Great Places in Italy to Stay With Kids

This article originally appeared in the May 2016 issue of Dream of Italy. Updated 2018. Italy is one of the easiest places in the world to travel with kids. Families feel welcome as Italians love children. There are many accommodation options that are wonderful with kids; a favorite is agriturismos, or working farms, with self-catering apartments and villas in a resort setting, usually with swimming …

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Three Great Apartment Rentals for Families

This article originally appeared in the May 2016 issue of Dream of Italy. Updated 2018. Apartment stays offer nice value to families, with more space and the ability to economize by preparing meals at home. Kids also love “living like a local” and feeling they are a part of the neighborhood—it adds to the adventure! Consider these three options: Florence: Palazzo Belfiore Located in …

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abOVO: Todi’s Unexpected Treasure

Wander around the charming town of Todi in Umbria and you might just come across a world-class gallery full of unique contemporary designs.

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Todi: The Charms of an Umbrian Town

Looking for a charming and relaxing town to visit in Umbria? Look no further than Todi. We let you in on the surprises of this Umbrian treasure and tell you where to stay, eat and shop while you're visiting.

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Italy’s Best Cooking Schools: Umbria

We have a host of delicious cooking classes in Umbria, whether you want a half-day lesson at a local B&B or a six-night food and instructional extravaganza known as Cucinapalooza.

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Italy’s Best Cooking Schools: Programs With Multiple Locations

These companies offer cooking classes and tours in multiple locations throughout Italy - kind of one-stop shops for cooking schools in Italy. A great resource for planning a culinary-focused trip.

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Umbria Vineyard: An Otherwordly Homage to Sagrantino

A great place sip and swirl different vintages of this Sagrantino,known to be one of the most tannic varietals in the world,one of the region's newest wineries and architectural wonders!

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Umbria’s Greenest Winery

This Umbria vineyard offers eco-tours to those curious to visit their cellar, learn about their revolutionary viticulture practices, drive their environmentally-friendly electric vehicles through the rolling vineyards, and--most importantly, stop in their chic new Green Wine Bar.

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Recommended Italian Language Schools in Italy

A round-up of great Italian language schools throughout Italy in Rome, Florence, Tuscany and Umbria. Spend your vacation learning the Italian language. Prego!

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Dream of Learning Italian in Italy

Many dream of becoming immersed in the Italian language, learning Italian while visiting Italy opens up the country in a whole new way. Here is a first-hand report of two language schools in Rome and Umbria.

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