and Etruscan to Roman and Byzantine

Art masterpieces of the Middle Ages & the Renaissance

Diverse landscapes of never ending beauty

Regional 0km gastronomic traditions with over 100 Designated Products of Origin

Ancient and acclaimed viticulture heritage from Le Langhe and Irpinia to Valpolicella & the Val D’Orcia

Spectacular beaches from the volcanic beaches of Sicily to the white sand shores of Sardinia

Discover Our Ready to Book Collection

Scroll through to see all of our ready-to-book Encounters to this destination.
Interested in a 100% tailor-made experience?
Perfectly handcrafted just for you. Our Couture Encounters are artfully designed start to finish according to your cultural interests, preferred travel pace, and ideal length.
Scroll to Top
Booking Request
Our collection of private and expertly pre-designed Encounters are meant to awaken your inner traveler, immerse you in rich regional culture, and capture the nuances that make for exceptional travel experiences. Now that you’ve fallen in love with your ideal trip, it’s time to request your dates and tell us a little more about your travel party. Within 72 hours of receiving your booking request, we will let you know if your dates are available, and provide you with booking and deposit payment instructions. So now it’s time to sit back, relax, and let us do the rest!
Connect with Us!

Our Encounters are private trips meticulously designed to be seamless experiences, from deluxe accommodations with character and chauffeured transport to knowledgeable local experts and engaging activities. Can’t decide between a pre-designed Crafted itinerary or a fully tailor-made Couture experience? Your next great adventure is just moments away!

  • Please indicate the month and year
  • By submitting this form, you agree to receive emails from CountryBred and accept our Privacy & Cookie Policy.