Category Archives: Travel Tips

The most beautiful places of the Aosta Valley

The private association “I borghi più belli d’Italia” (“The most beautiful places in Italy”) was founded in 2001 with the mission to present and support particularly beautiful places in Italy. These places – small towns and villages – are prevalently … Continue reading

City of arts Noto in Sicilian baroque style

The late baroque style is very present and visible in wide parts of Sicily giving the cities and villages a very uniform yet enigmatic look. This cumulation is particularly striking in the Val di Noto, a region endangered by volcanic … Continue reading

City of arts Palermo with rich cultural heritage

Italy’s fifth-largest city is located on Sicily. Palermo, the island’s capital, is one of the country most important places in more than one way. Not only is it Sicily’s political centre, its historical, cultural and architectural heritage holds its own … Continue reading

City of arts Messina: Gateway to Sicily

The Strait of Messina is also known as the gateway to Sicily. It doesn’t just connect two bodies of water – the Tyrrhenian Sea and Ionian Sea – but, first and foremost, the island with the Italian mainland. The link … Continue reading

City of arts Cagliari with ancient highlights

Sardinia’s capital is situated in the south of the island. It is home to stunning beaches, glorious promenades and inviting parks. Something that doesn’t get talked about nearly enough: Cagliari is a multifaceted city of arts that showcases its extremely … Continue reading

City of arts Reggio Calabria with ancient heritage

Italy’s south is home to the country’s oldest ancient settlements that left marks which you can still delightfully explore and marvel at to this very day. If you feel like a cultural holiday and are historically minded, we recommend the … Continue reading

Stone-age city of arts Matera with modern charm

There are old Italian cities uniting hundreds, even thousands of years’ worth of history in one place. And there’s the city of arts Matera, one of the oldest cities in the world. The capital of the eponymous province in the … Continue reading

City of arts Lecce with baroque treasures

Have you ever been to the “Florence of the south”? Lecce carries this soubriquet (“Florence of the rococo” is another popular one) with pride. The Apulian city is situated on the Salento peninsula and among the southernmost places in all … Continue reading

City of arts Bari between Saint Nick and promenade

It’s always Christmas in one of the southernmost Italian cities. Well, alright, that’s not entirely true, but the remains of one of the main protagonists for the run-up to the festive season rest in Bari. Saint Nicholas is both venerated … Continue reading

City of arts Amalfi on the magical Amalfi Coast

One of the most beautiful regions in all of Italy is situated at the Gulf of Salerno. The Amalfi Coast in Campania is home to breathtaking nature, magical views and numerous small villages, all connected by just one single road. … Continue reading