From Abruzzo to Veneto, glorious but lesser-known beauty spots beloved by Italian holidaymakers Camogli, LiguriaFrom colourful Cinque Terre fishing villages to swanky Portofino, Liguria has long attracted tourists. Yet venture west of Portofino and you find an altogether more authentic fishing village, devoid of designer stores and billionaire yach...

What to do and see in Naples? You can't simply visit a city that is so lively and vibrant, volcanic and ingenious: you have to live it. What better way to experience Naples than by taking inspiration from the Neapolitans.  Put aside stereotypes and prejudices and discover a romantic and seductive city that surprises at every corner.   We will help...

Is the walking vacation a temporary travel trend or here to stay?  While the idea of exploring places on foot, moving from one destination to the next with your legs as the only driving force is nothing new for walking enthusiasts, the pandemic seems to have brought walking and hiking vacations to the limelight. In Italy, starting with the summer o...

Gabicce mare is one of the most beautiful and appreciated by tourists: it is located in the Marche, right on the border with Emilia-Romagna and is ideal for relaxing holidays both alone and with children! So let’s find out how to spend your holidays in Gabicce Mare! Gabicce mare rises on the Baia degli Angeli, a small bay in the last coastal segmen...

Don’t get me wrong; I love being in Florence. As a volunteer archivist at one of Florence’s libraries, I am used to spending long weekends in this captivating city. Just walking around and drinking in the beauty of its architecture, art, and even shop windows have always given me great pleasure. But… deep down I’m a country girl also ready to escap...

In Italy, the tradition of enjoying wine and pampering the body and soul stretches back to the Etruscans and Ancient Romans. And so, it’s no surprise Italy is at the cutting edge of today’s wine and wellness movement. Exclusive wine-country resorts offer amenities like pools filled with healing thermal waters hailing from the mountains or undergrou...

The participants in the Catholic Studies Spring 2022 study abroad experience, Foundations of Christian Culture – Italy, returned from their travels a month ago and have settled in to successfully complete the semester. However, their time with them in Italy is still very much with them. Having returned to New Jersey on March 14, the students have h...

Monterosso is located in Liguria, about an hour away by car from La Spezia: if you are looking for the ideal place to spend your holidays not only relaxing by the sea but also culture, food and many activities, it is the perfect place for you! So let’s find out how to spend the best holidays in this wonderful place! Monterosso is the largest countr...

Italy has begun the candidacy process to have the Via Appia Antica inserted in the Unesco World Heritage List, the Italian culture ministry announced on Thursday. The bid for Unesco recognition refers to the full route of the Appian Way, from Rome to Brindisi in south-east Italy, and including the Via Traiana, built by Emperor Trajan as an extensio...

Travelers to Italy in search of an authentic local experience that can also do good to the country’s small farmers now have an opportunity to do so. Italy’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’ Association has teamed up with Coltivatori di Emozioni, the first “social farming” platform in Italy, to offer immersive experiences in beautiful villages with small,...