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Chocolate in Italy: Factories, Tours, and Tastings

Chocolate in Italy: Factories, Tours, and Tastings

February 14, 2022

Italy is already a fantastic destination but chocolate lovers can rejoice: it’s a heavy-hitter in the land of sweet cacao as well. There are three (arguably four, but we’ll start with three) major areas for chocolate in Italy, but since…

Food Budgeting Strategies for Italy

Food Budgeting Strategies for Italy

January 30, 2022

Unless you’ve booked a self-catering villa or apartment in Italy, you’ll be eating out a lot during your trip. The cost of restaurant meals can add up fast (and outside of large cities, there aren’t a lot of “fast food”…

15 Local Italian Wines Worth Discovering

15 Local Italian Wines Worth Discovering

January 14, 2022

Many—if not most—of our clients include some sort of wine tasting in their Italy itinerary, including experiences from a general “Intro to Italian Wine” survey with a sommelier in a Roman tasting room to a deep dive into a specific,…

Dolomites Hiking: A Fantastic Family-Friendly Trail in the Val Badia

Dolomites Hiking: A Fantastic Family-Friendly Trail in the Val Badia

December 15, 2021

Dolomites hiking is so family-friendly that it’s almost hard to fathom. There are trails suitable for every level, top-notch playgrounds everywhere (at the top of every lift, in every hotel, and in many restaurants), and fantastic restaurants on the mountain…

Italy Christmas Destinations

Italy Christmas Destinations

October 31, 2021

Christmas in Italy is festive, with markets, lights, Christmas trees, and music in the streets. Below we recommend seven of our favorite Italy Christmas Destinations. The Christmas season in Italy starts on December 8th (Immaculate Conception) and ends on January…

Christmas in Italy

Christmas in Italy

October 14, 2021

The Christmas season in Italy starts on December 8th (Immaculate Conception) and ends on January 6th (Ephiphany). Christmas in Italy is festive, with markets, lights, Christmas trees, and music in the streets. And the best part is that the Christmas…

Hiking In Italy

Hiking In Italy

September 30, 2021

Hiking in Italy: Five favorite destinations Walking and hiking in Italy can be a holiday in itself or a wonderful way to spend mornings before a long Italian lunch and an afternoon wine tasting or seeing amazing art and architecture….

Winter Getaways: Skiing and Snowboarding in Italy

Winter Getaways: Skiing and Snowboarding in Italy

September 14, 2021

One of the most beautiful and historical countries in the world, Italy is also one of the most traveled areas. Most people visit Italy in the spring or summer because of its pleasant weather and exquisite sites. But during the…

A Guide to Private and Group Tours in Venice

A Guide to Private and Group Tours in Venice

August 30, 2021

Part of the joy of visiting Il Bel Paese is, of course, finally seeing those iconic sights you’ve admired for years in photos. But what really stays with you after returning home is less the blockbuster sightseeing and more the…

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