Viva L'Italia! Stars Can't Stay Away from Italy in the Summer: Here's Exactly Where They Go

Portofino! Capri! And more celeb hotspots to add to your travel bucket list

01 of 29

Lily James in Sicily

"Sicily and beer," the Downton Abbey actress captioned this sunset photo from her recent vacation in Southern Italy. Cheers!

02 of 29

Elsa Hosk and Candice Swanepoel in Venice

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Two angels in Venice! The Victoria's Secret models enjoyed a sunset boat ride in the floating city after attending the Venice Film Festival.

03 of 29

Kylie Jenner on the Italian Coast

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The Kardashian-Jenners are known for throwing lavish birthday parties, and the Kylie Beauty mogul's 22nd was no exception. Joined by friends and family — including her daughter, Stormi — the billionaire celebrated on a luxurious yacht which made stops across the country.

04 of 29

Camila Morrone in Capri

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Views on views on views! The 22-year-old model took in the island views while vacationing with boyfriend Leonardo DiCaprio.

05 of 29

Nathalie Emmanuel in Sardinia

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Sometimes, you've just got to do some yoga while overlooking the Mediterranean Sea. "Sardinia, you were beautiful... ," the Game of Thrones actress captioned this photo.

06 of 29

Chantel Jeffries in Positano

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"I really can't believe this is a real place," the DJ, YouTuber (and bff of Kylie Jenner) said of this stunning view, posing in a ruffled pink top that matches the sunset.

07 of 29

Kourtney Kardashian in Portofino

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Looks like Mason Disick might have a future as a photographer! The reality star's oldest son snapped this gorgeous photo of her while stopping in Portofino during a family getaway.

08 of 29

Heidi Klum on the Amalfi Coast

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The former Project Runway host has been living her best life boating along the Italian waters, celebrating her recent wedding to Tom Kaulitz.

09 of 29

Vanessa Hudgens in Sardinia

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"Missing that Sardinian boat life," the High School Musical alum captioned this sultry snap, reminiscing on her recent vacation to the Italian island.

10 of 29

Shay Mitchell

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The pregnant star, who revealed she's expecting her first child in June, sported a bikini and sheer coverup, while lounging on a yacht in Positano. "Is it too late to be in the Little Mermaid remake? I can be an extra," she joked in her caption. Her ride of choice? A 40-foot private boat, courtesy of Positano Boats. (One PEOPLE editor took a comparable tour along the Amalfi Coast in hopes of scoring a Shay-worthy Instagram moment — which the company's perfectly patient captains are more than happy to help out with.)

11 of 29

Kendall Jenner

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The model, who was spotted in Italy over the weekend, shared this solo sunset picture sitting on the bow of a boat as she cruised the Mediterranean.

12 of 29

Bella Thorne

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The former Disney star enjoyed some time at sea while visiting Sicily. "I'm on a boat...b—h," she captioned one bikini-clad shot, along with several crying laughing emojis, calling back to the viral 2009 Lonely Island video.

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Priyanka Chopra

The actress gave credit to her husband Nick Jonas behind the lens for this magic hour shoot, in which she lays out poolside and sips what appears to be an Aperol spritz. "Best use of a vacation," she wrote alongside the images. The pair jetted off to Tuscany following the French wedding of Nick's brother Joe to Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner.

14 of 29

Chrissy Teigen, John Legend and family in Portofino

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"My happy boy in Portofino," the "All of Me" singer captioned this photo of the couple's son, Miles Stephens, 1, smiling and raising his arms infront of a gorgeous coastal backdrop. Their daughter Luna, 3, is on the trip too and made a cameo on Teigan's Instagram while lounging in a pool aboard a boat.

15 of 29

The Obamas and the Clooneys in Lake Como

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Double date! George and Amal invited Barack and Michelle over for a weekend getaway at their Northern Italian villa,while the former President and First Lady were in the midst a European vacation with their daughters, Sasha, 18, and Malia, 20.

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Katharine McPhee and David Foster on the Amalfi Coast

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Sneaking away after their London wedding for a fairytale honeymoon, the newly married couple celebrated their love "Italian style 👰🏼❤️," according to McPhee's PDA-filled Instagram post. In the photo, the musically inclined pair share a seaside smooch at Ristorante Lo Scoglio.

17 of 29

Kate Hudson on the Amalfi Coast

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Another baby abroad! The Almost Famous actress took her nine-month-old daughter, Rani, island hopping on a recent Italian vacation, posting sun-soaked photos on Instagram from Capri, Ravello and more.

18 of 29

Gwyneth Paltrow in Panzano

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The Goop guru went all out on a recent trip to Italy, hitting up hot spots across the country like Panzano, Florence and Milan. Here, she's seen with Dario Cecchini, a famous Italian butcher, at Officina della Bistecca restaurant.

19 of 29

Sofia Vergara on the Italian Coast

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The Modern Family star snapped a sultry selfie overlooking the water while on a European getaway with husband Joe Manganiello. She posted the photo to her Instagram story, along with pictures of tiramisu, caprese salad and plenty of Italian coffee.

20 of 29

Beyoncé, JAY-Z and Blue Ivy Carter on the Amalfi Coast


The trio, as well as 13-month-old twins Rumi and Sir, kicked back in this popular seaside destination on Italy's western coast before heading back to the States for the North American leg of their On the Run II tour.

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Kourtney Kardashian and Penelope Disick in Portofino

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Further up the boot, the reality star and her daughter, Penelope, took a dip in the Mediterranean off the Italian Riviera village. Kardashian and her boyfriend, Younes Bendjima, also hit several must-see spots in Rome.

22 of 29

Hugh Jackman in Capri

The Greatest Showman star could be found relaxing on a boat along the famoulsy rugged coast of Capri, an island located off the Italian coast in the Bay of Naples. He described his vacay with wife Deborra-Lee Furness as "happy days."

23 of 29

Kate Hudson and Danny Fujikawa in Siena

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The couple's prebaby getaway included a stop in the stunning medieval Tuscan city of Siena. Before meeting up with her man, the actress spent some time with her "girls in Greece," including Search Party actress Meredith Hagner and and stylist Jamie Mizrahi. The group visited Lalaria beach on the island of Skiarthos, which Hudson admits she visits every year. "She never lets us down," she says.

24 of 29

Liam Payne on Lake Como

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The singer reflected on the stunning view on the eighth anniversary of the creation of One Direction. While in "holiday mode" in the scenic Lombardy region, where George Clooney owns a villa, the British pop star went boating and took a dip in the famous lake.

25 of 29

The Smiths on the Amalfi Coast

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Will, Jada, Jaden, Willow and Trey reunited for scuba diving and "#qualitytime" in the same popular vacation spot as the Carters.

26 of 29

Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian in Venice

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"She wanted Italian for dinner, so . . ." Ohanian wrote on Instagram to explain their quick trip to the postcard-perfect city of canals.

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Lily Collins in Ischia

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The actress traveled to the little island of Ischia off Naples. It's known for its hot springs and ancient ruins, but Collins seems smitten with her stylish vintage ride. "Sweet escape," she captioned her swimsuit portrait on Instagram.

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Karlie Kloss in Portofino

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Another fan of Portofino: Newly engaged model Karlie Kloss. She stopped for a picture in front of the town's famous candy-colored houses "in between pastas" before heading off to Capri with her groom-to-be. "They're both overjoyed and happily celebrating. Their hearts are full and they're excited to build their future together," a source close to the couple told PEOPLE.

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Zoe Saldana in Forte dei Marmi

Zoe Saldana and Marco Perego out and about, Forte dei Marmi, Italy - 26 Jun 2018
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The Guardians of the Galaxy star checked out the famous beaches of Forte dei Marmi, a coastal town in Tuscany, sporting a leopard-print one-piece.

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