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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Best places to eat in Italy: cuisine of Puglia

Best places to eat in Italy: cuisine of Puglia
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The region of Puglia, on the heel of the Boot, is a great destination for foodies as one of the best places to eat in Italy. Predominantly agricultural and among the most productive regions in the country, Puglia produces  40% of Italy’s olive oil as well as a significant proportion of wine. The region’s cuisine […]

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Italy Private Tours: visiting Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso

Italy Private Tours: visiting Parco Nazionale Gran Paradiso
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Italy’s oldest national park Gran Paradiso is a perfect getaway from the hassle and bustle of the big cities to visit on Italy private tours. The park used to be the hunting grounds of the royal House of Savoy, who gifted 5000 acres to the nation in 1920. Today the park’s territory covers 173,000 acres […]

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Best places to visit in Italy: the top beaches in Liguria

Best places to visit in Italy: the top beaches in Liguria
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With almost 200 miles of coastline, Liguria is one of the best places to visit in Italy for the sea and sun lovers. The region has some of the most beautiful beaches in the country and every year receives the highest number of the prestigious Blue Flag (Bandiera Blu) awards that is given to the […]

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Private Italy Journey: visiting Parmesan cheese producers in Emilia Romagna

Private Italy Journey: visiting Parmesan cheese producers in Emilia Romagna
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A trip to the Emilia-Romagna region on a private Italy journey would not be complete without visiting one of the local cheese factories that produce the famous Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese. The Parmesan is one of the oldest Italian cheeses and the producers still use the same ingredients and techniques as their ancestors 800 years ago. Historians think […]

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Private Italy Vacation: Martina Franca in Apulia

Private Italy Vacation: Martina Franca in Apulia
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You have seen Rome, admired Florence, strolled along the canals in Venice. Where to next? Discovering beautiful Southern Italy is a logic step for lovers of Bel Paese. On a private Italy vacation, you can head to Apulia, on the heel of the country where spectacular architecture, excellent food and wine await. Martina Franca is […]

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Custom Italy Vacation: Fontanellato – Emilia Romagna

Custom Italy Vacation: Fontanellato – Emilia Romagna
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A short drive from Parma stands the imposing Rocca Sanvitale castle that can be visited on a custom Italy vacation. Built in the 14th century with some parts dating back as far as the 12th century the castle still dominates the ancient town of Fontanellato. The last descendant of the Sanvitale family sold the castle […]

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Customized tours of Italy: discover Penne – Abruzzo

Customized tours of Italy: discover Penne – Abruzzo
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The beauty of customized tours of Italy is that you get a chance to discover many hidden gems that haven’t been overrun by tourists hordes and preserve their authenticity. A pretty town of Penne in Abruzzo is one of them. It is sometimes called “the small Siena” as the old town is built in bricks. […]

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Italy sights: ancient Tarquinia – Hidden gem

Italy sights: ancient Tarquinia – Hidden gem
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After the hassle and bustle of Rome, a small town of Tarquinia, some 55 miles northwest of the capital, is an oasis of peace and tranquility. This small gem, one of lesser-known Italy sights, is a great destination for a day tour or a relaxing short break. Tarquinia was founded at the end of the […]

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Deluxe Italy Tours: Modena – Emilia Romagna

Deluxe Italy Tours: Modena – Emilia Romagna
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About 90 miles north of Florence, in the region of Emilia-Romagna, lies Modena, the hometown of sublime balsamic vinegar, the celebrated Italian tenor Luciano Pavorotti and Enzo Ferrari, the creator of the famous supercar. Add spectacular architecture, excellent restaurants, chic small boutiques and you have a perfect destination for deluxe Italy tours. Modena’s 12th century […]

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