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Discovering the Polesine area in Italy

Discovering the Polesine area in Italy

The Polesine is a particular territory in the north-east of Italy, which only recently has been rediscovered and appreciated by adventurous nature lovers. Its territory extends from the province of Rovigo, from the lower flow of the river Po and the river Adige, to the Adriatic Sea. This long and…
Discover Florence from the River Arno

Discover Florence from the River Arno

Florence wouldn’t be Florence without the Arno, the river that threads its way through the city that grew around it. Discovering Florence from the water is a fascinating experience that not only gives you a different perspective on the cradle of the Renaissance but also lets you contemplate the city…
The Iris Garden in Florence

The Iris Garden in Florence

When the Iris Garden opens its doors, you can say that in Florence spring is officially arrived. There is a fantastic garden in Florence, right near Piazzale Michelangelo, that is open for just a few weeks of the year and features thousands of varieties of Irises (over 1500 to be…
8 steps in Lodi

8 steps in Lodi

The weather is beginning to get warmer and spring is on the way: get the chance to visit an unusual destination in Lombardy, Lodi, only 1 hour driving from Milan. Come enjoy in advance this experience. We are here to give you a taste of Lodi in 8 steps. 1.…
Top 10 must-see museums in Milan

Top 10 must-see museums in Milan

Painting, nature, modern art, cinema, photography and children. There are more than 60 public and private museums in Milan, which annually welcome nearly a million and a half visitors. Some are located within the walls of old restored distilleries, other in former factories or in sumptuous buildings and churches, and…
Carnival: the ten Italian traditional masks

Carnival: the ten Italian traditional masks

What could be better than a handful of confetti and a colorful mask to ward off the cold and darkness of winter? Carnival is one of the most loved festivals by young and old alike all over the world. Masks are the main characters and in Italy they have been…
Weekend in Milan

Weekend in Milan

Milan is the city of fashion and business, but also of art, culture, design and good food. The city offers an endless number of attractions, ideal for those looking for a weekend of museums and exhibitions, for food lovers, and for those willing to have a two-days shopping break. Here's…
Weekend in Catania, 2 days itinerary

Weekend in Catania, 2 days itinerary

Catania, the city of Mount Etna, of the Baroque style, the Arancine’s homeland, hiding beauties such as the Cyclops’s Riviera and the wonderful Festival of Sant'Agata. Facing the Ionian Sea, the splendid Catania is the ideal destination for a culture, eno-gastronomy and sport weekend. Here's our two-day itinerary: First day…
Naples – a weekend in the city

Naples – a weekend in the city

No city has the wealth of flavours and fragrances, history and culture, magic and sheer character to rival Naples. The Parthenopean city is utterly unique. It is the ideal weekend destination for wallowing in fine art and great food, and if you have a few more days to spare, we…
February in Italy, the month of Carnival

February in Italy, the month of Carnival

February in Italy is definitely a synonym for Carnival. A feast with origins dating far back, today it represents a folklore event where tradition and fun come together. Masks, confetti, lights and colour invade every city of Italy, creating a truly unique festive atmosphere. History - The origins of Carnival…
Exploring Tuscany from Florence

Exploring Tuscany from Florence

It’s no secret there’s a soft spot for Tuscany in just about every Italophile’s heart – whether or not they know the cypress-topped hills, rolling landscapes, idyllic vineyards and hilltop villages. Florence is the region’s crown and capital, but there’s so much more to see beyond its encircling hills. Here…