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The Ideal Road Trip Route through Italy: Luxury and Must-Sees.

A dream road trip through Italy, from Lake Como to the rolling hills of Tuscany, the breathtaking Amalfi Coast, tranquil Puglia, and the gem of Portofino. The Ideal Road Trip Route through Italy: Luxury and Must-Sees

DAYS 1-3: LAKE COMO

Begin your journey in the north of Italy, where the enchanting Lake Como awaits.

Embark on the road trip of your dreams through the enchanting landscapes of Italy, beginning in the north with a recommended 2 nights and 3 days at the picturesque Lake Como. Immerse yourself in luxury at the iconic Grand Hotel Tremezzo or the charming Villa Lario, a modern retreat with an authentic touch, providing breathtaking views and serving as an ideal base for exploring Como. For a touch of fairytale charm, Villa Regina Teodolinda awaits in Laglio, the residence of none other than George Clooney.

Don’t forget to spend a day on the lake of the DIOR Café – this pop-up swimming pool on the lake is a must visit. Read everything about it here.

BEST HOTELS IN LAKE COMO

DAY 4-7: TUSCANY

Immersion in Tuscan Splendor.

As you bid farewell to the beauty of Lake Como, venture further into Italy, with Tuscany as your next destination. Picture-perfect vineyards, stunning countryside, and magnificent Belmond hotels await your stay. Consider spending 3 nights and 4 days in the region, exploring the finest Borgo’s, indulging in wine tastings, and enjoying the renowned aperitivo. Don’t forget to explore the luxury fashion outlets that Tuscany is famous for.

HOTEL INSPIRATION TUSCANY

DAYS 8-14: AMALFI COAST

The breathtaking Amalfi Coast welcomes you with cliffs, luxury hotels, and picturesque villages.

Heading south past Rome, you’ll arrive at one of Italy’s most renowned regions – the Amalfi Coast. This breathtaking coastline, with its towering cliffs, colorful houses clinging to rocks, and luxurious hotels, will undoubtedly capture your heart. Allocate at least a week for this leg of the journey, as travel between destinations may take some time due to the single coastal road. Consider a night on Capri to truly experience the island’s magic, especially after the last ferry departs, and the island comes alive with genuine charm.

Take a boat tour around Capri, marveling at the iconic Faraglioni rocks in the crystal-clear waters. For comprehensive information on attractions, accommodations, insider tips, budget estimates, and route guidance, refer to our e-guide, packed with everything you need to know.

BEST HOTELS AMALFI COAST E-GUIDE AMALFI COAST

DAYS 15-21: PUGLIA

Tranquility and Flavor in Puglia – discover the serene region of Puglia, known for Primitivo wines and delightful olive oil.

Following the Amalfi Coast, venture into the serene region of Puglia, renowned for its delightful Primitivo wines and exquisite olive oil. Explore a local winery or savor the taste of delicious olive oils. Personally, I find Ostuni to be the coziest with its narrow streets, welcoming restaurants, and the famous, most photographed colored door. Stay in a beautiful private trulli or a charming old farmhouse transformed into a bed and breakfast. Highlight the renowned restaurant in the rocks at Polignano a Mare called Ristorante Grotta Palazzese. Puglia offers a serene retreat, ideal for a week-long stay.

Discover the illustration of Trulli enchantment in Alberobello, known as the Trulli Walhalla, where these unique cone-shaped structures create a charming and picturesque landscape during your dream road trip through Italy

HOTEL INSPIRATION PUGLIA

DAYS 22-28: PORTOFINO

End your journey in the Portofino region, a true gem in Liguria.

Time to head north again. To bridge the distance, we spent the final segment of our vacation in the Portofino region, a true gem in Liguria. Discover the charm of Portofino and the evening allure of Rapallo, reminiscent of a mini-Barcelona with its cozy streets and countless terraces.

While Portofino itself may be small, it exudes opulence with luxury shops, restaurants, and yachts. Don’t miss the unmissable Hotel Splendido, where the Dior spa offers an exquisite experience. The restaurant boasts a phenomenal view that you may have glimpsed on Instagram. The coastal road to Portofino is dotted with charming seaside towns, tempting me for a return visit.

HOTEL INSPIRATION PORTOFINO

This road trip through Italy promises a blend of luxury accommodations and must-see destinations, from the elegance of Lake Como to the enchantment of the Amalfi Coast and the tranquility of Puglia. For a detailed itinerary and insider tips, consider consulting our e-guide, your ultimate resource for crafting the perfect Italian holiday.

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