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Wine Festivals to Visit in Italy

Wine is synonymous with Italy, so of course Italy celebrates with many a wine festival throughout the year. From the shores of Lake Garda to the rolling countryside of Tuscany, Italy puts on a variety of great wine events that are open to all. Here’s a round-up of the wine festivals not to miss this [ ...More ]

Our Experts Pick: The Best Piazzas in Italy

Italy is home to some of the most beautiful squares in the world. When we asked our team which they thought were the best piazzas in Italy, we had plenty to choose from. Some people loved the piazzas with fascinating history, others chose theirs based on the atmosphere or the artworks on display. After some [ ...More ]

Five Things You Didn’t Know About Venice Carnival

Venice Carnival is almost here, so we’ve taken a look at the history and traditions that have made Carnival one of the most spectacular events in Italy. Whether it’s the elaborate masks and costumes, the nights full of dining and dancing or the spectacular performances, Carnival is a truly magical time to visit Venice. The [ ...More ]

Best Italian Coffee Shops to Visit on Your Next Trip

Coffee is a huge part of Italian culture. Here, it’s not just a morning pick-me-up, but a way of life. It’s no coincidence that most of our favourite coffees (espresso, cappuccino, macchiato…) are Italian inventions. Head to any Italian city and you’ll find hundreds of cafes and coffee houses – perfect rest stops for a [ ...More ]

10 Must-Try Italian Drinks

Dry January is over for another year, and what better way to bid arrivederci than with a round-up of essential Italian drinks. Whether you’ve been on the wagon or not, we think it’s the perfect pick-me-up for February. Cin cin… 1. Campari and soda Campari is an herb-infused liqueur, known for its deep-red colour and [ ...More ]