Category Archives: Art & Culture

Customized Italy Vacation: exploring Parma

Customized Italy Vacation: exploring Parma
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Having visited all tourist hot spots you might want to get off-the-beaten track to see Italy beyond the obvious. Parma, an attractive historic town in the Emilia-Romagna region, is one of those hidden gems that can be discovered on a customized Italy vacation. The city is famous for art, beautiful architecture , delicious prosciutto di […]

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Custom tours of Rome: Viterbo

Custom tours of Rome: Viterbo
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Less than an hour drive north of the Italian capital lies a beautiful city of Viterbo that can be visited during custom tours of Rome. Remarkably preserved medieval walls enclose the old part of the town with its historic landmarks. Exploring the town’s magnificent churches scattered here and there make for a fascinating trip to […]

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Italy private tours: Infiorata festivals

Italy private tours: Infiorata festivals
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Every year, in May and June, Infiorata festivals take place in many Italian towns, which can be visited on Italy Private Tours. “Infiorata” is translated from Italian as “decorated with flowers”. During the festivals streets are covered with flower petals to create temporary masterpieces. The tradition as we know it today goes back to the […]

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Private tours of Italy: Battle of the oranges in Ivrea

Private tours of Italy: Battle of the oranges in Ivrea
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One of the biggest food battles in Europe takes place every year in a small town of Ivrea, Piedmont as part of the local Carnival, which can be visited on private tours of Italy. The Battle of oranges is part of the Historical Carnival of Ivrea, which origin goes back to medieval times, when the […]

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Best place to eat in Italy: cuisine of Campania

Best place to eat in Italy: cuisine of Campania
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South of Rome, along the Tyrrhenian Sea lies the region of Campania, the best place to eat in Italy, according to some serious foodies. The Campania region includes travel hot spots such as Pompeii and the Amalfi coast, the islands of Capri and Ischia. It is also famous for delectable cuisine and agricultural produce: on the rich […]

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Italian Vacations: discover Montefalco

Italian Vacations: discover Montefalco
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Italian vacations in Umbria is not complete without visiting Montefalco. The small town is dubbed “the balcony of Umbria” for its elevated position and views over the valleys below. Start discovering Montefalco by entering the town through the imposing 14th century Porta Sant’Agostino with a tower and head to the main square Piazza del Commune. The pretty piazza […]

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Private tours of Rome: “Angels and Demons” tour

Private tours of Rome: “Angels and Demons” tour
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Many fans of writer Dan Brown while in the Eternal City want to see the locations mentioned in his famous book. Within its private tours of Rome Road to Italy offers its clients a fascinating historical four-hour “Angels and Demons”. You will follow in footsteps of Robert Langdon to see majestic Roman piazzas, beautiful churches, […]

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Custom Italy Vacations: Carnival in Viareggio

Custom Italy Vacations: Carnival in Viareggio
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Did you know that not only Venice has its spectacular Carnival? On a custom Italy vacations, you can also see the Carnival of Viareggio in Tuscany. First organised by a group of young rich bourgeois in 1873 the Carnival has been going from strength to strength attracting thousands of visitors to Viareggio. Today it is […]

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What to see in Venice: Carnival

What to see in Venice: Carnival
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What to see in Venice? That is the easiest question to answer, as there are so many things to see that one visit to this magic city is never enough. The Venice Carnival is worth a trip to Italy in itself. The Carnival always starts two weeks before Ash Wednesday. This is the time when […]

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Famous places in Rome: The Capitoline Hill

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The Capitoline Hill (Campidoglio) is one of the famous places in Rome that is impossible to miss. Located beside the Forum it boasts spectacular views and eventful past. During the Roman times, the Temple to Jupiter and the Capitoline Triad was standing here, said to be the largest and the most beautiful of its kind. It […]

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