Summer

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…
Navigli by boat: 5 things to know

Navigli by boat: 5 things to know

There is nothing better than sailing through the canals admiring palaces, villas and vegetation. If someone thinks that we are talking about Venice, you are wrong. Also Milan and surroundings can be admired by canals and the landscape, seen in a completely different perspective, shows hidden treasures. Lombardy’s canals are…
Monteriggioni, Certaldo Vinci: a journey in the Tuscan countryside between Middle Ages, poetry and nature

Monteriggioni, Certaldo Vinci: a journey in the Tuscan countryside between Middle Ages, poetry and nature

The Tuscan countryside offers many villages and castles, each one different and with a story to tell. You can find here a two days journey to discover three beautiful Tuscan villages, through towers, old buildings, legends and many historical figures who lived there. Monteriggioni Monteriggioni, jewel of the Florentine countryside,…
Magical Alberobello: trulli and almond trees

Magical Alberobello: trulli and almond trees

Alberobello is famous around the world for its beautiful scenery and unique panoramas, most especially its host of white and grey domes reaching out into the sky in the countryside of the Itria Valley, amid almond trees and orchids. It is also one of the 50 Italian sites appearing in…
How to: go to an Italian beach

How to: go to an Italian beach

It’s almost summertime and the moment to  get tan and catch the new waves! Italy is without a doubt, one of the country with lots of beautiful beaches and clear sea water,  from the north to the south. Wherever you will plan your holiday in Italy (really recommended, especially in…
How to say: ordering Gelato in Italy

How to say: ordering Gelato in Italy

Any season is good for eating gelato, but of course summer is the perfect time and anyone traveling to Italy cannot come home without eating gelato. So, if you are going to be around Italy this summer and want to try gelato in each place you visit (which, of course,…
Versilia in Tuscany: sea, culture and fun

Versilia in Tuscany: sea, culture and fun

Versilia is a 20 kilometers coastline in Tuscany, which includes various  territories, such as the typical hills farmed with olive trees and vineyards, the presence of archaeological remains, the castles and the cathedrals. Well-known for its long sandy beaches, full of colorful beach umbrellas and beach resorts, and for the…

Art, History and Nature in the heart of Tuscany – discovering Montaione

Montaione is a beautiful medieval village surrounded by green hills and characterized by Chianti vineyards, olive trees, cypresses and extended woods. Florence, Siena, Pisa and Lucca are reachable within 1 hour and San Gimignano and Volterra are only 30 minutes driving far away. Even if the village is quite small, the whole Montaione’s…

UNA Hotel Versilia Top Beach Hotel 2013 in Italy

UNA Hotel Versilia, overlooking Lido di Camaiore beach, one of the most popular seaside holiday location of Versilia, Tuscany, has been judged Top Beach Hotel 2013 in Italy by Trivago. For the second consecutive year, the worldwide largest hotel search and information website, examined reviews from travellers throughout Europe choosing the best…