Italy has been one of the most popular destinations for the vacation among all the European countries. The place is visited by millions of travelers and tourists every year as Italy forms the cultural paradise as well as the best food and wine vacation destination.
But, if you have not yet visited Italy, then make it a point to visit the place in 2017 as this is going to be an incredible year for all the adventure, food and music lovers.
This blog will tell you that reasons why you should be in Italy in 2017.
1. A paradise for food lovers
Italy is best known for its delicious delicacies and the best wine from the North Italian vineyards. You can not only indulge in the best local flavors of Italy but can also take part in cooking classes, with luxury guided tours. But, 2017 holds more than just this. The famous Gelato festival, which is an important competition for preparing the best
styled Italian gelato is due this year from April to September. Another famous festival where you can eat and pamper your taste buds is in Maletto’s strawberry festival. Here, you can indulge in sweets, drinks and other Italian delicacies made with strawberry. Truffles are also very famous, found in Umbria. Here, with luxury guided tours, you can stay in the countryside, go truffle hunting with the local hunters and their dogs and make the truffles in the cooking classes, before finally enjoying its taste.
2. A cultural paradise
Italy is not only known for the food orgasm that it produces but is also famous for being a cultural paradise for the tourists. In February 2017, Venice will witness the Carnival like every year and you can be a part of it. Get ready for some party with parades, masks and the wonderful people around in the carnival. Furthermore, you can indulge in some contemporary music in the summer music festival in the Tuscan town of Lucca. A new addition to the cultural attraction of Italy since 2006 is the International film Festival scheduled in October. If you are a lover of history and like to enjoy adventure mixed with the same, then not only Italy offers heritage castles and other historic structures but also hosts cultural events which take you back to history.
The Natale di Roma is a celebration of Rome’s birthday in April, where people dress up as gladiators and other historic characters, displaying the country’s rich history in the form of parades. Siena hosts a horse racing event called Palio, which is a part of it’s culture since time immemorial.
3. Indulge in some art
If you love art then witness the art festival called Festa de Noantri. A statue of Madonna Fiumarola passes through the streets, where hundreds of crowds watch, followed by a two-week street performance and art. Again for the lovers of history, there is the exhibition on the origins of humans in the Mudec museum in Milan.
4. To witness live Opera
Italy is the place where the famous Opera was born. With a luxury packaged tour you can witness it live. The Arena di Verona Opera festival is due in June and will continue till august. Tickets are available and you can experience this for a memorable experience.
These are the main reasons why you should be in Italy in 2017. But, to make your vacation memorable, everything needs to be perfect. To get a hassle free, fully arranged guided package luxury tour Contact one of the best tour operators like Italy Luxury Tours. Affordable packages and the best experience is what you will get. So, start packing and get ready for the long vacation!