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Art and Wine Travel: Hidden Gems in Italy

Art and Wine Travel: Hidden Gems in Italy

Italy is the land of art and wine bonanza, a paradise for foodies and art lovers. Regions such as Tuscany and Piedmont pop immediately in mind, thanks to the “wine shires” of Chianti and Langhe, and to the cities of classic and contemporary art like Florence and...
Fall Flavors in Piedmont

Fall Flavors in Piedmont

In Italy, fall is the most magical season of the year when fruits, vegetables and undergrowth produces are still kissed by the sun, providing foodies with a variety of flavors. The warm-colored woods offer fragrant mushrooms, chestnuts and mixed berries; while the...

10 reasons why you should visit Lake Maggiore

Set along the southern banks of the Alps between Lombardy and Piedmont, Lake Maggiore is Italy’s second-largest lake and, according to Travel + Leisure Magazine, “is the busiest and most untamed”. Its beautiful scenery has been a source of inspiration for a number of...
Private Tours in the land of Prosecco

Private Tours in the land of Prosecco

It might be a difficult name to pronounce, but it is one to be remembered for its famous product of the highest quality, as well as its idyllic landscape and charming hamlets. Conegliano Valdobbiadene is a small hilly area between Venice and the Dolomites in Veneto,...

Secret cooking class in unexpected Rome

Is Rome all about ancient ruins, Baroque churches and Renaissance palaces? This is what many people who have never seen the city expect, and it is what numerous tourists come to believe when they hurriedly visit the beautiful capital. But all you have to do is keep...

Vintage Tuscany: golf, culture and wine tour

Seasonality allows you to enjoy a number of authentic and unforgettable activities, and we at Italian Special Occasions DMC have decided to create a unique suggestion for spring, conceived particularly for those of you who love golf, culture and wine. Tuscany is the...

Truffle fair and foodie paradise in Piedmont

How would you like to be a Trifulau for one day? During fall, many Italian regions offer the possibility of becoming a truffle harvester, organizing exciting excursions in search of the highly prized tartufo! You can find about 8 types of truffle in Italy, but the...

Wine, castles and organic farms off the beaten track in Sicily

The beautiful island of Sicily, like most of Italy’s regions, features different wine routes with idyllic landscapes and hidden gems that you can discover with the authentic knowledge of the locals. Today we will share some of this wisdom with you, as we travel...

Exploring Tuscany’s wine routes: the Maremma Hills

Today we guide you through the “Strada del Vino e dei Sapori Colli di Maremma”, i.e. the Route of Wine and Flavors of the Maremma Hills, located in south-eastern Tuscany. Not only it is one of Italy’s longest wine trails, it also offers most options and...

Sicily: wine and food paradise!

“A visit to Sicily is truly a feast for all senses. The Mediterranean island is a foodie’s paradise, offering rustic fare that makes the most of local bounty. Crispy/creamy arancini – fried balls of rice filled with cheese and sauce – are mouthfuls of heaven....