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Category: Travelling in Italy

Genoa

Genoa Genoa (Genova in Italian) is Italy’s largest sea port. It is full of grandeur, squalor, sparkling light and deep shade. It is also a gateway to the Riviera, showing off its former glory.  Rich history The Most Serene Republic of Genoa ruled over the…

Bologna

Bologna A beautifully colonnaded medieval grid, Bologna is a city of two intriguing halves. One side is a hard-working, high-tech city located in the Po valley. The other is more edgy, hosting the world’s oldest university and is famous for its piazzas. It has it…

Palermo

Palermo Palermo delivers a mix of Byzantine mosaics, Arabesque domes and frescoed cupolas. This is a city at the edge of Europe and at the centre of the ancient world. A place where markets rub against baroque churches and where the blue-eyed and fair have…

Naples

Naples First of all, Naples is raw, dynamic energy. A place of moving art and panoramas, spontaneous conversations and unexpected, unique elegance. Welcome to Italy’s most unlikely masterpiece. Art & Architecture First, Naples has a wealth of cultural assets. Most importantly, you’ll find two royal…

Rome

Rome A mix of haunting ruins, awe-inspiring art and vibrant street life, Rome is one of the world’s most romantic and inspiring cities. Historical Legacies Firstly, let’s make this clear. Rome is Italy’s hot-blooded capital. The result of 3000 years of urban development, Rome is…

Milan

Milan Milan is Italy’s city of the future, a fast-paced metropolis where creativity is big business, looking good is compulsory and after-work drinks are an art form. Cultural Legacy Milan has an ancient and fascinating cultural history. Mercantile Milan invented the idea of the city-state…

Venice

Venice Venice. Imagine the audacity of building a city of marble palaces on a lagoon – and that was only the start. Epic Grandeur Never was a thoroughfare so aptly named as the Grand Canal, reflecting the glories of Venetian architecture lining its banks. At…

Florence

Florence Cradle of the Renaissance, romantic, enchanting and utterly irresistible. Art & Architecture In the first place, few cities are so compact size or so packed with extraordinary art and architecture at every turn. The urban fabric of this small city has hardly changed since…