View of the beach and the cathedral in Positano

The Amalfi Coast and Pompeii

Mention to anyone the Amalfi Coast and immediately images of villages on cliffs, sunny beaches and good Italian food come to mind! A stretch of land in the region of Campania in the South of Italy, the Amalfi Coast is one of the most popular holiday destinations in Italy. The international airport at Naples is the gateway for visitors…

View of a row of colorful houses in Burano

Murano and Burano, a tale of two islands

Murano and Burano are two islands of the Venetian Lagoon and can be easily included on the itinerary on a trip to Venice. Many tourists spend just one day in the city as part of a tour of Italy or as one of the stops on a cruise around the Med but, people who have…

Looking up at Villa Borghese-Cavazza

A guided tour of Isola del Garda

Isola del Garda, also known as Isola Borghese, is the largest island on Lake Garda near the village of San Felice del Benaco in Italy. Although it is privately owned, access is allowed to the public during the summer season (from April until October).Tours of the island are conducted by members of the Cavazza family who…

View of the famous Mouth of Truth in Rome

Ancient and modern Rome

Going on a trip to Rome it is like attending an open-air history lesson. The capital of Italy was once the capital of a huge empire and its heart, the Roman Forum, gives an insight of the grandeur of imperial Rome. Visitors start their exploration from the most popular attraction in Italy: the Colosseum. Tickets…

View of the famous Milan Cathedral

Milan, always in fashion

Milan is the undisputed fashion capital of Italy but, mixing with designers-clad Italians, tourists will discover that the city offers more than boutiques and ateliers. Although most of the main sights can be explored on foot, Milan’s Metro covers the city and the suburbs too. It’s a short metro ride from Milan Central Station to Piazza…

A boat and a dingy on the water

Sardinia and La Maddalena archipelago

The island of Sardinia is an autonomous region of Italy. The second largest island in the Mediterranean Sea after Sicily, it is well connected by air and by sea with international airports at Cagliari, Alghero and Olbia and ferries connecting the island to continental Italy. In summer, many tourists choose the sea route to get to…