Neighbours Italy and Croatia both lay claim to some of Europe’s most stunning cities and landscape. We’ve rounded up our best Italy and Croatia holiday offers to help you plan your perfect break.
Italy evokes images of rolling green hills with ancient hilltop villages and pinstripe vineyards, beautiful stretches of coastline, stylish islands, dramatic lakes, and everything from historic cities to floating ones. It promises to combine history, culture, art and cuisine all in one unforgettable trip.
The Grand Hotel Capodimonte is a traditional hotel that sits amongst terraced gardens on a hillside above Sorrento, enjoying superb views across the town to the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. Sorrento's bustling centre is just a ten-minute walk away yet the pretty, shaded terraces that surround the hotel's cascading swimming pool provide the perfect place to enjoy a relaxing day.
The Imperial Hotel Tramontano enjoys a wonderful central location poised on the cliff between Marina Piccola and Marina Grande with spectacular views over the Bay of Naples and Mount Vesuvius. An ideal location year round, the hotel is only a five-minute walk from Piazza Tasso, Sorrento's main piazza with its boutiques, bars and restaurants, and a ten-minute stroll from the charming Marina Grande harbour.
Grand Hotel Atlantis Bay slopes down to the seafront providing breath taking panoramic views of the Bay of the Mermaid. The outdoor swimming pool is perfect to cool off from the summer sun followed up by a tranquilising treatment in the hotels full spa, Hyd’or. When the sun sets, guests can enjoy a romantic evening at the restaurant, Ippocampo, serving traditional Italian cuisine in a candlelit outdoor setting.
Experience more of the world with a Sovereign multi-centre holiday. We’ll organise all the logistics for you, from mapping out the route, to booking planes, trains and automobiles (as well as ferries, ships and yachts), leaving you free to enjoy the build up to your holiday. Just give our Trusted Advisers a call for a personalised trip.
Undoubtedly the most exclusive hotel on Lake Maggiore, the Grand Hotel Des Iles Borromées represents beauty and luxury, all combined with first-class facilities and enchanting views of the Borromean Islands and the Alps. This majestic hotel has a wealth of facilities including the excellent Restaurant Il Borromeo, a health club and beautiful swimming and diving pools.
The Hotel Caesius Thermae & Spa Resort is set within picturesque landscaped gardens just across the road from the shores of Lake Garda, and only a 15-minute stroll from the town of Bardolino. Hammocks are dotted around the beautiful olive garden and are perfect for those seeking a peaceful spot to enjoy the long summer days.
Beautifully concealed amongst lush hedgerows, tall palm trees and tropical flowers, Hotel Bouganville affords guests a feeling of space and privacy, allowing families to experience the glorious Sardinian countryside. Relax on the peaceful terrace surrounding the Oasis pool and discover an array of activities for guests of all ages to enjoy.
The Baglioni Hotel Regina boasts an excellent location on Via Veneto, next to the Spanish Steps and close to Rome's key attractions and elegant shopping area. The hotel offers a refined combination of luxury with an Italian touch, providing a modern concept with traditional hospitality.
Croatia is a country that's big on natural beauty. Its interior is a patchwork of vineyards, forests, olive groves and lakes, while along the coastline you'll find white-pebble beaches, beautifully clear waters and a generous sprinkling of pine-clad islands. The main cities, Split and Dubrovnik, tick all the boxes when it comes to al fresco dining and age-old sites.
Dating back to 1921, and fully renovated in 2015, the Hotel Park Split is an attractive historic hotel in an ideal location. Located just a few steps from Split’s best known beach, Bacvice, and a short walk to the old town, it makes a great base. The art deco style of the twenties has been retained, whilst facilities are modern.
Sun Gardens Dubrovnik boasts a range of contemporary rooms and suites, a luxury award-winning spa and 16 restaurants and bars to choose from. Built in a style to replicate the layout of a traditional Mediterranean village, the resort is set amidst mature gardens, overlooking the beautiful Adriatic Sea and the Elephiti Islands.