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Why Gelato Is Good For You!

  The ingredients used to make gelato – water, milk, eggs, cream, sugar, cocoa, fruit, nuts and more – determine its high nutritional value. Those ingredients provide proteins, carbohydrates, fats, vitamins and minerals, making gelato a wholesome food. Milk provides high-quality proteins and calcium; lactose and saccharose, the sugars used in gelato, provide a good source of energy, as do fats. Gelato also contains vitamins A and...

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If you’ve ever wondered where photographers go to get those stunning views of Italy — you know, the ones that wind up on all of those postcards of Rome, Venice, and the Cinque Terre — look no further. The best part? From these spots, you don’t need a fancy-schmancy camera to get a gorgeous shot. Just keep in mind that to get the most out of these views, head there either first thing in the morning, or at dusk, when the light tends to...

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Avanti Italy’s Essential Guide To Tuscany

If you are visiting Tuscany for the first time you will quickly realise that it is no ordinary holiday area, but a total escape into a timeless way of life. Tuscany is largely rural and the landscape of cypresses, olive groves and vineyards are renowned throughout the world. For centuries Tuscans have preserved their surroundings, culture and traditions making this one of the most fascinating regions of Italy.   The climate in...

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See The Best Of Tuscany In 7 Days

Tuscany is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy, with medieval villages sitting atop hilltops, rolling hills covered in vineyards producing some of the best wines in the world and farmhouses and villas at the end of cypress-lined lanes. There are many things to see and do in the region, the hard part is really deciding how to fit everything into the days you have at your disposal! Seven days is right about the perfect amount of...

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Six Best Places To Eat In Lucca, Tuscany

We can always arrange a private chef to come in and cook for you,  but if you’d like to leave the luxury of your Tuscan villa and head into town to dine,  then DiscoverTuscany.com recommend these places. Our top 6 places we go back over and over again Lucca has a very special historical center: enclosed by its medieval, walkable walls, this characteristic makes the city quite unique in the entire world. It is a small, precious...

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Far from the crowds and the usual archaeological sights and main cities, Sicily still reserves any number of hidden treasures. Smaller towns offering exceptional panoramic views and some of the most beautiful baroque architecture in the world, islands with an unusual history, amazing natural sights and other hidden gems. – See more at:...

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