Be seduced by the glamorous, timeless appeal of La Dolce Vita.

Escape to Southern Europe for an extended summer getaway. Dine under the stars, take part in alfresco cooking and cocktail classes, or embark on an outdoor adventure with the wind in your hair. We’ve collected our favourite reasons to see, savour and stay with Belmond, perfect to inspire your next trip. With warm temperatures lasting until October, your Dolce Vita summer awaits.

Where will you go?

Venice   |   Portofino   |   Florence  |   Amalfi  
Taormina   |   Taormina Mare   |   Tuscany
Mallorca  |   Madeira  

Belmond Hotel Cipriani, Venice

Cruises in Venice

See

Sail to the islands of the Venetian Lagoon aboard Edipo Re, the boat that once saw love blossom between Maria Callas and Pier Padro Pasolini.

Venetian Cooking Class

Savour

Dive into the world of stunning Italian cuisine and learn how to cook some of the classics from Giuseppe Cipriani’s recipe books.

Belmond Hotel Cipriani

Stay

Befitting a Venetian icon, each of our romantic suites combines enduring glamour with modern sophistication.

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Belmond Hotel Splendido, Portofino

Concert in Abbey

See

Let all your senses be enchanted, cruising to the stunning Abbey of San Fruttuoso for an unforgettable after-hours concert in a truly magical setting.

Lighthouse

Savour

Whisk friends or family away to a traditional lighthouse overlooking the Ligurian coastline. Feast on a host of local delicacies while caressed by the sea breeze.

old Portfino

Stay

Relax and unwind in peaceful Belmond Hotel Splendido, or soak up the buzz at Belmond Splendido Mare. Our new pastel-chic suites echo the colours of the ocean and celebrate the spirit of Italy.

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Belmond Villa San Michele, Florence

sculpture park

See

Uncover an unexpected side of central Tuscany. Be inspired by the groundbreaking art spread across 17 acres at the Chianti Sculpture Park, or visit a postcard-perfect cashmere farm.

Picnic, red wine

Savour

Take a basket of delicious local treats and dine alfresco in our fragrant gardens. Then raise a toast with catwalk-inspired cocktails at our redesigned Cloister Bar.

hotel exterior

Stay

Each of our suites is a timeless sanctuary, honouring the hotel’s rich history. Garden Suites also boast a private terrace, perfect to soak up the verdant scenery.

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Belmond Hotel Caruso, Amalfi Coast

Amarfi coast, Vespa

See

Live out an Italian fantasy, exploring the historic city of Naples aboard a vintage Vespa. Feel like a true Napoletano with a coffee at the city’s most exclusive café.

Food

Savour

Scale the heights of Scala to enjoy an exclusive picnic in the breathtaking ruin of Sant’Eustachio, with treats entirely personalised to your tastes.

Boat cruise

Stay

Suites of stunning blue and white tiled floors, original Neapolitan paintings and glossy wood furniture open out onto balconies trailed with vines.

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Belmond Grand Hotel Timeo, Taormina

Taormina, Piaggio Ape

See

Live out an Italian classic and hop aboard an Ape Calessino for a Dolce Vita Tour of Sicily. Visit sites frequented by the Hollywood stars of yesteryear, including Casa Cuseni and Castelmola.

Food

Savour

Celebrating 145 years of the hotel, a new pop up restaurant pays homages to German painter Otto Geleng. Embark on a unique culinary journey that tells the story of Sicily.

Boat cruise

Stay

Evoking the elegance of days gone by, our suites have played host to literary stars who would stay for months on end.

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Belmond Villa Sant'Andrea, Taormina Mare

Local house in Filicudi Island

See

Sail to the magical island of Filicudi. Set out on an exclusive tour, visiting three extraordinary islanders to learn about their unique way of life.

food

Savour

Learn how to up your Instagram profile with our expert food photography course. Combine a market tour with a hands-on cooking class, plating demonstration and photography tutorial.

Presidential suite interior

Stay

Our suites combined easy refinement with glossy beach-chic glamour. Stretch out on your plush bed, then let the afternoon breeze pull you to the balcony and lose yourself to the sparkling sea views.

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Belmond Castello di Casole, Tuscany

Tuscany forest, bike

See

Set off on a romantic bike ride through the meadows and tree-lined roads of Tuscany. Mensano, Radicondoli, Casole d’Elsa and Monteriggioni are excellent biking destinations.

A dog

Savour

Set off on a truffle hunting expedition in our sprawling estate, accompanied by a guide and experienced Lagotto Romagnolo dogs. Then, taste your findings with a feast at Bar Visconti.

Suite interior

Stay

Within the castle walls you’ll find our classic Tuscan suites that echo the hotel’s rich, 1000-year-old history. Alternatively head away from the main building and discover modern Italian suites that overlook the rolling olive groves.

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Belmond La Residencia, Mallorca

Taormina, Piaggio Ape

See

Uncover the artistic surprises of Palma, Mallorca’s enchanting capital. An expert guide will take you on a tour tailored to your interests—art, music, literature, fashion or history.

Alfresco table, Piano

Savour

Follow in Chopin’s footsteps with an intimate dinner beneath the stars, high in the mountainside. Surrounded by flickering lanterns you can dine on sumptuous specialities.

Boat cruise

Stay

Our suites celebrate the art of slow living, rich with crafted antiques. Or for something bolder, choose our new Matthew Williamson suite rich with bright colours, textures and local botanicals.

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Belmond Reid's Palace, Madeira

Car, Madeira

See

Set off in a 4x4 jeep and head to Pico do Areiro, Madeira’s highest peak, to watch the sunrise. A private butler will be on hand to serve you a breakfast of fresh pastries and fruit.

food

Savour

Summer evenings at Belmond Reid’s Palace are not to be missed. Join our annual Summer White Party on 21 July for a night of culinary excellence and stunning live entertainment.

Boat cruise

Stay

Simple, elegant suites are rich with fine floral fabrics and dark wooden furniture. As night falls, step out to your private balcony for a nightcap beneath the stars.

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