Tag: "Italy"

Island Treasures in Sardinia: Isola Tavolara & Isola Molara

Island Treasures in Sardinia: Isola Tavolara & Isola Molara

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
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
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
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,
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
The 10 most beautiful sites of Lake Como

The 10 most beautiful sites of Lake Como

By looking at Lake Como on Google Maps, you will immediately distinguish it from the other lakes of northern Italy for its inverted Y shape. Located approximately 31 miles from Milan, the lake is the third-largest Italian lake, after Maggiore and Garda. It is also the deepest, at 1,345 feet. For centuries this lake, protected
The Vast Arlberg

The world's largest connected ski areas

When it comes to ski resorts, for some people, size isn’t everything. Many skiers are happy cruising around smaller areas coated with trees and idyllic villages without getting bored of skiing the same slopes repetitively. That said, for some skiers and boarders, not having a vast wealth of ski area so that you can see
Europe's 5 best gourmet restaurants for après-ski dining

Europe's 5 best gourmet restaurants for après-ski dining

Après-ski is no longer simply about sipping cocktails and glasses of well-chilled Grüner Veltliner on sun-soaked chalet terraces. Today, it can also include some of the world’s finest dining experiences. Even Michelin starred chef Heston Blumenthal has noted his appreciation for Alpine restaurants, particularly in Courmayeur. While most of Europe’s resorts have a tantalising selection
From Milan to Modena: top 5 culinary experiences

From Milan to Modena: top 5 culinary experiences

Milan and Modena are two culinary gems, located just a 3 hour drive from each other – perfect for a long weekend for food lovers. From the simple yet divine ‘Italian colazione’ consisting of a coffee and freshly baked ‘cornetto’ at pastry institution Pave, to aperitivo at Terrazza Aperol and homemade food deliciousness courtesy of
7 climbs to get stunning scenic photos in Florence

7 climbs to get stunning scenic photos in Florence

Cameras have evolved into a permanent must-have part of our mainstream culture. Whether it is a part of a smart phone, or a high-end DSLR, we use them to communicate online and off, for email and social media, for business and education. When traveling, cameras have become as ubiquitous as a passport. Even more so,