Monte Cassino Abbey, perched on a hill in Italy’s Lazio region, is not just a historic monastery; it’s a site deeply intertwined with the brutal realities of World War II. In this Monte Cassino guide we explore the history and significance of this site and share everything you need to know about visiting including getting there, the best organized tour options, and recommendations for places to stay plus a few insider tips for your visit.
One of the oldest inhabited regions in Europe, Southern Italy is awash with archaeological sites, beautiful small towns, picture perfect beaches, and local culture. One of our favorite places in Europe to visit, we share the very best Southern Italy destinations, from heel to toe and everything in between, including the well-known big hitters and a few lesser-known hidden gems.
A UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Dolomites in Northern Italy are a wonder of impossibly jagged mountains, vertical walls and narrow and deep valleys that carve their way through the ancient landscape. We spent a month exploring the Dolomites and in this Dolomites road trip planner we share our seven day itinerary, travel tips, things to do and see along the way, and hotel recommendations to help you plan your perfect Dolomites road trip.
The Great Dolomites Road is a truly spectacular route through some of Europe’s most beautiful mountains which are full of lush green meadows, impossibly rocky peaks and lively alpine towns. We spent a month exploring the Dolomites and traveled the Great Dolomites Road many times! We spent a month exploring the Dolomites and traveled the Great Dolomites Road many times! In our Great Dolomites Road guide we share all the information you need to know about this incredible route and what to see and do along the way.
Planning a trip to the Alps? One of the most rewarding ways to experience the magnificent Alps is by driving one of the scenic high alpine passes. The roads that traverse the Alps are well-known for their twists and turns, high altitudes, and stunning vistas that provide an opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful destinations in Europe. In our driving in the Alps guide, we share the best Alps driving routes, driving information and tips, hotel recommendations, and things to do and see along the way, to help you plan your perfect road trip through the Alps.
A northern Italy road trip is a great way to experience the diversity and beauty of Italy’s regions, cultures, and history. As you travel south through Italy, you will experience picturesque lakes, artistic and historical cities, the beautiful Mediterranean coast, and UNESCO sites tucked away within small Italian towns. We’ve spent months exploring Italy and in this northern Italy road trip planner we share insider tips, the best routes between towns and cities, and recommendations for things to do and see along the way, to help you plan your perfect Italian itinerary.