Win a trip to Italy in Nine’s Italian Getaway Sweepstakes

Penelope Cruz - Daniel Day-Lewis and Marion Cotillard in Nine
Penelope Cruz - Daniel Day-Lewis and Marion Cotillard in Nine

Lonely Planet and The Weinstein Company are giving away an Italian getaway in connection with director Rob Marshall’s (Chicago) latest film, Nine. Filmed in Rome, as well as the nearby seaside town of Anzio and hilltop village of Sutri, this lush, passionate film captures the heart of Italy in a unique, fantastic way. Now you have a chance to experience the magic of Italy for yourself, by entering to win an Italian getaway travel package from Alitalia, along with other prize packs.

Grand Prize

An Italian Getaway travel package provided by Alitalia, consisting of The Magnifica (business class) package, including roundtrip air for two from one of Alitalia’s US gateways to Rome and 3 nights accommodation at a 4-star property on the Via Veneto in Rome.
•One Lonely Planet Guidebook Pack, including a copy of the brand new, full-color Discover Italy guide, a Rome City Guide and an Italian Phrasebook & Audio CD.

Ten Second Prizes

A Lonely Planet Guidebook Package, the soundtrack to Nine and a Nine poster for each winner.

Visit the prize page, where you’ll find Lonely Planet’s latest on Italy and get inspired by tips and recommendations on where to go in Italy by some of the film’s exceptional cast including, Fergie and Kate Hudson. You can also watch the trailer and behind-the-scenes clips.

Want to have your own dramatic moments in the Eternal City? Enter Lonely Planet’s Nine Italian Getaway Sweepstakes and you could be taking off on your own Roman holiday.

For more information and to enter the sweepstakes, visit

Nine, starring Daniel Day-Lewis, Marion Cotillard, Penélope Cruz, Nicole Kidman, Judi Dench, Kate Hudson, Sophia Loren, Stacy Ferguson, Ricky Tognazzi, Giuseppe Cederna, Elio Germano, Andrea Di Stefano and Roberto Nobile, opened wide on Christmas Day.

The film center’s on famous film director Guido Contini (Day-Lewis), who’s struggling to find harmony in his professional and personal lives, as he engages in dramatic relationships with his wife, his mistress, his muse, his agent, and his mother.