Category Archives: Italian Vacations

Best museums in Italy: The Egyptian Museum in Turin

Best museums in Italy: The Egyptian Museum in Turin
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The Egyptian Museum in Turin (Museo Egizio di Torino) houses one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities in the world and is undoubtedly one of the best museums in Italy. The museum was founded in 1824 when the Savoy king, Carlo Felice, acquired a large collection of Egyptian artefacts. Today there are 6,500 objects on display […]

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Exclusive tours of Italy: visiting Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo

Exclusive tours of Italy: visiting Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo
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The Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National park is one of the oldest in the country. Less than a two-hour drive from Rome, the park is a great destination for exclusive tours of Italy. It has become a popular getaway for nature lovers and those looking for a tranquil rural escape with two million people visiting […]

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Top places to eat in Venice – Cuisine of Veneto

Top places to eat in Venice – Cuisine of Veneto
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Finding a good restaurant in Venice can be a daunting task. The ones in touristy locations serve bland overpriced food that always disappoints. The key to success is to do some research before setting off for a meal and have a map in your hand to make sure that you do not get lost in […]

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Best places to visit in Italy: La Venaria Reale in Piedmont

Best places to visit in Italy: La Venaria Reale in Piedmont
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La Venaria Reale in Piedmont has become one of the best places to visit in Italy since its opening in 2007. It had been abandoned and neglected for two centuries and took years of extensive restoration works to bring the complex back to its former glory. A short drive from Turin, La Venaria Reale includes the […]

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Italy private tours: Civita di Bagnoreggio

Italy private tours: Civita di Bagnoreggio
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Italy private tours can take you to some stunning places and the tiny town of Civita di Bagnoreggio is one of them. Located about 80 miles from Rome, Civita precariously hanging on a tufa hill ridge   over deep ravines. Founded by the Etruscans some 2,500 years ago it slowly succumbs to the soil erosion typical […]

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Luxury Italy Tours: extravagant Milan

Luxury Italy Tours: extravagant Milan
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Milan is renowned for its extravagant restaurants, high-end boutiques and deluxe spas, so it a perfect city to splash out on luxury Italy tours. Many galleries and museums offer private tours. Il Duomo, the symbol of Milan and one of the most famous Gothic cathedrals in the world runs exclusive itineraries to parts of the […]

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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 in Italy: magnificent Matera

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The beautiful city of Matera is located in the lesser-known region of Basilicata. It is a spectacular place to explore on leisurely private tours in Italy Matera sprang to tourists’ attention after Mel Gibson chose it as the backdrop for his movie “The Passion of the Christ”. Dramatic rocky landscape and ancient history make this […]

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Luxury Italy Tours: Turin

Luxury Italy Tours: Turin
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The affluent city of Turin in Piedmont is not overrun by tourists although it has many art galleries, museums, excellent restaurants, pretty piazzas, beautiful Renaissance, Baroque, and Art Nouveau architecture. It is a destination for the ones in the know. Real connoisseurs of Italy go there for good food, culture and a touch of luxury. Here are our suggestions how […]

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Custom Italy Vacation: visiting Orvieto

Custom Italy Vacation: visiting Orvieto
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About an hour from Rome lies a beautiful city of Orvieto in Umbria, a perfect destination for a custom Italy vacation. Perched on dramatic volcanic rock cliffs, Orvieto overlooks Umbrian green hills and valleys. The old historic center of the city is pedestrianized and can be reached on foot or via very efficient funicular railway […]

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