Inspiring Travel Stories

Discover our collection of unique travel stories which has been handcrafted by our team of local experts to help you plan and book your next trip to Italy. There’s a wide range of stories including itineraries, photo galleries, videos, and insider guides.

Cortina d’Ampezzo and Hollywood

Cortina d’Ampezzo has an illustrious past, with many famous faces regularly spotted in its hallways.

Introducing Cardinale, the legendary cocktail from La Dolce Vita

While La Dolce Vita reigned, barman at Excelsior Hotel created the Cardinale Cocktail in 1950. A Cardinal suggested the recipe to his bartender, and the idea was a success with the other clients too, so the bartender christened the cocktail with the name “Cardinale”.

Festive traditions around Italy

There’s so much to experience in Italy during Festive Days. Discover some of Italy’s most popular festive traditions that you will absolutely love being a part of.

Rock The Lounge Cocktails & Music at The Westin Palace Milan

Starting from November 13, The Lounge Bar at The Westin Palace Milan turns rock and invites local and hotel guests to amazing events in the name of good food, cocktails and music.

Tintoretto: the hero of Venice Renaissance

Tintoretto was one of the most significant Italian Mannerist painters of Renaissance and an outstanding artist of the Venetian School.
Sunset view in Trieste at Strada Napoleonica

Explore Friuli Venezia Giulia

Explore with us Friuli Venezia Giulia, an amalgam of climate and culture with spectacular mountain vistas, enchanting wineries, and seaside castles to entice you during your entire tour.
Sunset view of Rialto Bridge in Venice

Cultivating the avant-garde in Venice: A historical legacy

The historical legacy of this city can not be missed as Venice is a city of firsts. Here, we take a look at some of Venice's records.

The enchanting Villa del Balbianello

Located on the tip of the Lavedo headland, in Lenno, the iconic Villa del Balbianello in Como is one of the most attractive places in Lake Como area.

Como città dei balocchi 2019

Now in its twenty-sixth edition, Como Città dei Balocchi is an unmissable event in which Como and the Lake are transformed into a special place attracting hundreds of visitors from all over the world.

Italy, and the spring and first love all together should suffice to make the gloomiest person happy. 

– Bertrand Russell