Italy

Here is a collection of in depth Italy travel articles. Maria from Passion Fruit, Paws and Peonies loves to post Italy travel articles sharing the very best things to see and do. They are intended to inspire you to venture out and see for yourselves.

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What Florence Is Famous For

It is important to understand Florence, before you go, if you are going to get the most out of it. Learning what Florence is famous for will help you decide how to best use your time in this city...

Things to do in Bagno Vignoni Tuscany – the spa town

This village is different from the other Tuscany hill towns: rather than a main square, in Bagno Vignoni there is a thermal pool 49 meters long and 29 wide. Water bubbles up a number of hot springs ...

Driving Alpha Romeos Through Southern Tuscany (+ Vlog)

Driving Alpha Romeos through Southern Tuscany might just be the most wonderful thing I dreaded doing...

Private Cooking Class or Private Chef Dinner in Tuscany?

Are you considering organising a private chef dinner in Tuscany? Or is the idea of a private Tuscan cooking class equally appealing? This post gives you a full insight on both, so you can see which is better for you...

Monticchiello Tuscany – The arts and crafts hill town

Monticchiello Tuscany is an art and crafts hill town in the stunning South Tuscan countryside near Pienza and other more famous hill-towns. Yet, Monticchiello is a quiet gem, not yet on the radar of many tourists...

Ancient Hill Town Of Cortona

The ancient hill town of Cortona at first glance is yet another stone clad Tuscan settlement. However, this is a popular tourist spot because of it’s links with antiquity and myths...

Most romantic town in Tuscany – Pienza

Is Pienza the most romantic town in Tuscany? Well, it has streets called ‘kissing’ and ‘love’, some of Romeo and Juliet was filmed here and it is considered a perfect example of Renaissance architecture...

Dinner at La Grotta, Montepulciano

If you are looking for a Tuscan dining experience this romantic and elegant restaurant is balance between traditional foods of Tuscany and new gastronomic suggestions...

Avignonesi Wine Tour and Lunch, Tuscany.

We were holidaying in Tuscany near the hill top village of Montepulciano surrounded by vineyards. So we wanted to find an elegant wine tour and a lunch with wine pairing...

Medieval hill town of Montepulciano, Tuscany

Montepulciano is full of elegant Renaissance palaces, ancient churches, charming squares and hidden corners. It has some of the best views we found on our trip...

Villa Montepulciano Tuscany | stunning views

If you might rent a luxury villa in Tuscany, take a look at the glorious Villa Montepulciano Tuscany. It has the most stunning views of rolling vineyards, nobly old olive trees and ancient hill top towns...