While the art, architecture, history and food may catch your attention; Italy also has a busy summer schedule of concerts. Here at Party Earth, we have narrowed down five great venues in three of Italy's principal cities.
Picture a cool, evening breeze gently sweeping across your cheeks as you overlook Ponte Vecchio, mesmerized by the same view that some of the most powerful figures in history witnessed.
The beauty of Italy is that every town -- even the tiniest village -- has its own individual identity; its own specialty products, dialects and customs, which makes roaming off the Italian tourist map even more addicting.
Despite all of the economic issues going on in Europe at the moment, at least in Italy and Slovenia people seem to be enjoying life and eating good food and drinking excellent wines.
Vatican City generally prepares for large crowds during Easter, but now it's likely there will be enormous crowds of people.
Immigrants must make do with local ingredients and, if they want their restaurants to survive, adapt traditional recipes to please their clientele.
Formerly presented every other year, the Venice Biennale -- a world-class, contemporary fair -- is now an annual event.
The cast iron fountain's nose-shaped spouts point downward, making getting a simple drink a fun challenge.
An aging wreck shows what might have happened if Giglio made the slightly more eccentric but potentially more savvy choice to keep the wreck as a monument and attraction.
Throughout the lobby and 117 rooms are frescoes and gilt-edge Renaissance-style paintings, reminiscent of when it was a noble's residence.
From American-style sports bars to eco-conscious vegetarian cafés, Florence is surprisingly full of affordable places to have a drink.
The more time you spend in Italy, the more you'll notice that Italians love telling you what to do... whether you ask them for advice or not. Here's a quick rundown of what NOT to do.
A trip with friends was much needed in my life, and so I visited some of the most fabulous places in Italy for a few days each with some of my most fabulous friends. Nonetheless, no trip to Europe would be complete unless it is kick-started in Paris.
When reflecting on the city of Rome, scenes of beautiful ruins or sculptures of the gods may come to mind. But let's not forget that if there's one thing the Romans have always done well, it's throw lavish parties worthy of bringing down empires.
Visiting Italy during the Christmas season offers two bonuses: You'll avoid the high summer season tourist crowds, and you'll get to see the country decked out in all its holiday finery.
For outdoor enthusiasts who enjoy the unique experience that traditional winter sports have to offer, snowshoeing is the perfect sport. Add in the magnificent natural beauty and perfect snow-covered terrain of the Dolomites, and you've got the perfect setting for an unforgettable snowshoeing adventure.