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Introducing Rome & The Charming South Tour Package
Published on Sunday, May 25, 2014 by For the independent traveler, we have a perfect mix of guided tours and time on your own with our ItalyVacations.com package Rome & The Charming South. See the best of Italy's history and beautiful coastline! Start in the Eternal City visiting Ancient Rome and the Colosseum, then head south to sunny Sorrento and the stunning island of Capri. Plus, enjoy food to...
The Italy Mix: Italian Islands, Sorrento, Matera
Published on Thursday, April 10, 2014 by The Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week: Sorrento So Cool:  Its cobbled streets are lined with historic buildings, beautiful boutiques, refined restaurants and fabulous hotels.   (Daily Star) Italian Islands: Many of Ital...
Explore the Five Senses of Wine in Southern Italy (Video)
Published on Sunday, January 26, 2014 by One of the great joys of taking a food and wine tour in Italy, even just for a day, is to get more familiar with the ingredients and attributes of Italy's bounty of tastes. If you're visiting the Amalfi Coast, Naples or anywhere in Campania, you can't miss the private day-long Southern Gourmet Tour where our guide extraordinaire Gaetano takes visitors to his corner...
Italy Travel Photo – The Faraglioni of The Island of Capri
Published on Monday, May 6, 2013 by The stunning island of Capri, off Italy's Amalfi Coast, has been attracting visitors for generations.  One of the islands most famous sites on the island  are the Faraglioni - a group of three geological stacks, just off the coast. They even have names: Stella, Mezzo and Scopolo. Photo by sneakerdog, flickr.com...
Italy Travel Photo: Ravello on the Amalfi Coast
Published on Monday, March 25, 2013 by There are few places in Italy as stunning as the Amalfi Coast and few places as magnificent on the beautiful coastline as the cliffside paradise of Ravello. This photo was taken at the gardens of Villa Cimbrone, a must-visit. Photo by dalbera, flickr.com...
Affordable Escorted Tour of the Highlights of Italy
Published on Friday, October 5, 2012 by For me to pick a favorite tour is like choosing a favorite child, but the 10-Day Vesuvius Tour is in the running for one of my top picks. Why?  It's Affordable! Starting at $2890 per person, Vesuvius packs in a lot for the price including first clas deluxe hotels, many delicious meals, experienced guides and transportation via our state-of-the-art motorcoaches. ...
Marina di Camerota – The Picturesque Coastal Town of Cilento
Published on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 by With mesmerizing coastlines, beautiful landscapes, and numerous ancient caves to explore, Marina di Camerota is a perfect town to spend a refreshing holiday with friends. Lying along the beautiful Italian coast, it attracts tourists from across the globe throughout the year. If you’re planning to travel around Italy this summer, make sure you visit this town. It’s...
The Ins and Outs of the Amalfi Coast
Published on Friday, May 18, 2012 by With countless beachside restaurants, artisanal ceramic shops, and natural sceneries, the Amalfi Coast is one of the most popular Italy travel destinations that attract thousands of visitors every year. However, the coast is more about seaside setting rather than sights. Small pebble beaches, hidden coves, deep fjords, and natural arches make this coast a picture-perf...
The Great Pompeii Project Launched To Restore Ruins
Published on Monday, April 23, 2012 by The Grande Progetto Pompei, or Great Pompeii Project was inaugurated this month to revamp the damaged areas of one of the most fragile and historically rich archeological sites in Italy and the world. After years of media criticism that Italy was not properly caring for the site, as well as alarming structural collapses that occurred over the past year and a half...
Why A Visit to Ischia Should Be Part of Your Amalfi Coast Vacation
Published on Sunday, January 22, 2012 by When it comes to the islands of the Bay of Naples, off the Amalfi Coast, the island of Capri gets the most attention. There is good reason; she's stunning, flashy and dramatic and like a Hollywood starlet, you just can't take your eyes off of her. But when you're in the mood for a quieter, soulful alternative, hop on the hydrofoil or ferry (there's a weekly green crui...