Eating the local specialties of the Amalfi Coast is a great way to get into the culture. But an even better idea is to learn to make those dishes with a cooking class in Sorrento, so you can bring home some new skills.
Adults sometimes have difficulty understanding the age and significance of Roman ruins like the ones at Pompeii, so you can imagine how challenging it can be for kids. When you’re traveling with children, then, it’s even more important to make sure you get a family-friendly Pompeii tour so everyone is engaged and interested.
Many don’t know that all of the twenty regions of Italy produce wine. The Campania region, with Mt. Vesuvius looming over the landscape, produces wine grapes grown in rich, volcanic soil. Get familiar with some of it on a wine tour from Naples.
We all love to bring home a memento or two from our travels, and it’s even better when that souvenir is truly representative of the place. On the Amalfi Coast, you’ve got several great choices for what to bring home, and an organized shopping tour can help you find the best gifts.
There are lots of good reasons to visit the pretty towns of the Amalfi Coast, and one popular pastime there is shopping. To bring home a uniquely local souvenir, however, you’ve got to go beyond the designer boutiques and check out the ceramics of Vietri sul Mare.
There may be no more quintessentially Italian way to get around a city like Naples than on the back of a Vespa. We’ve all been drawn by the romance of zipping down historic streets past ancient landmarks – but then the reality of driving in Italian traffic sets in, and the whole thing seems far less romantic. Which is why taking a Vespa tour in Naples is such a great idea – because someone else does the driving.
In this guide, we’ve handpicked the very best of what makes Italy so special — both on and off the beaten path — so you can travel like an insider in Italy!
A key ingredient to making one of Italy’s most popular food exports – pizza – is cheese. In Italy, it’s not just any cheese, it’s mozzarella. And, if you’re really looking for the best of the best, you’re looking for buffalo mozzarella from Campania.
When you arrive in the main square of Ravello, perched high above the sea on the gorgeous Amalfi Coast, one of the things that will catch your eye is the ivy-covered tower with an arched doorway. Follow your instincts through that door to see the lovely Villa Rufolo.
One could argue that no matter where you travel in Italy you should sample the gelato. But in some places, such as the island of Capri, you can take that experience a step further with a gelato class.