Italy has some of the most admired artefacts and art in history, and more UNESCO world heritage sites than any other country in the world, yet there are so many less known magical places that are a must see at least once in a lifetime. These places, whether it is a Palladian villa on the Prosecco way, a well-being retreat under the Tuscan sun or a refined resort overlooking the gulf of Arzachena, are just what you're looking for.
We like to think we can help travelers discover new off the beaten path destinations and bespoke experiences to unveil the most authentic Italian traditions.
At AUTENTICO we only endorse the finest family-owned boutique hotels with unique attributes in terms of location, identity and superior customer service.
All the hotels share the same passion for excellence and have one common goal: to ensure their guests feel at home, away from home, and help make their stay memorable.
The Grand Hotel Savoia is a 5-star hotel in the centre of Genoa that expresses the timeless beauty, elegance and the rich history of the palace in which it lives.
The Golfo dei Poeti Relais & Spa is a pleasantly quiet 5 star hotel nestled in the Montemarcello Natural Park.
In the heart of Milan, housed in an art nouveau building from the early 20th century, Château Monfort draws much of its inspiration from the world of fairy-tales and opera.
TRENTINO ALTO ADIGE
High above Merano, where the sensual charm of the Mediterranean the wild romance of Alpines, stands the Castel Fragsburg.
Ca' Nigra Lagoon Resort is an historic residence transformed into a boutique hotel located centrally, inside the classic Venetian district of Santa Croce.
The eclectic and theatrical Hotel Metropole is superbly located just a few steps from St. Mark’s square and the venues of the Art Biennale Exhibition.
CORTINA D'AMPEZZO (BL)
Located in the quiet alpine city of Zuel di Sopra, in the heart of Valle d'Ampezzo, this delightful mountain spa resort offers the best services for a comfortable and relaxing stay.
Once a dwelling for monks, Badia di Pomaio blends the storied elements of a monastery seamlessly with the warmth of a refreshing contemporary design.
PUNTA ALA (GR)
Tucked away on the bay of Punta Ala, in front of the Tuscan archipelago, there lies the Gallia Palace and its dolce vita style
A 17th-century Tuscan family home just outside Cortona. The property sits on 30 acres of Tuscan countryside filled with olive groves and vineyards.
The ultimate in comfort and style, the Martivs Private Suites are located in the beautiful setting of the Campo Marzio district just a short walk to the Pantheon in the center of Rome inside Palazzo Lavaggi.
A nineteenth-century architectural jewel located centrally in a strategic position, walking distance from Via Veneto, a symbol of the Roman “Dolce Vita”.
A 5-star boutique hotel with 11 rooms, located in Mattinata (Puglia) on a cliff with breathtaking views overlooking the sea.
LACCO AMENO ISOLA D'ISCHIA (NA)
If you are looking for a magical place to relax and enjoy great service, welcome to the enchanting destination of the San Montano Resort & Spa.
Borgo Santandrea is the new opening 5 star hotel on the Amalfi Coast. The only one to feature a private sandy beach, it will open its doors on spring 2020.