Florence is without any doubt one of the most beautiful cities in Italy. Composed of nearly half a million inhabitants, it is situated on the banks of the Arno River at the foot of the Apennines and it enjoys an enormous physical and cultural influence. This is perhaps the city that is home to the
Do you listen to every kind of music genre going, from folk to jazz? Do you know your Caravaggios from your Canalettos? Is your favourite actor Mark Rylance rather than Brad Pitt or George Clooney?
If the answer to any of those questions is ‘yes’ you can rightly call yourself a culture
From its magnificent cliff top position, Sorrento looks out across the water to Naples and Mt Vesuvius. As a beach destination, harbour hotspots like Marina Piccola and Marina Grande are popular for some shoreside tanning and for anyone who ventures a few minutes down the Amalfi coast, beaches like
Understandably, Tuscany holds a special place in the hearts of most who visit it. One of the great pleasures of a Tuscan holiday is exploring different towns and finding the one you like most. Of course, the best way to do so is become more intimate with a place by settling down for a while in a villa
Venice, Italy – one of the most romantic cities in the world, but be warned it doesn’t come cheap!
Venice is made up of 118 islands all connected by a compelling network of bridges and separated by world famous canals.
Situated along the marshy Venetian Lagoon, Venice is notoriously prone
#1 Vaporetto Tour
Save yourself a small fortune on a Gondola ride and take advantage of the floating public transport. Costing a mere €18 for a 12-hour travel card instead of the gondola’s €80 for half an hour, this is a much more economical way to travel along the canals. Take the number 1 vaporetto
Not only does the Most Serene Republic of San Marino have the distinction of being the third smallest country in Europe, but it also has the third best healthcare system in the world. It can be an excellent alternative if you find yourself by the Adriatic coast and have trouble finding a hospital