Cities, Towns & Villages

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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A great introduction to Cuneo

Written by on November 5, 2020 in Cities, Towns & Villages, Things to See & Do
A great introduction to Cuneo

An Introduction to Cuneo Province I guess because the wine regions of Le Langhe, Roero & Monferrato are so well known in their own right that it is easy not to recognise the wider province in which they sit. In fact the Province of Cuneo is the largest province in the Region of Piemonte. And […]

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Discovering Genoa

Written by on October 28, 2020 in Cities, Towns & Villages, Things to See & Do
Discovering Genoa

How to discover and enjoy Genoa Genova – Genoa in English, is the capital city of the North West Italian region of Liguria. It is a major European sea port, the busiest in Italy. Genova has a very rich history. As the capital of the Republic of Genova during the late Middle Ages it was […]

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A weekend of sightseeing in Torino

Written by on October 9, 2020 in Cities, Towns & Villages, Things to See & Do
A weekend of sightseeing in Torino

Torino is the Capital of the Region of Piemonte, one of the 4 Regions that make up Northwest Italy. The commune of Torino itself has a population of 870,000 whilst the greater metropolitan area of Torino is home to approximately 2 million inhabitants. Torino is an historic City that has its origins back in the […]

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What to see and do in Novara in Lombardy?

Written by on October 6, 2020 in Cities, Towns & Villages, Things to See & Do
What to see and do in Novara in Lombardy?

Novara is the second largest town in Piemonte, with a population of around 100,000. It is the capital of Novara province, in which incidentally are located the beautiful lakes Maggiore and Orta. Novara has been an important trading post since ancient Roman times due to its position at the crossroads of the routes connecting Milano […]

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What to see in a day in Aosta?

What to see in a day in Aosta?

What to see in a day in Aosta Do you fancy having a relaxing day off from skiing during your holiday in Aosta? If so, what are you going to do with yourself, apart from sitting in a bar all day getting sozzled? For a start you are in likely to be in luck with […]

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