Monthly Archives: January 2016

Alghero – Lesser Known Travel Destination of Italy

The town of Alghero is located in the southern Italian insular province of Sassari in northwestern Sardinia, next to the Mediterranean Sea. Alghero is one of Italy’s most charming and unknown travel destinations. With world-class beaches rippling the crystal clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea ashore and charming old-town centers lined with cobble stone streets, […]

Tuscan Country Estate – Fattoria il Lago

Fattoria il Lago is a Tuscan winery and extra-virgin olive oil producing country estate located only a few kilometres from Florence, Italy along the Chianti Rufina wine road. You can stay in one of our traditional Tuscan farmhouse apartments and enjoy a relaxing farm holiday while being close enough to visit the city of Florence […]

The Island of Elba

The island of Elba is one of the most popular places in the region, and anyone visiting Tuscany should visit the island on a day excursion. The island is the largest in the area, and in fact is the third largest in Italy, the first two being Sardinia and Sicily. It is part of the […]

The Fair of Sant’Orso

The Fair of Sant’Orso is celebrated in the month of January in Italy’s Aosta Valley region, which is the smallest region in Italy. The Fair of Sant’Orso is not only a celebration of the creativity and industriousness of mountain people, but also a great popular event during which the peculiar characteristics of the identity of […]

La Festa di San Silvestro

New Year’s Eve, also known as St Sylvester’s Feast (La Festa di San Silvestro) in Italy, falls on December 31. It is a festive time of the year for many Italians in the lead up to New Year’s Day. Italians love to celebrate New Year’s Eve with firework displays, festivals, bonfires, concerts, and parties. Dinners […]