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Enchanting Sicily Visit the jewels of architecture and art like the Duomo of Monreale, Agrigento Valley of Temples,Neapolis Archaeological Park and much more. Click here for details
From Harvest to Holiday There are so many ways to spend time indulging from chocolate to truffles Here is a snippet of upcoming food festivals:
October Eurochocolate - Perugia Alba White Truffle Festival - Alba/Peidmont Sagra delle Castagne Chestnut Festival - Soriano/Rome Boccaccesca Food and Wine Festival - Tuscany Mortadellabo Bologna Festival - Bologna Bitto in Centro Cheese Festival - Morbegno, Lombardy Sagra dell’Uva Festival of the Grape - Marino/Lazio
November San Miniato Truffle Fair - Tuscany La Festa del Buco Unto Olive Oil Festival - Tuscany Chestnut Festival - Serra Pedace/Calabria
December Eurochocolate Christmas - Dolomiti Paganella/Trentino
Did you know..... Sassi di Roccamalatina Regional Park in the Emilia Romagna region hosts a variety of ecosystems: woodlands, rock formations, caves and waterways. With over 100 kilometers of trails accessible on foot, horseback, or bike the Park can offer a variety of natural and architectural viewpoints. One of the visitor centers include a Chestnut Museum and their educational tours include opportunities for field observation of the areas native bird species and much more. Wildlife in this region include the Italian Frog, Cafe Salamander, the Perigrine, Deer, and sporadically the lone wolf has appeared. Venture here with our Belvedere Trek Tour.
Our new section of our newsletter, Did you know… provides tips on off the beaten path locations to add to your itinerary. Educational, relaxing, or just plain fun, we try to give more information to help plan the ideal trip for the family, girl trip or romantic getaway.
Sardinia Islands, Beaches, caves, handcrafts and history. Click herefor details on this adventure.
Adventures in Gastronomy Let your tastebuds do the talking for your next experience Whether it is touring a vineyard, experiencing local cuisine or learning to make your favorite dish, Cultural Italy can create the ultimate experience in cuisine, even in the privacy of your own apartment or villa!
Insider’s scoop: Villa Mangiacane Built for Niccolò Machiavelli’s family in the 15th century, guests can tour the surrounding 600 acres of vineyards, olive groves and gardens, spend the day in the luxury spa or gaze at the spectacular view of Brunelleschi’s cathedral dome and the rooftops of Florence. A spectacular venue to plan a destination wedding and optional amenities like private butler service, hot air balloon rides and more make this historical villa a 5 star destination. Contact us to put this on the itinerary. To see our other hotel partners click here.
Angelique Kidjo or Ben Harper in Rome Elton John or Philharmonic Orchestra in Verona Contact us for your insider scoop on upcoming events!