Top tourist activities in Basilicata

Top tourist activities in Basilicata

If you are one of those who like mountains with rejuvenating woods and forests, a stunning scenery and in the same time you would like to visit a place where you can eat good food and have many fun options to spend your time, Basilicata in Italy might be a perfect place for you. We present you the top tourist activities in Basilicata no matter the season when you are visiting this beautiful area. In Basilicata you can relax and enjoy the mountain or the beach scenery, even both together, or y... [ read more ]

Christmas Markets in Italy – Arco, Bolzano and Vipiteno

Christmas Markets in Italy – Arco, Bolzano and Vipiteno

In Italy the Christmas markets are quite popular among locals and foreigners as well who visit during the seasonal holiday from all over Europe and the world. In Italian these markets are called Mercatino di Natale and we should mention here the most famous one in Rome, the Piazza Navona but the smaller ones in the Italian Alps or in Trentino are also remarkable. They all have nativity scenes, crib displays and several fun activities. Taste the most delicious Italian Christmas foods and dese... [ read more ]

Visiting Via Libertà Quarter of Palermo – the villas and Ficuzza

Visiting Via Libertà Quarter of Palermo – the villas and Ficuzza

The quarter of Via Libertá is located in the city of Palermo, most precisely near the main street. Via Libertá is among the best districts in town which is often mentioned as the „Champs d’Elisée” of Palermo. This beautiful neighborhood is located only a few minutes away from the airport by bus, also a few minutes away from downtown and about 10-15 minutes from Mondello beach. There are several sights and attractions to see around Palermo and as we narrow it down a bit, in Via Libert... [ read more ]

Visiting and discovering San Vito lo Capo & Scopello

Visiting and discovering San Vito lo Capo & Scopello

Italy has several cities, towns and villages, big and small which are well worth visiting. San Vito lo Capo and Scopello are only a few of the mentioned settlements which offer the real Italian experiences for all tourists and visitors. San Vito lo Capo can be found on the coastal region in the area of Trapani, while Scopello is a feudal village, also located on the coast between San Vito lo Capo and Castellamare del Golfo. These warm and welcoming holiday destinations are at their best betw... [ read more ]

The highest mountain of Sicily - Mount Etna

The highest mountain of Sicily – Mount Etna

The most amazing natural attraction of Sicily is Mount Etna, the highest mountain on the island. As Etna is a volcanic mountain, in ancient Greece it was considered as the god if fire and also the home of the Cyclops, the monster with one eye. The mountain is about 3350 m high and its volcano is still active hence each eruption changes the hight of it. Over the past centuries some eruptions were so powerful that the lava flow reached even the coast. Etna has many advantages: it offers several ... [ read more ]

Best hunting location in Sicily - Ficuzza Hunting Lodge

Best hunting location in Sicily – Ficuzza Hunting Lodge

Sicily is a place with many diverse activities. There are several possibilities and ways to have fun here and among others there is hunting. At Ficuzza nature reserve and park you can practice the sport of hunting. Ficuzza is located in the mountains near Palermo, in Corleone. This location is the place where Ferdinando I used to go hunting during his reign in Italy. In the middle of this hunting reserve there are two royal villas designed by Giuseppe Venanzio Marvuglia a master architect. On... [ read more ]

Things to know about The Palio di Siena festival

Things to know about The Palio di Siena festival

Locally known as “Il Palio”, the Palio di Siena is a horse race held twice a year, on July 2nd and August 16th in the city of Siena, Tuscany. It is one of the most popular festivals in the country and it attracts both locals and tourists worldwide. One of the Things to know about The Palio di Siena festival is that Siena is divided into 17 contrade or neighborhoods and each one has its rider, dressed in the specific colors of the city ward. About the Race The first race, also known unde... [ read more ]

The Monza Grand Prix for Formula 1 Lovers

The Monza Grand Prix for Formula 1 Lovers

Gran Premio di Monza is a race occurring in Monza, Italy. Also known under the name of “La Pista Magica”, The Monza Grand Prix for Formula 1 has something special that gives you a great feeling of excitement, especially if you are a Ferrari fan. The Monza circuit is one of the most interesting, embodying the joy and thrill of a great race. The biggest event held here is the Formula One Italian Grand Prix. The site contains of 3 tracks – the Grand Prix track (3600 meters), the Junior tra... [ read more ]