The Best Day Trips from Venice – Discover Northern Italy

Rolle Prosecco Region

The floating city of Venice has long been north-eastern Italy’s most famous destination. And rightly so. With its winding canals, grand palaces, and luxurious piazzas, Venice has earned its place high on many travellers’ bucket lists. So, why would you want to leave the city that is the destination? It might seem like a crazy … Read more

21 Most Popular Places to Visit in Venice, Italy

Last Updated on March 8, 2023 by jofitzsimons As Alexander Herzen once said, “To build a city where it is impossible to build a city is madness in itself, but to build there one of the most elegant and grandest of cities is the madness of genius.” And Venice is just that. One of the … Read more

8 Best Regions of Italy For Your Next Vacation

Valley of Temples in Sicily Italy

Last Updated on March 8, 2023 by jofitzsimons Italy is made up of 20 official regions. Each has its own unique history, landscape, culture and even cuisine. Understanding the different regions is crucial when planning a trip to Italy. Do you want to cruise down the canals of Venice in Veneto, admire the Renaissance architecture … Read more

15 Best Things To Do In Padua Italy

Canal in Padua Italy with bright houses

Last Updated on March 8, 2023 by jofitzsimons Padua may not be as well known as many other Italian cities, such as Venice, Verona, Treviso or Bologna, which is one of the reasons you should put Padua on your list of things to do in Italy. Not only is, Padua is one of the oldest … Read more

How To Get To Venice From The Airport

speed boat in Venice italy

Last Updated on March 8, 2023 by jofitzsimons If you’re heading to Venice to see the sights, chances are you already know that it’s known as the city of water, and for good reason. Venice is located on a group of 118 islands connected by over 400 bridges and separated by countless canals. So, if … Read more

15 Best Things To Do in Treviso Italy

Treviso Canals

Last Updated on September 8, 2023 by jofitzsimons Treviso is a city in the Veneto region of northeastern Italy, which due to it’s close proximity to the hugely popular tourist destination of Venice (just 26km away) is unfortunately overlooked by many visiting the region. Treviso has even been referred to as ‘the gateway to Venice’, with … Read more

The Best Italian Christmas Markets to Visit

Italy Christmas Markets

Last Updated on February 20, 2023 by jofitzsimons The Italian Christmas Markets may be less well known than their European counterparts in the likes of Germany and Switzerland, but that doesn’t make Italy’s ‘Mercatino di Natale’ any less magical. From the elaborate nativity scenes to tasty local delicacies such as Panettone and vin brule (mulled wine), … Read more