The town of San Gimignano in the countryside of Tuscany is one of Italy's prettiest towns. It also has a fascinating history - it once had 72 towers across the town. It is also home to world championship gelato... in case you needed another great reason to travel there!
Italy is one incredible country to visit and I'm not going to tell any porky pies by saying otherwise! It's one of Europe's most diverse countries, with completely different landscapes, culture and weather. This big boot
Palazzo Medici Riccardi Palazzo Medici Riccardi offers the visitor the chance to retrace over four centuries of the history of art, architecture and collectionism in Florence. The itinerary starts on the ground floor, the fulcrum of which is Michelozzo’s fifteenth-century courtyard, one of the most suggestive sites of Renaissance Florence
While not often on most visitors itinerary, Turin, the regional capital of Piedmont located in the northwest corner of the boot, boasts some amazing gems and is steep in history | Photo credit: Lucia Hannau @turinepi | BrowsingItaly
Whether you are heading to Italy to enjoy the fabulous food, to enjoy its varied history or to make the most of the beautiful surroundings, there are plenty of things to do and to savor in the country. However, Italy isn’t the cheapest country to explore, and the costs can easily mount up unless you keep a close eye on what you are spending and plan your trip to avoid excessive spending. #budgettravel #Italy
If you are looking for an Italian hilltop town that checks all of the boxes for picture-perfect charm, unique sites, interesting history and delicious food, or if you just need a quick break from the chaos that is Rome, visit Orvieto, a charming hilltop jewel in Italy.