Welcome to your Italy travel guide
Italy is a great holiday destination with plenty to offer to everyone, good for grown-ups and entertaining for children. People looking for a cultural holiday or a seaside break and those into sports, nature or city lovers will find something to suit their needs in this fascinating country with many facets.
Traditionally there are two sides to Italy, the northern regions which are the richest with most of the industry and work concentrating there and the southern part of the country that together with the two islands Sardinia and Sicily is more relaxed, with less work and more sunshine. A favourite tourist destination with many beautiful sites from historic monuments, museums, art galleries and ancient ruins to medieval castles and some of the world’s most amazing churches, beautiful green spaces and fantastic beaches, Italy has something to offer to everyone. A country with many facets strictly linked to the many regional identities with their own dialects, different traditions and typical food. Some of the world’s best wines are produced there, if you are a wine lover you will enjoy the Tuscan countryside where Chianti comes from or Piedmont the home of Asti sparkling wine and Barolo. Food is a sublime experience, prepare yourself because you won’t go hungry there, from pizza and pasta to the most amazing regional dishes that will satisfy your taste buds. Italy also offers a very entertaining nightlife with many fashionable nightclubs where you can party until the early hours of the morning. The Adriatic coast is particularly famous for its nightclubs as well as the Versilia, the stretch of coast with Forte dei Marmi and Viareggio.
Given the nature of the country and the wide spectrum of attractions, careful planning is essential. To help with your search we have put together selected destinations with general information for your once in a lifetime trip!
On this website we have gathered some useful information on Italy’s history, culture and major events taking place there. Each individual destination comes with information about airports, transport, places of interest and museums complete of addresses and eating out tips. You can browse through our selection of pictures and even check out our maps which are fully interactive: you can search the place you need to find on the map and even have a close up satellite view. Try it now for an aerial view of the locations that interest you!