On this part of Le Marche, it is said that one-fourth of the residents are qualified truffle hunters and 70 percent of Italy's truffle dogs are trained here. Do you know where? Read on for details in this vignette.
The Santuario di Loreto (the shrine of the Virgin Mary's house) is housed in the spectacular hilltop basilica in the walled town of Loreto and has been atracting pilgrims for centuries.
The birthplace of composer Gioachino Rossini has found many ways to honor him, including the annual Rossini Opera Festival. Read on to find out more about the life of this noted composer.
Even if most of the must-see sites in Florence are on the main side of the city, that also translates into crowds of tourists. By just crossing over the muddy waters of the Arno you can turn right or left and soon find yourself wandering down deserted alleyways and into empty piazzas and culinary adventures...
Looking for a way to get a taste of Italy a casa? Enjoy these authentic Italian recipes from the owners of an agriturismo and cooking school in Le Marche.
Ready to visit the island of Elba, off the southern Tuscan coast? We've got a great Elba hotel recommendation, Elba restaurants you won't want to miss and all the details on the 10 best things to do on the island of Elba.
Our writer recalls several visits to the cliff-hugging Castiglioncello, complete with rocky coves, sandy beaches, a noteworthy fish festival and the things one thinks a coastal paradise in Tuscany should offer.
The Tuscan star of Extra Virgin lets us in on his favorite restaurants not only in the city of Florence, but in the beautiful rolling hills above the city as well.
Our master photographer shares some of his favorite secret places for travel and photography in the Cinque Terre and Tuscany. Read on for details on hot spots that provide a feast for the eyes.
When it comes to the development of Palladio as an architect, there is no better place to explore his modern interpretation of classical design than the city of Vicenza, 40 miles from Venice, and the surrounding province of the same name.