Amongst the many museums in Venice, there is a very unusual one: the museum of madness on the Island of San Servolo.
The Island of San Servolo, the former site of a Benedictines ...Read More
Less well-known than Siena or Assisi, this incredible little gem has escaped modern age. The city teeters rise high above a vast wind and canyon ruled by erosion on top of a crest.
A spectacular of this magnitude is really rare and probably unique. Along the way you can see rare plants of a surreal beauty, cared for and kept in their natural habitat: the specific climate o...Read More
Villa Pisani is a majestic complex built with classic Venetian architecture and rightly referred to as the National Museum.
Villa Pisani, the "Queen" of the world-famous Venetian villas...Read More
A nice surprise, though you have to ask precisely how it arrives, it's worth it, we recommend the use of hiking boots.Read More
The famous castle of Sirmione, which dates back to the Scaliger Lords of Verona, and its small port (still perfectly preserved) are an uncommon example of a fortress used as a port.
Beautiful park in the north west of Italy. Stunning landscapes and well preserved paths, accurately signalled. This nationalpark is very suitable for long walks among high snowcovered Mountains,...Read More
Located just a few steps away from the iconic Trevi Fountain and the fashionable Via del Corso is a largely unknown courtyard that takes visitors back to the height of the Art Nouveau movement. ...Read More
Il sentiero parte andando oltre la stazione e girando a destra. Un po' di asfalto sotto i cavalcavia e poi si entra nel sentiero, sempre ottimamente indicato. La salita ai Prati di Mugnano è fac...Read More
Genoa (Italian: Genova, Ligurian: Zena) is a historic port city in northern Italy, the capital of the Liguria region. As a tourist attraction, is often overshadowed by cities s...Read More
There is much confusion about the definition of the Path of the Gods. Some call it the path S. Maria del Castello , Forest , Head Wall, Bomerano ; rest seized by scruples, they add a "High" and ...Read More
This soft, limestone and a blinding white marl cliff is located on the extent of sea between the Realmonte and Porto Empedocle. The nature, as a sweeping artist, has worked its magic over time, ...Read More
This lake is one of top three most popular lakes in Dolomite and has a unique rainbow color and small shape which a reflection of Dolomite mountain range. The circle walk around the lake will al...Read More
Lago Di Lamar is located between the northern reliefs of Mount Soprasasso , which separate it from the underlying valley of Adige (to which the river basin belongs ) to the east, and the Paganel...Read More
Wonderful and well-marked trail behind Amalfi's town. Lemon groves, old paper mills, a babbling stream with a few waterfalls. A nice getaway and something different from going to town or the wat...Read More
The Basilica of the Sanctuary Madonna della Corona is a wonderful place. The views are amazing, the basilica is built right on the rock (if inside you can see the bare rock). The entire structur...Read More
The Appian Way is one of Rome's oldest roads and, surprisingly, it is still in use. Its construction began in 312 BC and there are still some old Roman ruins to be seen along the route through a...Read More
The "finestrella" is a classic for us Bolognese, apparently the city has no rivers but in the area between Via Piella and Via Alessandrini you can see an ancient canal that survived the subseque...Read More
Drive to Vilminore, park your car. Walk on the CAI 411 path from the village of Pianezza at 1265 meters from Vilminore to the Gleno Dam at 1520 meters above sea level. The Gleno Dam was a multi-...Read More
The Sanctuary of Santa Maria infra Saxa and the Tempietto Valadier are two sanctuaries and chapel located at the entrance of the Frasassi Caves, a remarkable karst cave system in the municipalit...Read More
Set out from Amalfi for a 3hour circular walk up the valley. Well established path with lemon groves along the sides of the valley. Stunning views back towards Amalfi. Fortunately you can come a...Read More
La Rocca di Garda is a steep rock between the villages of Garda and Bardolino overlooking the waters of the lake.
It consists of two main peaks separated by a hill: the Rocca Vecchia and ...Read More
Another postcard-perfect part of the Dolomites. Even if the weather is moody the drama of the landscape fits it.
Lavaredo's three peaks, or the Italian "Tre Cime di Lavaredo," are three ...Read More
Hermitage of Santa Caterina del Sasso is a Roman Catholic cloister situated in the district of Leggiuno, in the Province of Varese and the area of Lombardy, Italy.
It is located on a roug...Read More
Mount Vesuvius is one of only two active volcanoes in Continental Europe, around 1,281 meters high, with a central cone symmetrical and steep wooded slopes. The entire National Park of Mount Ves...Read More
Aosta Valley is the smallest region in Italy; in its northwest, it is located between France and Switzerland. At its core are its majestic peaks (the region is, after all, mostly mountainous). H...Read More
This town lies in the central south of Italy, on Gulf Gaeta in the foot of Ausoni mountains, at southeast Rome. Terracina passed Roman rule in 400 BC, while being originated as Anxur of Volsci t...Read More
When the painter Michelangelo da Caravaggio, fled from Malta, he took refuge in Syracuse and was welcomed by fellow painter Mario Minniti. During his stay, Caravaggio visited the area of the lat...Read More
The Trulli houses UNESCO site in the Apulian town of Alberobello are recognized worldwide for their beauty and unique features and draw one of the most extraordinary examples of Italian folk arc...Read More
During the winter, the Marmolada offers visitors the chance to enjoy all sorts of winter sports, also thanks to the link with the Dolomiti Superski areas of Arabba, Civetta and Sellaronda. The m...Read More
The Via dell’Amore has become a world-famous landmark in its own right, and is especially popular with visitors to the area (as it’s an easy 20 minute stroll along the waterfront rather than a v...Read More
Monte Forato towers over quaint village clusters. But from view, it doesn't completely block the sky.
A great arch makes it seem like a window was carved directly into the mountain, prov...Read More
This is the marine part of the vast ecosystem of Porto Conte Park, added in 2002. Capo Caccia-Piana Island's protected area falls within Alghero's territory and includes Porto Conte Bay and the ...Read More
Admission to the Scaligera castle is 8 euros which seems rather a lot as there is very little inside the walls apart from the battlements and the tower. Don't get me wrong it's always good to sp...Read More
Fedaia is one of the hardest climbs you will have in the Dolomites. Fedaia climb begins in the town of Caprile, where you can also locate the junction to ascend the Falzarego Pass or, only 500 m...Read More
The Sassi represent the ancient part of the city of Matera.
The term "Sassi" was used for the first time in 1204, assigning to two picturesque neighborhoods known as the Sassi of Matera,...Read More
With striking geography, thousands of miles of trails and incredible views, the Dolomites range in northeast Italy is a mountain bike paradise that should be on every rider's bucket list. The Do...Read More
This is the most beautiful and enchanting mountain and lake ever. Classic water+mountain+blue skies views. I saw all the dolomites, drove through them, stopped etc. but this was the most peacef...Read More
Ponte Vecchio Bridge - “Old Bridge” in Italian - is the most famous bridge in Florence and unquestionably one of the city’s most well-known landmarks. It crosses the narrowest point of the Arno ...Read More
Perched on the cliffs, the lush gardens of Augustus (Giardini di Augusto) offer mesmerizing views of the small bay of Marina Piccola and the expansive Faraglioni Stacks offshore. These exquisite...Read More
The Stelvio Pass is located in the municipality of Bormio and marks the border with the province of Bolzano. From the pass starts a cable car leading to the ski slopes of Livrio, summer paradise...Read More
The Parco degli Acquedotti is located on a wide stretch of beautiful Roman countryside— the famous "Campagna Romana" so often depicted by artists over the centuries— just outside the city of Rom...Read More
Hi guys, this is my Italy/Rome trip review. If you are looking for good pasta and ice cream, this is your place. Also, Rome has really good historical places to visit. Pros: Rome itself is not a...Read More
Mountain chain of southern Lazio, situated between the course of Liri-Garigliano, the Tyrrhenian Sea, and the adjacent massif of Ausoni Mountains. The Park involves the territory of the Municipa...Read More
The Vesuvius National Park is a wild and unspoilt area of natural woodland surrounding the volcano. Almost everyone who enters heads up to the final climb of Vesuvius, and as a result the narrow...Read More
This other symbol of the city is a building of medieval origin that overlooks Piazza dei Signori, between the Palazzo del Capitano and Palazzo dei Camerlenghi. The Tower was built, in the first ...Read More
This lagoon is amazing. There wasn't much of a beach, so would advise not bringing much as there is not much place to put ur things. We were the only people there the day we went. Would be diffi...Read More
Spread in the Tuscan hills in the municipality of Capannori, there is a centuries-old oak with an opening width of over 45 meters.
Wonderful to see, to dive in and to be enveloped by its...Read More
Imagine the sound of your footsteps creaking on the fresh snow in the silence of the woods, and the warm light of the sun that warms your face, penetrating the bare branches of the trees. Next t...Read More
The main ski area in Wolkenstein (Selva di Val Gardena) is the ski resort Val Gardena (Gröden). The ski resort is located 0.5 kilometres from the centre of the village. Wolkenstein (Selva d...Read More
The dream of many Roman cyclists, is to arrive at the sea with safely without traffic and on an easy path. You can go anywhere in the cycle track running along the Tiber River! I started the...Read More
Named after the deer who used to live in this region, Cervara di Roma is a small village in the province of Rome dramatically perched on a cliff in the Monti Simbruini Regional Park.
It ...Read More
The Aloch ski run, which belongs to the Val di Fassa ski stadium, is the ideal spot for skiers and snowboarders alike in winter. Well-known in the international ski racing world, it even include...Read More
Our base was Monterosso and we took the ferry to Portovenere as a day trip. The ferry ride was really nice and the views as we came into Portovenere were spectacular!! We walked up to the old ch...Read More
If you are looking for a romantic getaway in Italy, then look no more because Santa Maddalena village is the most picturesque village in Italy, with only 390 residents. The village is tiny, with...Read More
Via Krupp is a well-known switchback paved walkway on the island of Capri, connecting the Charterhouse of San Giacomo and the Gardens of Augustus with Marina Piccola. Licensed by German industri...Read More
This is as part of Monte Borgà which is one of the southernmost summits of the Dolomiti Friulane (also Dolomiti d'Oltre Piave, or Northern Prealpi Carniche). The mountain is located to the west ...Read More
climb of 750 steps from Amalfi up the mountain to PontoneRead More
Italy's Abbey of San Galgano was once a thriving hermitage, but a lack of protection from roving bandits soon saw the monastery fall into disrepair and eventually be decommissioned, leaving the ...Read More
I would never know about this amazing if it was not for the Awayn and the friends I made in there. My friend Samuele and drove to Stelvio Pass or Passo dello Stelvio which is a mountain pass in ...Read More
Numerous routes lead from the surrounding communities to and around the peaks. The most common route is from Paternkofel/Monte Paterno to the alpine hut Auronzo at 7,654 ft, over Paternsattel to...Read More
Very friendly little campsite with good facilities. There are a number of caravans permanently parked on site, and plenty of spaces for camper vans and tents. Rates were exceedingly reasonabl...Read More
Located on the "heel" of Italy's "boot," Torre Sant'Andrea takes its name not from these natural towers, but from one built as a watchtower by humans in the 16th century, the ruins of which can ...Read More
The Arcomagno beach is one of the most enchanting sights this seemingly empty land can conserve, particularly if you look at the Pollino mountains and its steep, dusty and disappearing view amon...Read More
Monte Testaccio is essentially an enormous, ancient trash dump where Romans stacked broken bits of olive oil amphorae when the oil residue rancided and the amphorae could not be reused. With lan...Read More
This place is an excellent choice of hike and cycling trips for all levels of ability. We tried this as a different break. The area is fully geared up for summer visitors. Walking was easy with ...Read More
This church dates back to the 5th century AD, although there remain very few parts of the original early church, except for the bell tower of the 9th century. Over the years, it has been extensi...Read More
Cala Gonone is an Italian seaside town and a civil parish of the municipality of Dorgali, Province of Nuoro, in the region of Sardinia. In 2007 it had 1,279 inhabitants.The famous Grotta del Bue...Read More
The western Gardesana, we could say the mythical western Gardesana, is the road that runs along the Lombard shore of Lake Garda.
Starting from Sirmione , the most beautiful villages of Ga...Read More
In the heart of Val d’Orcia, in the municipality of Pienza, you can find the ancient village of Monticchiello which has succeeded in conserving an authentic beauty. Monticchiello was the main ce...Read More
A quick Google image search of Cinque Terre, also known as the Italian Riviera, will make you want to get up and go immediately. I heard from friends that going hiking in Cinque Terre was a must...Read More
South Tyrol: where Austria and Italy collide! This is a nice spot, where lots of lifts meet. We went there in summer so on top lots of people used the sun to get a better complexion. We went up...Read More
Punta Rocca: is located at an altitude of 3,250 meters in the Marmolada Mountain Group. The hut, which is the highest point of the ski resort, is very well-visited mainly because of the cable ca...Read More
Forza D'Agrò was the place of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather's scenes set in Corleone. You will recognize the landscape with its ancient rocks, ancient wood, bamboo huts and homes, whateve...Read More
Rome is always full of tourists, even in March, when we were there. So, if you're looking for some peace, this is the place. The Aventine hill (in Latin, Collis Aventinus) is the southernmost of...Read More
The Monte Santo is a hill located at Julian towards the south of Camporosso. The hill is about 1789 meters above sea level. There are small villages at the top of the mountain with a stunning sa...Read More
Tuscany is home to the Apuan Alps, a mountain range nestled between the valleys of the Serchio and Magra rivers, not far from the Garfagnana and Lunigiana areas. It is a wonderful part of the wo...Read More
Lake Anterselva lies at 1,642 m above sea level and is the third-largest lake in Alto Adige. The stunning scenery of the Nature Park of the Vedette di Ries Aurina, in the Aurina Valley provides ...Read More
From Bologna FS station take Via Indipendenza and go to Piazza Maggiore, the starting point (or arrival) of Via degli Dei. Go on to via Saragozza and walk under the longest arcade which arrives ...Read More
Deep in the Salento, the part of Puglia shaping the heel of Italy's boot, you'll find amazing natural beauty, a mostly rocky coastline with intermittent sandy beach coves, incredibly clear water...Read More
Pietrapertosa is a small village of about 1.000 inhabitants on 1.088 m a.s.l., famous for being the highest municipality in Basilicata and surrounded by rocky towers. This village is wholly buil...Read More
Laghi di Fusine (Fusine Lakes) are two glacial lakes located in the Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, very close to the borders of Austria and Slovenia. The Slovenian town Kranjska Gora i...Read More
The Dolceacqua Bridge is one of the most popular landmarks in Italy. This small town located in the province of Imperia is right next to the French border.
The name Dolceacqua comes from...Read More
For obvious reasons this part of South Tyrol and this Wood sculpture of an astronaut is by Fabiano de Martin Topranin reminds of Space Oddity by David Bowie. The song goes like. Ground Control t...Read More
Mount Etna is Europe's highest volcano and one of the world's most active. It overlooks the entire region with its immense height (more than 3327 meters high with an average basal diameter of 40...Read More
The Val Gardena is considered as a true paradise for hikers and climbers. Located in the world heritage site of the dolomites and the Puez idle nature park, hiking in the beautiful landscapes o...Read More
Scalea is a town and comune in the province of Cosenza in the Calabria region of southern Italy. The town takes its name from its terraced lay-out on the hillside, at the bottom of the Capo Scal...Read More
The church of San Giovanni degli Eremiti is a beautiful and rich example of Arab architecture.The church contains the Arab heritage as it is immediately perceived by the presence of five flaming...Read More
The Maxima Cloaca was the main sewer in ancient Rome. It worked pretty well too! Today, of course, it's just a shadow of its former self, so to speak, as hardly any of it trembled, except a tric...Read More
Imagine soaring at 100 km / h, 400 meters (1,300) above the valley and twisting mountain roads below, your heart racing due to a combination of adrenaline, fear and awe... That's it! Instead of ...Read More
This spot, the Bosco Verticale, also known as Vertical Forest is actually a pair of towers of residential nature that are located in Porta Nuova district in Milan, Italy and between Via Federico...Read More
Liguria has many spectacular (and some like this one also quite dangerous walks) and this one is one of the best - the views are unbelievable.
Try the walk from S.Rocco to Punta Chiappa, ...Read More
The artificial lake of Barcis, located in the heart of Valcellina, welcomes visitors with the brilliant green of its water and offers to everybody a world of possibility of fun.
The lake ...Read More
Along the path of the sun, looking towards the horizon, and to the aqueducts, we reach the park of Tor Fiscale. The archaeological site is extremely rich in testimonies; from the route of the an...Read More
It is the second largest public park in Rome after the Ancient Appia Regional Park. The park is beautiful, but the best thing about it is that most tourists never find their way there. The park ...Read More
In the hike from Rifugio Lagazuoi and back down to Passo Falzarego, there is something for everyone to enjoy. There are mountain-top views, a gondola ride, historic ruins, and it has plenty of ...Read More
In the town of Manciano, just a few kilometers from the village of Saturnia, springs of sulphuric waters form large ponds with a temperature of 37.5° C, creating free and open-air thermal “pools...Read More
This place is also commonly known as the Tibetan Bridge(s) because of its similarity in its construction, but that where its end. The path to Tibetan bridges in Sasso di Castalda is located on t...Read More
Monopoli is a town located in the southern coast of Italy. It’s a quiet town famous for its cathedrals. Here, you will get to know about the things to do in Monopoli. Let’s start exploring with ...Read More
After the visit to Matera, we headed to Craco, the ghost town, which became famous after the collapses and landslides that forced the population to a forced exodus a few decades ago. Craco now, ...Read More