This article originally appeared in the May 2019 issue of Dream of Italy. By the 6th century BCE, some of the richest burials in the Mediterranean world were located in central Italy. Much of our knowledge of the Etruscans comes from the incredible troves of material goods yielded from this well-established funerary culture. It’s through tomb excavations that we have the …
Learn to make a mean pesto in the region of Liguria. Take the kids to a child-friendly cooking lesson in Rome. Don't miss the best cooking classes in these areas of Italy.
The towns of Castelli Romani are traditional places for Romans to take a Sunday drive to enjoy peaceful panoramas, the local wine and a perhaps most of all, eat some great food.
For those who literally want to get away from it all to unify body, mind and soul -- while immersing themselves in the Italian countryside, check out these Italian yoga retreat centers in Le Marche and Lazio.
In the March print issue of Dream of Italy, Ann Cochran writes about exploring the coast of southern Lazio. While her travels mostly take her to the seaside resort towns, Cochran says that a nice break from the sun and sand lies a short drive inland at Fossanova Abbey. Movie buffs might recognize it. The Sean Connery flick The Name …
Hitting the beach on the coast of Lazio Italy. We tell you where to stay and where to eat (especially that fresh seafood!) in Gaeta, Sperlonga, Sabaudia, Terracina and other beach resorts.
The area between Sabaudia and Formia is a 40-mile stretch that is 60 miles south of Rome and 60 miles north of Naples. There are hill towns, a national park, gardens, churches and beaches, and the remains of temples and villas.
This Lazio city just 60 miles from Rome offers a welcome respite from the Eternal City's tourists. You'll be greeted by legends of popes, one of the best-preserved groups of medieval buildings in Europe and lovely thermal baths.
Looking for a less expensive and less touristy alternative to Capri? Set sail for quiet coves, lunch at a picturesque bay and, by night,
join the islanders on the evening passeggiata. Read on for details on the Island of Ponza.
This article originally appeared in the April 2007 issue of Dream of Italy. Updated 2018. “Welcome to Ponza!” boomed a loud American voice, with more than a hint of a New York accent, as my husband and I stepped off the hydrofoil from Anzio. This was not quite the welcome we had expected. But as we chugged up the hill …