Parma’s Food Museum

Parma is a prosperous and attractive historic town in the Emilia-Romagna region of northern Italy. It is famous for its fine cheese (parmigiano or parmesan) and ham, and this area is renowned throughout Italy as one of the best places to eat. Parma is a surprisingly well-kept secret as far as tourism is concerned, perhaps […]

Riomaggiore of Cinque Terre

Starting from the south, on the rocky Ligurian coast, this non-resort town of Riomaggiore is considered to be the first of the 5 hamlets that make up the Cinque Terre or 5 lands region of Italy. Perched precariously on a hillside leading down a steep edge of jagged rocks to the sea below, this tiny […]

Sandy Beaches of Barletta

Barletta is a coastal town in Puglia, southern Italy, lying to the north of Bari on the Adriatic coast. It’s a pretty large place with a population of over 90,000, modern suburbs and a working port. Barletta isn’t a major halt on the tourist trail but it is a pleasant place to stop for lunch […]

Ferry Jetty of Varenna

Varenna is an attractive village on the eastern shore of Lake Como, looking over the central part of the lake towards Bellagio. Varenna’s picturesque lanes and old fishermen’s houses are unpretentiously appealing, and some visitors prefer the town to its grander neighbours. Although Varenna is a tourist destination, and its pretty waterfront and tiny stone […]

Sandy Beaches of Cefalu

Cefalu is a commune in the Palermo city in Italy. It is notable for beautiful sunsets, unpretentious charm, and a very appealing blend of ingredients for an Italian seaside holiday. Sandy beaches, a picturesque historic town on a rocky headland, some high culture in the shape of a fine Norman cathedral, decent transport links, Sicilian […]

Picturesque Menaggio

Menaggio is a small resort on the shores of picturesque Lake Como, in the Lombardy region of northern Italy. Halfway up the western side of the lake, Menaggio has good transport connections to the area’s tourist attractions and is a pleasant and convenient place to stay. Menaggio is a popular destination, particularly for holidaymakers keen […]

Checkersque Marostica!

Marostica is a little town in the Veneto region of northern Italy, in the province of Vicenza. It is a picturesque place, located with the Veneto plain on one side and green hills to the north. Marostica’s own hill is crowned with a large ruined castle; defensive walls descend to enclose the hillside and the […]

Tantalizing Turin

Turin is a historic city, located in the northwest area of Italy. It is known for its snow-covered peaks as well as the Po river that runs near the place. One of the most popular travel destinations is the Mole Antonelliana, which became famous because of the 2006 Winter Olympics. If you want to go […]

Fascinating Trip to Arezzo

Situated in the east of the region, Arezzo is surrounded by some beautiful rural areas and if you book your self catering property in Tuscany in this province you can look forward to relaxing strolls and bike rides through the countryside. But you can also expect to enjoy a fascinating day trip to the provincial […]

Hill Village of Maratea

Maratea is a hill village high above the sea on Italy’s southern Tyrrhenian coast, in the region of Basilicata. It’s a good destination for a peaceful longer stay, or for a two or three-night break on a tour of the south. The setting is impressive: below steep wooded slopes, with sparkling glimpses of the sea […]