Stark, whitewashed walls accentuate colorful Vietri tiles in Le Sirenuse’s guest rooms, most of which include bougainvillea-lined terraces with dramatic views of the coast.
Perched somewhat improbably along a rocky overhang on the Amalfi Coast, Il San Pietro’s 61 guest rooms look down upon the Bay of Naples and the resort’s private beach (accessible by elevator), whi
Built in the 12th century, this former villa overlooking the Mediterranean opened as a hotel in 1997.
Following an afternoon of shopping and museum-hopping in Venice, Italy, Cipriani guests can retreat to the serenity of a 78-degree saltwater pool.
The historic Hotel Caruso, Orient-Express Hotels’ fourth property in Italy, incorporates the excavated remains of an 11th-century palace, a colonnade that dates to the 17th century, and buildings
Rise early for coffee and Viennese pastries in Hotel Sacher Wien’s garden-view café, and you may witness Austrian men in white tie and tails and women in evening gowns perpetuating the prior eveni
From the supermodels pacing its catwalks to the shoppers strolling its Via Montenapoleone, Milan marches to the beat of the fashion world.
During winter’s aqua alta, or high-water season, Venetians forgo designer shoes and instead slosh around their city in rubber boots.
When César Ritz opened Rome’s Le Grand Hotel in 1894, the Swiss hotelier introduced new levels of luxury and sophistication to the Italian capital.
When in 1981 Lord Charles Forte attempted to acquire the Savoy Group, a most prestigious collection of London lodgings, the firm declared his company, Trust House Forte, “not at all suitable to ru
The Sawtoothed peaks of the Dolomites surround San Lorenzo Mountain Lodge, a 16th-century maso (South Tyrolean farmhouse) that recently opened to guests.
In Tuscany, the most ordinary landscapes are strewn with the detritus of history.
Can a sexagenarian still be an enfant terrible? French designer Philippe Starck may be 61, but, as his latest hotel project attests, he is still deserving of his pet moniker.
For his company’s first destination resort, Sir Rocco Forte—the British hotelier behind Brown’s in London and the Augustine in Prague—selected a 568-acre site on the rugged southwest coast of Sici
From among the cypress trees in the hills of Fiesole, Il Salviatino peeks out onto the Florentine skyline.
Sasso by the Sea is a new beachfront property in the tiny town of Marmorata, Italy, along the Amalfi Coast, that provides exclusive beach amenities such as a restaurant, relaxatio
Hotel Caruso dangles from a cliff in Ravello, an Italian village of some 1,000 steps and at least as many lemon trees.
From the twisting road that follows the Amalfi Coast outside of Positano, Italy, you might not notice the entrance to Il San Pietro di Positano.
The views at Restaurant Terrazza Danieli—which, from the rooftop of the Hotel Danieli, overlooks Venice’s Grand Canal, the campanile in St.
Swimming Pool: Hôtel du Cap Eden-Roc
What » A pilgrimage by private jet to explore the origins of Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, and Sikhism.
What » The ultimate villa-rental experience in Tuscany.
Italy by vintage car’s seven-night Rome-Milan itinerary, which includes four days of driving, costs $14,550 per person, based on two people sharing a room and a car.
Surrounded by olive trees and grapevines at the open-air trattoria in Vetralla, 40 miles north of Rome, we had eaten Lallo Piergentili’s aged cheeses, cured meats, and pappardelle with wild boar.
Patrizio Cipollini, general manager of the new Four Seasons Hotel Firenze in Italy, has been hearing the same question since he first visited the property’s site in 2001.
Golf may not be the most obvious reason to visit Tuscany, but these resorts and courses make it worth the effort to pack your clubs when traveling to the region.
My golf ball sits deep in the gully, and as I consider my next shot, I hear only water trickling in the creek at my feet and the faint cries of kestrels, which soar in the sky above me as they loo
Canadian designer Doug Carrick took both the high road and the low road when building the Carrick at Cameron House (+44.1389.755.565,
Visitors arrive at the Peninsula Tokyo (+81.3.6270.2888, www.peninsula.com) in green Rolls-Royce Phantoms, the Hong
Portofino, St. Barts, Southeast Alaska, and Nantucket have distinctive dress codes.