Italy

Why visit Italy?

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Italy is a country in Southern Europe, which along with Greece, is believe to be the birthplace of Western culture. It is a small boot-shaped country that has the best of many diverse things – art, monuments, heritage, food, fashion, sports cars, football, coasts… you name it, the Italians have it…

Italy is actually a peninsula surrounded by the sea on three sides – the Ligurian and Tyrrhenian Seas, the Mediterranean and Ionian Seas and the Adriatic Sea. As if that wasn’t beauty enough, the Alps and the Apennines mountain ranges run through the vast majority of it. Talk of diversity in landscape! Two major islands are a part of this country – Sardinia and Sicily.

With the proximity of the Vatican in the country, many assume that it is predominantly Catholic in religious belief – the reality is rather diverse. For centuries, this has been home to all possible Christian denominations and quite a sizeable Jewish community. Religion is never far from you wherever you are in Italy – but then neither is great food, lovely wines, fabulous natural beauty and history…

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Italy, the birthplace of Renaissance, the epicentre of the Roman Empire, a place where many Shakespeare plays were set in. Italy has been a part of our lives in one form of the other, be it history, literature, or the very popular pizza and pasta. There is more to Italy than what we have always read, talked about or experienced. This country is one of Mother Nature’s masterpieces, and its geography offers extraordinary natural diversity. From the mountain peaks, glacial lakes, beaches, hilltop towns to the volcanic craters and grottoes, this is a place for doing as well as seeing. Come Beyonder, as we take you along the coastline, islands and volcanoes.

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Italy Experiences

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Best places to visit in Italy

Rome (Roma) — The capital of Italy now and the great Roman empire once upon a time.

Bologna — A great university city with huge historical significance

Florence (Firenze) — A Renaissance city known for its architecture and art

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Genoa (Genova) — an important medieval maritime republic that showcases some fabulous art and architecture

Milan (Milano) — One of the fashion capitals of the world that dictates fashion trends for most of the World

Naples (Napoli) — one of the oldest cities in the West with great historical significance, it is also the birth-place of pizza.

Pisa — the home to the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa

Turin (Torino) — the first capital of Italy and home of FIAT

Venice (Venezia) — one of the most beautiful and romantic cities in Italy and of course its world famous canals

Isola Bella, Borromean Islands, Lake Maggiore (Italy)

Amalfi Coast — the jaw-droppingly beautiful rocky coastline

Capri — the famous island in the Bay of Naples

Cinque Terre — the tiny, scenic, towns amidst the vineyards on the Liguria coast

Lake Como and Lake Garda — the beautiful lakes in Northern Italy

Matera —a World Heritage site and one of Southern Italy’s most prominent attractions

Pompeii and Herculaneum — the two ancient cities destroyed by the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in AD 79

Vesuvius — the famous dormant volcano on the Bay of Naples

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Top 8 Things to do in Italy

  • The Vatican tour taking in the inside experience of one of the holiest places in the World
  • The grandeur of Rome and its architecture including the Sistine Chapel
  • The beauty of the Tuscany region and the natural beauty of one the best wine regions in the World
  • The simple beauty of the Cinque Terre region with the almost inaccessible towns studded along the cliff-faces
  • Puglia and its charm with the simple, elegant houses, lovely cuisine and most importantly, less crowded beauty of the region
  • The Sicily escapade with the simple countryside, authentic cuisine and the setting of the famous Godfather books and films
  • The romance of Venice with the canals and boat rides through the waterways
  • The charm of Florence, the architecture, sculptures and art

Things to note

The best time to visit Italy are Spring (April, May, June) or Fall (September, October). This is the best time for nice weather, moderate prices and most importantly, fewer tourists. Summer is also good, but tit will be hot, crowded and more expensive.
We have created these experience capsules after travelling and experiencing this country ourselves. We can, of course, customize these to your requirement or interest areas – a holiday tailored exactly to your needs

Contact us to create a customized Italy itinerary for your self

What our Italy Travellers Say

Shruthi HassanBeyonder Traveller - Italy

If you crave to experience the goodness a country has to offer – where you know nothing about its language, food or culture –

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I suggest you look no further than Beyonder! It’s just amazing how they use the technology to guide you through each step and leg of the tour! The design and execution of the tour worked like clockwork.
It might sound a bit exaggerated, but it really feels like holding an Aladdin lamp and there is a genie at your service just when you need help..!

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Neethu & ChinnammaBeyonder Traveller - Italy & Austria

I would like Beyonder for their continued support throughout our tour of Italy and Austria.

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