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The Best of Italy

Colorful Houses of Burano in the Venetian Lagoon, Italy


The Best Italy Hotels, Restaurants, Attractions and More

Welcome to "The Best of Italy," a GAYOT travel guide featuring the best of la dolce vita. Here, you will find the finest restaurants, hippest hotels, luxe spas and live-like-a-local info for sophisticated travelers and diners. Whether you're traveling from Milan to Naples, or sightseeing in Rome, Florence or Venice, GAYOT is your go-to place to learn about it all.


DREAMY MEDITERRANEAN SEASIDE
Top 10 Hotels in Amalfi Coast, Capri and Sorrento
Top 10 Business Hotels in Amalfi Coast, Capri and Sorrento
Top 10 Romantic Hotels in Amalfi Coast, Capri and Sorrento
Top 10 Spa Hotels in Amalfi Coast, Capri and Sorrento
Hotel Santa Caterina, Amalfi Coast

Il Pellicano Hotel, Tuscany UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN
Top 10 Hotels in Tuscany
Top 10 Business Hotels in Tuscany
Top 10 Romantic Hotels in Tuscany
Top 10 Spa Hotels in Tuscany

TOP 10 ECO-RESORTS
Tenuta di Spannocchia

As a working organic farm, Tenuta di Spannocchia provides guests with a unique way to visit the Tuscan countryside while staying in rustic farmhouses and historic B&Bs.
Casa del Fantino - one of the guest houses available at Tenuta di Spannocchia

A guest room at Relais Santa Croce, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in Florence

BUONE VACANZE
Top 10 Hotels in Italy

From the lavish CastaDiva Resort & Spa on Lake Como to the romantic La Scalinatella in Capri, these hotels highlight the beauty of Italy's diverse regions and offer some of the world's best views.
CastaDiva Resort & Spa on Lake Como, one of our Top 10 Hotels in Italy

The Hotel Savoy offers spectacular views of The Duomo in Florence, Italy
FAMILY VACATION: ITALIA
Hotel Savoy

With its vibrant culture and rich history, Italy is a wonderful place to take the family on vacation. The Hotel Savoy in Florence is on our list of the Top 10 Family Resorts Worldwide.

CIAO VENEZIA
Top 10 Hotels in Venice
Top 10 Business Hotels in Venice
Top 10 Romantic Hotels in Venice
Top 10 Spa Hotels in Venice
A guest room at Hotel Danieli, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in Venice

A guest room at Rome Cavalieri, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel, one of GAYOT's Top 10 Hotels in Rome

MANGIA!
Top Restaurants in Italy

The finest restaurants from Milan to Naples and beyond. Need to improve your lingo for ordering Fagiolini, Formaggio and Fichi? Get menu savvy with our Italian Food Terms.
Top Restaurants in Italy

Val di Luce Spa Resort , one of GAYOT's Top 10 Ski Resorts Worldwide
TOP 10 SKI RESORTS
Val di Luce Spa Resort

Rustic and sophisticated at the same time, this lodging surprises with its urbane décor and eye-catching glass pyramid, which houses the spa swimming pool — ideal for stargazing.

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Whether looking to travel across the Australian Outback, the Canadian Rockies or historic Europe, these opulent trains will let travelers see the countryside in comfort.
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