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Things to do in Italy

Pizza, pasta and piazzas - Italy's totally kicking up its boot-shaped heels. From a couples' holiday that oozes Romeance (see what we did there?) to big family breaks with beaches and beyond - like any good all-inclusive buffet, Italy's got a bit of everything. Ready for ancient ruins, fashion capitals and vineyards that'll make you go wow (Owen Wilson-style)? Good. Grab your gelato spoon and your best walking shoes – we're dishing out the ultimate guide to Italy's finest. Let’s roll! 🍕🍷

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Things to do in Sicily for...

Families

  1. Valley of the Temples Adventure: unleash your inner Indiana Jones among ancient ruins.

  2. Etna Volcano Exploration: hop on a cable car for some fiery fun.

  3. Syracuse Puppet Show: let the kids (and you!) have a giggle at traditional Sicilian puppetry.

  4. Mondello Beach Day: sun, sand, and gelato - the ultimate holiday trio.

  5. Madonie Adventure Park: zipline through leafy forests and see who the bravest one in the fam is...

Couples

  1. Taormina Stroll: stroll hand-in-hand through medieval streets with jaw-dropping sea views.

  2. Wine Tasting in Marsala: sip and swirl with your boo like you know what you're talking about.

  3. Sunset Boat Ride at Aeolian Islands: romance on the waves - what could be better?

  4. Chocolate Tasting in Modica: because - let's be honest - who doesn’t love chocolate?

  5. Erice Castle Visit: a fairytale setting for the perfect selfie. Tell your Insta followers they're welcome.


Groups

  1. Street Food Tour in Palermo: eat your way through Sicily’s capital. Tip: wear baggy trousers.

  2. Scuba Diving off Lampedusa: take a page out of Nemo's book and go exploring the underwater world together. Plus, you can't argue through snorkels.

  3. Mount Etna Hiking Trip: conquer this mega volcano with your crew.

  4. Nightlife in Catania: dance the night away in buzzing bars.

  5. Cefalù Beach Party: sun, music, and friends - the ultimate beach bash.

Foodie hotspots

  1. La Madia (Licata): a modern twist on Sicilian classics.

  2. Osteria dei Vespri (Palermo): a hidden gem with a cosy vibe.

  3. Ristorante Duomo (Ragusa): for an upscale dining experience with mega food.

Things to do in Sorrento for...

Families

  1. Marina Grande Beach Day: full of sandcastle-building, sea-splashing fun. And the kids might like it too.

  2. Lemon Farm Visit: explore the lush groves and slurp on fresh lemonade like you're in an Italian movie.

  3. Pompeii Excursion: travel back in time to the ancient city - the kids might even learn a thing or two!

  4. Boat Trip to Capri: feel the sea breeze and discover the Blue Grotto’s magical glow.

  5. Sorrento Cooking Class: whip up some family-sized pizza fun - can't go wrong! Unless you try to stick BBQ chicken on there.

Couples

  1. Sunset Walk in Villa Comunale: romance with a view - the perfect lovey-dovey combo.

  2. Wine Tasting in Local Vineyards: cheers to love and vino! But mostly the second one.

  3. Candlelit Dinner at Marina Piccola: seafood with a side of seaside serenades. It's giving cringe, but hella tasty.

  4. Couples' Spa Day: no more arguing over who owes who a massage. Just sit back in pure bliss.

  5. Path of the Gods Hike: stroll hand-in-hand through Insta-worthy scenery.


Groups

  1. Night Out in Piazza Tasso: the heart and soul of Sorrento's nightlife - would be rude not to.

  2. Kayaking Along the Coast: paddle through crystal-clear waters and try not to fall in.

  3. Day Trip to Amalfi Coast: the ultimate road trip, Italian-style.

  4. Sorrento Musical Show: experience the local culture and have a boogie together.

  5. Limoncello Tasting: as the saying goes...when life gives you lemons, make Limoncello.

Foodie hotspots

  1. Ristorante Bagni Delfino: beachfront dining at its finest. Don't forget to snap a pic.

  2. L'Antica Trattoria: traditional dishes with a modern twist.

  3. O'Parrucchiano: tuck into delish food in a gorg, garden setting.

Things to do in Rome for...

Families

  1. Colosseum Tour: gladiator tales to thrill every age.

  2. Villa Borghese Gardens: picnics and puppet shows in a beaut garden setting.

  3. Time Elevator Rome Experience: a 5D journey through the city’s history. Education, but make it fun.

  4. Explora: The Children’s Museum: interactive fun for little explorers. And Dad.

  5. Bioparco di Roma Zoo: say ciao the furry locals.

Couples

  1. Twilight Stroll in Trastevere: cobblestone charm under twinkling lights - it's straight from a rom com!

  2. Trevi Fountain Wish-Making: toss a coin, make a wish, have a smooch. You know the drill.

  3. Cooking Class for Two: turn up the heat - in the kitchen, before you get any ideas.

  4. Rooftop Cocktails: sip drinks with a panoramic city view - of course.

  5. Opera Night at Teatro dell’Opera di Roma: culture and romance combined.


Groups

  1. Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Tour: art and history that seriously wows.

  2. Food Tour in Testaccio: wear your elasticated waistband and eat like a Roman.

  3. Segway Tour of the City: zoom through Rome’s iconic sights, because walking is so last year.

  4. Nightlife in Campo de' Fiori: party hard in the vibrant centre of the city.

  5. Escape Room Challenge: team up to unlock ancient mysteries. We can't promise there won't be a few arguments thrown in.

Foodie hotspots

  1. La Pergola: for a lavish, Michelin-starred experience.

  2. Roscioli Salumeria con Cucina: a foodie’s delight with the most DELISH pastas.

  3. Da Enzo al 29: authentic Roman cuisine in a super-cosy setting.

Things to do in Venice for...

Families

  1. Gondola Ride: trust us, it's a must-do family selfie moment.

  2. Lido Beach Day: sun and sand in the city of canals - what a combo!

  3. Treasure Hunt in St. Mark’s Basilica: history, but make it fun.

  4. Libreria Acqua Alta Bookshop Exploration: a quirky spot for book-lovers.

  5. Murano Glass Factory Tour: see glassblowing masters at work, and prepare to answer a million questions from the kids (including why they can't try it at home).

Couples

  1. Sunset Stroll Along the Grand Canal: love at twilight - and we don't mean the vampire movies.

  2. Rialto Market Visit & Picnic: fresh eats for a romantic feast.

  3. Teatro La Fenice Opera Night: dress up for a night of high culture.

  4. Cicchetti and Wine Bar Hop: Venice’s answer to tapas and wine.

  5. Couples' Massage at a Luxury Spa: sit back and relax with a cheeky pamper sesh.


Groups

  1. Island Hopping (Murano, Burano, Torcello): a colourful adventure - literally. The houses are giving Balamory.

  2. Venetian Mask Making Workshop: unleash your creative spirit - it's giving sexy masquerade vibes...

  3. Bacari Crawl: Venice’s version of a pub crawl, but better and with less pork scratchings.

  4. Kayaking Through the Canals: paddle through history - literally.

  5. Ghost Tour of Venice: find out who's the wimp of the group with a tour of spooky stories and hidden corners.

Foodie hotspots

  1. Osteria Alle Testiere: a cute, intimate setting where seafood's the specialty.

  2. Ristorante Quadri: fine-dining in St. Mark’s Square.

  3. Cantina Do Mori: for a taste of old Venice with gorg cicchetti.

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