When everyday life becomes too stressful, and all you can think about is getting away from it all, where does your mind take you? Somewhere hot where you can spend your days lying on a beach soaking up the sun? Or maybe you prefer taking long walks exploring the surroundings and culture of the area you are visiting.
When you’ve decided what type of Italian holiday you want, it can be time consuming searching for the ideal destination. Whatever your perfect holiday looks like, we’ve done all the hard work and have found the place that can offer you it all — sun, sea, sand and skiing. That place is Abruzzo in Italy, also known as the European Greenest Region, which is situated in a relatively undiscovered region, meaning there are plenty of opportunities to explore and discover the local Italian culture and the ‘true Italy’. Continue reading
Dean Martin sang about a romantic encounter in Napoli and it’s easy to see why this city is so enchanting. Not only is Naples the third-largest municipality in Italy after Rome and Milan, it is one of the world’s oldest cities. Soaked in the Southern Italian sun and located near to the volcanic Mount Vesuvius, it’s not just the temperature that gets hot under the collar but also the passion and spice for life that the people of Naples have. Napoli is a fast-paced, vibrant place that contrasts with the city’s old-world feel and pulls it all together to produce a holiday destination you will love.
Thanks to the lovely warm climate and vast historical and artistic treasures, Naples has always been a popular destination for holiday makers from all over the world. Being such a huge city it has plenty to offer the tourist and with the city trams and buses it is an easy place to explore. It’s worth spending a few days to get a true flavour of the city so here are a few things to do when you visit Naples… Continue reading
An Italian villa holiday is a hugely popular choice for British holidaymakers. Villas promise rest and relaxation in one of the world’s most beautiful places. It’s easy to consider them your home away from home; with a high quality villa, you truly can get away from it all and simply enjoy yourself. With a self-catering villa in Italy, you can choose either to make your own meals from the freshest ingredients, making this an economical choice for families, couples, and single travellers alike.
So what elements do you need to consider when booking an Italian villa holiday, to ensure you’re getting an experience that will stick with you for a lifetime? Continue reading
As the new year begins and the January blues begin to hit, we all want something to look forward to. Why not start looking into planning your annual summer holiday. It may seem a bit premature seeing as spring is only just upon us but looking forward to a bright and sunny summer is something that we could all do with. With an abundance of options of beautiful tourist locations across Italy the traveller has an overwhelming choice. Whether you would prefer to be a city slicker and enjoy the cultural offerings of urban areas such as Rome, Milan, Napels, Turin and Florence, or would rather a more relaxing time enjoying the scenery has to offer across the state in the likes of Abruzzo, the Island of Capri or the Amalfi Coast, the world is your oyster and the choice is yours. One thing to remember when travelling to Italy, be it city or countryside is to get a travel insurance policy that suits you for that extra peace of mind on your vacation. Continue reading
When we come across the word Opera, one of the first things that comes into our mind is Italy. For many people, opera performances are characteristic to Italy and are performed predominantly by talented Italians. Opera did originate in Italy and today it is still popular all over the world. This form of singing is essentially a combination of the historic culture and the language of the Italian people which is blended together to create riveting performances sung by opera singers in open events and concert halls. Even today, opera performances across the world continue to inspire people to learn about the Italian culture, history and language and the various experiences associated with this breathtaking country. Continue reading
When you think of a place to walk freely without worrying about speeding cars or polluted air, one country that is hard to escape your mind is Italy. Known for its breathtaking landscape, lush green fields, cosy villas and empty roads; Italy is certainly an ideal destination for many people looking for a walking holiday. With such a magical and varied landscape, Italy offers an exhilarating experience for those who want a holiday that’s a bit more energetic than the usual style of lying on a beach.
If you are someone with an adventurous streak and are looking for a perfect European getaway to exploit your zeal for adventure, then Italy is the perfect destination. Be it hill climbing or relaxing with a cozy jaunt along the plains, this stunning European country has to offer much more than your expectations. When you are planning a hiking itinerary in Italy, you need to be sensible to select the right locations for the hiking visits so that all the magnificent attractions are covered in your itinerary. There are so many great places to hike in Italy that a little research beforehand will make sure you don’t miss out on the truly spectacular scenery. Continue reading