Italy is littered with the more than 3,000 years of history, and an atmosphere that ranges from the Armani-wearing-scooter-driving-espresso-drinking buzz of its cities to the quiet, pastoral existence of its hillside olive farms and seaside fishing villages.
Seat of the Roman Empire, birthplace of the Renaissance the 'Bel Paese' is also the quintessence of glamour and 'Dolce Vita', of designer chic for the glitterati with sophistication and style.
Italy's cities reveal awe-inspiring architecture from the curved arches of the Ponte Vecchio in Florence to the crumbling magnificence of the Colosseum in Rome. Home of da Vinci, Michelangelo, Caravaggio and Botticelli, its artworks are a visual delight, just as much as sunset watching in Capri.
Venice is an aesthete's heaven for those who wish to live a magic atmosphere. Rome is an historian's dream, home to the famous St Peter's Basilica and the Sistine Chapel, the inspiration for brilliant movie directors like Roberto Rossellini and Federico Fellini. And if ever a region in the world has been a land of geniuses, that was Leonardo's and Michelangelo's Tuscany.
Tuscany is located in central Italy and stretches from the Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea. Its landscape, artistic heritage and stand-out cities - first among them Florence - make Tuscany an unquestioned protagonist of international tourism. In this region, nature has many different facets, starting from the coast that alternates long and sandy beaches, like the Versilia beach, with rocky cliffs and steep headlands. The islands of the Tuscan Archipelago, surrounded by Mediterranean vegetation, ...
Campania is one of the regions of Southern Italy and stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea, from the mouth of the Garigliano River to the Gulf of Policastro. The mild climate, the beauty of the coasts, the richness of its art and history, and the love for food make Campania the fascinating territory that it is. The journey begins with the sea, the region's uncontested queen, with its intense colors, its coasts that are crawling with bays, coves and rock faces. The waters here boast the islands in ...
Everchanging, untouched landscapes in the green of winding valleys make Umbria a region that will never fail to amaze. This region comprises mainly hills, mountains, hollows and plains and extends along the Tiber's central basin. At the heart of the boot, it is the only region with no coastline.
Also known as "Le Puglie" in the plural form, this region contains, in fact, many souls. The "heel of Italy's boot," Puglia is a charming region that can be visited all year round and is suspended among nature, history, tradition, tastes and spirituality.
Cannero Riviera is located on the shore of Lake Maggior, one of the most beautiful Italian lakes and has enchanted the great Italian and foreign artists who have stayed here. Due to the warm and moist micro-climate of this northern Italian location, unusual vegetation such as lemons, oranges, mimosa, Bougainville and even bananas grow wild here. This is the reason for the name "Riviera". Every year in March there is a fair "Agrumi di Cannero" where all fruits are displayed. The small old ...
Surprising and wonderful in its diversity, this region of Central Italy, with its winding yet symmetrical form, shows off its multi-faceted beauty through cliffs and caves that overlook unforgettable beaches, hills that are steeped in history, and rich traditions and cultures, all set against a backdrop of mountain.
Lake Como is located approximately 31 miles from Milan, between the Provinces of Como and Lecco, and it is the third-largest Italian lake, after Garda and Maggiore. It is also the deepest, at 1,345 feet. The Lake (one of Lombardy's several incomparable lakes) is of a characteristic upside-down Y-form. The town of Como is situated on its southwestern arm, Lecco on the southeastern arm, and Colico on that northern. From the Lake's shores, one can enjoy multiple, fascinating views: suggestive ...
Birthplace of Renaissance art and architecture, Florence is regarded as one of the world's most beautiful destinations. But it's not just the art. The city remains a leader in fashion, architecture and fine dining while retaining its Old World landscape.
Pause to marvel at the Last Supper, and spend some time at the Pinacoteca di Brera or the Museum of Natural History, then get carried away by Sforza Castle?s landscapes and world-famous opera singers at La Scala - this is the stuff of artists and scholars, scientists and musicians. Here, creativity lives on, evolves and is ever renewed. Scores of venues host live music performances, contemporary theatre, and cinema. Milan is a city that should be experienced at every hour of the day. From dawn ...
Modern and old, past and present go side by side, all the time. Whether you are in Rome for 3 days, 3 weeks or 3 months, be prepared to step into the world's biggest open air museum. You can decide to follow the typical tourist paths or you can be luck or brave enough to go off the usual tracks. One way or the other, Rome will seduce you and it will hardly leave you indifferent. It will surprise you, like a beautiful middle aged woman that has still plenty to offer and whose beauty is just been ...