Florence Duomo, Grand Tour Italy

New Year’s Eve in Italy

From bonfires and swing bands to Champagne and oysters, Italians certainly know how to ring in the New Year in style. Here are some of our favourite celebrations…   Rome There are parties across the whole of Rome on New Year’s Eve, but Piazza del Popolo is where the Romans flock for the major celebrations. [ ...More ]

New Year’s Eve in Italy

From bonfires and swing bands to Champagne and oysters, Italians certainly know how to ring in the New Year in style. Here are some of our favourite celebrations…   Rome There are parties across the whole of Rome on New Year’s Eve, but Piazza del Popolo is where the Romans flock for the major celebrations. [ ...More ]

Alternative Italy

Think Italy and it’s likely that big names like Rome, Venice, Sorrento and Lake Garda will spring to mind. But we think it’s time people turned their attention to some of Italy’s quieter corners and hidden gems – places that might not appear on must-see itineraries or bucket lists, but that offer up a quintessentially [ ...More ]

Top 5 Beaches in Sicily

Sicily is the island of contrasts, home to charming coastal towns, Greek temples, a mountainous inland and much more. Sicily is also home to some pretty special beaches. With over 1,000 kilometres of coastline, Sicily’s beaches offer a welcome break from sightseeing. From sandy swathes, to pebbly coves, here is our guide to Sicily’s top [ ...More ]