October 2009 – Special Report: Treasures of Tuscany


Women Reign Supreme at These Italian Wineries
Learn about the women who are changing the face of Italian winemaking and how you can visit their vineyards in Tuscany and Piedmont.

Sicily’s Siracusa: Almost Grecian
Siracusa, once one of the great powers of the Western world, is absent from lists of most visited places in Italy. That’s a shame, but it’s good news for those of us who love history and prefer to avoid invading tourist hordes.

Explore the Seaside Paradiso of Cefalu
Captured in the Oscar-winning film Cinema Paradiso, this beautiful fishing village is on a rocky crescent of the northern coast of Sicily 50 miles to the east of
Palermo – perfect for a daytrip or longer visit.

Experience Venice Through a Photo Tour
Whether you have a point-and-shoot camera or you’re an advanced photographer, see Venice in a new way with a photography tour that reveals the best places for photos of Venice and tips to make your shots shine.

Must Read Italy Book: An Irreverent Curiosity
Travel writer David Farley gets himself into some interesting situations as he tries to solve the mystery of the missing Holy Foreskin (you read that right) in the Lazio town of Calcata.

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