Shopping in Italy
Vacation shopping is a useful and interesting activity. And if you went to rest in Italy, then in addition to a wonderful pastime on its sunny beaches and walks in…

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Upscale Holidays in Italy
Italy attracts tourists from all over the world with its widest opportunities for quality and diverse recreation. A traditional and beloved vacation by many on the beach is not all…

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Italy and Europe: travel and leisure
A vacation on the Riviera in Venice is an excellent summer tour for every wandering soul to receive from life only the best. The most comfortable climate, a sunny beach…

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The second life of Castello di Velona in Montalcino

After two years of reconstruction, the unique Castello di Velona – Tuscan Resort and Spa hotel opens. It’s probably hard to find the best way to “experience” Tuscany: a luxurious spa hotel located in an 11th-century castle in the Orcha Valley, near Siena and very close to Montalcino, a village known around the world for the legendary Brunello di Montalcino wine produced here. Castello di Velona is a real medieval fortress of the 11th century.

To this day, a watch tower of the 12th century was preserved, a witness to the clashes between the Florentine and Siena republics. The main building was built during the Late Renaissance, when the castle was rebuilt into a residence villa. At the same time, the castle was imprinted on the fresco maps of Ignazio Danti in the Vatican – documents evidencing this are stored in the local library. Buildings deep in the castle appeared later, forming a patio-scene. Continue reading

A fascinating trip to Paestum - the city of temples
Ah, there was a time when digging a little deeper and stumble upon Pompeii. And now almost every square centimeter of the earth is studied, passed. It remains only to…

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Tours in Misurina - the pearl of the Dolomites
Italy is always a crazy mix, which in this country is not there: mountains, seas, beaches, almost tropical forests, wheat fields. The most "mixed" cities are located near the borders,…

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Excursion tourism in Rome. Where to go? What to see?
For many millennia, the capital of Italy has been attracting travelers from all over the world. It is not surprising that Rome still attracts tourists to it, because there is…

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Holidays in Rome
The eternal proud Rome, founded by the brothers Romulus and Remus in the 8th century BC, never ceased to play a crucial role in world history, politics and culture. For…

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