Category Archives: Italy Attractions

Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina

Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina
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Tourists visiting Rome often overlook the modest-looking Renaissance Villa Farnesina, yet for art lovers it certainly packs a punch. Central location, the evocative frescoes and uncrowded rooms, certainly, make the villa one of the best museums in Italy. Villa Farnesina was built by a Siennese banker and the Europe’s richest man of his days, Agostino […]

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What to do in Venice: aperitivo and cicheti

What to do in Venice: aperitivo and cicheti
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What to do in Venice ? There are so many things to do in Venice: sightseeing, taking a gondola ride, shopping. At the end of the day even the fittest tourists feel exhausted. That is when you should try one of the authentic Venice experiences: aperitivo and cicheti. At the end of the day locals […]

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Rome to Florence: Est! Est! Est !

Rome to Florence: Est! Est! Est !
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A pit stop in Montefiascone accompanied by a tasting of its famous white wine Est! Est! Est! is one of the tours suggested by Road to Italy. This short visit is ideal whether you are travelling from Rome to Florence by car or you find yourself in Rome and are looking to go on a […]

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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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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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Private Tours of Italy Ideas: Churches in Florence

Private Tours of Italy Ideas: Churches in Florence
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There are many things to do in Florence: sightseeing, shopping, dining in style. A walk around the city’s stunning churches while on your private tour of Italy will help you to discover its glorious past. There are more than 200 churches in Florence. For centuries, they have been not only places for solemn prayers but […]

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