Two Beautiful Cities, Two Gorgeous Hotels


Forbes magazine takes you to the Belmond hotels of Florence and Venice, revealing why fall is the best season to visit each.

This article, written by Alexandra Kirkman, appears on Forbes.

Where To Go This Fall: Escape to Italy at the Belmond Hotel Cipriani and Belmond Villa San Michele

“You may have the universe if I may have Italy,” the prolific Italian composer Giuseppe Verdi once famously said, and legions (including this writer) would readily second that bargain. And while there’s really no bad time to visit bella Italia, one could venture that Verdi may well have added “in fall” to the end of his enduring sentiment. Come mid-September, the tourist throngs that descend upon the country in July and August seem to virtually disappear overnight, as airfares fall in step with the temperatures.

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