Monthly Archives: November 2014

Agriturismo Vacation

In Italy, one way to experience an authentic taste of the country, its cooking and its way of life is to book yourself into an agriturismo. This roughly translates as a ‘farm holiday’, but the type of holiday accommodation you find can vary from the simple and rustic to a level of sophistication that’s on […]

Italian Eden – Versilia

Versilia is a Tuscan area that is famous for its fine sandy beaches that covers approximately 20 kilometres and offers the visitors a lot of choices in accommodations from over 600 hotels and 425 bathing establishments. The coastline of this area has the wonderful background of the Apuan Alps which includes the famous towns of […]

Alluring Hilltown of Volterra

San Gimignano, on the edge of Tuscany’s Chianti area, may be the one that attracts the hordes of tourists. But there are those in the know who will tell you Volterra, 12 miles away, is the more alluring hilltown.Volterra sits 550 metres above the Cecina Valley and boasts views as far as the Tyrrhenian Sea. […]

La Sagra del Tartufo Bianco

Miniato Truffle Fair – La Sagra del Tartufo Bianco, a truffle fair, is held in the medieval hill town of San Miniato in the Pisa Province of Tuscany on the second, third and fourth weekends in November. One fourth of Italy’s white truffles are produced in this territory and November is the heart of truffle […]

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Florence

As the historical centre to the Roman Empire, Italy has more cultural sights and attractions than you could ever cover in a single visit. With many UNESCO World Heritage Sites to its credit, Italy offers an enlightening glimpse of a civilization that played a crucial role in shaping the history and culture of Europe during […]

Fortezza Nuova

Livorno Italy is the port that cruise ships call at when they visit Tuscany. Because it’s the gateway for Florence and Pisa, most cruisers hop on a vehicle and head straight out of town, missing what Livorno has to offer. Not far from Genoa, Livorno is the main coastal town of the Etruscan Coast. With […]

Capturing Memories

Italy is an excellent place to visit if you’ve never experienced it before. But even if you have traveled to Italy in the past, seeing it through the eyes of your camera will bring you memories that you’ll cherish for a lifetime. You’ll experience an incredible vacation when exploring the place on a holiday and […]

The Lake District

The Italian lakes district is found at the Northern region of Italy, right below Switzerland. These lakes have been a popular holiday destination since Roman times. Because of the destinations attractions and beautiful scenery, the area still attracts numerous visitors every year for Italian lakes holidays. Beginning in Milan, Italy, the lakes boast many attractions […]