Conceived and concepted by Ian Schrager, the intimate 91-room Rome EDITION sets a new standard in the Eternal City. Its sophistication, attention to detail, refinement, and high design aesthetic make it set to become a meeting place for Romans and travellers alike. Positioned in one of the most enviable areas of Rome, a few short steps from Via Veneto, as in the film "La Dolce Vita", it embodies Italian flare in all its glory. In a first for the Rome, the Hotel has expansive lush gardens.
The northern Italian town of Treviso in the province of Veneto is located close to Padua and Vicenza. With a ancient wall surrounding the city centre, it features its own canals, and rivers overhung with greenery, plus frescoed facades and intriguing art. Just like Venice! Food and wine take a lead role – not surprising given that the world’s favourite dessert, tiramisu, originated here. There are fabulous characterful osterias and the Prosecco hills are nearby!
Electa bookshops are specialized bookshops with a fashionable modern look, in which visitors can find all the relevant literature, postcards, posters and magnets relevant to the museum, monument or exhibition they're visiting, including latest publications. The contrast of the stores modern design within the Colosseum creates a fascinating divergence from the archaeology in general and the Colosseum itself. The Milan-based Design duo of migliore+servetto were tasked with the redesign.
The Italian Grand Prix is the fifth oldest national Grand Prix having been held since 1921. Monza is one of the most exciting F1 tracks as it is the fastest. Cars regularly reach over 350 km per hour. It is also one of the more stylish events in the F1 with dedicated Hospitality packages; possible possible to relax in exclusive and elegant areas; whether the Fan Club, The Race Club or the Garden Lounge. Watching people, enjoying delicious Lombardian cuisine while watching the best F1 race.
Sardinia is known for its white sandy beaches and crystal clear waters. On the stunning southern coast of Sardinia overlooking Chia Bay, the Conrad Chia Laguna Hotel, a luxury brand by Hilton, is an hour from the historical capital of Cagliari. There you can enjoy leisure time at the award-winning golden sandy beaches and exclusive services in the hotel's private Beach Clubs. You have sea or lagoon views from every room; featuring a refined style with lots of natural colours and eclectic decor.
Castiglioncello is a charming coastal town located in the province of Livorno, in the Tuscany region of central Italy. Surrounded by pine forests, this beach resort features a number of Beach Club and Restaurants. Up on the hills, you can admire the various stunning villas, owned by famous film and Entertainment stars such as Marcello Mastroianni or Alberto Sordi. Both in summer and in spring, but obviously also in winter, you can enjoy the beauty of the pine forest of Castiglioncello.
Whether you choose a more luxurious or budget option for your Ferragosto holidays this year; there are plenty of options to choose from the variety of fabulous places to visit in Italy. Obviously with current temperatures, many choose vacations at the water whether at a lake, or the seaside. Italy boasts some of the most picturesque lakes and fabulous beaches. Here a few call-outs on potential holiday spots. Food plays a critical part not just on Ferragosto but during the entire summer.
The modern fashion concept store now not only includes just merchandise but also food, entertainment, technology and more. One of the latest openings in Italy is the newly launched Louis Vuitton café by Timeo on Taormina on Sicily - combined with resort boutique; located on the first floor of the Belmond-owned Grand Hotel Timeo on central Corso Umberto. The café boasts all-day service, spanning breakfast, lunch and aperitivo, with a dedicated menu offering Sicilian delicacies.
Palermo - a happening location for your July escape. With food festivals happening as well as cinema, art and music events while watching sunset. These are just some features of the first weekend in July in Palermo, to explore the magic of summer. The Nomad Music Fest is staged at the Piccolo Parco Urbano, visits to the roofs of the Church of Sant'Antonio Abate, finishing off with an aperitif to discover the Palermo "manciatara" among the alleys of the city.
From the fashions of the moment to the local interpretations of the Maritozzi, the Roman breakfast offers many options for fabulous pastries. New formats and pastry chefs contribute new perspectives in shapes, ingredients, pastry leavening and colours with lots of creativity. Here are a few new options for pastries and Pasticceria's in Rome!