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.
Imagine spending three days in the kitchen of a Tuscan villa, learning how to make everything from pizza to tiramisu. Then imagine I’m really bad at it.
The museum at the birthplace of car legend Enzo Ferrari is a perfect shrine to the man and the brand he created. It’s all about style and technology.
Tuscany can be expensive, there’s no doubt about that. But here’s a sure fire way to do it cheaply AND see more of the local culture!
The city and UNESCO World Heritage Site of Ferrara in Italy is pretty tough. You won’t believe what it’s survived over the centuries!
Ahh… Verona, the setting of Romeo and Juliet. It makes the place seem so romantic – unless you’re being forced to study it as a school student!
The Italian city of Vicenza is a tribute to the work of architect Andrea Palladio. His buildings all through the streets have influenced many since!
The botanic garden may not be huge but it has a very important claim to fame – it was the first in the world. But you can still visit it today.