The 15 Best Italian Wines Worth Trying (Picked By a Wine Geek)

From the sun-kissed vineyards of Tuscany to the rolling hills of Piedmont, Italy boasts literal thousands of wine varietals, each with its own unique character and charm. Whether you’re sipping a crisp and refreshing Prosecco from the Veneto region or savoring the bold intensity of a Barolo from Piedmont, Italy’s wines are as diverse as … Read more

Medieval Monteriggioni: 11 Marvelous Things to Do in this Lovely Walled Town

monteriggioni streets in the city center with cobblestone and old brick buildings

Wandering the medieval streets of Monteriggioni, it’s easy to feel like you’ve stepped into bygone era, Outlander-style. Located along the Via Francigena route, Monteriggioni simply couldn’t get any cuter. This entirely-walled-in small village is part of the Tuscan province Siena, and definitely vies for the prize of being one of Tuscany’s most scenic towns. And … Read more

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