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The Sweet Taste of Venice

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Rome Highlights

Starting at$81

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Rome Highlights Tour

Starting at$125

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Florence Tour: Morning Market Food Tasting at Sant’Ambrogio

Starting at$109

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Lonely Planet Experiences Private Florence Tour: Hill Towns in Tuscany

Starting at$247

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Art & Culture

Faster Than Skip-the-Line: Vatican Museums & Sistine Chapel Guided Tour

Starting at$54

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Tours, Sightseeing & Cruises

Tuscany in One Day Sightseeing Tour from Florence

Starting at$72

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Art & Culture

Skip the Line: Colosseum Small Group Tour with Roman Forum & Palatine Hill

Starting at$51

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Multi-day adventures

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Berlin to Venice

Starting at$2,250

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Berlin to Rome

Starting at$3,625

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Dubrovnik to Rome

Starting at$3,250

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Europe Explorer

Starting at$7,540

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Dubrovnik to Venice

Starting at$1,620

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Highlights of Italy

Starting at$1,480

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Budapest to Rome

Starting at$4,625

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Madrid to Rome

Starting at$8,685

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Time to Dream of Spain

We are so looking forward to welcoming you in Spain. We still need to wait, but we would love to give you some ideas to dream about, so that when you are ready to travel, you know where you want to go … From our spectacular mountain ranges to our warm sandy beaches, from our astonishing historic towns to our charming little villages. Start planning, and we hope to see you here very soon.

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5 min readPublished Sep 8, 2021

When the dog days of summer are over, there’s no need to be downhearted. Here are the most beautiful places to see fall colors all around the world.

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Food and drink

Planning your first trip to Italy

6 min readPublished Aug 19, 2021

Italy charms visitors with irresistible food, awesome architecture and unparalleled art. Here's what to see on your first visit to the country.

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Art and Culture

The art of the Italian meal

5 min readPublished Aug 5, 2021

Travel writer Allison Tibaldi learned that a mishmash of whatever's in the fridge does not make a meal in Italy. She shares her story with Lonely Planet.

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Road trips

6 of the most beautiful road trips in Italy

6 min readPublished Jun 30, 2021

From gentle Tuscan jaunts to hair-raising mountain adventures, when it comes to road trips, Italy has it all.

Coastline road near Positano, Italy - Aerial point of view. The winding road is just above the sea and the beaches.
Wildlife and nature

10 national parks you have to visit in Italy

7 min readPublished Jun 24, 2021

While Italy’s natural beauty is certainly no secret, the country’s national parks tend to slip under the travel radar.

Gran Paradiso National Park, Valle d'Aosta, Piedmont, Italy, Europe