Individual tours of Italy: Calcata in Lazio

Individual tours of Italy: Calcata in Lazio
Share Button

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 […]

READ MORE

Best museums in Italy: The Egyptian Museum in Turin

Best museums in Italy: The Egyptian Museum in Turin
Share Button

The Egyptian Museum in Turin (Museo Egizio di Torino) houses one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiquities in the world and is undoubtedly one of the best museums in Italy. The museum was founded in 1824 when the Savoy king, Carlo Felice, acquired a large collection of Egyptian artefacts. Today there are 6,500 objects on display […]

READ MORE

Exclusive tours of Italy: visiting Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo

Exclusive tours of Italy: visiting Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo
Share Button

The Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise National park is one of the oldest in the country. Less than a two-hour drive from Rome, the park is a great destination for exclusive tours of Italy. It has become a popular getaway for nature lovers and those looking for a tranquil rural escape with two million people visiting […]

READ MORE

Luxury honeymoon in Italy: romantic Sperlonga

Luxury honeymoon in Italy: romantic Sperlonga
Share Button

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 […]

READ MORE

Tourist attractions in Milan: La Scala opera house

Tourist attractions in Milan: La Scala opera house
Share Button

Behind one unassuming facade is hidden one of the biggest tourist attractions in Milan – the Teatro alla Scala, or La Scala, as it is known to Milanese. One of the world’s leading opera houses was built at the end of the 18th century after a fire destroyed Milan’s Teatro Regio Ducale. Empress Maria Theresa, […]

READ MORE

Most Popular Museums in Italy: Ferrari Museum and Factory

Most Popular Museums in Italy: Ferrari Museum and Factory
Share Button

Italy has countless museums to please anyone. Whatever your interest is, there is a museum to feed your curiosity: history, art, wine making, olive oil, – the list can go on. The Ferrari Museum is certainly among the most popular museums in Italy. Located in Maranello, near Modena in Northern Italy, the Ferrari Museum and […]

READ MORE

Top places to eat in Venice – Cuisine of Veneto

Top places to eat in Venice – Cuisine of Veneto
Share Button

Finding a good restaurant in Venice can be a daunting task. The ones in touristy locations serve bland overpriced food that always disappoints. The key to success is to do some research before setting off for a meal and have a map in your hand to make sure that you do not get lost in […]

READ MORE

Top attractions in Italy: Sacra di San Michele in Piedmont

Top attractions in Italy: Sacra di San Michele in Piedmont
Share Button

The magnificent religious complex Sacra di San Michele is one of the top attractions in Italy located in Piedmont, half an hour from Turin. The legend has it that angels assisted with its construction and the exact date of its completion remains unclear, sometime in the 12th century. As you approach the abbey, it raises […]

READ MORE

Best places to visit in Italy: La Venaria Reale in Piedmont

Best places to visit in Italy: La Venaria Reale in Piedmont
Share Button

La Venaria Reale in Piedmont has become one of the best places to visit in Italy since its opening in 2007. It had been abandoned and neglected for two centuries and took years of extensive restoration works to bring the complex back to its former glory. A short drive from Turin, La Venaria Reale includes the […]

READ MORE

Places to visit in Tuscany: exploring Siena

Places to visit in Tuscany: exploring Siena
Share Button

Siena is one of the most popular and beautiful places to visit in Tuscany. Rich in art, history and local traditions this Tuscan town will steal your heart. Despite the town’s small size, there are plenty of things to see in Siena. Start from the 13th-century main square, the Piazza del Campo, where every summer […]

READ MORE