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In Pictures: Even a prime minister deserves a holiday

Where PMs past and present go to get away from it all…

Prime Minister Theresa May has jetted off to Italy for a break away from the ongoing Brexit drama.

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Theresa May and her husband Philip in Desenzano del Garda, Italy (Pier Marco Tacca/PA)
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The couple also visited the resort town, near Lake Garda in northern Italy, last year (Antonio Calanni/PA)

Here we look at other destinations popular with prime ministers.

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The Mays enjoyed hiking in the Swiss Alps in 2016 (Marco Bertorello/PA)
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David and Samantha Cameron opted for a staycation in Cornwall in August 2015 (Matt Cardy/PA)
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The Camerons are fans of Cornwall, also visiting the previous year (Matthew Horwood/PA)
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David and Samantha Cameron dine in sunny Ibiza in 2013 (Stefan Rousseau/PA)
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A coffee break in Montevarchi near Siena, Italy, in summer 2011 (Lorenzo Galassi/PA)
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Gordon Brown in Whitlingham Country Park in Trowse, Norfolk, in July 2008 (PA)
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Tony Blair and family headed to San Gimignano in Tuscany in 1997, in the early days of his premiership (PA)
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John Major took in a Test match at the Oval in August 1995 (Rebecca Naden/PA)
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Margaret Thatcher and her husband Denis walking on the Trevose golf course in Cornwall, in August 1987 (PA)
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Harold Wilson headed for the Isles of Scilly in 1965 (PA)

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