Category Archives: Italy Travel Tips

The Top Tourist Sights of Italy

Why is Italy so attractive, and why do visitors to Italy come back time and again? Millions of visitors travel to the boot shaped country, which is the home of the Romans and the Pioneers of the Renaissance. We all know why it is so popular: culture and heritage, fabulous architecture, stunning beach resorts, enchanting islands, […]

Top Destinations in Italy and Why You Should Visit

Not decided where to holiday this year? Then look no further, Italy is the place for you. With so much to see and do it’s no wonder why Italy is such a popular holiday destination. Check out our list of top places to visit… Italy is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe and contains […]

Guide to the Top Islands of Italy

For your next holiday why not consider one of the islands around the Italian coast. The main islands include Capri, Sardinia, Elba and Sicily, and can mostly be accessed by boat, hydrofoil and plane. All the islands are steeped in history, with links back to the Bronze Age through to Modern Times. Have a look […]

5 Must Visit Towns of Tuscany

Tuscany is one of Italy’s most popular destinations. You’ll find some of Italy’s most beautiful towns and cities here as well as wonderful food, people and culture. Here’s a little guide to some places which are definatley worth a visit in Tuscany. Must Visit Towns of TuscanyThe first town, and perhaps most famous Tuscany town, is Pisa. Everyone will […]

Cultural Italy – Salone del Gusto 2008

In addition to fine works of art and beautiful architecture, Italy is also known for its fabulous foods. The Salone del Gusto festival in Turin is your opportunity to taste all the different foods that Italy has to offer and its not just Italian food, there will be representatives from all over the world as […]

Cultural Italy – Tuscan Sun Festival 2008

Tuscany is one of Italy’s most beautiful provinces renowned for its scenery and artistic heritage especially Florence its capital. During early August there is the Tuscan Sun Festival being held in Cortona and this is the 6th annual fair to be held. The Tuscan Sun Festival is for anyone who is experiencing one of those […]

Cultural Italy – V|08 Venice Video Art Fair

It was in Italy that the Renaissance was born and it has always been on the forefront of artistic movements. The V|08 fair is dedicated to the medium of Video which enables artists to literally capture motion and present it in a dedicated environment. If you are in Venice in Mid-October then this fair is […]

Cultural Italy – Venice Marathon 2008

Whether you are an athlete or just a spectator the Venice marathon is well worth checking out. This race is one of the most scenic that takes place in Italy and if you are in the area during late October you should definitely check it out. The route for the Venice Marathon 2008 is definitely […]

Cultural Italy – Umbria Jazz Festival 2008

Jazz is a very young and unusual music style; it was originally created around the turn of the last century in the southern United States from a blend of African and European musical styles. Since then Jazz has gotten more popular during the 20th century. These days one of the biggest Jazz events in Europe […]

Cultural Italy – Ferrara Hot-Air Balloon Festival

Ferrara is home to Italy’s largest annual hot-air balloon festival and its not just balloons, there is every imaginable aircraft taking part so it really is a menagerie of different events taking place over the course of 10 days in mid-September. Ferrara Hot-Air Balloon Festival is an unusual event in that very little of it […]