Tag archive for ‘Tours’
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Railway Touring Company: Steaming into Tuscany

There are many ways to see Italy, but surely one of the most unique has to be by steam train. Mark Nicholls enjoys a nostalgic steam train tour across the Apennines from Rimini to Florence, then to Siena, Pisa – More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017

Questions and Answers: Painting holidays and updating wills

Our experts are here to help you with all your questions about Italy. This month, painting holidays in Italy and updating wills… Q. We are considering an activity holiday in Italy and we like the idea of More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Insiders Rome: The Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums are by far the most visited art galleries in Italy. And so they should be. There are more than 20,000 items on display at any one time – and sometimes it feels as if there are just as many More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 27th, 2017

An Italian summer with Citalia

It’s never too early to start planning next year’s holiday to Italy – so from Amalfi and the islands to Lake Garda and Liguria, let Italian holiday specialists Citalia inspire you… With nights drawing More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

Insiders Rome: St Peter’s Basilica

Indeed, Rome was not built in a day… Work on St Peter’s began in 1506, but the church wasn’t ready to be consecrated until 1626… Like many other buildings in Rome, St Peter’s uses stone recycled from More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017

Real Rome Tours for Italia! readers

Tours are often the best way of getting around a City. You can explore without missing out any of the details of the place you are visiting. Some tours, however, can be less than interesting. It is common for the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Take a walk through Emperor Nero’s garden with a virtual reality tour

Visitors to Rome can now wander through Emperor Nero’s Golden House and lavish gardens Image: The Local It/ Andreas Solaro What remains of the once vast landscaped palace is small. It once stood in the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

For the first time you can explore the Colosseum at night

Say hello to the late-night tour at the Colosseum Following a major restoration, the Colosseum in Rome more polished than it’s been in 2,000 years and now visitors can be taken through the ancient arena More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

A Grand Tour of Puglia

The expression ‘Grand Tour’ was coined by Richard Lassels, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest and travelling tutor, in his book The Voyage of Italy, Or a Compleat Journey Through Italy. Castel del Monte Lassels More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The locals in Venice are fed up with tourists

The famous city and it’s population of 55,000 are ready to go up against the tourists  A huge cruise ship is moving in Venice while a gondolier rows and watches it. When you imagine the Emirates Stadium More...