Castle of Sammezzano in Reggello
It’s not our first time writing about this technicolor palazzo in the middle of Italy. The Italian castle, Castello di Sammezzano, is the dilapidated dream of Moorish Revival heaven.
This jaw-dropping marvel has been rejected by humans for quite a long time, but even after decades of decline, it seems that is not at all stripped of its overwhelming beauty and it still continues capturing the attention of people who appreciate its pure historic and artistic value.
There's no place on earth like Venice, Italy. This city built on the waters of the Adriatic Sea is dreamlike with its elaborate architecture, art-filled palaces, a palpable history that dates back over 1,000 years and, of course, its network of picturesque canals.
Venice consists of a tight cluster of islands around the Grand Canal, an iconic waterway plied by gondolas, water taxis, and canal boats.
In some ways, Naples is really two cities in one. By day, it’s a city of such beauty and character that it’s often used as a set for films.
But by night, away from the busy piazzas, the isolated side streets become the stage for violent turf wars.
Lake Como, Italy
Lake Como, also known as Lario, is the third largest of the Italian lakes and, with a maximum depth of approximately 410 meters, is also one of the deepest lakes in Europe.
Located at the foot of the Alps, Lake Como provides one of the most picturesque sceneries in the world. If you’re going to visit the Italian lakes, you’ll be surprised to learn about the many things to do in Lake Como.
The Eternal City is one of the most popular nicknames for Rome for excellent reasons. It has a very long history that spans millennia, and its attraction only seems to increase with each passing year.
Rome, one of the most romantic and inspiring cities in the world, is one of those destinations that conquer the heart of the traveler right away.
After all, nothing like walking through beautiful squares, museums and monuments that are true historical patrimonies.
Tuscany forms central Italy’s largest region with a land area of 23,000 square kilometers. Located on Italy's west coast, Tuscany borders the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Ligurian coast, the Apennine Mountains and the regions of Umbria and Lazio.
The regional capital Florence, or Firenze, was the center of the Italian Renaissance.
Venice is one of those cities laureled for its beauty. Almost anyone that’s been there will attest it’s a beautiful city, and if they haven’t been they’ll wish to go there one day.
There are countless facts about Venice that make it an extremely fascinating place to visit: there are no real “streets” in Venice, people get around the city by riding in boats and the city is actually many small islands.
Rome is the capital of Italy and the largest and most populous city in the country. It covers an area of 1,285 square kilometres and has nearly 3 million residents. Roma is also the largest of the 8,101 communes in Italy.
There are plenty of reasons to love Tuscany! Anyone who has visited Tuscany Italy knows that this is the land of wine, art, nature, beaches and so much more.
The Leaning Tower of Pisa
The Leaning Tower of Pisa, with its equal helpings of beauty and folly, is one of the most recognizable buildings in the world.
But behind that famous tilt is a fascinating history including plundered loot, treacherous subsoil, hundreds of years of engineering missteps and one proud Italian dictator.
The Dolomites is a mountainous region located in Italy’s northeast, in Europe, and it is part of the Southern Limestone Alps.
The ‘Dolomites’, or ‘Dolomiti’ in Italian, are also known as the ‘Dolomite Mountains’ and ‘Pale Mountains’, the latter translated from the Italian term ‘Monti Pallidi’.
You've probably seen photos of Burano, the picturesque island in the northern Venetian Lagoon, famous for its brightly colored houses and handmade lace.
With a very different feel and far fewer crowds than Venice, Burano makes a great day trip from La Serenissima, but we also recommend it for a night or two, especially if you want to see another side of life on the Venetian Lagoon.