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What’s Hot for 2024: Citalia’s Guide to the Best Real Italy Holidays

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What’s Hot for 2024: Citalia’s Guide to the Best Real Italy Holidays
2024 is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start planning your perfect authentic Italian holiday. 
From the stunning Tuscany Coast to the tranquil Lake Como, history, sandy bays, and sipping local wine with views of incredible sunsets await. Here is what's hot for 2024.

Tuscany Coast

The Tuscany Coast offers exquisite sandy beaches where fun in the sun and relaxation await. Contrasting with the nature filled hills of the countryside, the Tuscan Coast is the place to be for a laid-back break away.
Known for its tempting local cuisine, Tuscany is one of the many homes of true Italian delicacies. From crisp bread and fresh Panzanella salads to succulent pork lard cured on special local marble, you’re in for a culinary journey. 
The Tuscany Coast is where you want to be for lazy beach days relaxing under umbrellas and soaking up the sun on a sunbed. The surrounding pine forests and secluded sand dunes along with the historic fishing villages offer an authentic Italian experience at the coast. 
Citalia’s Florence and Tuscany Coast multi centre holiday will take you on a ten-day exploration of two of the most beautiful Italian regions. Starting with a few days in historic Florence and then to the coast for a week-long Italian beach adventure. Sun, sea, Tuscan wine, and historic exploration await. 
Image of tuscany, houses and sea

Lake Garda

For a family holiday filled with fun and adventure, look no further than Lake Garda. As the largest lake in Italy, there is something for everyone at the picture-perfect destination. Situated west of Verona, Lake Garda is set amongst historic castles, dramatic peaks, and small Italian towns that give you an authentic Italian backdrop. 
Lake Garda is arguably one of the most breathtaking destinations in Italy. With the Venice-like canals of Peschiera del Garda, lakefront towns with unique architecture, and some of the heartiest cuisine in the world, Lake Garda has it all. Nature lovers can explore the vast nature trails, while those who want to relax with a glass of the region's best will find ample opportunity around Lake Garda. 
Citalia’s Verona and Lake Garda multi centre holiday provides the perfect opportunity to experience some of the best Italy offers. From the charming town of Verona, made famous by Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, to a relaxing getaway to Italy’s largest lake. This is a fantastic option for history lovers who want some downtime after exploring Italy’s enticing past. 
Image of Lake Garda coastline, town sea and mountains

Capri

Luxury astonishing holidays begin in Capri. Situated on the Gulf of Naples, the island has been a luxury destination since the Roman Republic era. Capri is home to historic winding streets where you can walk safely while taking in the sites. For the adventurous, the Blue Grotto Sea Cave offers incredible experiences on the crystal blue waters. While a traditional chairlift can take you up to the top of Mount Solero for a panoramic view of the island.
History buffs are in for a treat with villas from the Palaeolithic era open to visitors. Here you can see where the infamous Caesar Augustus and his successor Tiberius lived. Paired with the lush landscape, visitors to Capri have the best of both worlds. But your visit would not be complete without getting yourself handmade leather sandals and sipping on some of Italy’s best limoncello. 
Citalia’s Sorrento and Capri multi centre holiday takes you on an eight-day experience filled with style. Starting in stunning Sorrento, take in the Amalfi Coast before heading to the infamous Pompeii and Mount Vesuvius. After the ancient ruins, it’s time to visit the beautiful island of Capri for a shopping extravaganza. 
Brightly coloured houses on Capri waterfront, mountains in background

Sardinia

Holidays to Sardinia offer a world of gorgeous getaways with sunshine, white sands, and clear blue seas. This Mediterranean Island paradise is the epitome of rest and relaxation. 
Along the coast of Cagliari, Sardinia’s capital city, you can sail in luxury from the yacht clubs, relax in tranquillity at the spas, or swing away at one of the exquisite golf courses. 
North Sardinia invites you to discover the dazzling natural landscapes with a genuine Italian feel. It’s the perfect spot for couples looking to sit back at the many luxury resorts and explore historic sites. 
Heading to South Sardinia will take you on a true Italian journey that is laid back with an untouched charm. This is where Italians leave the glamour of the city and head to the south to kick back and rejuvenate in some of Italy’s most beautiful regions. 
Image of Sardinia, harbour and boats in the forefront, houses on the hill in the background

Lake Como

Lake Como is one of the many places in Italy that will inspire your creative side. This is the ideal area for lapping in Italian luxury and revelling in the romance on this pristine lake. Some of the most luxurious hotels are located on Lake Como and will have you feeling the love as soon as you arrive. 
Surrounded by dramatic peaks with medieval villages and towns dotted around, history lovers will enjoy wandering through, taking in the astonishing architecture. 
If you’re looking for a true Italian shopping spree, the elegant boutiques of Bellagio invite you to shop until you drop. For nature lovers, the gardens in Tremezzo and Varenna surrounded by vibrantly coloured houses are an awe-inspiring day out. 
Citalia’s Lake Maggiore and Lake Como holiday is an eight-day adventure, taking you to two of Europe's most sensational lakes. You’ll be savouring the best cuisine while exploring the dazzling lakes in style. 
Waterfront town in the edge of Lake como

Discover the real Italy with Citalia        

Are you ready to discover what’s hot for 2024? Citalia are the UK’s leading Italy specialist with over 90 years' experience in tailoring holidays to Italy. Experts are on hand every step of the way to ensure you make memories to last a lifetime. It’s never too late to start planning your Italian escape!      
Image of green fields and a road winding through in Tuscany
Visit citalia.com to discover the real Italy on your next adventure. Andiamo!
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