Simply sit back, relax and experience the true meaning of a luxury all inclusive Europe holiday with Club Med. The climate in Italy holiday destinations can vary hugely depending on where you choose to take your European break. Summers are hot in the south but frosty in the winter, due to cold air from northern Europe sweeping southwards. Coastal areas are generally warm year-round as high sea temperatures warm the air, making these areas feel much more like a Mediterranean climate.
World-famous cuisine, a mild, sunny climate, charming villages and cities of art and history: Italy is sure to seduce you. Between the impressive mountains and the gorgeous sea, Italy is certain to have surprises in store. Experience the dolce vita through the many faces of this wonderful country.
There’s no doubt as to why artists have always found inspiration during their Italian travels, thanks to the diversity of its landscapes: lakes, coves, countryside lined with pines trees... Come and discover what makes it so special for yourself! In Sicily, a 3-hour drive from your Club Med Kamarina resort, go for a bike ride on the slopes of Mount Etna, the most active volcano in Europe. It’s a great way to experience the change from verdant forests to deserts of lava. The discoveries keep coming with your all-inclusive stay in Italy as you explore Sicily’s hinterland, on the slopes of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. On this rocky promontory stands a collection of Doric temples and ancient ruins which have witness a thousand years of history, today classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sicily is a land rich in historical remains. During your all-inclusive holiday in Italy, take time to explore the tranquil island of Ortygia, the historic centre of Syracuse. Enjoy its many ancient ruins, such as the temple of Apollo. Heading up the coast during your Club Med "Trinacria" tour, you’ll fall under the spell of Taormina, a little village perched up on a cliff, 200m high. Its ancient theatre, built in the 3rd century BC, offers one of the best panoramas of the city. Then add a cultural dimension to your all-inclusive holiday in Italy. About ten kilometres from your Club Med Napitia resort, step inside the little church of Piedigrotta, built in a cave, right inside the rock itself!
Once you’ve fed the spirit, it’s the stomach’s turn, a highlight of any all-inclusive stay in Italy! Start your tasting tour with a 2-hour drive from your Club Med Pragelato Vialattea resort, in the heart of the five vineyards of Piedmont, classed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the Roman capital, the flavours keep coming thick and fast. During your all-inclusive holiday in Italy, stroll through the streets of Rome and stop off in one of the many trattorias on which the city’s reputation is built. Then head back into the bustle of this fascinating city. From the Vatican with all the splendour of St Peter's Basilica to the fountains of Rome, savour a little more of Italy’s dolce vita.
Just 2 hr 30 from your Kamarina Club Med resort towers the most imposing symbol of Italy: Etna. As the Sicilian brother of Vesuvius, it’s the largest active volcano in Europe and, as such, a natural site that those looking for something a little out-of-the-ordinary really shouldn’t miss. So put on your hiking boots and head off for an ascent of more than 2 hours to admire the summit craters. An unforgettable demonstration of the power of nature!
Originally Greek then Roman, the town of Agrigento is an open-air testimony to the region’s ancient heritage, 2 hours from your resort of Kamarina. Here, you’ll find a number of buildings that span the millennia. A scattering of Doric temples such as the temples of Zeus, Concorde or Hera offer a window back into ancient times. Your all-inclusive holiday in Italy isn’t complete without a trip back to the Roman age.
A jewel of Sicilian Baroque, this town in south-eastern Italy is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and, as such, an important place to visit during your holiday. Just 1 hr 30 from your Kamarina Club Med resort, you’ll find the elegant, well preserved San Nicolò cathedral in the historic centre. At the top of a gigantic staircase with its three imposing gates, the basilica is an impressive sight to behold. Its rich interior decor, full of marble and frescoes, will be a highlight of your all-inclusive holiday in Italy.
This is one of the symbols of the city of the Doges, 5 hours from your Pragelato Club Med resort. This place will be one of the high points of your all-inclusive holiday in Italy, as you climb its three flights of steps floating above the Grand Canal. The arches are an impressive sight, along with the statues of the city’s patrons: Theodore and Marc. Since the 16th century, the 48-metre-long bridge has linked the San Marco district with San Polo.
Does this volcanic island off Sicily and far from civilisation need any introduction? Made famous by Jules Verne in particular, the site offers an unforgettable excursion during your all-inclusive holiday in Italy. Watching the volcano exploding as you climb the crater is truly memorable. Seeing its fiery spray is sure to send a shiver down your spine. Just 5 hr from your Napitia Club Med resort, there you are face to face with the spectacular force of nature.
Between Liguria and Piedmont, there’s a wine-growing region classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site: Langhe-Roero. Visit the wine bar at the heart of the magnificent castle of Grinzane Cavour, before heading towards Barolo, a picturesque little village. The region’s 5 vineyards are a great way to experience wine the Italian way, just 2 hours from your Pragelato Club Med resort. It’s sure to bring out the epicurean in all of us as the sun sets down in the valley...
It’s probably the most beautiful city in Sicily and stands just 2 hr 15 from your Kamarina Club Med resort – a city and a true dream location. Time seems to stand still during your all-inclusive holiday in Italy. This spectacular cultural destination transports you back to the ancient theatre. This place will blow you away with its varied architecture as much as the landscape of the surrounding valley, with the bay of Taormina down below.
Bogogno golf course is a prestigious establishment that stands just 2 hr 30 from your Pragelato Club Med resort. Between Lake Maggiore and Milan, come and check out its two courses and enjoy everything this lush region has to offer. While the Del Conte course is more about open spaces and the towering Monte Rosa, Bonora is a wilder affair with its streams and wooded areas. A truly invigorating experience during your all-inclusive holiday in Italy.
From the Cinquecento, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, called "Il Duomo", dazzles visitors to the centre of Florence, 5 hours from your Pragelato Club Med resort. On this square full of unusual historical richness, the colourful facade of the building is truly stunning. Pass through the building’s imposing doors and discover the remarkable fresco that decorates the dome. Don’t leave without visiting the campanile high above. On the way out, take a last look back at this landmark building during your all-inclusive holiday in Italy.
It’s a bit like Turin’s Eiffel Tower and a sight you really must visit, 1 hr 30 from your Pragelato Club Med resort. A spectacular building, the Mole was once a synagogue and now houses the National Museum of Cinema. Take the elevator up to the platform perched 87 metres high, offering a fascinating view of the city and its alpine surroundings. Stick around when night falls to admire the illuminations and enjoy your all-inclusive holiday in Italy.
Only the Italians could invent a friendly race based around wine and gastronomy. A festival that takes place just 1 hr 30 from your Pragelato Club Med resort and adds a gourmet flavour to your all-inclusive holiday in Italy. Over 4 kilometres, you pass through the villages and terrain of La Morra, a charming Piedmont valley, famous for its wine-making tradition and its nocciola, a spread made with hazelnut!
As you discover the diversity of the landscapes and cultures, you’ll soon get into the Latin rhythm.
Italy’s landscapes are full of sights to take your breath away. In Piedmont, follow the Via Ferrata which takes you to the Tibetan bridge of Cesana-Claviere, the longest suspension bridge in the world at 30 m high and stretching out across 478 m ... If you’d rather take a more picturesque approach, enjoy a bike ride in the quiet and typical island of Ortigia during your family holiday, the historic centre of Syracuse, in Sicily. To finish off your tour, follow the mythical Amalfi Coast, where land and sea meet, to the authentic and enchanting town of Sorrento, perched on the cliff, just a short drive from Naples.
During your family holiday in Italy, make the most of all it has to offer, including its surrounding seas, near your Club Med Napitia resort in Calabria. Take a trip on a catamaran across an ocean of tranquillity to the archipelago of the Aeolian Islands, and explore everything the seas have to offer around the Stromboli volcano. For something a bit more action-packed, take your family to enjoy the water slides and other attractions of Etnaland park at the foot of the famous volcano. And to get your breath back, round off your tour of Italy with a relaxing bike ride around the peaceful Lake Ampollino, just 1 hr 40 from your Club Med Napitia resort.
Go for a stroll with your family, exploring the charmingly narrow and winding streets of Ortigia. The heart of historic Syracuse, this historic Sicilian neighbourhood is a beautiful island with stunning views across the sea. It lies just two hours from your resort, Club Med Kamarina, and is the perfect place to lose yourself in Sicilian history and tradition. During your all inclusive trip to Italy, this little detour will take you past the baroque façade of the Duomo and many picturesque piazzas bathed in sunshine. A wonderful moment of tranquillity among the historic buildings of Syracuse. Stop for a delicious gelato beside the refreshing fountain of Arethusa.
An hour and a half from your resort, Club Med Pragelato, just past the small town of Claviere, you will find the world's longest suspension bridge! This pedestrian bridge hangs 30m above the Gorges of San Gervasio. If you're brave enough, you can walk along the 478m bridge over the canyon and enjoy some truly amazing views. Thrill-seekers and families will love visiting this bridge, it's a sensational experience. A 1h30 min hike will take you over the bridge and on a circular trail: the perfect way to appreciate the magnificent Alpine landscape.