There are so many ancient ruins and art masterpieces in Italy it might be easy to forget that the country has some incredible natural attractions, too. Italy has 24 national parks, making up roughly 5% of the peninsula’s territory overall. Here is a look at some of the most notable national parks in Italy.
Category: Things To Do
November 19, 2015
The vast majority of people going to Italy never get further south than Rome, which is a shame – there are a number of major attractions in southern Italy, each of which would be flooded with tourists if it were located in the north. Here’s a list of some of the places in southern Italy that deserve more attention than they usually get.
October 22, 2015
Italy is well-known for its wonderful food, but not everything the Italians eat has become an international favorite. Here are some of the weirdest foods you can eat in Italy — if you’re brave enough.
October 8, 2015
On our recent visit to Naples, Italy, we came across a tour that stood out from the rest as unique: the Sorrento Farm Experience Including Tastings, Pizza Making and Limoncello took us away from the typical tourist spots and transported us into the real world of locals who live and work in the area. I never would have known if it wasn’t for this tour that the hills above the cliffs of the Amalfi Coast are largely cultivated, with lemons being a dominant part of the local economy.
September 24, 2015
The pretty town of Bellagio is one of northern Italy’s most popular tourist destinations. It sits on the edge of Lake Como, and it was a vacation hotspot for the rich and famous long before George Clooney bought a villa there. Here’s what to do in Bellagio when you visit.
September 17, 2015
Most of us are familiar with rickshaws – once pulled by a single running man, now typically by a single cyclist – though we most often associate them with Asian cities. Many cities around the world are adopting rickshaws as a convenient way to get around or, as in the case of the rickshaw tours in Puglia, a unique way to see a city.