Alta Badia devotes July 15th – 31st July entirely to the well-being of body and mind when this mountain playground turns into an outdoor gym at 2000m.
The increased popularity of cycling tours among the over 50s is bringing a tourism boost to Alpine areas traditionally popular as stay-put ‘Lakes & Mountains’ destinations a generation ago.
Forget dingy dorm rooms and communal showers, hostels now boast stylish interiors, Wi-Fi, central locations and cosy common rooms.
The variety of charming waterways between Venice and Mantua promises a unique and magical cruising experience and the itinerary aboard La Bella Vita includes fascinating excursions that offer a real insight into the many cultures - Roman, Etruscan, Istrian, Byzantine and of course Renaissance - that have influenced the arts, architecture and history of the region over many centuries.
Set your own pace for exploring Italy’s charms this summer. Live the Italian dream by driving a luxury classic car following whatever route takes your fancy.
Few countries offer the variety and diversity of Italy: mountains, sparkling coastlines, ancient history and sumptuous cuisine.
Cycling and Alta Badia go together like Schüttelbrot and cheese. There is nothing quite as harmonious and rewarding as a summer’s day bike ride through the heart of the spectacular South Tyrolean Dolomites.
During April and May Villa Mangiacane, a 15th century wine and olive grove estate in the Tuscan hills, is offering a free night for those booking four and five nights.
Al fresco dining doesn’t come fresher or more tempting than Gourmet Picnics among the majestic mountains of Alta Badia.
The announcement of the new Pope Francis is causing a surge in bookings to Rome for online travel business CheapOair. Since a decision was announced on Wednesday 13 March 2013 and Pope Francis’ inauguration mass on Tuesday 19 March 2013, bookings made online with CheapOair for flights to Rome have increased by a huge 27 per cent compared to the same week in February 2013.
Once Easter weekend has passed and the clocks move forward an hour, the longer evenings bring a renewed sense of energy and motivation to holiday plans.
Now that spring has sprung and the gloom of winter is hopefully past, here are some great holiday ideas from Ramblers Worldwide Holidays - the experts in guided walking adventures across the globe.
Ducati are gearing-up for the new riding season with “Ducati Dream Tours”, the perfect weekend of Italian motorcycling that combines the unforgettable experience of visiting the famous Italian motorcycle Factory and Museum with the pleasure of riding a Ducati along the legendary roads that surround Bologna.
If you think that a singles holiday means simply sitting by the pool – or on the beach - all day, think again is the message from singles specialist, Friendship Travel.
The much-awaited exhibition ‘Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum’ runs from 28 March – 29 September at the British Museum in London.
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