Some Italian Museums Are Indeed Open on Mondays

Guidebook listings might lead you to
believe that there’s nothing to do on a
Monday (lunedi)
in Italy. It’s true that many
museums–particularly the national museums
run by the state–close every Monday, but
privately run museums provide ample alternatives
for Italian art lovers.

So You Want to Travel to Italy in August?

Thinking about visiting Italy in August but unsure about the weather and the Italian holiday of ferragosto? Learn the realities and misconceptions about visiting Italy during this the long, hot month.

Tips and Tricks for Saving Money in Italy

There are some very easy ways to beat the weak dollar and save money while visiting Italy. Read on to find out what our travel experts reveal about dozens of ways they have saved while booking a trip to Italy.

What Makes Italy Such a Romantic Destination

From the sensuous sound of water lapping against the walls of Venice’s
ancient palazzi to the intoxicating fragrance of citrus blossoms in Sicily,
Italy is a country made for lovers.

So You Want to Drive Along the Amalfi Coast?

Even those who haven’t visited the area surely know of the famed Amalfi Drive (S.S. 163), filled with tour buses, cars and scooters all fighting for space on hairpin turns along cliffs high above the sea. Yet every corner seems to reveal an even more stunning view…

Tips for Choosing Child-Friendly Lodging in Italy

When parents start looking for places to stay in Italy or anywhere in Europe that can accommodate the entire family, it doesn’t take long for them to realize that hotel Web sites and villa brochures don’t provide the details needed to make confident decisions.

Beaches and Gelato: Summer Fun in Italy

Since summer is rolling around we thought we’d give you the inside scoop on Italy’s best beaches and best gelaterias. Skeptical about visiting in August? Here is what Rome is really like during the Italian ferragosto.