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What to Pack for Italy in Winter

By far most of the Italy itineraries we create for clients are for summer trips and the months between May and September are perennially the most popular to explore Il Bel Paese. That said, we’ve also seen an uptick in...

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Biking on Lucca’s Walls

Biking on Lucca’s Walls

July 15, 2022

For anyone who loves being on a bike, wants to see the city from a different perspective, or just wants to break up the museums-churches-walking routine, I definitely recommend adding this short and easy bike ride to your Lucca visit….

Eating Vegetarian or Vegan in Italy

Eating Vegetarian or Vegan in Italy

July 02, 2022

When you travel, you have to eat out for almost every meal (unless, of course, you opt for self-catering accommodations like city apartments or countryside villas). All of this restaurant dining can be hard to navigate if you follow a…

The Pros and Cons of a Winter Trip to Italy

The Pros and Cons of a Winter Trip to Italy

June 21, 2022

Italy sees its lion’s share of tourists in the summer season, and there are certainly advantages to visiting Il Bel Paese in the longer, balmier days between April and October. When the mercury climbs sky-high and the top museums and…

The Best Fall Foods in Italy

The Best Fall Foods in Italy

June 02, 2022

You may be feeling the heat right now, but crisp autumn days will soon be here…and with them some of the best fall foods in Italy. The harvest season during the final months of the year is an optimal time…

Florence Itinerary: One Day and Three Days

Florence Itinerary: One Day and Three Days

May 17, 2022

Florence is among Italy’s most magnificent cities, capital of Tuscany and birthplace of the Renaissance. Its UNESCO-listed historic center is a treasure trove of artistic and architectural masterpieces, plus fascinating artisan workshops and a vibrant dining and imbibing scene. It’s…

Wine Tasting in Piedmont

Wine Tasting in Piedmont

April 29, 2022

The northern region of Piedmont is a foodie mecca, home to the worth-its-weight-in-gold Alba white truffle, heirloom Fassona Piemontese beef, a number of prestigious local cheeses, tajarin and agnolotti dal plin fresh egg pastas, and—of course—Barolo and Barbaresco, two of…

What to Pack for Italy in Fall

What to Pack for Italy in Fall

April 14, 2022

Packing for a summer or winter trip to most of Italy is pretty straightforward, but those tricky shoulder seasons of spring and fall can throw your suitcase for a loop. Days often swing wildly from warm and sunny to chilly…

A Stop between Milan and the Cinque Terre

A Stop between Milan and the Cinque Terre

March 30, 2022

We often have clients who want to kick off their Italy itinerary with a few days on the Ligurian coast (the Cinque Terre is the headliner, of course, but we also nudge travelers to stay near the equally charming but…

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