Category: Visit Italy

Ruggieri wins Italy’s Bocuse d’Or heat as Crippa launches a challenge to the world

As Martino Ruggieri is selected as Italy’s leading chef for the Bocuse d’Or competition, the country prepares to change its approach to this premier French cooking contest It’s not often that you’d describe Italy as the underdogs in a culinary competition, but that’s precisely the strange situation that the country has found itself throughout the…

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Hotel Terme Preistoriche is a premier spa hotel in Italy's Veneto region, offering spa pools and treatments, plus Jazz by the Pool summer concerts.

Terme Preistoriche: There’s a prehistoric spa hotel near Padova, and it’s making quite a splash

If you’re looking for a glamourous weekend with a difference in Italy, here’s an idea. Hotel Terme Preistoriche in the picturesque spa town of Montegrotto Terme is just 15 minutes from the centre of Padua or Padova, in Italy’s Veneto region, but light-years away from the modern, bustling city, offering incredible spa pools in a…

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Venice things to do: The 25 best things to do in Venice, Italy, including visiting Murano and Burano, cheap gondola rides, and restaurant ideas in Venice.

Venice things to do: the 25 best things to do in Venice, Italy

Venice things to do: and why you should visit Venice at least once in your lifetime Fragile, unique, immense Venice is a city which lives up to its promises: there’s really nowhere else in the world like it. If there’s one place you should go at least once in your life, that place is Venice….

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This guide to South-East Sicily's top ten beaches includes something for everyone - so whether you're looking for a wild spot of unspoilt coastline, a place to go surfing or windsurfing, or an elegant beach resort with full services - read on!

(VIDEO) The ten best beaches in South East Sicily: some of Sicily’s best beaches

A guide to some of the best beaches in Sicily The South East coast of Sicily is still relatively unspoilt in terms of its beaches and seaside resorts, making it a good destination for travellers seeking a restful beach holiday away from mass tourism. The provinces of Siracusa and Ragusa feature plenty of characteristic towns…

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Typical Sicilian Food: 8 Things You Should Eat Before Leaving Catania

Typical Sicilian food: 8 things you should eat before leaving Catania Sicily is an island where everything is more intense. The wine is stronger, the sun is hotter, the sea shocks with its searing cyan lights and volcanoes feel free to express themselves. Near Catania, lava enriches the soil with mineral depths and the resulting…

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(VIDEO) How to Get to Sorrento From Rome or Naples (and Why I Love Riding the Circumvesuviana Train)

How to get to Sorrento: the quick, cheap and easy guide. If you want to bathe in the sea with a perfect view of Naples and the smoky blue peak of Vesuvius, there’s a trick to it: don’t stop at Naples. Instead, continue south of the city, along the triangular peak of land jutting out…

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Ten things to do in Milan: the next time you visit Milan, try visiting the city's trendy Via Tortona design district, to enjoy fashion capital Milan.

What to See in Milan: 10 Reasons to Visit Milan’s Via Tortona Design District

If you’ve ever wondered what to see when you visit Milan, read our alternative guide to Italy’s fashion capital and plan on spending some time in trendy Via Tortona. It’s not amongst the usual lists of things to do in Milan but we think it’s a great way to combine culture and lifestyle and get…

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A review of Eating Italy Food Tours' Florence tour The Other Side of Florence - a walking tour with food tastings around Florence.

(VIDEO) Review: Eating Italy Food Tours’ The Other Side of Florence Tour

Review: Eating Italy Food Tours’ Florence food Tour Florence is the perfect foil when you’re tired of Rome. Where the Eternal City has ancient ruins, Firenze boasts Renaissance art and architecture. While Roman cuisine is entrenched in working-class traditions of make-do and season cheap cuts, Florence – while also boasting an extensive cucina povera –…

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How to Get to Sperlonga From Rome or Naples – Plus the Best Sperlonga Hotels

How to get to Sperlonga from Rome or Naples: plus the best Sperlonga hotels. If you’re searching for beaches near Rome or even Naples, Sperlonga makes a great day trip or weekend destination. What makes Sperlonga so special is the fact that it looks like nowhere else along this particular stretch of coastline. Of course,…

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Why Are Italians so Great at Design? Italianism, May 14 in Rome, Might Have the Answer

Why are Italians so great at design? There’s a strong argument, at least in recent times, that living and breathing the rich heritage of Italy’s cultural past has nurtured an appreciation and instinct for the beautiful. But what about generations past, the great builders of the Medieval period, the first artists to forge the revolution…

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