Young woman with a map in Florence, Italy. Photo: Getty Images.


An Insta guide to your next Italy adventure

Published December 16th, 2016

When a moon hits your eye like a big pizza pie, that's amore. When the world seems to shine like you've had too much wine, that's amore. When you step off a plane and smell the Italian coffee, that’s amore.

Okay we might have made that last part up, but it certainly won’t take much convincing for you to fall in love with one of the most romantic countries in the world. Deciding whether to indulge in gelato after your flavoursome bucket of pasta will be the hardest decisions you have to make, not counting deciding where to begin your journey and how long to spend in each city.

So why not take the hassle out of the latter (and make one of the best decisions of your life) all in one sweeping move by jumping on a super discounted tour with our Last Chance Deals for the European summer of a lifetime!

Even if you don’t have the mulah right now that’s totally fine because we have some sweet Interest Free Layby options. Seriously, have you ever heard anyone say, ugh I just wish I hadn’t drunk all of those delicious Chianti’s in Italy and laid on the beach at Cinque Terre for so long. No, because no one said that ever.

Let us take you on a little journey now of what your trip will look like….Rome, Sorrento, Capri, Florence, Venice, Milan and La Spezia we’re comin’ for ya….


Hit the streets of Italy and kick off your trip by throwing three coins in the Trevi...


Dreaming of dolce vita

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Next head south to the land of pizza, look out Naples!


Sail away to the island of Capri for a swim in the Mediterranean…..



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….and take a little wooden boat into the cave of the famous glowing Blue Grotto


Next you’ll head to the Renaissance city of Florence, but….


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...not before drinking your weight in chianti at a cellar door in the Tuscan countryside.


Drunk on lurrrrrve ( and merlot ) in Chianti

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Now that you’ve got wine running through your veins it’s time to follow the winding canals of Venice…


Gondola ride under the Bridge of Sighs...

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….and get that #winningatlife group shot on the Grand Canal with Saint Mark's Basilica in the background!


I hate us but I love us

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…..before dropping into the quintessential European lake town of Sirmione, complete with Roman ruins and a castle.


Scaligero in Italy! #italy #eurotrip #travel #beautifulviews #coldweather

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Next up is the grand old dame of Milan with its exquisite architecture and out-of-this-world-shopping. Time to get out the plastic....


Gabibbo in citta #Milan #comebackhome

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La Spezia

Then finally finish up in arguably the most colourful place in all of Italy, the UNESCO World Heritage coastal village of Cinque Terre. Bellissimo!


be the white girl u wish to see in the world

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Mmmmmm yum can you hear the pasta calling....


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Sam Aldenton

Sam Aldenton is a travel writer, digital content creator (read: takes photos/videos with her iphone and sometimes a real camera) and former retail and youth trend forecaster. When she's not off discovering the world’s best pizza (an obsession picked up from her 4-years in New York), she makes her home in Brisbane, Australia. Follow her on Twitter or Instagram at @samaaldenton.