Italy Travel Guide
Red travel guides guests on Ferrari tour throughout Italy.
Opened in November 2006 by young gastronome Alessandro Frassica, this rustic-chic foodies’ paradise is piled high with artisan-made Italian goodies—from local wines, salumi, and cheeses (try the runny goat cheese wrapped in chestnut leaves, or the steam-cooked, spiced tuna fish porchetta
Nearly 20,000 people stream through the Vatican every day, clueless and adrift, and end up dismissing the Sistine Chapel before they even get there. It’s almost impossible to appreciate the Vatican without an experienced guide.
The Madonna and Child Enthroned is housed here; t’s reportedly the only work by 15th-century Greek artist Antonio Falier da Negroponte.
You'll feel like a Guggenheim as you take in the heiress's vast inventory of paintings and sculptures while wandering through her former palazzo on the Grand Canal. A recent expansion has given the works by Kandinsky, Pollock and Giacometti (among many others) room to breathe.
Multi-tasking travelers on can freshen up their laundry while on layover at Clean Life Dry Cleaning in the arrivals terminal Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome. For about $4 per item, patrons can have their clothing cleaned, pressed, and ready to wear for the next destination.
Colle di Val d'Elsa's fairy tale-like Vilca studio produces some of the area's most imaginative crystal ware.
Avallone is located in the middle of downtown Vietri sul Mare, a coastal town known for its production of handcrafted ceramic tiles and tableware. The tiled exterior of the shop has depictions of ancient hunters, grape harvesters, and a winemaking scene.
The tiny store, overflowing with silk- and cashmere-lined kidskin gloves in jewel colors, keeps the dying art of glove-making alive. Look for driving gloves with contrasting stitching and tiny buttons.
This 17th century villa stakes claim in the largest landscaped public park in Rome. Situated just outside Porta San Pancrazio, it was known as Bel Respiro, or “beautiful breath,” for its panoramic views of the city.