Things to See & Do

Arena of Verona, an evening at the Opera

Written by on June 3, 2021 in Festivals, Things to See & Do
Arena of Verona, an evening at the Opera

Arena of Verona, an evening at the Opera in Italy The Arena in Verona announced and confirmed the dates of the summer Opera Festival. The shows will run from 19th June – 4th September for year 2021. The history of the Arena of Verona The Arena was built in the 1st century A.D by the […]

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3 beautiful inland lakes to visit in Liguria, Italy

Written by on April 28, 2021 in Lakes & Rivers, Liguria
3 beautiful inland lakes to visit in Liguria, Italy

3 beautiful inland lakes to visit in Liguria, Italy Escape from the beach – but stay by the cool water This cute little article was kindly prepared for us, in her native Italian, by Selene Scinicariello. Selene is a travel and gastronomy writer & blogger. She is also editor of the website Viaggi Che Mangi! […]

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Discover the Lake District of North West Italy

Written by on April 20, 2021 in Lakes & Rivers, Things to See & Do
Discover the Lake District of North West Italy

Discover the Lake District of North West Italy There are many lakes all over Italy, in fact more than 1,500, more if you include all the little mountain lakes. But most of the larger lakes are concentrated in Northwest Italy, in the Lombardia and Piemonte regions, not far from Milan. The Italian Lake District The […]

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10 stunning places to visit on Lago Maggiore

Written by on March 22, 2021 in Lakes & Rivers, Things to See & Do
10 stunning places to visit on Lago Maggiore

Because of Covid we are not able to get out and about around our area of North West Italy as we would like, in order to bring to you stimulating information about places and experiences that you might find useful when you are next in this amazing part of Italy. There can only be so […]

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Discover the 8 officially prettiest inland villages in western Liguria

Written by on February 10, 2021 in Cities, Towns & Villages, Liguria
Discover the 8 officially prettiest inland villages in western Liguria

Let’s discover the 8 officially prettiest inland villages in western Liguria! Inland, away from the luscious sea side, western Liguria, i.e. the part between Genova and the border with France is a varied and relatively wild land of vineyards, olive groves, lemon trees and forests. It is a mountain landscape dotted with medieval towns and […]

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Discover the Italian Carnival traditions and events in North Italy

Written by on January 28, 2021 in Italy Stories, Things to See & Do
Discover the Italian Carnival traditions and events in North Italy

Let’s discover together the Italian Carnival – Carnevale traditions and events in North Italy ! What is Carnival and when is it celebrated Carnival in Italy is a Catholic and Christian celebration but in reality it has very distant origins going back to ancient Greece and the Roman world. The word Carnevale is an Italian […]

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Visit the most magnificent castles in the Aosta Valley

Visit the most magnificent castles in the Aosta Valley

Let’s discover some of the magnificent castles of the Aosta Valley. Italy’s smallest Region has over 130 castles and stately residences dating from the Middle Ages, through the Renaissance and up to the early 1900s. Almost all of them can be visited and some also host museum collections. Driving along the valley at night with […]

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Discover the hidden gems of the Aosta Valley

Discover the hidden gems of the Aosta Valley

Although the Aosta Valley is the smallest region in Italy it has many hidden gems and places to discover. Here we show you 12 places that should be on your hit-list when you come to the Aosta Valley! La Grotta di Ghiaccio – Matterhorn Ice Palace, Cervinia, Valtournenche One of the most popular and well […]

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Discover the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Lombardy

Written by on December 29, 2020 in Things to See & Do
Discover the UNESCO World Heritage sites in Lombardy

What is a UNESCO World Heritage Site? A World Heritage Site is a landmark or area with legal protection by an international convention administered by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). World Heritage Sites are designated by UNESCO for having cultural, historical, scientific or other form of significance. There are currently 1,121 such sites worldwide. UNESCO sites in Italy & Lombardia […]

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Luxury last minute present for Christmas – a luxury Spring break on Lake Como

Written by on December 15, 2020 in Things to See & Do
Luxury last minute present for Christmas – a luxury Spring break on Lake Como

Lake Como – perfect for a romantic weekend A few weeks ago we posted an article about stunning and glamorous Lake Como. So easy to get to from Milan and a wonderful place for a romantic weekend. The Grand Hotel Tremezzo – Spring offer The Grand Hotel Tremezzo is one of Como’s most beautiful, sophisticated […]

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