Category Archives: Private Tours

Private tours of Sicily: visiting Catania

Private tours of Sicily: visiting Catania
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When planning private tours of Sicily for the clients Road to Italy always recommends to visit Catania, the island’s second-largest city after Palermo. It is a real treat for Italy lovers, who want to delve deeper into the country’s past and present. Catania has lived through the turmoil of invasions, earthquakes and volcano eruptions that […]

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Private tour of Italy: Villa Borghese

Private tour of Italy: Villa Borghese
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Did you know that you can go on a leisurely boat ride not far from the Spanish Steps in Rome? Villa Borghese is one of famous places in Rome where you could easily spend a day there visiting museums, galleries, walking and relaxing during your private tour of Italy. One of the largest parks in […]

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Italian Vacations: Florence

Italian Vacations: Florence
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The Renaissance city of Florence is choke-full of architectural gems, beautiful squares and unforgettable views. The city can be quite overwhelming for the first time visitors, so here is our list of top places to visit in Florence on your Italian vacations. Piazza del Duomo The stunning square is dominated by the famous Cathedral of Santa […]

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Tourist Italy attractions: the Italian Lake District

Tourist Italy attractions: the Italian Lake District
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The spectacular Italian Lake region stretches between Piedmont, Lombardy and Veneto. It has been a popular destination since Roman times and remains one of the biggest tourist Italy attractions. The main lakes in the area are Como, Maggiore, Orta, Iseo and Garda, each of them differs in size and character. Como is considered by many Italy’s […]

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Things to do in Sicily: Village of Gangi

Things to do in Sicily: Village of Gangi
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If you are in Italy and you are wondering what things to do in Sicily, do not forget to visit Gangi, a medieval village ranked among the most beautiful villages in Italy. Since 2012 the small town in the Madonie Mountains boasts the recognition of the municipality as a Jewel of Italy; in this place, […]

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Rome to Naples: Gaeta Italy

Rome to Naples: Gaeta Italy
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If you have to go from Rome to Naples, or vice versa, do not forget to take a trip to the southwest coast of Lazio where you will find yourself fascinated by the beautiful coastline and its many beaches. The most important city on this coast is Gaeta, nicknamed the fair, the combative and the […]

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Lake Maggiore: one of the top places to visit in Italy

Lake Maggiore: one of the top places to visit in Italy
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The Lake Maggiore is one of the most beautiful top places to visit in Italy. The second largest lake in the country, it stretches over 65 kilometres in the regions of Lombardy and Piedmont as well as the Swiss canton of Ticino. The area around Lake Maggiore is steeped in history and tradition with picturesque […]

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Churches in Rome: Basilica Santa Sabina in Rome

Churches in Rome: Basilica Santa Sabina in Rome
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If you want to spend a day immersed in nature to escape the chaos that surrounds Rome daily, or if you want to visit a quiet area full of sacred sites, we recommend going to Aventine Hill, known for its medieval churches such as Santa Sabina, a well-preserved early Christian basilica. Among churches in Rome, […]

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Bologna to Milan: Nonantola Abbey

Bologna to Milan: Nonantola Abbey
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If during your private tour of Italy you are looking for an interesting stop while traveling from Bologna to Milan, then consider a visit to the Abbey of Nonantola. The name of this Abbey is tied to some important historical figures from the Middle Ages. There are unique and cleverly displayed works of art and […]

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Famous places in Rome: the Quirinal Hill

Famous places in Rome: the Quirinal Hill
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The Quirinal Hill is one of the Seven Hills of Rome located at the northeast of the city. One of many famous places in Rome, the area boasts many architectural gems built over centuries by Roman aristocrats as well the splendid official residence of the Italian President Piazza del Quirinale, one of the highest points in the […]

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