Otranto is a town located on the Apulian coast – at Punta Palascia, the most extreme point of Salento and the easternmost point of Italy, between the Ionian and Adriatic Seas – in the province of Lecce, and is a renowned tourist centre. Its ancient and splendid village has been recognized the status of Unesco Cultural Heritage. The historic center...

The Path of the Gods, il Sentiero degli Dei, is one of Italy's most beautiful nature trails. Definitely, a must-go when you are travelling the Amalfi Coast. You walk over the Mediterranean Sea, immersed in the breathtaking nature of the Monti Lattari and the fantastic view of the coast. Here is what you need to know to enjoy a unique and unforgetta...

The Sotterra church at Paola was rediscovered whilst building work was being performed on the Madonna del Carmine church in 1874. Thought to be of Byzantine origin, the site contains several historically important religious murals from that time period. Archaeological evidence has indicated that the site underwent several changes before it was aban...

About sixty islands, islets and rocks form the first Historical and Environmental Geominerary Park in the world, but also the first national park in Sardinia, protected since 1994; in 2017 Legambiente and the Touring Club awarded the area five sails for the quality of bathing water and efficiency of services. Beyond the awards and numbers, the Madd...

During a trip to the Valle d'Aosta, one encounters suggestive and picturesque cultures and craftsmen, whose roots are so deep that they resist today's fashions and trends. From the slippers of Gressoney to the precious lace of Cogne, passing through the clogs of Ayas that recall the shoes of Van Gogh's peasants and potato eaters, everything has an...

Ischia and Procida are two beautiful islands in the Gulf of Naples. Along with Capri, they are the flagship of Campania. Where are Capri, Ischia and Procida located? On the map, they are among the five major islands of the Campania archipelago (together with Vivara and Nisida) and trace an ideal extension of Pozzuoli and Sorrento. Ischia and Procid...

If you are looking for suggestions on how to move around Campania and Naples, reading this article is highly recommended. Of course, in the city there is a dense network of subways, buses and funiculars, but for sure travelling in comfort and flexibility is a different story.  Starlimousineitaly is a company specialized in car rental with driver an...

It has happened to everyone to buy licorice, attracted by its aspect as black as coal and by its unmistakable taste as particular as pleasant. Not everyone knows it, but Abruzzo is one of the major producers of licorice and the town of Atri is considered the cradle of the processing of the root of this plant: in fact, licorice has been produced in...

In Italy there are small towns with a glorious past that today have become a tourist destination such as Marina di Sibari in Calabria in the province of Cosenza. The small town is a fraction of the municipality of Cassano all’Ionio. In the past, it was an important colony of Magna Graecia. This Italian region is characterized by the presence of spl...

As we sailed across the Bay of Naples from Sorrento toward Capri, the boat captain pulled me over and pointed to the highest point on the island. "That's where you're going," he said. I had been obsessed with the Monte Solaro Chair Lift, a single-seat, open-air ride to the mountaintop, ever since I learned about it from a fellow traveler. But look...