Category: Italy

Island treasures in Sardinia

Island treasures in Sardinia

Boasting a picture-perfect coastline dotted with countless sandy beaches and charming littoral villages, it is little wonder that the waters of Sardinia prove a big draw for yachting enthusiasts.
Family friendly luxury yacht charter vacations in the Mediterranean

Family friendly luxury yacht charter vacations in the Mediterranean

The Mediterranean is a prime family destination, and travel by water offers them a novel experience while taking the frustration out of transiting between the city and the surf.
The most fascinating castles and fortresses in Italy

The most fascinating castles and fortresses in Italy

Italy boasts many precious monuments and architectural beauties, but the castles are certainly among the most evocative in terms of charm.
The best 8 beaches of southern Sardinia

The best 8 beaches of southern Sardinia

Deserted white sandy coves and turquoise seas, start planning your perfect luxury beach gateway in the marvellous southern part of the island.
8 reasons why the Western Mediterranean is the place to be for Summer luxury yacht charters

8 reasons why the Western Mediterranean is the place to be for Summer luxury yacht charters

Discover why you should choose the Western Mediterranean for your next summer holiday - and why a luxury yacht charter is the best way to fit it all in.
6 must-visit wonders of the Amalfi coast

6 must-visit wonders of the Amalfi coast

Thanks to its panoramic views, picturesque landscapes, unspoiled nature and ancient palaces and gardens, the Amalfi coast ranks at the top of the most popular destinations in Italy by both Italian and international tourists.
Top 13 design wineries in Tuscany: A fusion of art and taste

Top 13 design wineries in Tuscany: A fusion of art and taste

In Tuscany, the wine route is also an architectural trail thanks to the contribution of starchitects who have signed countless projects since the 90s, creating a real phenomenon. Stunning buildings, perfectly integrated with the surrounding landscape, designed and built with state-of-the-art technologies. These are real wine temples that have opened their doors to visits and
Orient Express makes a grand return to Italy with La Dolce Vita train

Orient Express makes a grand return to Italy with La Dolce Vita train

More than 150 years ago, Georges Nagelmackers turned a dream into a reality when he launched the first luxury Orient Express train. Soon, Orient Express will head back on track to offer travellers an unforgettable journey through one of the world’s most beloved countries: Italy. From the luxury rail tourism project signed by Arsenale S.p.A.,
The 9 most charming spots to visit in Umbria, Italy

The 9 most charming spots to visit in Umbria, Italy

Umbria isn’t much like the rest of the country. “Green Heart of Italy”, “Land of Saint Francis” are just some of the names often defining the enchanting region of Umbria. Umbria is the only region of central Italy that does not touch the sea, featuring landscapes very similar to those of Tuscany, but with more
The world's most instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The world's most instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Sites

The Historic Centre of Rome is the most Instagrammable UNESCO World Heritage Site, a new study has found. The study, conducted by creative resources expert Design Bundles, selected the 145 most popular World Heritage Sites, and analysed how many times each place has been tagged in Instagram posts. Rome, whose World Heritage Site also includes
Top 5 highest ski lifts in Europe

Top 5 highest ski lifts in Europe

Zermatt is the highest resort in Europe and its highest lift station tops out at just under 4,000 metres. At this height some people can suffer from altitude sickness. Altitude sickness typically occurs only above 2,500 metres, So clearly 4,000 metres is well above the comfort zone. You can get altitude sickness if you travel to
COVID rules for Europe's main ski destinations

COVID rules for Europe's main ski destinations

Are you going skiing in the Alps in the February half term? Covid testing specialist Cignpost ExpressTest is urging families to check travel and in-resort restrictions to ensure their half term ski holidays don’t go off-piste. The company says that different rules for each of Europe’s main ski destinations might trip-up unprepared families, and extra
New luxury Hyatt resort in Sardinia

New luxury Hyatt resort in Sardinia

A Hyatt affiliate has entered into a franchise agreement with 12.18. group to debut the Destination by Hyatt brand in Italy with 7Pines Resort Sardinia. The 76-room resort is expected to open in early July, representing several significant milestones, including the continued growth of Hyatt’s luxury resort portfolio, the first Hyatt affiliated hotel on Sardinia,
Your activity guide to Summer luxury yacht charters in the Eastern Mediterranean

Your activity guide to Summer luxury yacht charters in the Eastern Mediterranean

Another year has flown by, and before you know it winter will be a distant memory beneath the scorching summer sun. Make sure that you’re ready to leave behind roasting city pavements and work to your own schedule (or not at all!) on a luxury yacht charter in the exceptional Eastern Mediterranean charter grounds. The
12 of the best places to propose in Italy

12 of the best places to propose in Italy

There are endless places in Italy where you can propose and where you can also tie the knot. Italy is known for its romance, from Manzoni’s I Promessi Sposi to Romeo & Juliet, from Dante’s love of Beatrice to the fictional lovers Francesco and Paolo from Dante’s L’Inferno. Add the landscapes, the sun, the wine,
The 10 highest-class golf courses in Italy

The 10 highest-class golf courses in Italy

In Italy, it is possible to play golf in more than 300 courses, from the northern Lombardy and Piedmont regions to Sicily passing through the central region of Umbria. Wherever golf players choose to stay, either in the northern areas of the country or in a more central location such as the lush region of