It may not be the most famous but the stunning 18th century complex at Caserta is actually one of the biggest royal palaces in the world!
In some ways, Naples was what I expected – dirty and chaotic. But, in this story, I’ll tell you why I still came to love this Italian city.
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!
Get lost in the old world, where the search for a new one brought riches that have been carefully preserved.
Built centuries ago, these palatial homes in Genoa have only got better with age. No wonder they’re now on the World Heritage List.
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.
Pope Pius II had a dream for an ideal city near Rome. More than 500 years ago, he started to make it. This is what it’s become.
This old railway line between the towns of Spoleto and Norcia offers an incredible walk through the Umbrian countryside.
In Renaissance times, this enormous Tuscan landscape was designed so it would be pleasing on the eye. Centuries later, it still has that effect.