Stromboli is a small island that lies off Sicily’s northern coast in the Tyrrhenian Sea. The island is home to one of the three active volcanoes in Italy.
Being a pretty, charming and historic hillside town, Tivoli, situated around 30km to the east-north-east or Rome, remains of the most popular destinations for day trips from Rome.
Bordered by Florence in the north and Siena in the south, Chianti is a region of Tuscany of exceptional beauty. The region combines a paradisiacal landscape of green forests, ancient olive groves, and picturesque villages, interspersed with a network of trails that snake their way through this idyllic setting.
Why the Imposing, Fortified, Etruscan Town of Volterra in Tuscany Should be on Every Culture-vulture’s ‘to go’ List
Tuscany is doused in inspiring and captivating cities, towns and villages, where visitors can be acquainted with the region’s unique history, traditions, architecture and customs. The walled town of Volterra to the south-west of Florence in the province of Pisa, is one of the most enchanting of Tuscany’s ancient towns and is perfect for those wanting to experience a medieval hilltop village this region of Italy is renowned for.
Pergola is one of many beguiling and beautiful hilltop towns in Le Marche region of Italy. Perched at 265m high, surrounded by natural scenic splendour and boasting and old town laden with artistic, architectural and ancient treasures, Pergola is well worthy of a visit when staying in Le Marche.
Surrounded by densely-populated olive groves, rolling hills and flourishing vineyards, the city of Spoleto boasts a magnificent position in the heart of the province of Perugia, Umbria.
Art and history ooze from every nook, cranny, corner, square and street in Florence, and rightly so given this enthralling city was the birthplace of the Renaissance. Entering Florence’s art galleries makes you feel like you’ve stepped by in time, witnessing a wonderful world of bygone eras and some of the best art in the world.
Hailed as one of the “best-kept secrets of walking holidays in Sicily” are the beautiful Madonie Mountains. This prominent mountain range is the highest on Sicily and part of the stunning nature reserve known as the Parco delle Madonie.
Lazio, located in the central peninsular of Italy, is defined predominantly by rolling emerald hills and jagged mountain peaks. Amongst the hills and mountains are pockets of lakes, many of which comprise of a fascinating legend. This scenically-stunning part of Italy is also blessed with beautiful, traditional towns dotted across the landscape.
With its rolling, verdant hillsides, dramatic gorges and rushing rivers, Tuscany is, quite simply, a walker’s paradise. Walking provides the perfect opportunity to become properly acquainted with the unrivalled, captivating beauty of Tuscany.