Roma

The Eternal City

Welcome to Rome, the confluence of classical Roman romance and contemporary cool, sweeping city views, buzzing drinking and dining spots and fresh, zestful design make for one of Europe's most exciting cities. 

Where to Stay?

For those seeking something special, Rocco Forte House: A contemporary proposition, built on Rocco Forte’s rich Italian tradition. This is the height of elegant Roman living. the intimacy and exclusivity of a private home; the mark of quality of a Rocco Forte hotel.

At the centrepiece of the Eternal City is Hotel de Russie . An enduring favourite of artists and writers, stars and politicians, Hotel de Russie was dubbed “paradise on earth by French poet Jean Cocteau in 1917, a true Roman luminary between Piazza del Popolo and the Spanish Steps.

A vibrant modern day icon, Hotel de la Ville both embodies and overlooks life in the Eternal City.  Fall for its enchanting courtyard, exquisite food from Fulvio Pierangelini, effervescent rooftop bar, street-side bistro and Sicilian-inspired spa.

Florence

An Art Historian's Paradise

Arguably the most romantic city in Italy, this treasure chest of Renaissance culture has style in spades.

Florence is a deeply individual city; it has its own rhythm and will draw you in time and time again. From seeking out the softest artisan leather to be made into covetable accessories in time-honoured tradition to taking part in the unique experience of truffle hunting in the scenic Tuscan hills around the city and feeling like a Borgia surveying the duomos and palazzi from the highest renaissance towers, there is a new experience for every hour of your stay.

In pride of place on the Piazza della Repubblica, amongst the city’s leading landmarks, an iconic Florentine hotel; Hotel Savoy. Dressed by Laudomia Pucci and Olga Polizzi, in signature prints and Renaissance antiques. Catered by Fulvio Pierangelini, in definitive Tuscan style. Filled with character, a breath of fresh air in a city steeped in history. Realised by Rocco Forte Hotels.

 

Sicily

Italy's Slice of Paradise

Sicily is an island of volcanic coastlines, idyllic beaches, historic cities, Greek temples and Roman sites. 

Where to Stay?

In Northern Sicily, discover history, majesty and serenity at Villa Igiea: a turn-of-the-century palazzo at the perimeter of vivid Palermo. A long-loved seaside-meets-city sanctuary for royalty, dignitaries and Hollywood luminaries.

On Sicily's south coast is Verdura Resort, an oasis, a centre of wellbeing, escapism and indulgence set against a backdrop of charming Sicilian villages and the beautiful, blue Mediterranean Sea. The resort encompasses 230 hectares of sun-kissed Mediterranean coastline featuring tennis courts, water sports, an award-winning spa and stunning golf courses, designed by acclaimed international firm, Kyle Phillips. 

For those seeking exclusivity, elegant 3 and 4 bedroom villas at Rocco Forte Private Villlas offer space, serenity and sea views: with the lifestyle, award-winning leisure facilities and fine dining of Verdura Resort, Sicily.

 

Puglia

A Jewel on the Mediterranean coastline

Puglia is the jewel of Southern Italy, the most glamorous destination on the Italian Adriatic coast, steeped in history with a wealth of vineyards and a mesmerising coastline to explore.

Surrounded by ancient olive groves, the renovated 16th century Masseria Torre Maizza is filled with thoughtful design accents and details to create a unique sense of place, from the stunning Olga Polizzi-designed rooms and suites to the romantic sunset rooftop bar and elegant restaurant overlooking the swimming pool. The resort also features a 9-hole executive golf course, a private beach club and an indulgent spa.

Close to the hotel are several fabulous destinations to get under the skin of Pugliese culture and traditions. Unesco World Heritage Site Albero Bello is an astonishing warren of white-tipped trulli, some dating back to the 14th-century, offers an escapist chance to dine, drink and shop in these unique conical buildings.

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