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Amalfi Coast: a food and wine lovers’ itinerary

Italy Travel

Discover the best destinations in Tuscany and Italy through their art, culture and nature. We encourage you to travel in Italy’s cities and countryside with our itineraries and tips. If you love wine, you’ll enjoy tasting wine not only in Tuscany but around Italy, so we’ve provided guides for wine tourism in Italy’s top wine producing areas. We’ve also thought about the best destinations around Italy for travel at different times of year, where to enjoy beaches, unique foods or traditions or the most important works of art. There are a lot of articles dedicated to Tuscany, a region that we know is on most people’s Italian vacation bucket list; of all the places to visit in Italy, Tuscany has the highest concentration of great art cities, combined with gastronomic treasures, great wine and beautiful landscapes. So follow along with our suggestions while planning your trip to Italy!

Italy Travel
Amalfi Coast: a food and wine lovers’ itinerary

Amalfi Coast: a food and wine lovers’ itinerary

The Amalfi Coast is one of Italy's most picturesque destinations. A place where mountains plunge into the shining waters and beaches are warmed up by the sun almost year-round. This small piece of heaven on earth is also world-renowned for its delicious food and high-quality wines. Use our guide to … Read More

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Sicily and Wine: a gourmet itinerary around Etna

Sicily and Wine: a gourmet itinerary around Etna

  Part of our wine travel guide series, Sicily is known for volcanic Etna wines. Let’s look at where to taste this wine and what else to do in Sicily.   From hilly to volcanic areas, including the islands, grape growing covers thousands of some of the greenest hectares in Italy. Wine tourism is on …Read More
May 9, 2019
Italy Travel
Vintage Tours in Italy: nostalgic shopping, cars and more

Vintage Tours in Italy: nostalgic shopping, cars and more

If you’re into vintage clothing or cars, Italy’s got plenty of nostalgia: vintage tours can be found around the country depending on your passion! Whether you want to decorate your new home or deck yourself out to the nines, this country will without a doubt provide you with unique mementos. So with our little vintage …Read More
May 6, 2019
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Siena food markets: a tasty shopping guide

Siena food markets: a tasty shopping guide

One of the best ways to experience Italy’s culture and flavours is to shop at a local market. From North to South, every city or small town has its own weekly market where you can buy seasonal fruit, vegetables, cheese, fresh fish and meat but also cheap clothing, shoes, bags, kitchen supplies and more! These …Read More
April 29, 2019
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Veneto Wine Travel: a wine lovers’ itinerary in Amarone Territory

Veneto Wine Travel: a wine lovers’ itinerary in Amarone Territory

Beyond the floating city of Venice, the Veneto is famous for Amarone! This itinerary is a wine lovers’ travel guide with what to eat, drink and see in Veneto. The Italian region of the Veneto, which includes the famous cities of Venice, Padova and Verona, is a surprising destination that goes well beyond the cities, …Read More
April 17, 2019
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Visiting the Most Important Historical Monuments in Italy

Visiting the Most Important Historical Monuments in Italy

Most people visit Italy for the historical monuments, as well as for the food and gorgeous landscapes. Here are some practical tips on which historical monuments to visit and how to make the best of them – notably, how to avoid the crowds! If you’re an art buff, you can spend your days wandering through …Read More
April 9, 2019
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Easter in Tuscany: what to do and where to go

Easter in Tuscany: what to do and where to go

Planning on spending Easter in Tuscany? Plan ahead with our tips on what to do and where to go to make the most of this busy holiday season. Easter or “Pasqua” in Italy is a very important religious holiday in Italy peppered with days of traditional events all over the boot; expect holy processions and …Read More
April 4, 2019
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Lombardy wine travel guide: an itinerary in Franciacorta Territory

Lombardy wine travel guide: an itinerary in Franciacorta Territory

  This article is part of our wine travel guide series, and this time we’re going to Lombardy, an area in Northern Italy that is known for Franciacorta. Let’s look at where to taste this wine and what else to do, see and eat in Lombardy.   A region boasting myriad charms from hills to …Read More
March 25, 2019
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13 Hilarious Italian Expressions You Should Definitely Use

13 Hilarious Italian Expressions You Should Definitely Use

There are a few Italian expressions that will have you laughing when you hear them, especially in translation. Let’s learn a few to use on your next trip! Making daily language mishaps in Italian has become part of my daily routine. The second I start to feel most confident, throwing out expressions without thinking, is …Read More
March 11, 2019
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Tuscany Books: A Literary Guide to Visiting Tuscany

Tuscany Books: A Literary Guide to Visiting Tuscany

There is just something about the bewitching landscape of Tuscany that has long inspired writers from the time of Boccaccio to the modern day: just think of Francis Mayes’ 1996 literary bestseller Under the Tuscan Sun. What better way to discover Italy than through literary personalities who have not only traveled through this immense and …Read More
February 26, 2019