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.

Aperitif at Sesto on Arno rooftop and Bar in Florence

The art of the Aperitivo in Florence

Whether you’re in Milan, Venice, Florence, or Rome, you can find many spots offering different kinds of aperitif: SE·STO on Arno Restaurant is definitely one of the most iconic.

Embrace the Italian Sunshine

Stretching from the Mediterranean Sea to the mountains of the Alps Italy is sunny and radiant in Summer. Pack some light, comfortable clothing, carry a pair of sunglasses and discover the top must-visit cities in Italy during this magic season.

Explore Italy in full bloom

Summer isn’t the only time to visit Italy. Spring in Italy brings with it a lot more than vibrant blooms – from the delicious foods at local markets to new fashions and exciting festivals.
View of Piazza della Signoria in Florence Palazzo Vecchio

Palazzo Vecchio in Florence: the fortress of Signoria

The Palazzo Vecchio is a symbol of the city of Florence. It has a fascinating history and remains one of the city’s most magnificent museums in Italy.
bridge above water between buildings at daytime

Ponte Vecchio: The Legendary Florentine Symbol

Ponte Vecchio, the oldest and the most famous bridge in Florence divide in two the city giving it a sense of continuity. The bridge remains always the dream of every tourist, with its romantic views over the Arno river.
people standing in between high rise buildings during daytime

The Uffizi Museum in Florence: history and masterpieces

Set in the heart of Florence, the Uffizi Museum in Florence offers a priceless collection of art, including Botticelli, Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and Piero della Francesca.
Florence Cathedral, Italy

Piazzale Michelangelo: a breathtaking view of Florence magnificence

Your visit to the City of Florence is incomplete without touring the Piazzale Michelangelo: located in the heart of the city in Oltrarno district, the square offers the visitors a panoramic and breathtaking view of the city whether during the day or at night.
city near body of water

Top 4 things to do in Florence during a Spring week-end

Springtime and Florence are a phenomenal combination. Whether it's to celebrate Easter or for a relaxing week-end escape, the Renaissance Capital offers a wide variety of must-see attractions in the blooming season.
St. Regis Hotel

Bentley at St. Regis

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

– Bertrand Russell