Let our Italy travel blog and holiday articles guide you through the pleasant assault the country will play on your senses! Fresh, Mediterranean foods will delight your taste buds. Treat your eyes to rolling fields of sunflowers and olive groves.
Venice in the north is like nothing you have ever seen. Build around a network of canals, navigated by foot and boat, the narrow cobbled streets are alive with romance. The birthplace of the Renaissance, Florence, is awash with medieval architecture, art and the wine villas of Tuscany.
Sicily, a simply stunning island off Italy’s south coast, boasts a rich and unique culture. The Cosa Nostra, or Mafia, has had a strong presence here through the last hundred years. The island is littered with UNESCO World Heritage Sites and Mt. Etna, the largest active volcano in Europe. Could it be the fiery locals and the volcano, share a common bond?
Italy Travel Blog Tips and Hints:
- You can drink the water from taps in public squares; it is perfectly clean and refreshing!
- Remember to dress appropriately if you plan to visit one of the country’s religious sites, such as the Basilica of St. Francis in Assisi or The Vatican in Rome.
- Make sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and take refuge from the hot afternoon sun.