The Italy Blog

Home > Blog

Italy blog

Discover the Magic of the 2025 Jubilee Year in Italy

As 2025 approaches, Italy is set to host an extraordinary celebration – the Jubilee Year. This sacred event, filled with a plethora of festivities, spiritual activities, and cultural experiences, promises...

Noto Sicily

The 8 Best Things to Do in Sicily with Kids 

We highlight 8 of the best things to do in Sicily with kids for the most spectacular family vacation in Italy.

Mt. Etna Sicily at dusk

When is the Best Time to Visit Sicily?

We explore the best time to visit Sicily with an overview of each month. For each season we also provide details of the weather and unique events.

Lakes of Northern Italy

Exploring the Enchanting Lakes of Northern Italy 

Northern Italy is home to some of the most breathtaking lakes in the world. Here’s a guide to some of the best sites to visit.

Mt. Etna Sicily at dusk

The 9 Most Beautiful Places in Sicily

We take a look at the most beautiful places in Sicily that will take your breath away. From the prettiest cities in Sicily to the most idyllic islands.

The 9 Best Things to Do in Florence with Kids

We showcase 9 of the best things to do in Florence with kids for the perfect family vacation in Italy.

Ten incredible Italian inventions and discoveries that you wouldn’t expect.

The list of things we relate with Italy is very long - and tasty - but there are a few other things to thank Italy for!

Where to Stay in Venice: The Best Areas and Neighborhoods

If you’re planning a trip to Venice and can’t decide when to go, read on to discover what the different seasons of Venice can offer.

When is the Best Time to Visit Florence?

We highlight the best time to visit Florence for an unrivaled Italian vacation with a breakdown of the different tourist seasons.

When is the Best Time to Visit Venice?

If you’re planning a trip to Venice and can’t decide when to go, read on to discover what the different seasons of Venice can offer.

What to Do in Florence for 3 Days 

In this guide, we present a packed itinerary that will provide you with a perfect 3 days in Florence.

a cartoon calendar of when to book your airfare

Unlocking the Secrets to Snagging the Best Airfare Deals to Europe

Embarking on a European adventure is an exciting prospect, and securing the best deal on your airfare is the first step in making your travel dreams a reality.

Noto Sicily

The Best Foods in Sicily That You Need to Try

We showcase some of the best foods in Sicily, highlighting the best dishes, the best street food and the best desserts.

The 5 Best Day Trips from Florence 

In this guide, we showcase some of the best day trips from Florence that will be the perfect addition to your Italian itinerary.

Rome Trevi Fountain

The 9 Best Festivals and Events in Rome

In this guide, we highlight the top 9 festivals in Rome that occur throughout the year that will ensure you have a monumental experience.

The 9 Best Places to Visit in Sicily

In this article, we highlight 9 of the best places to visit in Sicily that will make your trip to the largest Italian island truly sensational.

Image of AI and a human

Blending AI and Human Expertise in Travel Planning

Imagine this: You’re planning your dream vacation. You’ve fed all your desires into an AI tool – destinations, activities, culinary experiences. The AI, like a digital genie, conjures up an...

solo travel art

Traveling Solo – You’re not alone

A solo journey to Italy is more than a vacation. It's a voyage into the heart of culture, self-discovery, and unforgettable experiences.

A-middle-aged-Caucasian-couple-touring-Amsterdam-on-bicycles.-The-man-with-short-grey-hair-and-glasses-and-the-woman-with-shoulder-length-blonde-hair

Discover the Highlights and Charm of Italy and Western Europe: Why Early Planning is Essential

Embarking on a journey to Italy or Western Europe is not just a vacation—it’s a foray into a world rich in history, culture, and unparalleled beauty.

Painting of Tuscany landscape with Villa and vineyards

Discover Tuscany: A Traveler’s Guide to Italy’s Heartland

Tuscany, a region in central Italy, is a place where time seems to move at a different pace. Known for its rolling hills, historical cities, and artistic legacy, it offers...