Category Archives: Food & Wine

Rome to Assisi: Visit of Spoleto

Rome to Assisi: Visit of Spoleto
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In a timeless city where eras chase each other, overlap, coexist, and lead to the present day, I cross Ponte Garibaldi, one of the main bridges that provide access to the city of Spoleto, and immerse myself in one of the oldest cities in Umbria, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. I was travelling from […]

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What to do in Tuscany: local cheese degustation

What to do in Tuscany: local cheese degustation
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In Tuscany you can find particular types of cheeses that are unique to this region. Including a cheese degustation should be high on your “what to do in Tuscany”  list as it can offer a glance into the history and traditions of the region. There are many traditional cheese producers in Tuscany that offer tours and degustations. […]

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Where to go in Tuscany: Montalcino

Where to go in Tuscany: Montalcino
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You can never tire of small hilltop towns in Tuscany. Each of them has its own character and atmosphere. Montalcino, near the Abbey of Sant’Antimo, is one of them, with charming cobbled streets, medieval walls and a stunning ancient castle. It is the place to go when you are wondering where to go in Tuscany. […]

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Italy Attractions: Trattoria and Osteria

Italy Attractions: Trattoria and Osteria
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If one day somebody calculated how many tourists visit traditional Italian trattoria and osteria, I am sure the footfall would be on a par with the Colosseum, Uffizi Gallery and The Doge’s Palace. After all, food and wine are among top Italy attractions. A traditional trattoria is a simple, less formal than a restaurant, eatery […]

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Private Tours of Italy Ideas: Lecce, Puglia

Private Tours of Italy Ideas: Lecce, Puglia
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Dubbed the Florence of the South, Lecce, a beautiful city in the Puglia region of Italy, can easily steal your heart. Visiting the city can be organised as part of our private tours of Italy. However, don’t expect to see Renaissance gems here: it is famous for opulent Baroque style architecture, which is so distinctive […]

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What to do in Sicily: gorge on chocolate in Modica

What to do in Sicily: gorge on chocolate in Modica
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What to do in Sicily ? The ancient Modica is one of the most beautiful towns in Sicily with its opulent Sicilian baroque architecture that leaves any visitor in awe. However, when you are in town make sure you do not forget to devote some time to another local attraction: Modica chocolate. Spanish conquistadores brought […]

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What to do in Venice: aperitivo and cicheti

What to do in Venice: aperitivo and cicheti
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What to do in Venice ? There are so many things to do in Venice: sightseeing, taking a gondola ride, shopping. At the end of the day even the fittest tourists feel exhausted. That is when you should try one of the authentic Venice experiences: aperitivo and cicheti. At the end of the day locals […]

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Rome to Florence: Est! Est! Est !

Rome to Florence: Est! Est! Est !
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A pit stop in Montefiascone accompanied by a tasting of its famous white wine Est! Est! Est! is one of the tours suggested by Road to Italy. This short visit is ideal whether you are travelling from Rome to Florence by car or you find yourself in Rome and are looking to go on a […]

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Best places to eat in Milan

Best places to eat in Milan
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Milan is a modern cosmopolitan city that has become the center of Italian design and fashion. It is also known for excellent restaurants that offer the best of traditional and modern Italian cuisine. So make sure while visiting Milan you make time for serious eating and here is our selection of best places to eat […]

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Top tourists attractions in Italy: Ovada and Acqui Terme

Top tourists attractions in Italy: Ovada and Acqui Terme
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Ovada and Acqui Terme are two beautiful towns in Piedmont, off the main tourist trails, yet any connoisseur of all things Italian, and wine especially, will recommend them to you among the top tourists attractions in Italy. However, be warned: there is no Renaissance art to be found there! Only beautiful landscapes, good old-fashioned food […]

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