Italy

Italy Travel Guide

Located on Via Camerelle, the most fashionable shopping street on the island, this upscale clothing store showcases the work of world-renowned design duo Dean and Dan Caten.

Once farmacia to the 17th Century Papal court, this pharmacy is still run by Carmelite monks and remains adjacent to Trastavere's Santa Maria della Scala church. The classically designed space is worth a visit for the decor alone: a marble room decorated with murals of medicinal herbs.

Piece together glass mosaics in Venice under the tutelage of artist Antonella Gallenda in an 1888 glass foundry. Walk away with your very own masterpiece.

Fabrizia Lanza teaches at a 19th-century country house with four rustic rooms. You'll learn to make a sweet cassata, a traditional sponge-cake dessert filled with ricotta cheese and covered with candied fruit and a sugar glaze.

The musuem has held Medici collections of Etruscan, Roman, Greek, and Egyptian art since 1870.

The museum has a collection of paintings by Pietro Longhi, is a Modernist reprieve from the city’s Gothic architecture.

Imagine Palm Beach's Worth Avenue transplanted to a Tuscan hillside with prices slashed up to 70 percent.

Balbianello is owned and maintained by the Fondo Ambiente Italiano—the Italian National Trust. In addition to the gardens, a magnificent 18th-century loggia, which has columns delicately laced with well-tended garlands of ficus, is open to the public.

Sorrento's best address for locally made limoncello (lemon liqueur) is in a purple-and-green-walled store that also sells artisan-made products, like orange-scented olive oil.

Cooking classes are offered at the private estate of Gabriella Becchina, where the robust olio verde is produced.