Category Archives: Italy
Gran Paradiso National Park
The interesting Roman town of Aosta should be visited along with other remnants of the past such as the Roman bridge of Pont Saint Martin or the numerous chapels that dot the mountainsides. As with many other regions of Italy, … Continue reading
Valle d’Aosta has the distinction of being Italy’s smallest region.
Well, the winter is well upon us, bringing with it a prickling desire to throw ourselves into the chilly joys of Italy’s winter arena. We have selected a prime mountain location, an enchanting wonderland of rich natural beauty enclosed in … Continue reading
La Morra for Foodies
I agree with many people travelling to Piemonte, the region in the northwest of Italy, when they say that many towns in the area have a hint of “backwardness” in them. Certainly this is the case with La Morra, a … Continue reading
Hiking the Cinque Terre
The Cinque Terre invite you on their tourist trails and walks which curve round the coast or reach the sanctuaries above each village.
The small seaside town of Levanto in the Province of La Spezia in Liguria is arguably a sixth Cinque Terre, possessed of a clean, well-maintained atmosphere which caresses both past and present with a fresh sea breeze and a kiss … Continue reading
Le Cinque Terre
They are five villages, five enchanting lands, each with a soul all its own. Liguria’s Cinque Terre (Five Lands) are a set of ancient seaside villages suspended high atop the cliffs on the rocky crags overlooking the Mediterranean.