Luxury Italy Holidays

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Luxury holidays in Italy

Holidays in Italy have it all. Couples will love the romantic sense of history, as well as world famous cuisine and sleepy fishing villages. Families can head to beach resorts and make the most of the watersports and activities, as well as family friendly menus and hotels. The country is famous for its cuisine, which consists of classic Italian dishes like pizza and pasta, as well as freshly baked breads, wonderful olive oils and succulent local seafood.

Luxury holidays in Italy are easy to find. Wherever you fancy visiting you can enjoy a fantastic range of hotels, with famously warm and friendly Italian hospitality available wherever you go. Explore exquisite cuisine, with each region boasting its own varieties, visit historic towns and villages, or art galleries where world renowned artists’ works are displayed.

Choose Sovereign for your luxury holiday in Italy and we’ll help you get the best from your trip here. From the relaxing lakes to pristine beaches we’ve searched high and low to find you the most luxurious hotels. To soak in the serenity of the lakes, choose the Hotel du Lac et du Parc in Lake Garda, or explore the Amalfi Coast and stay at the Hotel Santa Caterina.

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Start planning your Sovereign holiday by getting in touch with one of our Personal Travel Planners.

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Destinations in Italy

Town of Menaggio on lake Como, Milan, Italy
Italian Lakes
Head to the Italian Lakes for some of Europe's most spectacular scenery (think soaring mountains and shimmering waters), plus chic lakefront towns and palatial villas.
Aerial view of  Sorrento city, amalfi coast, Italy
Neapolitan Riviera
The Amalfi Coast, Pompeii, Capri – the Neapolitan Riviera packs in plenty of big names, you'll find quieter gems too, like lofty Ravello.
Wild beach Cala Spinosa of  Capo Testa, near Santa Teresa di Gallura village, Sardinia island, Italy
Sardinia is the king of the Italian islands, featuring a landscape that ranges from exclusive port towns and ivory-white beaches to agriturismo farms and villages set beside megalithic ruins.
Landscape with aerial view of Aci Trezza, Sicily island, Italy
Sicily is the biggest island in the Mediterranean. Scenery-wise, it’s also one of the most dramatic islands, serving up cliffside cities, craggy beach-swept bays and soaring Mount Etna.
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Luxury family holidays in Italy

Italy is a land of history, culture, stunning natural attractions, beautiful clear seas and more. And family holidays here allow you to explore all of this, whether you prefer to immerse yourselves in the many sights of the cities or relax on the beach. 

Find out more about Luxury family holidays in Italy

Our pick of the top hotels in Italy

Every one of our hotels is handpicked and personally visited by our team

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Flight Information

Depending on where you fly to, flights to Italy can take between two and four hours.

When to go

The weather across Italy varies dramatically from the north to the south. During the summer months, temperatures can reach 30 degrees, while winter temperatures can drop to around three degrees.

Visa Information

British citizens do not currently require a visa to visit Italy.


When you dine out in Italy, you will generally be charged a coperto (cover charge), which is for the bread, tablecloth, cutlery, etc. Tipping in Italy is not customary, but is always appreciated.

Introduction to languages

The official language of Italy is Italian. English is widely spoken too, so getting by is easy. 

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