From Travel and Leisure "Just an hour from Naples by hydrofoil and a favorite of Europeans seeking thermal spas, umbrella-studded beaches, and pleasant resort towns, the refuge abounds with old-school charm."
Whether you love to drive, restore or appreciate, here are a few upcoming events to get the motor humming:
Cars & Coffee, Brescia April 7th Test drive cars, take a tour through the landscapes of Northern Italy
Verona Legend Cars, Verona May 11-12th Classic Car Show
1000 Miglia Historic Car Race, May 15-18th Greatest antique car rally through Italy
Concorso d’Eleganza Villa D’Este Cernobbio, May 24-26th Classic car show near Lake Como
Autopromotec, Bologna May 22-26th The most specialized international exhibition of automotive equipment
2019 FIA Formula 2 Championship Italian Grand Prix, Monza Sept 6-8
Corso Pilota Parma Sept 9-10th Ferrari Driving School: Intense on-track competition, a stunning collection of contemporary and classic Ferrari vehicles, and all the exhilaration and elegance expected of an event by Ferrari.
Auto Moto Depoca, Padua October 24-27th The most important Italian Show of vintage cars and motorbikes
Once a medieval village now transformed into luxurious rooms and apartments, 4-Star Hotel Laticastelli offers a glimpse of Tuscany's past. Lounge at the spa's beautiful pool overlooking the hillside. Enjoy authentic Tuscan cuisine in La Taverna, their house restaurant built in the original wine cellar. A short journey takes you to the hot water baths in Siena.
If paleontology, volcanoes, castles and beaches are your interests, then look no further than Lipari. One of Aeolian Islands, this island's pumice quarries offer a peek into mother nature's building blocks and volcanic activity. Plan your archeological tour today.
Dinosaurs and Summer Concerts
Walking with the Dinosaurs, Torino April 3-7
Easter Concerts Throughout Italy in April
Phil Collins Milan June 17th
VENICE BIENNALE 2019 Special Music, Theatre and Dance Performances:
William Forsythe Dance June 25th Sasha Waltz Dance June 25th Jetse Batelaan July 22nd Sebastian Nübling - Die Hamletmachine August 4th Matteo Franceschini October 3rd Hermes Ensemble October 6th
Summer Opera and Concert Season tickets are available. While many are listed already on our site, we are happy to provide some specific recommendations based on your preferences.
Did You Know... Over 47 kilometers of hairpin turns make Stelvio Pass one of the most famous drives in Europe. Located in the Alps bordering Switzerland, the road can get crowded in the summer with cyclists and tourists. If this sounds like fun, make this a destination on your Northern Italy Tour and remember to get your International Driving Permit before you go!