Typical local food in Basilicata

Typical local food in Basilicata

Basilicata is a perfect holiday destination for any type of tourist as the landscape is beautiful and varied offering different activites from relaxation on the beach to winter sports or hiking. After you choose the resort and the hotel that suits your personality and plan some activities you migh think of the food of this region as well. You definitely have to try as many particular dishes as you can when you travel to a foreign country, as this is completing your cultural experience and mak... [ read more ]

Tourist attractions in Basilicata

Tourist attractions in Basilicata

Basilicata is a region in the southern edge of Italy and is also known as Lucania. It is located between Campania, Calabria and Apulia. This is a unique region, tourists who visit Basilicata usually do not get here by accident, but they know the value of the place. It is a calm place filled with many colors and scents, a real rejuvenation for all those who want to slip away from the crowd and stress of their modern lives. There are many tourist attractions in Basilicata that can be visited, i... [ read more ]

Top sights of Abruzzo

Top sights of Abruzzo

The beautiful region of Abruzzo is situated in the middle of Italy and its mountainous terrain offers well-equipped facilities and great resorts for tourists who come to enjoy winter sports or climb the rocky walls. The region is rich in culture, traditions, history and art which attract many visitors. Abruzzo is a perfect holiday destination for nature enthusiasts for there are magnificent narrow valleys, impressive paths and beautiful hills and mountains. You can pay a visit to one of the n... [ read more ]

A perfect holiday at Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta – culture and ski resorts

A perfect holiday at Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta – culture and ski resorts

Visit the least Italian regions of Italy, Valle d’Aosta and Piemonte, located in the northwestern region of the country next to the Swiss and French Alps. Until the 19th century the residents of Piemonte used French as their first language and even today, their dialect reflects its influence. On the other hand Valle d’Aosta is a bilingual region which is full of Swiss emigrants who speak a German based dialect. Visit these wonderful Italian regions and taste the best Italian wines next to... [ read more ]

The Italian Halloween

The Italian Halloween

The popular celebration of Halloween has not spread completely across the European continent. Italians have started to celebrate it only a few years ago and slowly it is starting to become a part of their culture. Let us not forget about the fact that Halloween is the day when people honor the dead. It’s not that Italians don’t honor them at all, or haven’t done it in the past but the American way has just started to become popular and wide spread in the past few years. So let’s see h... [ read more ]

Visiting Via Libertà Quarter of Palermo – in touch with nature

Visiting Via Libertà Quarter of Palermo – in touch with nature

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 Liber... [ read more ]

Visiting Sicily – the town of Trapani and the island of Favignana

Visiting Sicily – the town of Trapani and the island of Favignana

When you visit the most charming region of Italy, namely Sicily, you simply must not miss out on going for a trip and see the town of Trapani on the coastal region of the island. Also we recommended you to visit the island of Favignana located southwest from Trapani. There is never enough culture and history one can absorb. There are always new things we can learn and last but not least it is always worth visiting the many historical monuments and sights. The one thing Trapani does not lack i... [ read more ]

Top historic sights of Syracuse – castles, palaces, churches and museums

Top historic sights of Syracuse – castles, palaces, churches and museums

The town of Syracuse swarms of historical and cultural heritage. The city has a very rich historic background hence there are several monuments and sights which prove history and the presence of cultures which temporarily but for some time existed in Syracuse and ruled over it. Many buildings have features influenced by more than one culture, nation or style. Visit the wonderful architectural masterpieces in Syracuse, the fortresses and castles, churches and monasteries and other buildings. S... [ read more ]

Top historic sites in Syracuse – Temples, springs, piazzas and the archeological park

Top historic sites in Syracuse – Temples, springs, piazzas and the archeological park

The city of Syracuse is located in the southeastern region of Sicily, lying along the coast of the Ionian Sea. The town was founded by the Corinthians on the ruins of a previous Greek settlement in the year of 734 BC. For this reason Syracuse has an ancient Greek past which blends a little bit of history of Europe and the Mediterranean with mythology. Today it stands as a modern city but it is still surrounded by archeological sites, temples, castles and amphitheaters which are visited by man... [ read more ]

Visiting Syracuse, a city of ancient history

Visiting Syracuse, a city of ancient history

The city of Syracuse is located in the southeastern region of Sicily, lying along the coast of the Ionian Sea. The town was founded by the Corinthians on the ruins of a previous Greek settlement in the year of 734 BC. For this reason Syracuse has an ancient Greek past which blends a little bit of history of Europe and the Mediterranean with mythology. Today it stands as a modern city but it is still surrounded by archeological sites, temples, castles and amphitheaters which are visited by ma... [ read more ]