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Start planning your long, leisurely summer vacation in Italy

Savour a slow, sensuous summer and experience the height of Italian indulgence with Belmond. Capture those stolen moments, embrace the spirit of togetherness, and discover the true essence of villeggiatura.

Discover villeggiatura


Indulgent Italian Summer

Indulgent Italian Summer

Epicurean Pleasures

Immerse yourself within different cultures, tastes and ideas across the Italian peninsula.

Stroll a local Sicilian food market for fresh arancini, or enjoy refreshing granita and watermelon on a breezy beach.

Luxuriate in Portofino, where fresh focaccia is best enjoyed on deck out at sea.

Visit Grand Hotel Timeo, Taormina | Visit Splendido Mare, Portofino


Cosmopolitan Spirit

See Italy like never before and experience icons through a contemporary lens.

Take your time in the Floating City, strolling through Venetian cultural institutions as the sun casts heavenly light.

Or find inspiration in Florence, treading in the footsteps of Renaissance masters.

Visit Hotel Cipriani, Venice | Visit Villa San Michele, Florence


Adventurous Exploration

Be exhilarated and stimulated before enjoying the ultimate relaxation.

Find a secluded cove and swim in the sea until your hands get wrinkly on the Sicilian coast.

Or admire the rugged beauty of the Amalfi Coast from a private boat with your nearest and dearest.

Visit Caruso, Amalfi Coast | Visit Villa Sant'Andrea, Taormina


True Escapism

Embrace a passion to feel, not think. Lose yourself to the charms of Italy with those who mean the most.

Watch the enchanting dance of fireflies during post-dinner conversation amid Tuscan countryside.

Or head to Portofino and choose between a day by the sea or in the hills, embracing the charm of Ligurian life in privacy.

Visit Splendido, Portofino | Visit Castello di Casole, Tuscany


drinks in the bar car

Travel Italy in Style Aboard the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express

Arrive to or depart from stylish Italian cities on the most iconic train in the world. From world-renowned menus by chef Jean Imbert to our dazzling Grand Suites, experience thrilling routes across the continent and anticipate the ultimate in timeless glamour. An astonishing journey is afoot.

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exterior of the train

The Ultimate Italian Itineraries

Explore in Depth

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people on a beach in amalfi coast eating watermelon


The Art of Villeggiatura

wild boar tortelli recipe dish


Mamma Margherita’s tortelli with wild boar

wedding banquet table on the amalfi coast


In Your Dreams

Trenette Avvantaggiate ligurian pasta dish


Master traditional 'Trenette Avvantaggiate’

Surprises of the Cinque Terre


Surprises of the Cinque Terre

Belmond Castello di Casole

Destination Guide

Growing Wild in Tuscany

Traditional Trapani fish couscous recipe dish


Traditional Trapani fish couscous

A parked Vespa


Viva Amalfi Vespa

Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea


A Century in Sicily

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