Category Archives: Italy Attractions

Exclusive tours of Italy: the Almond Blossom Festival in Sicily

Exclusive tours of Italy: the Almond Blossom Festival in Sicily
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In February, when almond trees in Agrigento, Sicily, burst into delicate pale pink blossoms, the region celebrates the famous Sagra del Mandorlo in Fiore, the Almond Blossom Festival. This colourful festival is well worth being included in exclusive tours of Italy. For ten days, the historic city of Agrigento fills up with music and dances […]

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Customized tours of Italy: the most beautiful waterfalls in Italy

Customized tours of Italy: the most beautiful waterfalls in Italy
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Italy has many spectacular waterfalls that will take your breath away. Many of them are only accessible in summer, so, now is the time to start planning your waterfall hikes on customized tours of Italy. Here is our quick pick of the most beautiful waterfalls in Bel Paese. Cascata delle Marmore, Umbria Europe’s biggest man-made waterfall soars […]

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Best Italy tours: the island of Elba, Tuscany

Best Italy tours: the island of Elba, Tuscany
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The largest island of the Tuscan archipelago, Elba is an enchanting place to visit on during best Italy tours. The island’s most famous resident was Napoleon Bonaparte who lived here in exile for ten months in 1814. Despite the short stay, the disgraced Emperor of the French left a strong mark in the island’s life: […]

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Personalized tours of Italy: the most beautiful gardens

Personalized tours of Italy: the most beautiful gardens
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There are more than 40 stunning historic gardens in Bel Paese that can be visited with personalized tours of Italy. Created by wealthy artistic patrons they are like open air museums filled with sculptures, fountains, water features designed by talented artists and craftsmen in different eras. Here is our pick of the most spectacular gardens. Villa […]

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Best Custom Italy Tours: Agnone in Molise

Best Custom Italy Tours: Agnone in Molise
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Agnone is a beautiful town in the little-known region Molise that can be visited on one of the best custom Italy tours. Often called “the town of the bells”, Agnone has fourteen belfries and is home to the world’s oldest bell foundry. The Marinelli Pontificial Foundry has been making church bells for almost a millennia and […]

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Custom Italy Tours: discovering Otranto in Puglia

Custom Italy Tours: discovering Otranto in Puglia
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The region of Puglia in southern Italy is growing in popularity as visitors discover its stunning architecture, rich history, white sandy beaches and delicious traditional cuisine. Otranto is one of the cities on the “heel of the boot” that is worth visiting on custom Italy tours. Snapshots of the picture-perfect city of Otranto with its […]

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Custom Italy Vacation: visiting balsamic vinegar producers in Modena

Custom Italy Vacation: visiting balsamic vinegar producers in Modena
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Balsamic vinegar of Modena is one of edible treasures of Emilia-Romagna. Visiting local producers that has been making aceto balsamico di Modena for centuries on a custom Italy vacation is a fascinating experience for any Italophile and foodie alike. The origins of the ancient tradition can be traced back to the 11th century. Local nobles […]

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Luxury Tours of Italy : shopping in Turin

Luxury Tours of Italy : shopping in Turin
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Turin with its architectural gems, gastronomic traditions, excellent wines and upmarket boutiques is a perfect destination to include in your luxury tours of Italy. You will need to put aside plenty of time to explore and enjoy the city’s shopping scene. The area around the elegant via Roma is where you will find glitzy designer high […]

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Excursions from Rome: best beaches near Rome

Excursions from Rome: best beaches near Rome
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Not many tourists realize that excursions from Rome can include not only spectacular historical sight but also lazing on the beach. The Eternal City is close enough to the sea, so you can cool off and relax for a day from sightseeing. Only 18 miles from Rome, Ostia Lido is the closest beach to the […]

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Top museums in Italy: Capitoline Hill museums in Rome

Top museums in Italy: Capitoline Hill museums in Rome
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The Eternal City is home to some of the top museums in Italy and the Musei Capitolini are among them. Located on one of the city’s seven hills, Il Campidoglio, the Capitoline Museums are a great place to start exploring Rome’s history. Perfectly proportioned Piazza del Campidoglio with its elegant palaces, Palazzo dei Conservatori and Palazzo Nuovo, […]

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