If you’re a traveler who wants some breathing space between your exploration of Museums and historic districts, then visiting the country’s top parks and gardens should definitely be on your itinerary as well. Many of these gardens and parks in Italy are ancient places themselves, but they still serve as welcoming oases for weary tourists and locals alike, people who are looking for some relief from the urban hustle and bustle. Villa Borghese – Located on the Pincian Hill in the heart of Rome, the Villa Borghese Pinciana was built in the 1600s by the architect Flaminio Ponzio, who was commissioned by the Catholic cardinal and art patron Scipione Borghese to create a villa that would house his art collection. Reinvented as a public park when the Borghese family sold the estate to the Italian government in 1902, the Villa Borghese now boasts of several museums, the most famous of […]
"Thanks for helping us put together a dream honeymoon vacation!"
I wanted to take a minute to thank you for the excellent trip you planned for our honeymoon to Italy. Going into this trip we knew there would be a lot of research, planning and booking that needed to be done. When we started, we tried to do this ourselves but...
Paul & Jamie Mullen (St Petersburg, FL)
Honeymoon, April 2011