This combination cooking school and B&B in the region of Piedmont is situated near the top of a mountain, surrounded by snow capped peaks off in the distance. The owners are thrilled to share the local food and wine traditions.
On our route from Mantua to Venice, we visited several provincial cities with ancient roots, plus a winery, markets and a villa. The boat was accompanied by a minibus and a guide, who transported us to sites along the way. Half a day was sightseeing, and the other half was relaxing on the boat
The agriturismo in this area not only exemplifies the best of Piemontese hospitality, but the best of the local cuisine. Read on for details on this and how to get local recipes.
When you're ready to book an Italian ski vacation, we can tell you which ski resorts in Italy are worth visiting. From Cortina to Sestriere, our ski expert profiles six Italian ski resorts and where to stay in each.
You know you fantasize about skiing in Italy! Imagine skiing between jagged pink rock spires under ever-changing Alpine skies. And its not just about sport and scenery but incorporates food and fashion, too. Come on this is Italy. Ski expert Everett Potter explains...
Are you a wine lover? Read on to learn about the women who have been changing the face of Italian winemaking and how you can make a special excursion to these women-owned vineyards in Tuscany and Piedmont.
There have been a number of new openings and restorations in Torino since the 2006 Winter Olympics. Most notable: the world's largest food and wine store, Eataly.
The best part of this special report - a listing of over 50 agencies, apartments and villas that we've tried and like - from apartments rentals in Rome to villas overlooking the Amalfi Coast.
This summer's heat wave
across Italy hasn't just been a
hindrance to summer travel
but could wreak serious havoc with
travelers hoping to be in Italy for this
year's wine harvest (vendemmia).
Check out our first hand reviews of restaurants in Rome, Turin and Venice. Trust us, we have taken the time to personally test each and every restaurant ourselves. Wouldn't you like to? Head on over.