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When: You can expect sunny weather for most of the year so it’s entirely up to you when you decide to travel but, if you’re looking for a bit of peace and quiet, you’re probably best avoiding the school holidays!
Where: If you fancy a little quality time on your own, then the Lake Bracciano is a gorgeous little hideaway where you can swim until your heart’s content, or venture around the local area on a bike! In similar vein, Sperlonga also has a typical Grecian feel, or head for Santa Marinella for a more downsized version which still offers a gorgeous beach and some fabulous restaurants where you can sit back and dine al fresco true Shirley Valentine style. That said, if you fancy a bit of guilt-free shopp
Why: Since the Italians really are the most hospitable folks in the business, you’ll never be far from a smiley, friendly face so it’s a great place to visit if you’re travelling solo.
When: Since you’ll be synchronising diaries in no time, you might be relieved to hear that there’s never really a bad time for a holiday to Lazio as it’s fairly sunny all year round.
Where: If you’re looking for a bit of action (and fun!) Rome is the obvious place to target as you’ve got every eventuality covered – from sightseeing to clubbing. That said, if you decide on giving a Lazio holiday a whirl make sure you get together to sample some of its delicious cuisine. If you’ve got vegetarians in your midst, then you’ll have to give its speciality a miss (lamb!) but there’s still the ricotta, pecorino and romano cheese to try. Being in Italy, you might not be surprised
Why: No one ever needs an excuse to get together with their mates. You work hard – you play harder. As simple as that. So grab your phone book and get ringing round!
When: You can head over to Italy virtually any time and yet still enjoy some of its fabulous climates. You’ll love it (and each other – of course!)
Where: The coastline in Lazio is gorgeous, with long beaches that make for some spectacular evening strolls. You might also want to try one of the famous Roman spas – the best being in Viterbo, Tivoli and Fiuggi – they’re a great way to relax, feel gorgeous and put you in the mood for lurve!
Why: Being home to one of the most romantic cities in the world, how could you possibly refuse a cheeky little getaway to Italy with your loved one? Go on … you know you want to!
When: No one wants a standoff with the Headmaster, so make sure you visit during either the Easter or Summer holidays. You can expect great weather whenever you choose, so don’t worry too much – just get it booked and look forward to it!
Where: Montecelio is a great place to try if you’re travelling as a family. It lies to the north west of Rome and features the amazing Aquapiper Water Park which guarantees to keep kids of all ages completely entertained. For something a little less energetic, you’ll also find the gorgeous Villa d’Esta renaissance garden, which is definitely worth a visit whilst you’re in the area.
Why: The Italians love families and are so family friendly you’ll probably never find hospitality like it anywhere else in the world!