Ancient artisans and exceptional experts. Breathtaking views and culinary masterpieces. Dine as the stars sparkle above, and embark on adventures that will broaden your horizons. This is Italy at its most bold and beautiful, where each moment is worthy of the silver screen.
Let’s experience Italy like never before. Each transformative moment promises lifelong memories.
Be awed by the sparkling skies above. Our Tuscan castle is considered one of the best locations in Italy to spot stars in the night sky.
Meet the pioneering artisans that help give Florence its world-renowned reputation for stylish craftsmanship.
Marvel at the secrets of Venice’s exquisite sartorial past. With exquisite costumes, jewels and trinkets, you'll learn that La Serenissima has always been in style.
Unearth Venice’s hidden ancient history with an exclusive tour of the city’s libraries and archives.
Discover the fascinating history of the Etruscan civilization. Museums, spa treatments and gastronomy await to help unlock the past.
Embrace the glamorous lifestyle of Portofino with exclusive access to two private villas, a shipyard tour and an elegant lunch.
Step into our characterful wooden gozzo for an adventure in the Ligurian Sea.
Admire the palatial luxury of Genoa's 'rolli'. Then, enjoy a tantalizing lunch on a terrace overlooking the city rooftops.
Admire Naples' enigmatic history with a master storyteller by your side. Endless stunning buildings, chapels and underground networks await discovery.
Allow us to lead you around the secret underground networks of the Vesuvian archeological area.
Enjoy unparalleled access to Palazzo Castelluccio, Palazzo Modico and Sergio Fiorentino’s private atelier. The perfect sneak peak into Noto's opulent architecture and art.
Learn about and sample exquisite wines from Mount Etna. A must see for the oenology-obsessed.
On your next Italian adventure, let your curious mind run wild. Our remarkable destinations are full of unique stories. Delve in with our exclusive packages and go behind-the-scenes of Italy’s local legends.
30 September–3 October 2021
Aboard Sicily’s charming Circumetnea train, learn all about Etna wines with expert Tom “Winechap” Harrow. With culinary experiences and fascinating tastings, this reatreat celebrates Sicily’s oenological flair.
7-10 October 2021
The rolling hills of Tuscany are home to many delicious secrets. Delve into the landscape and discover them for yourself with the help of British wine expert, Tom Harrow. Make our rural estate your home-from-home over this three day retreat. As our guest, you’ll enjoy exclusive access to the legendary Marchesi Antinori wineries and more unforgettable experiences at Castello di Casole.
14–17 October 2021
With a master goldsmith in tow, discover the crafting secrets of the Ancient Greeks and Romans. Create your own beautiful pieces of jewelry using their techniques and explore fascinating archaeological sites with exclusive access.
28-31 October 2021
For those in the know, Genoan sailors are the source of an iconic fashion moment. Go grand at the legendary Splendido and uncover fashion’s best secrets under the guidance of a renowned designer.
4-7 November 2021
Become a pastry expert with chef Corrado Assenza. Dine on exquisite, Michelin-starred fare at Otto Geleng restaurant. With private palace tours and exclusive visits to artist’s ateliers, this is Sicily at its most exclusive.
11-14 November 2021
Venice is well-known for its crafting heritage. Stay in style at the iconic Cipriani and try your hand at ancient arts carried along the legendary Silk Road.
25–28 November 2021
Go shoulder to shoulder with the pioneering craftspeople working in Florence today. With private atelier tours, watch masters work on jewelry, hats, shoes, perfume and more. Complete with exquisite dining and guided tours of Florence and its museums, this retreat celebrates Italy’s design heritage in true style.
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Master this wild boar pasta dish, elevated with Stracchino cheese and shavings of indulgent truffle. Tuscany never tasted so good.
Set your imagination free and stage a truly out-of-this-world wedding at Belmond hotels in Southern Europe.
This comforting dish is one of the most traditional in all of Liguria. Learn how to make this delicious meal, where local ‘avvantaggiate’ pasta is the perfect shape to carry the flavours of home-made pesto.
Once a collection of sleepy fishing villages, the staggering beauty of the Cinque Terre now brings in a wealth of visitors, making it one of Italy’s most photographic sights.
Head west from Siena, and you’ll soon find yourself happily captivated by the rugged charm of Tuscany’s heartlands. Staying to explore is without question. This wilderness is irresistible.
This couscous dish blends Tunisian and Sicilian influences to delicious effect. Master this fisherman's favourite with the guidance of Trapani native, Agostino D'Angelo.
No mode of transport is more evocative of La Dolce Vita than the Vespa. Conjuring up carefree, sun-filled days, the iconic scooter is also adept at reaching out-of-the-way places.
One hundred years ago, an Englishman and his family built their dream villa on the Bay of Mazzarò. Belmond Villa Sant’Andrea has been an irresistible Sicilian retreat ever since.
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