Whenever people start talking about vacations in Italy, some of the first ideas that come to mind tend to include classical art, museums, castles, churches, basilicas, and Mediterranean beaches. On top of those, we also start daydreaming of postcard-perfect, sunny days when one can take a seat at an al fresco café that overlooks a lovely plaza with pretty fountains, order an espresso, sit back, relax, read a good book, and just enjoy our surroundings as the day goes by. This image is actually pretty accurate. Sometimes, though, we just really want to get away from it all, and being in a city – even if it isin a completely different country – just isn’t enough. This is where agriturismo comes in. As the term suggests, it is a combination of agriculture and tourism, or in other words, farm vacations. Italy’s countryside is as lush and vibrant as its cities, […]
"Our tour guide Stefano was awesome, organized and so much fun to be with"
Our heads are still in the clouds. I am not sure if I can use one word that truly expresses how we feel about our trip to Italy. It was awesome, exciting, expressive, beautiful, excellent, tour-friendly, fun and funny. I can go on and on.
We truly enjoyed...
Rosalind Boyer Bernard (Baltimore, MD)
Classic Italy Tour, June 2010