15 Most Picturesque Towns in Tuscany to Visit

the hilltop town of montalcino in tuscany cascading down the hillside with stone structures and green trees

While the big, famous cities like Florence, Siena, and Pisa are mandatory stops for any visitor traveling to Tuscany, the Central Italian region is also home to countless delightful little towns. Although they fly under the radar for most travelers, a closer look reveals that these charming little locales are just as worthy of attention. … Read more

The 15 Best Villages & Towns in the Dolomites

the church in the town of castelrotto with the town behind it, mountains in the distance, partly cloudy summery day

When it comes to sheer striking natural beauty, the Dolomite Alps in Italy are among the top mountain ranges in Europe, if not the entire world. Rising over the northeastern regions of Veneto, Trentino-Alto Adige, and Friuli Venezia Giulia, the mountain range is home to spectacular natural parks and picturesque towns. In 2009, the Dolomites … Read more

17 Best Day Trips from Venice: Cities, Wine Country, & Beyond!

With its beautiful architecture, stunning squares, historic museums, and of course, iconic canals, Italy’s most unique city deserves several days at least to properly explore.  However, if you plan on spending a long time in the city or have already visited Venice in the past, it’s also worth considering a few day trips from Venice … Read more

17 Marvelous Day Trips from Milan: Epic Excursions from Lombardy’s Capital City

If you’re visiting Milan and have extra time to explore the surroundings, you won’t be short on options! Once you’ve seen Milan’s key sights — the Duomo di Milano, the Last Supper, etc. — you may want to check out some of the region surrounding Milan. All around Milan, you can find beautiful cities filled … Read more