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The Best Wineries in Tuscany That You Need to Visit for a Tipple

If you’re on the search for a tipple in Tuscany, then you won’t be searching long before you come across some of the world’s finest reds, whites and rosés. Wine to Tuscany is like gondolas to Venice, and just as those artisanal boats flow along the canals so does wine from the Tuscan countryside where […]

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These are the Best Places to Get Married in Italy

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Blog, Uncategorized

Where is the most romantic place on Earth to marry your Romeo or Juliet, or even just serenade the hopeless romantic in your life from a balcony? There’s only one place: Italy. The long and sweeping country kissing southern Europe that offers everything to make for the perfect fairytale wedding. Walk down the aisle in […]

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Tuscany in August – Where to go and What to Do

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Tuscany is one of Italy’s most beautiful regions. It’s famous for its rolling hills, olive groves, and vineyards that dot the landscape. This part of the country is incredible no matter what time of year and August is no different. If you’re visiting Tuscany during this warm, summer month, here are some of the top […]

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Tuscany in June – Where to Go and What to Do

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As the spring dew melts into a summer haze, imagine an expanse of fields and hills exploding with fireworks of wildflowers. From rosy poppies and purple thistles to a white canvas of olive tree buds, the Tuscan countryside in June is an idyllic fantasy. Throughout the month, you can witness the colours heat up under […]

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These are the Best Cities to Visit in Italy

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Blog, Places to see, Things to do, Where to stay

The allure of Italy’s diverse landscape, rich history and dedication to the perfectly simple pasta recipe consistently lands this European country on bucket lists across the world. In Tuscany, you can soak away your worries in natural hot springs hidden amongst the region’s gentle hills that kiss the countryside. Or in Veneto, you can drink […]

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A Guide to the Greek Temples in Sicily

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Blog, Places to see,

Tourists flock to Sicily for pristine beaches, charming fishing villages and the savory taste of Sicilian cuisine, but above all else, the Greek Temples. Scattered across the Mediterranean island stand these impressive relics of the past. They are sun kissed and weathered from years gone by, but they still stand tall as they represent the […]

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Cinque Terre or the Amalfi Coast – Which is Best for You

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Choosing to holiday in the Amalfi Coast or Cinque Terre is a hard decision, but either way you can’t go wrong with these coastal destinations. Both towns paint Italy’s steep cliffs in vibrant colors that reflect off of the crystal clear water crashing at the shores below. Each destination nestles the sun-kissed buildings and pantone […]

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Christmas in Sicily – Everything You Need to Know

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Blog, Food & drink, Things to do,

Christmas in Sicily is simply magical. While the Mediterranean island tops bucket lists for summer holidays, there’s an overlooked allure to spending Christmas and New Year’s wandering through this Italian gem. Under the cool gaze of winter, Sicily transforms into a twinkling show of nativity scenes, Christmas trees and traditions that decorate the entire island. […]

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The Best Places to Go Hiking in Sicily

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Sicily’s turquoise waters, looming mountains and dramatic coastline come together to create the ultimate holiday for travellers seeking inspiring views and long hikes. From volcanoes to vast beaches, hikers of all experience levels have the opportunity to traverse some of the world’s most beautiful terrain on this island in the middle of the Mediterranean. The […]

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Everything You Need to Know about the Markets of Tuscany

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Blog, Food & drink, Places to see, Things to do,

There’s nothing better than stumbling upon overflowing food stalls, foreign banter and throngs of people selling and buying the best local products. Whether a market spreads across an entire town square or holes up in the shade of some side street, markets are one of, if not, the best opportunity for a local travel experience, […]

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These are the Best Cities to Visit in Sicily

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As the largest island in the Mediterranean, Sicily offers a little bit of everything for every traveller. Walk through the remains and history of the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento. Dive well below the watchful eye of Helios to a long forgotten ancient world right off the coast of Taormina. Eat Sicilian delicacies in […]

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A Guide to the Wine Regions of Tuscany

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Blog, Food & drink, Things to do,

Imagine you’re in Tuscany, and you’re sitting on the veranda of your lush villa where the view gives way to an expanse of rolling hills, gleaming under the warm Italian sun. And you are enjoying the view with a sip of Trebbiano from a chilled wine glass – complete and utter bliss. In Tuscany, this […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Valley of the Temples

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Blog, Places to see, Things to do,

Following the traveller’s trail through Sicily means you can’t resist street food, postcard beaches and a reflective mirror of blue surrounding the Italian island. But if you follow the trail far enough, you’ll be transported into the time of Greek mythology when Olympians were waging war against the Titans as looming temples stood in the […]

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These are the Best Spots to go Diving in Sicily

By <a>{authorName}</a> on {date} in Blog, Places to see, Things to do,

Scuba diving in the pristine waters lapping at Sicily’s shores is like drinking water from a mountain spring or shredding through fresh drifts of snow in the backcountry – a personalized gift from Mother Nature, herself. And diving near the largest island in the Mediterranean is the gift that keeps on giving as divers have […]

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A Guide to the Best Hot Springs in Tuscany

When travellers dream of Tuscany they fall in love behind the shadows of the Renaissance, wage battles with the history of the Romans and wander through the rolling hills and quiet of the countryside. Tuscany attracts wine connoisseurs, artists, lovers, cyclists and everyone else under the Tuscan sun. But Tuscany is also home to the one […]

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Here’s Where to See the Ultimate Tuscany Landscapes

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Tuscany is known for its natural scenery. The rolling hills, colourful sunsets, vast landscapes of vineyards, olive groves, and bike paths. It’s undeniably beautiful and perfect for photographing. If you’re visiting Tuscany, you’ll want to be in-the-know of the best landscapes so you can soak up all those postcard-perfect views. Get your itinerary ready because […]

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Sicily in October – Where to Go and What to Do

October is a fantastic time to visit Sicily as the weather is fine and the food is front of the mind. The crowds have died down by this time so you won’t be trapped with hoards of tourists as you discover everything that Sicily has to offer. From stunning natural attractions and famous sites to […]

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These are the Best Festivals in Sicily

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Looking to attend a festival in Sicily? Fantastic! You’ll have plenty to choose from. This large island in the Mediterranean Sea is one of the most famous places to visit off of mainland Italy. It’s known for being the home to Mount Etna, Europe’s tallest active volcano, as well as it’s coastal scenery and beaches. […]

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These are the Best Places to Visit in Coastal Tuscany

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The region of Tuscany is big, beautiful and full of wonderful experiences. However, coastal Tuscany is especially intriguing. A visit to the coast will bring rugged mountain views, glistening blue waters, and sandy beaches to explore. You’ll find the glitz and glamour as well as the more natural and rugged scenery. If you’re ready to […]

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4 Amazing Restaurants Near the Duomo in Florence

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Florence is teeming with fantastic restaurants because after all, this is a food city. And while you can find delicious meals anywhere, there are some particularly great spots near the Duomo in Florence. The Duomo is a focal point in the city and is surrounded by fantastic architecture, tourist attractions, and great people watching. So, […]

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