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.

ST.Regis - Casting Light On a New Era

Opened in 1894 by legendary hotelier César Ritz, the St.Regis Rome has always been considered one of the best examples of high-level European hospitality and enjoys a strategic location in the center of the city.

Milan or Rome? All you need to know about Festive traditions in Italy

Italy is always a wonderful country to visit, even more so during the festive season, when music concerts, Christmas markets, religious celebrations, and gourmet eating are the order of the day.

Relive your childhood by traveling to the City of Balocchi in Como

Discover the Christmas festival known as "La città dei balocchi" into the showcase of Como rich of lights and colors during the Festive Days.

Discover the mighty Mountains: Christmas around the Dolomites

The Dolomites are an Italian mountain range that was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in August 2009. This period is characterized by many different customs and traditions all over the world; immerse yourself in these fashionable mountains and enjoy this festive period.

Villa Erba and Visconti: When cinema reflects on Como lake water

Villa Erba is one of the main characteristic villas on Lake Como. Luchino Visconti, one of Italy's best known directors, spent much of his life here. He decided to shoot one of the world cinema masterpieces, called Ludwig.
Sliced panetonne

The Origins of Panettone and Pandoro

The deliciousness of Panettone and Pandoro has made a trademark of the Italian culinary tradition, much appreciated in most of Europe. Discover its history and the differences that characterize these two delicacies.
a table set decoratively with Christmas ornaments and a wine glass

The Italian culinary traditions during Festive Days

Enjoy the culinary italian tradition around Christmas period, that gathers family and friends under the same roof. Discover the characteristic dishes and taste the unique diversity of the typical flavours of these festive days.
copper bowls filled with fresh fruit and candy nougats arranged on a table

Italian Chocolate and Festive Days: a sweet tradition

Immerse into Christmas time, celebration of unique moments and a perfect journey across Italy's chocolate taste. Every region offers a true epicurean discovery, sharing the soul of native Italian traditions.
Mountain Covreted With Snow With Green Pine Trees At Daytime

Winter sports on Volcano Etna in Sicily? Now your dream come true

Let’s discover a unique ski experience on the Sicilian volcano slopes. This is the feeling you will get by choosing the Etna volcano, one of the most unexpected winter sports destination in Italy , surrounded by black lava and soft white snow.

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

– Bertrand Russell