Spend Christmas in Italy with These Hotel Packages

Hotels throughout Italy realize what a special experience it is to spend Christmas in Italy where frankly, the holiday remains more authentic and family-oriented than in the United States. If you’re plotting an Italian Christmas vacation, here are some special places to spend the holiday:  Two Amalfi Coast hotels are offering packages that include a chance to experience age-old Italian artistery. One offers an …

The Language of the Italian Holidays

For our free, downloadable Christmas in Italy guide, Dianne Hales, author of La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, The World’s Most Enchanting Language, writes about the language of the Italian holiday season. Here are a few excerpts: Days of Celebrations Festivities such as fairs and torchlight processions begin weeks before and continue weeks after December 25. Here are …