Category Archives: Italian Vacations

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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What to see in Sicily: the Aeolian Islands

What to see in Sicily: the Aeolian Islands
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What to see in SIcily ? Black-sand beaches, rocky coastline, smoking volcano craters and stunning sea views, – all that is the Aeolian Islands, the volcanic archipelago off the northern coast of Sicily. With each of the seven islands being very distinctive, the archipelago is one of the major Sicily tourist attractions that captivates a wide […]

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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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Where to go in Sicily: Taormina

Where to go in Sicily: Taormina
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If you ask an Italian where to go in Sicily one of the places you will hear will, certainly, be Taormina. This small seaside town on the east is often called a “Sicilian Monte Carlo”: here you have the snow-capped Mount Etna, turquoise sea and ancient ruins of a Greek theatre. It is, undoubtedly, a […]

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Underground Rome: Stadio di Domiziano & Piazza Navona

Underground Rome: Stadio di Domiziano & Piazza Navona
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When it comes to visit Rome, the underground Rome should not be missed. We selected two very interesting Rome attractions: Stadio di Domiziano & Piazza Navona. Piazza Navona is dressed to the nines every day to show the best to every tourist that passes by. It is impossible not to be overwhelmed by the grandeur of […]

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Ice Cream Festival Rome

Ice Cream Festival Rome
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Take a hot Sunday in May and add it to one of the most popular desserts that people know. It is an irresistible treat that unites all ages and all nationalities: ice cream. That’s why I took this decadent initiative to poke around the Ice Cream Festival Rome held in Rome May 15 – 18 […]

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Milan to Venice : visit of Sirmione and Lake Garda

Milan to Venice : visit of Sirmione and Lake Garda
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The village of Sirmione is one of our suggested places to visit during your Italian vacation. Located on the Southern part of the Lake Garda, Sirmione  is usually the favorite stop of “Road to Italy” private drivers for a break and lunch during your transfer from Milan to Venice or a perfect private day trip […]

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