Even if you have only a passing understanding of Roman history, you know the Roman Empire was pretty far-reaching at its height. Which is why it should be no surprise that there is a well-preserved Roman amphitheatre in Lecce, way down in the boot of modern-day Italy.
In this guide, we’ve handpicked the very best of what makes Rome so special — both on and off the beaten path — so you can travel like an insider in Rome!
There are many great reasons to visit Naples, and it can also be an incredibly overwhelming city. It’s helpful, then, to have so many peaceful places to escape that are nearby – including the three main islands of the Gulf of Naples.
Visitors to the pretty coastal town of Sorrento may be focused on the beautiful blue sea or the pastel-colored buildings, paying more attention to boutiques and beaches than anything else. Surrounding Sorrento, however, there are small family farms that still provide much of the food featured prominently in local dishes. And with a new tour, you can get a look at Sorrento farm life for yourself.