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A tour of Marsala between wineries, salt marshes and beaches

A tour of Marsala between wineries, salt marshes and beaches

Famous for the liqueur that bears its name, in 2019, the town celebrates the fifty years of its DOC brand (Denomination of Controlled Origin), the first ever wine of Italy to be awarded with such designation.

A good excuse to walk through the alleys and squares of the ancient Lilibeum, then explore the Stagnone lagoon and the island of Mozia, with its windmills.

Italian Gardens that you can visit by train

Italian Gardens that you can visit by train

From Isola Bella in Lake Maggiore to the Botanical Garden of Palermo, here are some of Italy's most beautiful gardens that you'll be able find no more than 2 kilometers from the station. A way to discover the Italian botanical and naturalistic heritage without having to use a car.

Here's what to discover this spring. Plus, tips on where to sleep and the events not to be missed.

Ischia: the perfect late summer holiday

Ischia: the perfect late summer holiday

Relaxation and purification in the waters of this volcanic island, famous since Homer and Virgil. A unique opportunity to detox yourself before winter, between baths and walks in the countryside.

Wine tasting holidays in Tuscany

Wine tasting holidays in Tuscany

Beside its multi-centuries towns and splendid countryside, Tuscany is also famous for its wineries. A different but wonderful way to get to know it, it's to plan a food and wine holiday discovering its great wines.

And in all honesty, who wouldn't feel like touring the Tuscan countryside and the various wineries to taste whites, reds, sparkling wines and whatever else might come to mind?

Among ancient vineyards, organic and biodynamic cultivation, avant-garde architectural and energy cellars, our recommendations produce Chianti Classico, Brunello di Montalcino and Nobile di Montepulciano

Where to taste the best wines in Piedmont

Where to taste the best wines in Piedmont

Our pick of the best Piedmontese wineries includes well-known names and others less so, places where the finest and most appreciated wines in the world are produced.

In the ranking of the most famous Italian wineries those of Piedmont are numerous, starting with the wineries in the Langhe region that are among the most characteristic.

Piedmont Wine Region

Piedmont Wine Region

Right up in the North West of Italy, bordering France and Switzerland, is the charming and quaint region of Piedmont. Piedmont, literally meaning “at the foot of the mountain”, is situated in the shadow of the Alps, and is populated by endless hill top hamlets, boutique wineries and countless places to eat authentic Italian cuisine peculiar to the region.

Rossano - The town of the Codex, liquorice, marble and alabaster

Rossano - The town of the Codex, liquorice, marble and alabaster

Whether you’re just stopping over for a few days as you explore southern Italy, or you want an interesting destination to team up with a visit to the chic coastal town of Tropea, Rossano is the place for you! Situated between the plain of Sibari and the mountains of Sila, the town is not only a picturesque collage of sandy coloured abodes, surrounded by renowned marble and alabaster quarries, it is also famous for its tantalising liquorice factory and it’s renowned, preserved 6 th Century gospels (not to mention being the birth place of two popes). Find out more about these fascinating sights below – we’re sure they’ll tempt you to book a trip to Rossano in no time!

Women at War at the Siracusa's Greek Festival - 09/05-06/07

Women at War at the Siracusa's Greek Festival - 09/05-06/07

2019’s theme is “Women and War” so visitors will be treated to renditions of Trojan Women, Helen (both by Euripides), and finally the hilarious Lysistrata, Aristophanes’ comedy telling of how the women of Athens protested against the Peloponnesian War with an ardent sex strike.

72 hours in Siracusa

72 hours in Siracusa

Located on the Ionian Coast of Sicily, Siracusa is the perfect romantic getaway, even for a short 3-day break.