From ancient architecture to modern fashion, Italy offers the perfect mix of new and old, alongside one of the world's most scenic backdrops. However, with so much to see and do, a day at port in Italy can be intimidating, especially if you're unaccustomed to international travel. Thankfully, a little knowledge can go a long way. Keep the following suggestions in mind as … [Read more...]
Italy Vacation Planning
Italy vacation planning tips, guides, photos and videos to help make your next vacation the best possible from Rome to Venice to every little town in between.
Imagine a place where sprawling forests intertwine with ancient castles on a shore, and just around the corner, a succession of historic villas rise in the distance. A place where architectural gems coincide with pathways straight from a fairy tale, and bringing all of this together is a magnificent crystal-blue lake. It sounds too good to be true, but this is just a … [Read more...]
One of the best things about a Globus Escorted vacation is that you don't have to spend days, hours and weeks planning every detail of your trip. You don't have to figure out how to navigate a foreign country, what to do and where to go. That doesn't mean it isn't a lot of fun to look ahead at what you'll be experiencing! When selecting your Italy vacation here are some of … [Read more...]
When you think of a visit to Italy, you probably think of grand churches, important museums and delicious food. The gardens of Italy may not come directly to mind. However, this diverse country is home to some of the loveliest gardens in the world, ranging from formal plantings to wild, rolling expanses. If you're headed to Italy this season on an escorted vacation, make … [Read more...]
A lot has happened since Naples was founded as Neapolis, the new city, back in 470BC. The city is no longer new, and that's what gives Naples its character, as modern life unfolds amidst remnants of the Greeks, Romans, Aragons, Bourbons, Normans, and other peoples who built atop the original city. The city's beauty comes from its location overlooking the beautiful Bay of … [Read more...]