Florence Duomo, Grand Tour Italy

What to See at the Venice Biennale 2017

Venice Biennale is one of the world’s most important arts organisations. It’s best known for annual exhibitions on contemporary art, dance, film and more, including the famous Venice International Film Festival. 2017 will see La Biennale di Venezia host the 57th International Art Exhibition, first founded in 1895. Here’s what art lovers can expect to [ ...More ]

What to See at the Venice Biennale 2017

Venice Biennale is one of the world’s most important arts organisations. It’s best known for annual exhibitions on contemporary art, dance, film and more, including the famous Venice International Film Festival. 2017 will see La Biennale di Venezia host the 57th International Art Exhibition, first founded in 1895. Here’s what art lovers can expect to [ ...More ]

Lesser-known cities to visit in Italy

There is no doubting Italy’s big-name cities are great. However, the country has plenty more cities that offer up just as much history, culture, food, wine, experiences… you name it. Here are just a few of our favourite lesser-known Italian cities – and what you can do there. Genoa Genoa is often overlooked as just [ ...More ]

Introduction to Turin

Turin may not have the name recognition of Rome, Venice and Florence, but this cultural city in the north of Italy has earned the nickname ‘Paris of Italy’ for its elegant leafy streets, baroque buildings and tempting patisseries. Throw in an alpine backdrop and vibrant cultural scene, and Turin (Torino in Italian) is looking every [ ...More ]

Verona Opera Festival: A Guide

Every year, Verona’s 1st-century Roman amphitheatre transforms into the setting for the Verona Opera Festival. It’s a summer-long series of operas, all performed al fresco on a stage set up within the amphitheatre. Audiences fill the Arena’s seats and take in evening showings of classics like Aida and Tosca. It’s the highlight of Verona’s summer, [ ...More ]