Low cost holiday in Sicily

If you are a lover of low price holidays in beautiful places, then we’re going to give you some news that will make you rejoice: according to recent statistics, Sicily is the place where you can find good prices for high quality hotels.
In the land called by Goethe “the land where lemons bloom” you will have the opportunity to spend wonderful days without worrying about the budget. Read the rest of this entry »

Tuscany walking festival

For those who has waited so long spring to come, it’s time to rejoice: sunny days have arrived together with new paths enriched with new destinations, more natural than ever. Relaxing in open-air spots breathing in the scent of the “summer“, being caressed by the sun and feeling better. This is what many peolpe look for when they decide to take a trip in this period. Italy is surely a country with a wide range about it, but among the best ranked regions stands Tuscany. Arts, culture, landscapes, traditions, sea, food and fun all in one region, starting from Florence, continuing with the Chianti hills and ending with one of the many villages that characterize this land.
A real paradise for tourists, who do not know where to start because the routes are so many. Florence, Pisa, Siena, Arezzo, Lucca, Livorno are popular destinations in the world and each one with its own authentic beauty. The colors of the Maremma with its olive trees, sunflowers and wildlife parks, the Chianti’s smells, the temple of wine lovers. And the dance continues with the Etruscan coast or the “wellness paths” where “Saturnia” is the host. This region does not miss anything, even with enchanting islands like Capraia, Isola d’Elba, Isola del Giglio.
All the Tuscan islands embrace the tourist into a spectacle of sea and beaches, coves and cliffs to visit with excursions by boat.  Read the rest of this entry »

Godfather’s setting – Savoca, Sicily

The German writer and poet Wolfgang von Goethe visited Sicily in 1787 and said: Italy, without Sicily, leaves no image in the soul: here is the key to everything”. So welcome to the land of sun, sea and fun.
Sicily is, after Tuscany, the Italian headquarters of many UNESCO world heritage. If you visit this beautiful island, do not miss the opportunity to see these sites: the Villa del Casale di Piazza Armerina, the archaeological park and landscape of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento, the Aeolian Islands, the center of Syracuse and the necropolis of Pantalica.
The guides speak enough of the standard classical Sicily and we want to speak about other. No theaters, sculptures, monuments. Today we are featuring a bar, one of the world’s most famous coffee, the Bar Vitelli in Savoca, or, as is well known to most people, the bar of the Godfather. Read the rest of this entry »

Thermal Springs in Ischia

There are lots of places, both in Italy and abroad, worthy of a visit, but if you want to stay in Italy, a place that definitely deserves to be visited is Ischia.
Ischia every year manages to attract millions of visitors for its natural beauty and is famous throughout the world for its thermal springs truly unique, perfect for those who want to find a little relax during their journey. The therapeutic powers of the thermal waters of Ischia, are well known, and that’s why hundreds of people come here to cure their ills.
In the early nineteenth century, many spas of Ischia, were rediscovered and modernized to offer all visitors a perfect place to rest. On the whole territory, there are many hot springs to visit and we want to try to suggest you the most popular. Read the rest of this entry »

Florence in 2 days

Two days to visit a city like Florence, are certainly a few, and to appreciate the city it is important not to try to run as much as possible, but try to see the parts that characterize the city, to be able to see its nature, to appreciate the best.
Surely there are some must-see places, and therefore a day should be devoted to a tour to see those monuments:

  • The Duomo of Florence and its dome
  • Baptistery
  • Giotto’s bell tower
  • Palazzo Vecchio
  • Ponte Vecchio
  • Palazzo Pitti
  • Piazzale Michelangelo
  • Piazza Santa Croce Read the rest of this entry »

The lake Garda

The lake Garda is the largest among the Italian lakes. It covers three regions, Lombardy, Trentino Alto Adige and Veneto.
The area is particularly rich of tourists, especially Germans, who in Garda especially appreciate the climate, the beauty of the lake and the surrounding nature. In Roman times the lake was surrounded by beautiful towns and villas belonging to Roman patricians. An example of this architecture is still visible today in Sirmione, the birthplace of the poet Catullus. Here is one of the finest examples of a Roman villa: the “Grotte di Catullo“, a first century AD complex, so named because it is inaccessible and hidden by dense vegetation. Another extraordinary complex is located in Gardone is the “Vittoriale degli Italiani“, famous as the residence of the poet Gabriele D’Annunzio, who retired here to live from 1921 until his death in 1938. The complex consists of a villa called “Prioria“, a concert hall, a mausoleum and large gardens where there is even a ship. It still preserves all its original furnishings and personal items of work. Among other ways to visit the lake, there is the ancient sailing ships, to sail the lake in all its extension, experiencing an alternative way to admire the beauties of nature. To reach the lake Garda on the eastern shore flights at the airport of Verona are recommended, while Bergamo Orio al Serio is the suggested to reach the west coast.

Wonderful Salento – Lecce

During your holidays in Salento, perhaps after a long day at the beach or spent on the Adriatic or Ionian coast, take a trip to Lecce, the capital of the province.
Lecce, situated at the heart of the Salento peninsula, easily reachable from the airport of Brindisi (15 minutes by car)  is called the
Florence of the South” thanks to its elegant beauty conferred by the many mansions with rich capitals built in local stone, extracted from the caves of Cursi, about twenty-five kilometers from Lecce; this stone was once used to realize every kind of building, while today because of the cost of extraction is used only for luxury real estates. Read the rest of this entry »