Category Archives: Italian Vacations

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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What to see in Venice: Carnival

What to see in Venice: Carnival
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What to see in Venice? That is the easiest question to answer, as there are so many things to see that one visit to this magic city is never enough. The Venice Carnival is worth a trip to Italy in itself. The Carnival always starts two weeks before Ash Wednesday. This is the time when […]

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Top tourist attractions in Italy: the majestic Dolomites

Top tourist attractions in Italy: the majestic Dolomites
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The Dolomites Mountains in Northern Italy are stunning all year around. Enchanting villages, green meadows, pristine lakes and world-class ski slopes make the area one of tourist attractions in Italy all-year round. The Dolomite range with its magnificent 18 peaks covers 350,000 acres, so it might be overwhelming to decide what to see. Here we […]

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Private tours Italy: Cortona

Private tours Italy: Cortona
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Cortona is one of the prettiest and oldest hill towns in Tuscany. It shot to fame after being featured in Francis Mayes book “Under the Tuscan Sun” and many tourists include the town in their private tours Italy Located in the Chiana Valley  in southern Tuscany Cortona is surrounded by ancient stone walls hailing from Etruscan and […]

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Italy Honeymoon: gondola ride in Venice

Italy Honeymoon: gondola ride in Venice
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Very few cities in the world are as romantic as Venice. Small bridges, narrow “calle” (streets), picture-perfect palaces, dreamy canals. Add a romantic gondola ride and you will have a perfect Italy honeymoon It is hard to imagine Venice without gondolas. Experts haven’t agreed on the exact time when these sleek boats appeared on the […]

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