Category Archives: Undiscovered Italy

Individual tours of Italy: Calcata in Lazio

Individual tours of Italy: Calcata in Lazio
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Thirty miles from the hustle and bustle of Rome, perched on a rocky cliff, lies a tiny quiet village of Calcata, an interesting stop on individual tours of Italy. Calcata was abandoned due to land erosion and left to decay. However, in the 1960s it was re-discovered by Italian and international artists who started moving […]

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Luxury honeymoon in Italy: romantic Sperlonga

Luxury honeymoon in Italy: romantic Sperlonga
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Halfway between Rome and Naples, lies a small coastal town of Sperlonga. Whitewashed houses, roof terraces with beautiful sea vistas, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters, – what else would you need for a luxury honeymoon in Italy? Roman emperor Tiberius had a spectacular holiday villa here, and in later times, Sperlonga became a hideaway for […]

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Luxury honeymoon in Italy: Lago d’Orta

Luxury honeymoon in Italy: Lago d’Orta
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Lake Orta lies to the west of Lake Maggiore, in northern Italy. It has been overshadowed by the more fashionable neighbors in the Italian Lake District, Como and Garda, and is perfect if you want to avoid hordes of visitors and have an idyllic Luxury honeymoon in Italy. Lago d’Orta has always been a magnet […]

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Custom Italy Vacation packages : the best beaches in Italy

Custom Italy Vacation packages : the best beaches in Italy
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A long cold winter is almost finished and many of us can’t help it but think about sunshine, blue sky and beautiful beaches. Custom Italy vacation packages that Road to Italy plans for its clients often include sun destinations to combine art, good food and a relaxing break on the beach. Every year hundreds of Italian […]

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Romantic Honeymoon in Italy: the Island of Ponza

Romantic Honeymoon in Italy: the Island of Ponza
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Bel Paese is full of beautiful places that make for a perfect romantic honeymoon in Italy. The Island of Ponza in the Tyrrhenian Sea is one of them. Just over an hour ferry ride away from the mainland, Ponza is a popular summer destinations for Romans seeking an escape from the maddening crowds and the sizzling […]

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Private tours of Italy: Trevi in Umbria

Private tours of Italy: Trevi in Umbria
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Any of you who have been to Trevi in Umbria raise your hand! Not many, I bet. This small hilltop town is off the mass tourism radar and is often visited on private tours of Italy. The city of an ancient little-known Umbrian tribe, Trevi today is a charming quiet place that commands spectacular vistas […]

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Things to do during your Tuscany Tour: Chianti Sculpture Park

Things to do during your Tuscany Tour: Chianti  Sculpture Park
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Among the things to do during your Tuscany tour, we suggest the Chianti Sculpture Park. Located near Castelnuovo Berardenga, between Florence and Siena and in the heart of Chianti, the Sculpture Park can be considered a permanent exhibition of sculptures and installations set in a beautiful and typical forest of oak and chestnut trees. This […]

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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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Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont
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This year the vineyard landscape of the Monferrato area together with Langhe-Roero was recognised as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Monferrato is a series of hills below the River Po in the southeast corner of Piedmont. Still off the radar of many tourists this area is one of Italy attractions and is certainly worth discovering if you […]

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Florence to Venice : Basilica of Santo Stefano Bologna

Florence to Venice : Basilica of Santo Stefano Bologna
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If you are looking for a stopover during your transfer from Florence to Venice, we suggest a visit to the Basilica of Santo Stefano in Bologna. The St Stephen’s Basilica is the most interesting Romanesque monument of Bologna. It is an overlap of seven churches from different eras embedded into one another. According to legend […]

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