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15 of Italy’s Best Beaches by Travel & Leisure

Italy’s extra-ordinary coastline added by the islands of Sardinia and Sicily afford sun-worshippers a phenomenal range of beaches. Thanks to Travel & Leisure, here in no particular order are 15 of the best of Italy’s beaches: Acquafredda di Maratea Beach,

A Week in Sicilia designed by Frommer’s

Designed to let you see the highlights of the island on a very tight schedule, this itinerary touches upon the classical vestiges of Sicily, yet allows for some outdoor fun and relaxation: The splendid temples and ruins that outnumber those

Sailing Bella Italia…

A&B offers unique, over-the-top adventure touring. Sailing thru the Mediterrenean is just one offering… Sardinia – The Costa Smeralda is a yachting hub well-known for its beauty and glamour, but Sardinia also features nearly deserted beaches, secluded inlets and tiny

Fodor’s Restaurant Picks:Taormina

Here are a sampling of restaurants around the classic Sicilian town of Taormina. According to Fodor’s food critics, these 5 eating establishments represent some of the best in Sicilian cuisine. > Bella Blu A: Via Pirandello 28, Taormina,; Tel#: 0942-24239;

Wine Spectator’s Top 100 (2015) – Vino d’Italia

Wine Spectator’s 2015 rating of the Top 100 Wines of the World includes 18 selections from Italy. Ranging in price from $195 per 750 ml bottle to $20 (Tenuta delle Terre Nere Etna) the group includes both fine and value

Three of Italy’s fabulous Mediterranean Isle Beach Hotels

Off Italy’s mainland sit three fabulous Mediterranean isles: Sicily, Sardinia and Elba. Each is very different from the next and each with its own unique charm and personality. What they all share, however, are some luxurious beach hotels. Here are

Most Overlooked Italian Isles

One of the most popular tourist destinations in the world, Italy has few, if any, unexplored corners. Places like Capri or Taormina can sometimes seem like a caricature of themselves, their natural beauty suffocating amidst tourist hoards and souvenir shops.

Cefalu’, the town that King Roger built

Just one hour’s drive east of Palermo, sitting serenely between its natural bay and the towering rocky granite mass of La Rocca, is Cefalù. For a small town, Cefalù offers a great deal, including sandy beaches, winding Mediaeval streets flanked

Sicily’s Top Ten ‘Must sees’

“Without Sicily, Italy leaves no image in the soul. Sicily is the key to everything.” That’s what Goethe wrote in 1787 in his Italian Journey, to describe what is, after all, the largest of Italy’s 20 official regions. Of course,

Three of the Best Italian Chocolatiers

“Italy does not have Switzerland’s reputation in this category but in fact does have some excellent chocolate makers. Perugina aside, Italy is one of the European countries that spearheaded the campaign for pure chocolate—the one that is made with cocoa

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