Category Archives: Art & Culture

Top places to visit in Italy: Volterra, Tuscany

Top places to visit in Italy: Volterra, Tuscany
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What are the top places to visit in Italy ? One of many stunning places to visit in Tuscany is Volterra, an ancient hill town that has one of the best preserved medieval centers in Italy. Volterra was one of the main Etruscan cities from the 4th – 6th centuries BC and you can still […]

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Churches in Venice: private tours of Italy ideas

Churches in Venice: private tours of Italy ideas
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There are over 250 churches in Venice, each one better than another. Even smaller ones were built by greatest architects and decorated by artists such as Tintoretto, Titian, Veronese, Bellini, Lotto. The most famous of churches in Venice is Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark, commonly known as Saint Mark’s Basilica, a gem of the […]

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Private tour of Rome: Tiber Island

Private tour of Rome: Tiber Island
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Few cities in the world can count on such a large number of fascinating places such as Rome; that said here’s an idea for your next private tour of Rome. Enjoy a walk in Tiber Island and discover its historic bridges ! The Tiber Island is the only city island on the Tiber, connected to […]

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Places to visit in Milan: Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum

Places to visit in Milan: Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum
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Milan is a great city for hedonists with excellent restaurants and high-end designer shops. However, if you are looking for something to appeal to your intellectual site, one of the best places to visit in Milan is the Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum. Spreading over 40,000 square meters, it is the largest science […]

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Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina

Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina
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Tourists visiting Rome often overlook the modest-looking Renaissance Villa Farnesina, yet for art lovers it certainly packs a punch. Central location, the evocative frescoes and uncrowded rooms, certainly, make the villa one of the best museums in Italy. Villa Farnesina was built by a Siennese banker and the Europe’s richest man of his days, Agostino […]

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Rome to Naples: Anagni

Rome to Naples: Anagni
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Welcome to the city of Anagni, also known as the City of Popes. Located in the southern part of Lazio and easily reached by train from the Termini station, Anagni is a focal point in Italy’s medieval history. Indeed, it is here that Boniface VIII proclaimed the first Jubilee in history and it is in […]

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Best things to do in Rome: The Villa Medici

Best things to do in Rome: The Villa Medici
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Looking for the best things to do in Rome? Then Villa Medici is surely one of the most beautiful places to visit during your stay in the city. Situated along the well-known promenade that, from the Spanish Steps, leads to the renowned Pincio Terrace, the Villa has maintained through time the elegance and tranquility that […]

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Shore excursion from Civitavecchia: Tuscania

Shore excursion from Civitavecchia: Tuscania
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If you are on a cruise in the Mediterranean Sea and one of the ports where your ship will dock is Civitavecchia, don’t just stop in Rome; consider going on a shore excursion from Civitavecchia and explore one of the beautiful cities surrounding Italy’s capital. Road to Italy suggests you visit Tuscania, a stunning art […]

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What to see in Tuscany: Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore

What to see in Tuscany: Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore
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When it comes to what to see in Tuscany, we considered the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore an excellent choice.  The magnificent Benedictine Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore is one of the top places to visit in Tuscany that never ceases to impress visitors with its architecture, frescoes and a wonderful sense of peace. As […]

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Top tourist attractions in Italy: Perugia

Top tourist attractions in Italy: Perugia
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Perugia is a beautiful city in Umbria, chock-full of historic monuments, galleries, good restaurants and lively cafes. With its well-preserved old centre, summer jazz festival and hugely popular chocolate festival it is certainly one of the top tourist attractions in Italy. Perugia’s origins go back to the Etruscan times when it was a large thriving […]

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