The ruins of Hadrian’s epic compound in Tivoli show an insight into the wealth and power of the Roman Empire in the second century.
Built more than 400 years ago, this villa in the Italian town of Tivoli is one of the finest examples of renaissance architecture and gardens in the world.
These opulent palaces were built to prove the power of the House of Savoy. I’m sure they needed to do it… but it worked!
The Boboli Gardens and Pitti Palace may get all the attention but there are more Medici Villas and Gardens in Tuscany that you can visit.
The Amalfi Coast deserves more than a day trip but, if you’re short of time, here are my tips for a day trip from Naples to Sorrento.
When some refugees from Ancient Greece started a new colony on the shore of today’s Italy, they didn’t realise that 2500 years later their city would be the best preserved in the world!
Even without staying on the island, it’s easy to get a taste of the rich and famous lifestyle with a day trip to Capri from Naples.
With a map to follow – and key sites to look out for – here is everything you need to know to see the best of Pompeii independently.
These little white houses with their odd conical roofs have been here for centuries but have some surprisingly innovative design elements.