If you’re after an incredible day trip to a vigorous yet picturesque town in Tuscany, Pitigliano is for you. A beautiful place, with a great view of the city itself and surroundings, lots of choic…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 Paganella…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 facil…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 ex…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 to…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 f…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 to …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, whatever …Read More
Lake Garda is such a huge area with many villages and towns and all with their own attractions and also all the mountain areas as well. There are many highlights and some can be told, such as the …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 a…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). Her…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 reasonable …Read More
This micro neighborhood consists of 17 small villas and 26 buildings (I hope to remember well) and was designed and built by Coppede 'between 1913 and 1926. It is worth seeing. I found it beautifu…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 b…Read More
Sorapiss, with its huge perpendicular faces,forms part of the mountainous backdrop to the resort town of Cortina, situated roughly 9 kilometres (5.6 mi) to the southeast of the town. The limestone…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 sanc…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 an…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 ch…Read More
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, g…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 cent…Read More
Monterano is a deserted village located on the top of a tuff hill in the Monterano Natural Park, in the center of Italy not too far from Rome and the lake of Bracciano. It is a ghost town that has…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 th…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 th…Read 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 st…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 di…Read More
head to Parco Sempione. Located in northwest Milan, this large park (116 acres) is the perfect place to enjoy a walk or run among flowers and greenery, far from the hustle and bustle of the urban …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 a…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 spen…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 built …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 s…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, a …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 th…Read More
Aosta Valley so it's a little far from Aosta. The village has Walser (think German) influences which make it quite unique in the area. Aosta itself has a lot of Roman ruins but you can easily see …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 extensive…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 car …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 t…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 wa…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
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 suc…Read More
The pyramids can be seen up close by going down a fairly steep path and climbing up the opposite side of the narrow valley with an equally steep path. In essence, the excursion, which is not long,…Read More
climb of 750 steps from Amalfi up the mountain to PontoneRead 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 worl…Read More
You've probably read all about these amazing peaks, so i can add that the path to reach the three rocks is really easy, anyone could practice this hike. So don't waste your time anymore and go see…Read More
Running along the Tiber River in Rome is a great way to go for a run and see the city without dealing with traffic and intersections.During the Summer months, many pop up cafes, restaurants, bars,…Read More
This is quite an unusual route is one of the easiest ones but it drives you through beautiful scenery. Its difficulty is only "A" but you have to walk and climb 900m height. The route needs 6 hou…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 ha…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 s…Read More
Villa Cimbrone is a historic building on the southern coast of Italy, and its crowning jewel is the breathtaking views overlooking the ocean of the Amalfi coast, on its Terrace of Infinity, which …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
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 difficu…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 st…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 no…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 t…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 Dolo…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 vig…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, co…Read More
The Fanes-Senes-Braies/Fanes-Sennes-Prags Nature Reserve covers an area of approximately 62 acres. The Val di Landro/Höhlensteintal Valley forms al the way from the east towards the west, and it e…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 to …Read More
Do NOT belive the overly exposed photoshoped pink beach however Spiaggia Rosa is one of the few places on the planet with pink sand. As a result, it is one of the most unique and paradisiacal spot…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 C…Read More
High above the coastline of Trieste is a narrow ribbon of jagged rocks eroded by rain and wind, plunging into the sea without fear. This calcareous landscape of the Dolomite, called "carso" in Ita…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 Vesuv…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 of …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 Scalea…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 is…Read More
The picturesque medieval town is rested on a steep bluff above a river gorge. While Sant'Agata de' Goti is just a few miles from Caserta, its magnificent royal palace, Sant'Agata feels like a wo…Read More
The Strada delle 52 Gallerie (Road of 52 Tunnels) is a military mule road built during World War I by the Italian Army and civilian workers. The road with 52 tunnels was built in 1916-17 and now i…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 industrial…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 Gard…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 water…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, w…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 is …Read More
For many it is the 'Pearl of the Adriatic', for others, it is the country of Domenico Modugno and Pino Pascali, for others, it is one of the most sought-after film sets in recent years.
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 Ri…Read More
The Ortler is the highest mountain in the Eastern Alps outside the Bernina Rangerange. It's located in northern Italy (he meeting point of the borders of Switzerland, Italy and Austria) and nestle…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 mai…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.
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 t…Read More
The Passetto (small passage) is the passage atop the old Vatican wall between St. Peter's and the Castel Sant' Angelo. This an 800m long way is also known as the Passetto di Borgo, or in earlier t…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. It…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, ma…Read More
About seven miles, stay on track 215, 216 can be very difficult. Beautiful vistas on this hike, few difficult trekking spots, can be busy in spots. Trail head about four miles from town center, fr…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-ar…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.
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 chur…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 t…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
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 municipality …Read More
One of the classics of the Dolomites is walking around Croda da Lago. It demonstrates all the beauty of the Cortina Dolomites and all the variety of the environment: great panoramic views of the C…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, provid…Read More
A visit to Rocca Calascio is a must, at least once in a lifetime. This small village unchanged over time and surrounded by breathtaking landscapes is one the best that the Abruzzo Apennines offers…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 M…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 t…Read More
The Basilica of the Sanctuary Madonna Della Corona is a wonderful place. Some 15 miles from the center of the city of Verona, perched against the mountainside on a ledge, is the Sanctuary of Madon…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 structure …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 r…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 is…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 Rome.…Read More
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 co…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 di …Read More