Carnevale di Venezia (The Venice Carnival) is an annual festival known around the world for its elaborate masks.
Umbria has a prime location in central Italy. With no coastline, it nestles in the space between two of the most popular regions, Lazio and Tuscany. But visitors shouldn’t let these neighbors steal the limelight. Where else can you wake up to fog rolling over the hills or sleep after picture-perfect sunsets?
Every country has its own forgotten corners and regions that visitors ignore. Southern Italy has many such outposts, places that until recently were often seen only by the more well-informed travelers. Basilicata is one, but it is safe to say that this instep of the boot doesn’t deserve its obscurity. With a painful past and yet a promising future, Basilicata is well worth a visit.
With skiing possible in (almost) every region in Italy, you can look forward to 3586 miles of slopes and, fortunately, 1801 ski lifts to take you to the heady heights of Italy’s mountain tops.
When many people in the COVID-19 pandemic lookdowns took to baking soda bread, decluttering their homes, and binge-watching Netflix, Jon and Annmarie Nurse explored the idea of renovating Italian properties to raffle. Their concept was simple. To make a life-changing event for a lucky winner while supporting children’s charities.
Fall hiking in Italy is a feast for the eyes. Hilltop towns, Renaissance art, vineyards, delicious regional cuisine, and, of course, spectacular fall foliage mean that Italian hiking holidays are about more than just hiking. Plus, add in cooler temperatures and an artist’s palette of autumnal colors, and you’ll have an experience that you couldn’t find anywhere else.
The British monarch always had a strong connection to Italy. Her reign of 70 years and 214 days was the longest of any British monarch and the second-longest recorded of any monarch of a sovereign country.
The Queen went to Italy five times, warming the hearts of the Italian people.
For most of us, there is never enough time to see and experience everything we want in Italy. But, with some advanced planning, you can have the adventure of a lifetime while exploring Italy’s different regions. You’ll be able to check some things off your bucket list while maximizing the most adventure for your trip. Here are some locations to consider on your tour through Italy.
Calabria is at the toe of Italy’s boot and one of the country’s least-visited regions. In this part of southern Italy, getaways are all about the beach and the sea, making it the ideal spot for a vacation. It’s a place where you’ll discover seaside towns spread out along the clifftops, with the coves and beaches below being some of the best in the country.
We’ve all heard of the saying “between a rock and a hard place.” And, at some point in our lives, we will have the feeling that there are dangers or difficulties no matter which way we turn. Choosing between the lesser of two evils, or feeling like you’re “between the devil and the deep blue sea,” is almost a rite of passage.