As everywhere in Italy, also the Amalfi Coast offers a superlative cuisine, to say the least. There is much to see and taste, from olive and citrus groves to cliff-hanging vineyards, passing through the organic farms producing mozzarella and restaurants with jaw-dropping vistas. In addition, they are all ingredients featuring high in the Mediterranean Diet, so why not indulge in some guilt-free gluttony?
Here are five tasty stops where you will be able to taste farm-to-table food seasoned with the finest olive oil and accompanied by fine wines.
Are you a food junkie? You are not alone!
Combine your passion for only the finest with one of these festivals taking place in the Cilento National Park. Recognised by the UNESCO as the birthplace of the Mediterranean diet, these might turn out an excellent opportunity to learn about the secrets to a healthy and long life.
Today Palermo is the undisputed European capital of street food, fifth in the world after Bangkok, Singapore, Penang and Marrakech, according to the latest ranking compiled by the Virtual Tourist site.
Discover Palermo's food markets, walking through the historic center full of palaces, churches and monuments, tasting the typical flavors of the city's famous street food
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
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.