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Small Lakes In Italy Attract Tourists
Published on Wednesday, October 19, 2011 by Lakes in Italy are some of the lesser-known tourist spots that lure travelers to the country. Travelers are overwhelmed with the scenic sight that beholds them at these beautiful lakes. If you are looking for an interesting holiday vacation, then plan trips to Italy lakes with your friends and family. The Alpine scenery as well as mountain peaks like Mont Bre an...
San Miniato in Tuscany: Truffles on the Via Francigena
Published on Sunday, October 16, 2011 by The town of San Miniato, located halfway between Pisa and Florence, is a must for history lover and foodies alike.  At the end of the 10th century, Otto I made San Miniato an outpost of the Holy Roman Empire.  In medieval times, the town sat on the via Francigena, an important pilgrimage route between northern Europe and Rome, bringing many visitors and invaders. In...
Santa Severa Italy: A Popular Summer Getaway to Beat the Heat
Published on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 by If the weather is turning hot and sunny, then it is time to take off to a cooler place. If you are looking for a place to spend your summer, Santa Severa with its vast beach area is the perfect place to relax. Summer in Rome can get a bit stifling; so take reprieve from the scorching sun and head for Santa Severa. Situated  north of Rome, the beach here is fun place ...
In Honor of Christopher Columbus, The Highlights of Genoa Italy
Published on Sunday, October 9, 2011 by Perhaps the world's most famous explorer, Christopher Columbus was born in the port city of Genoa (Genova in Italian) in the northwestern corner of what is now Italy. Genoa was a republic at the time of the birth of Christopher Columbus in 1451. In honor of Columbus Day, here is a quick look at what to see in explorer's hometown, Genoa: Historic Caruggi: The Carug...
Enjoy a Scintillating September in Florence Italy
Published on Friday, October 7, 2011 by Looking for the ideal travel destination that satisfies your thirst for art in the form of historic museums and monuments? Well, your search ends at the city of Florence! Known for its architectural wonders, Florence located in the central part of Italy is the capital of Tuscany. Offering innumerable tourist attractions, Florence is the perfect destination for trav...
Umbria: Top Choice for A Family Vacation in Italy
Published on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 by Umbria has a historical background that goes back to more than thousand years. This Italian region's beautiful architecture is a testimony of its past. The  abundant natural vegetation, a haven in today’s brick and mortar world, makes it a perfect choice for family vacationing. Visit towns such as Assisi, Spoleto and Perugia when in Umbria. So, holiday in Umbria...
Get Married in Italy, The Best Place to Tie the Knot!
Published on Saturday, October 1, 2011 by You are standing in the most exotic place in the world wearing a wedding suit, eagerly waiting with a ring in your hand. While you are surrounded by a swarm of friends and relatives, your ladylove arrives wearing a beautiful smile on her blushing face. The wedding bells ring to announce the beginning of a new chapter in your life! You exchange the wedding rings with y...
New Italy Museums: Gucci Museum in Florence, Airport Museum in Rome
Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 by Italy is home to thousands of museums (this list of museums features the most famous ones) and those numbers are in the increase with the opening of the new Gucci Museum in Florence and a new museum opening in Rome’s Leonardo Da Vinci Airport (also known as Fiumicino). The  new Gucci Museum in the 14th-century Palazzo della Mercanzia, in Florence's Piazza Signor...
Italy Hosts Several International Film Festivals
Published on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 by Italy is always a hot favorite among tourists! This exotic place is frequented, especially for its unique culture, tradition, and gastronomical treats. Are you done exploring all of these facets and still have the thirst to discover more? No worries! Attend dozens of film festivals in Italy starting from early September through late December. Let’s take a look at so...
Italy – The Perfect Destination for a Spa Vacation
Published on Saturday, September 24, 2011 by Are you tired of the everyday hustle and bustle? Then you should be desperate for a refreshing break. Have you brainstormed about the different ways in which you can revitalize yourself, but ended up undecided? Don’t strain your brain and plan a spa vacation! Think spa vacation, think Italy! Many people assume that Italy is well-known only for its stunning landsc...