Say the word ‘Italy’, and immediately conjure a dreamy landscape of white-sand beaches, piping-hot pizzas, flowing red wine and awe-inspiring ancient ruins. It’s the ultimate holiday country – a destination that offers endless variety but never disappoints. As if you need more reasons to go, here are ten of our favourites.
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You can shop till you drop in Milan
Slick, high-fashion Milano is Italy’s most sophisticated metropolis – a place where you can simply people-watch all day and never get bored. Ape the timeless looks of Milan’s stylish residents by picking up some threads from the city’s trendsetting concept stores. From glitzy shopping complexes like 10 Corso Como to adorable mom-and-baby emporiums like Amanita, Milan’s cool shops are top shelf.