Category Archives: Road to Italy Favorites

What to see in Florence: Boboli Gardens

What to see in Florence: Boboli Gardens
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The Boboli Gardens are one of the most beautiful gardens in Italy and one of the things not to miss during your visit to Florence. If Bronzino had not already done so, there should be a monument to Eleonora of Toledo, the beautiful wife of Cosimo de Medici. It is thanks to the beautiful duchess, […]

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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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Best places to eat in Rome

Best places to eat in Rome
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Finding good places with a tourist menu and decent food in Rome is easy, but locating the best places to eat in Rome requires some insider knowledge and tons of research. We have done it all for you, so you can relax and enjoy Rome in style. Here are our suggestions on where to find […]

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Italy honeymoon: things to do in Rome

Italy honeymoon: things to do in Rome
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Opulent churches, old piazzas, cobblestone streets, beautiful restaurants and amazing sunsets – the Eternal City is a perfect place for romance on your Italy honeymoon. Although it is one of the biggest and most chaotic cities in the world, there are some corners that will make you feel like it is just you two in […]

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What to do in Capri

What to do in Capri
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Is there anything as glamorous as Capri? Since the Roman times this beautiful island has attracted many rich and famous, artists, writers and celebrities. Despite the island’s small size there are many things to see and do on a  Capri day tour or during a longer stay. See Capri from the sea So what to […]

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The best shopping in Rome

The best shopping in Rome
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Shopping in Rome requires patience: the Eternal City has not given in to standardized shopping malls and if you want to see the best shops during your Rome tour, be prepared to cover a bit of a distance as they are scattered around the city. However, it is absolutely worth it and there are many […]

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Places to visit in Venice

Places to visit in Venice
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There is more to Venice than the Saint Mark’s square, Café Florian and the Doge’s Palace. The San Marco district (“sestiero” in Italian) is the most famous with its cluster of main Venice tourist attractions, and, unfortunately, it is the most crowded and less authentic of all the city neighborhoods. Cross the Academia bridge (Ponte […]

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What to do in Milan

What to do in Milan
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With almost two million tourists visiting Milan every year, it is certainly not a city to ignore. It can be enjoyed as part of a trip to the beautiful Lombardy or on its own. We just want to give you a few pointers on what to do in Milan. Visit Il Duomo The Gothic beauty of […]

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Where to go in Italy : Orvieto

Where to go in Italy : Orvieto
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When planning day trip excursions in Italy, we often get information from guide books or from asking friends who have already visited that destination. Another great source for information are progressional drivers and guides that know work with clients and travel around day in and day out. From this extensive experience they can suggest where […]

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What to do in Rome ? Eataly

What to do in Rome ?  Eataly
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Turn off the phone, sharpen the view and breathe in: Welcome to Eataly! The experiences of the 5 senses … and maybe even something more. Workshop , point of sale , a meeting place for a lunch with friends or a business meeting , Eataly let us dive into a whole new reality where the […]

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