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The 10 Most Beautiful Places In Italy

Italy is known for its natural and manmade structures that look straight out of the postcard. With a population over six million, the heart of the Roman Empire has inspired legendary artists since ages. When we see pictures of Italy our heart skips a beat. It is a treasure trove of eminent wonders. From pristine beaches to tranquil lakes, cliffside towns and photogenic harbors, Italy have everything that can keep visitors happy for days. We take you through some of the most beautiful photos of Italy that will leave you with the desire to visit this gorgeous country. 1. Venice A trip to Venice is incomplete without a gondola ride along the Grand Canal. Gondolas are traditional Italian rowing boats that have remained the nation’s iconic symbol. This epic Italian photo takes you through the daily scenes in Venice. Two gondolas plying in the Venetian waterway amidst the spellbinding cityscape […]

8 Most Beautiful Beaches in Italy

Atrani, Campania

Blessed with a coastline of 7600 kilometers, Italy boasts some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Pretty seaside hamlets, striking blue waters, glittering sand, and limestone cliffs, you will find everything here. These Italian beaches echo calmness and tranquility yet a cozy environment and the most exotic landscapes. Walking barefoot on the silvery sand and watching the waves splashing, soothes the mind and the soul. Here is our list of the best beaches in Italy that will give you a holiday like never before. 1. Spiaggia Dei Conigli, Lampedusa Spiaggia Dei Conigli, the most beautiful beach in Italy is commonly known as Rabbit Beach. Away from the stress of commercialization, this beach is located on the tiny island of Lampedusa (between Libya and Sicily). It boasts of the bluest waters blanketed with white sand and a rocky coastline. The contrasting landscape is the finest example of stark natural […]

Italian Christmas Traditions: Piazza Navona Christmas Market

Piazza-Navona-Christmas-Market | Tour Italy Now

Christmas celebration in Rome has always been epic. The city is decked up in lavish decor, the streets are brightly illuminated and there are plenty of festive scenes around the corner. Every year during this time of festivity, the touristy area of Piazza Navona sparkle at night. It flaunts one of the biggest Christmas Markets in Italy that is thronged by tourists as well as locals. People from all over Rome and suburbs visit this market to take part in the Christmas festivities. It usually starts in the first week of December and the celebration continues for the next 6 weeks (between Christmas and the Epiphany). This annual market is the hub of activities during the day and it gets completely revamped at night. It is mostly open from 10 AM till the wee hours at night, especially during weekends. The Christmas Transformation Apart from decorations and native scenes, there […]

Top 7 Cultural Celebrations and Festivals in Italy


Italy has a long list of enchanting festivals where Italians come together and celebrate. There is something or the other every month when the nation turns into a cultural feat. Over the years, these joyful events in Italy have become very popular and are a great way to experience its diverse culture. Whether you are a heritage buff, a food lover or an art connoisseur, these grand carnivals have something to offer everyone. Scroll down to read the list of our favorite events and festivals in this boot-shaped nation. Fair of Sant’Orso, Aosta Valley On 30th and 31st January, several craftsmen from Aosta Valley showcase their valuable work along the streets leading to the Town Centre of Aosta. The fine craftsmanship is a treat to the sore eyes. Look around for sculptures and wood inlays, soapstone, leather-working, wrought iron, casks, wooden ladders and more. Historically, this fair took place in […]

The 12 Must-Experience Festivals of Italy

When people ask “When is the best time to visit Italy?” The answer is never really that simple nor is the question one that is easy to answer. Italy is, after all, a country that you will want to visit at any time of the year. If you want to experience more than just the museums and the old structures that can be found all over the country, you will want to schedule your visit when there is a festival happening. When it comes to festivals however, Italy is also chock-full of celebrations that you can choose to enjoy with the locals. Every month of the entire year, you will find that Italians are celebrating one festival or another. You just need to know what specific date and where these festivals are to enjoy them with the locals. To help you out, and with so many festivities going on, we’ve […]

Restoring Italy’s Monuments: A Colossal Challenge

Italy is home to numerous famous monuments and UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In fact, Italy is known as the country with the most number of World Heritage Sites with a total of 50 sites to its name. Some of these monuments have been around for hundreds of years and they have left an undeniable mark on the world to this day. However, what happens when age finally catches up to these renowned cultural and historical assets? The sad reality is that time does eventually take its toll on these ancient wonders, which leads to the natural deterioration of their structure and the accumulation of damage over the years.  The Italian government has taken some steps to preserve these great monuments, but the budget needed to undertake this colossal endeavor just doesn’t seem to be enough. This is why private individuals and corporations have taken it upon themselves to spearhead a […]

Top 5 Odd Tourist Attractions in Italy

Remains of Public Baths, Pompeii

While Italy is home to countless masterpieces of architecture and art, it is also home to a number of odd sights that show the crazy side of this country’s culture. Here are 5 of these odd tourist attractions in Italy: L.O.V.E., Milan Nothing says “F***ing capitalism!” than this sculpture of a giant hand flipping the bird, located right in the heart of the country’s financial district. Located in Piazza d’Affari, in front of the Italian stock exchange headquarters, is the sculpture entitled L.O.V.E. Created by Maurizio Cattelan in 2010, the sculpture got its name from four Italian words: Libertà, Odio, Vendetta, Eternità (Freedom, Hate, Vengeance, Eternity). Seen as a critique of the banking system that brought Italy down to its knees in 2008, the work is also quite political. Instead of the four other fingers folded back, they are actually cut off; if the fingers are complete, it would form […]

Five Must-Visit Trattorias in Rome


A trattoria in Italy is a casual eating establishment, one that serves mid-priced quality food and offers a comfortable retreat from the hustle and bustle of the world without. More often than not, trattorias (or trattorie) are family-run establishments, which makes them less formal than many ristoranti. A lot of visitors love them because they are unpretentious, providing a relaxed atmosphere to diners as well as a variety of dishes depending on what produce are in season at the moment. If you haven’t had the chance to visit Rome yet but you are planning to go there soon, do check out the trattorias we have on this list. Take note that it is always best to make a reservation so that you can be sure you’ll have a seat when you visit. Hostaria Romana The Hostaria Romana, located on Via del Boccaccio, is well-known among Romans, but it has somehow […]

Spring Fashion in Italy: What to Wear for the Season

Traveling during Italy’s shoulder season has its advantages: there are fewer people around, and the prices are generally lower for airfare, hotels, even food and wine. The weather’s not bad, either, but it can be a little tough to pack for. Shoulder season is defined as the period of transition between one extreme of weather to another, so people who choose to visit the country at these times can be subject to the unpredictability of Mother Nature. Spring in Italy can be very unpredictable. The temperatures can go from chilly to warm all in the span of a single day, and can even rise up to hot depending on the city you are visiting. It’s best to do as the Italians themselves do in this case: layer. Wearing separates that can be mixed and matched into one cohesive look but also work by themselves when you need to shed one […]

Interesting Facts about Italy You Might Not Know

Italy is a fascinating country, home to some of the world’s best in architecture, food, and people. It is a fantastic European destination with a city that will suit every kind of traveler. Despite its fame, there are still a few aspects to this charming nation as yet unknown to the general population. Here are some stunning facts about Italy that you might not know: 1. Italy has the most World Heritage Sites as recognized by UNESCO. The United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization bestows this honor on places that are of significant cultural or natural heritage and importance. Among these sites are the 18th-century Royal Palace at Caserta, the archaeological areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata in Naples, Assisi, the Basilica of San Francesco, the entire city of Verona, and the Costiera Amalfitana, also known as the Amalfi Coast. 2. Italy also has more hotel rooms than any […]