Category Archives: Italian Vacations

Activities in Rome: relaxing in the Roman countryside

Activities in Rome: relaxing in the Roman countryside
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It is very unlikely that anyone ever gets bored while visiting Rome. However, it can happen that with all the dazzling array of spectacular palaces, monuments, museum, galleries and endless activities in Rome you might feel like something different, more quiet and relaxing. I bet not many of you know that a third of the […]

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Bologna to Milan: Nonantola Abbey

Bologna to Milan: Nonantola Abbey
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If during your private tour of Italy you are looking for an interesting stop while traveling from Bologna to Milan, then consider a visit to the Abbey of Nonantola. The name of this Abbey is tied to some important historical figures from the Middle Ages. There are unique and cleverly displayed works of art and […]

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Palermo Italy, where to go in Sicily

Palermo Italy, where to go in Sicily
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Trying to decide where to go in Sicily? Head to Palermo Italy ! This fascinating vibrant city offers something for all tastes: historical museums, Byzantine palaces and churches, busy outdoor markets and refined boutiques, excellent restaurants and delicious street food. Stroll in the old centre along Via Vittorio Emanuele to see the spectacular reminders of […]

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Things to do in Bologna: discover the Roman Rimini

Things to do in Bologna: discover the Roman Rimini
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Wondering what things to do in Bologna during your stay ? Enjoy a day trip to Rimini ! Known mainly for its beautiful beaches and nightlife, a trip from Bologna to Rimini during your vacation in Italy can also reveal very welcome surprises for those who love history and art. Rimini is about 110 km […]

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Italy churches: Siena cathedral

Italy churches: Siena cathedral
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Italy churches are treasure troves for art and history lovers. Each of them offers a glimpse into the glorious past of the country. The Cathedral of Siena is one of the most spectacular examples of a church that was built, extended and decorated over a number of centuries thus accumulating a dizzying amount of masterpieces […]

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Churches in Rome

Churches in Rome
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There are nine hundred churches in Rome brimming with artefacts, so it can be rather overwhelming to decide which ones to see when you are visiting the Eternal city. Here are some suggestions. A few minute walk from the Colosseum you will find the 12th century Basilica of San Clemente, that has one of the […]

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What to do in Tuscany: truffle hunting

What to do in Tuscany: truffle hunting
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The lush green hills of Tuscany produce not only outstanding olive oil and excellent wine appreciated by connoisseurs worldwide. Precious truffles are one of the region’s treasures. If you are looking for ideas on what to do in Tuscany truffle hunting could be a great Italian experience. Dubbed as “diamonds of the kitchen” Italian truffles can […]

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Top places to visit in Italy: Pisa

Top places to visit in Italy: Pisa
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There is more to Pisa than the Leaning tower. The city is one of the top places to visit in Italy for many reasons. If you spend some time wondering in Pisa you will discover its charm, gastronomy and traditions. Piazza dei Miracoli is certainly worth a stop. While others strike a pose for snapshots […]

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Day tour excursion from Rome: Tivoli & Villa d’Este

Day tour excursion from Rome: Tivoli & Villa d’Este
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The sound of falling water from the innumerable fountains and the many steps take us on a series of ups and downs that encourages us to discover this place in its entirety. This place is Villa D’Este, a building with three floors and gardens decorated with majestic marble. Protected by the Unesco, it is located […]

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Best places to eat in Italy: delicious Tuscany

Best places to eat in Italy: delicious Tuscany
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Tuscany is about not only lovely bucolic landscapes, beautiful medieval hilltop towns and ancient abbeys but also delicious food. Without a doubt, this region is one of the best places to eat in Italy. Tuscany is famous for its white truffles of San Miniato, Chianina beef, and olive oil. Wine lovers across the world appreciate […]

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