Montalcino

5 Wonderful Things to Do in Montalcino, Italy

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Montalcino is one of our favorite hill towns in Tuscany. Perched on a hilltop, overlooking the Sangiovese vineyards and stunning landscape of Val d’Orcia, a visit to this small town is a must for wine lovers. Climb the fortress walls for views of the town, stroll the city streets, and go wine tasting for Brunello di Montacino wine…these are just …

Alberobello Italy

15 Amazing Things to Do in Alberobello (With Photos & Helpful Tips)

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Have you ever seen photos of a place and think “that can’t be real.” Well, that’s what we thought when we first saw photos of Alberobello. This tiny town looks like it has been plucked from the pages of a fairytale. Alberobello is famous for its trulli, small round buildings with conical roofs made of stone. Stroll the hilly maze …

Lake Garda

Lake Garda Bucket List: 25 Things to Do in Lake Garda, Italy

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Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy. With brightly colored towns, castles and Roman ruins, beaches and vineyards, amusement parks and historical sites, there is plenty here to keep you busy for days. The list of things to do in Lake Garda is long and we cover the top sights in this guide. An Overview of Lake Garda This …

Driving the Amalfi Coast

Driving the Amalfi Coast: What’s It Like & Is It a Good Idea?

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Driving the Amalfi Coast is popular bucket list experience. To drive this winding road, past dramatic coastal cliffs, some of the most beautiful towns in Italy, and famous beaches, it sounds like a wonderful thing to do. But does driving the Amalfi Coast live up to the hype? We drove the entire length of Amalfi Drive in October 2022. We …

Dolomites

Ultimate Dolomites Itinerary: Best of the Dolomites from 1 to 10 Days

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If you are planning your Dolomites itinerary, there is an overwhelming amount of information to process…both on the internet and in guidebooks. We want to simplify that for you. In this guide, we share with you the top experiences in the Dolomites, how to organize them day-by-day, and then how to put this all together to create your perfect Dolomites …

Ravello Italy

7 Wonderful Things to Do in Ravello, Italy

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Ravello is a cliffside town on the Amalfi Coast. With its villas, beautiful gardens, and extraordinary views along the coast, Ravello is one of the most enchanting towns to visit on the Amalfi Coast. In this guide, we cover the best things to do in Ravello with tips to have the best experience. Interesting Facts about Ravello Ravello is located …

Montepulciano Italy

Top 10 Things to Do in Montepulciano, Italy

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Perched on a hilltop, overlooking the rolling hills of Tuscany, sits Montepulciano. This medieval town, with its underground wine cellars, medieval churches, and scenic streets, is a delight to explore. In this guide, we list the best things to do in Montepulciano, where to go wine tasting with a view of Val d’Orcia, and how to plan your visit. Interesting …

Piz Boe Hike

Piz Boè Hiking Guide: Map, Hiking Stats, Trail Guide & Photos

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Piz Boè is considered to be one of the easiest summits over 3,000 meters (10,000 feet) in the Dolomites. This is largely because you have the option to take a cable car to skip the majority of the exhausting climb. This hike starts at Passo Pordoi. From here, ride a cable car to Sass Pordoi and then it is a …

Best Amalfi Coast Towns

17 Beautiful Towns on the Amalfi Coast (+Map & Photos)

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Dotting the dramatic coastal cliffs of the Amalfi Coast are small, colorful towns that are a delight to explore. Positano, Amalfi, and Ravello are some of the most famous, but some of the smaller, less known towns, such as Tramonti and Nerano, are well worth some of your precious time. In this guide, we list 17 beautiful towns on the …

Seceda Dolomites Italy

Best Way to Visit Seceda (with Little to No Hiking)

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Seceda is one of the most popular viewpoints in the Dolomites. From the summit of Seceda, you can look out across the jagged, slanting pinnacles that makes this viewpoint so famous. One of the best things about visiting Seceda is that very little hiking is required. A cable car whisks you to the summit, eliminating what would be a very …

Assisi Umbria Italy

One Day in Assisi, Italy: Walking Tour of the Historic City Center

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With one day in Assisi, you have just enough time to visit the highlights of this beautiful city. In this guide, we provide an Assisi walking tour that covers the main sites within the historic city center. On this walking tour, visit the churches and important religious sites in Assisi, wander through picturesque streets, and learn where to get some …

Basilica di San Francesco

16 Wonderful Things to Do in Assisi (+ Helpful Tips & Map)

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Located in Umbria, sitting on the slopes of Monte Subasio, is the beautiful city of Assisi. This city, which is the birthplace of St. Francis, is filled with spiritual treasures and works of art. There are many things to do in Assisi…visit the long list of churches and basilicas, stroll the picturesque streets, go shopping for souvenirs, and enjoy the …

Dolomites Things To Do

Best Things to Do in the Dolomites (With Little to No Hiking)

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The Dolomites are one of the best places in the world to go hiking. But what if you don’t want to go hiking. Is it still worth visiting the Dolomites if you never plan to set foot on a hiking trail? Yes!! In this guide, we cover the best things to do in the Dolomites that involve little to no …