Florence

Connections: Italy - Rome, Florence & Venice from £3,020

Enjoy unique, private access to the atelier (workshop) that produces Venice's carnival costumes, and tour the palace that houses it. Visit the Uffizi Gallery in Florence accompanied by a specialist art guide. Read more ...


Amalfi Coast

Connections:Italy - South to North

Take a walk through Rome's Trastevere district with a local resident. Learn the secrets of Florentine cuisine from your chef, who guides you in an Italian culinary class. Read more ...


Abercrombie & Kent Family Italy

Family Gladiators & Gelati from £3,950

Italy has so much to offer for families. Its key cities offer a wealth of fun and engaging activities which draw on its fascinating history, art and ancient culture. Read more ...



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Best time to be there

Coastal areas and the islands are great year round, although July and August can be very hot. The arts and opera seasons are generally at their peak outside these months. August is very much a shut down month as Italians take their annual break.

Fly to

Bari, Cagliari, Catania, Milan, Pisa, Rome and Verona (British Airways), Naples and Venice (British Airways or bmi)

flying time

2 hours - 2 hours 30 minutes

time difference

GMT +1 hour



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Belmond Villa San Michele, Italy

Save up to £850 per couple
Enjoy a 4 night stay at Belmond Villa San Michele for the price of 3. Prices from just £969 per person including British Airways international flights and breakfast based on two people sharing a King Room with Garden View. Valid for travel from 21st July to 12th October 2014, excluding 27th to 30th August 2014. Terms and conditions apply.

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Rocco Forte Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Sicily

Savings of up to 25% for children in own room and stay 7 pay 5
Prices from £739 per person based on a 7 night stay for a family of four. Includes international flights, airport transfers and breakfast. Valid for travel now until 5th September 2014. Terms and conditions apply.

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Hotel Cipriani, Venice

Save up to £1,400 per couple
Stay 4 nights at Belmond Hotel Cipriani and only pay for 3. Prices from just £1,420 per person based on two people sharing a King Room with Garden View, including British Airways international flights, private airport transfers and breakfast. Valid for travel from 21st July to 12th October 2014, excluding 27th to 30th August. Terms and conditions apply.

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MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ITALY

Contacts make a difference in Italy. A world of difference - and nobody knows that better than our highly qualified guides. The sun-kissed accounts of our returning guests testify to the little personal flourishes that made their Italian holiday truly memorable.

There's A&K's amazingly well-connected Donatella, who introduced guests to Siena's small but perfectly formed delicatessen, al Palazzo della Chigiana, for complementary tasting of cheese, meat and olive oil; a similarly convivial experience with decent wines in a Rome osteria; and another in Florence, where, after an introduction from A&K's guide, local artisans presented our clients' children with beautiful towels embroidered with their names.

And we're just starting. There were gifts of freshly roasted chestnuts in Verona's Piazza Erbe, and a night of free wine and mesmerising views after our guide informed a Positano bar owner that his guests were newlyweds. When you take an Abercrombie & Kent luxury holiday to Italy in 2014 you'll also be able enjoy the fruits of higher level contacts: a tour of Florence's Vasari Corridor, home of the Medici's private art collection, or a visit to the atelier which makes Venice's elaborate carnival costumes.
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As one part of A&K's multi-centre European team that has offered seamless travel across the continent for 25 years, we provide an insider angle on Italy's rich cultural heritage and contemporary life. Along with premium hotels and deluxe villas, we also have our nationwide 'Guardian Angels': super helpful locals who'll iron out any travel wrinkles.

You'll discover a Mediterranean country oozing with history and glorious landscapes: the north's imposing mountains and serene lakes; softly undulating central heartlands drizzled with hilltop villages and cypress trees; and the Neapolitan Riviera's ludicrously romantic resorts, across the sea from Sardinia's powder beaches.

Your A&K tour reveals centuries-old art and architecture, from Venice's palazzo-lined canals and Tuscany's renaissance showstoppers to Rome's honey-stoned grandeur and the South's ancient remains - all with a generous side serving of glorious cuisine.

Small wonder Italy's packed in high season, but, once again, our contacts make a crucial difference. 'Our guide walked us past the long snake of visitors waiting to enter St Mark's in sweltering heat,' wrote James Landsdowne. 'He took us to an innocuous side door, said "Ciao" to the guard, and we were allowed straight in. How wonderful.'


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That is why you use a travel agent and a company like A&K because you are always taken care of not only at the point of sale but during the travel, and after your return home if the need should arise.

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Save the Florentine Monuments

Is restoring the monuments that are the cultural heritage of Florence and a world treasure.  We are the sole benefactors in the restoration of the bust of Benvenuto Cellini on the Ponte Vecchio, one of the most important monuments in Florence.



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