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Piedmont Wine Travel Guide: a wine lovers’ itinerary in Barolo Territory

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
Piedmont Wine Travel Guide: a wine lovers’ itinerary in Barolo Territory

Piedmont Wine Travel Guide: a wine lovers’ itinerary in Barolo Territory

  From our new wine travel guide series by Eleonora @enozioni, an itinerary for Piedmont’s Barolo territory with what to see and most importantly what to drink! History, culture, picture-perfect scenery, sublime food and wine traditions and much more. The ideal combination of these assets, Piedmont is a lively and surprising destination, an amalgamation of …Read More
January 24, 2019
Italy Travel
Annual Wine Events in Tuscany

Annual Wine Events in Tuscany

If you’re a wine enthusiast and want to expand your knowledge during your stay, there are numerous wine events in Tuscany year round. Here’s a list in chronological order. Please keep in mind that dates may change from year to year; we’ve listed the months and confirmed 2019 dates for annual wine events in Tuscany. …Read More
January 21, 2019
Italy Travel
What is the Best Time to Visit Tuscany?

What is the Best Time to Visit Tuscany?

What is the best time to visit Tuscany? This Italian region features art cities, spas and gorgeous landscapes that make it great to visit in every season – you just have to plan the right itinerary. Let’s look at the seasons one by one and decide when you should come. Best time to Visit Tuscany: …Read More
January 11, 2019
Italy Travel
12 Essential Points of Interest to Visit in Florence

12 Essential Points of Interest to Visit in Florence

Florence is full of must-see churches and museums; let’s look at the top Florence points of interest together to plan a great holiday in the Tuscan capital. Florence is one of the most famous Italian cities, recognized for its rich architecture and artistic legacy. It is the capital of the region of Tuscany in Italy, and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage …Read More
January 8, 2019
Italy Travel
Winter in Tuscany: a wondrous region this time of year

Winter in Tuscany: a wondrous region this time of year

Tuscany is graced with four proper seasons – a long spring, a hot summer, a welcome autumn and finally wintertime – a magical affair enjoyed very much by locals. As tour groups depart its cities, there is a serene glow over the region and especially over its cities. Galleries are not busy and some are …Read More
December 13, 2018
Italy Travel
Nativity Scenes in Tuscany: an Italian Christmas Tradition

Nativity Scenes in Tuscany: an Italian Christmas Tradition

As the holiday season approaches, Italian cities get “dressed up” for the occasion with the help of beautiful light displays that soften the city streets, Christmas trees, markets, and of course the ornately decorated presepe (nativity scenes that depict the birth of Jesus, either in a manger or cave) in almost every church and town …Read More
December 6, 2018
Italy Travel
December Holidays in Italy: Where and When to Go

December Holidays in Italy: Where and When to Go

Christmas in Italy is beautiful. The decked-out streets are a feast for the eyes with decorations and sparkling lights, stores have Christmas displays in the windows, cities organize fun activities for families and children and the air is filled with a particular “magic” that is not easy to explain with words… you just have to …Read More
December 3, 2018
Italy Travel
Artisan Food: 6 delicious producers you should visit in Tuscany

Artisan Food: 6 delicious producers you should visit in Tuscany

What is artisan food and where can you get it in Tuscany? As someone who has lived in Italy for quite some time, I’m a natural skeptic: the adjective “artisanal” is (wrongly) applied to everything from commercial gelato to leather bags that were most definitely not made in Italy. Especially when it comes to food, …Read More
November 14, 2018
Italy Travel
Life in Italy: Common Misconceptions

Life in Italy: Common Misconceptions

Sunshine and pizza every day: dolce vita dreamers often have a certain perception of what they think life in Italy will be like, but that can differ wildly from the actual truth. As an 11-year local in Tuscany, here are six common misconceptions people tend to have about life in Italy. Italians eat pizza or …Read More
October 23, 2018
Italy Travel
Eroica: the vintage bike race in Tuscan wine country

Eroica: the vintage bike race in Tuscan wine country

What must have it been like to pedal down the dirt roads of the past century, with no apple watch to track your progress, no spandex padded outfits, just the purity of the Tuscan air, the wind in your helmetless-hair as you whiz past rows of cypress trees… This is a feeling that the Eroica …Read More
October 1, 2018