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Alpine cycling tours - Cycling, culture and clean air

Alpine cycling tours - Cycling, culture and clean air

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.

Dive into summer with HostelsClub.com

Forget dingy dorm rooms and communal showers, hostels now boast stylish interiors, Wi-Fi, central locations and cosy common rooms.

Luxury 'cultural discovery' cruise from Venice to Mantua

Luxury 'cultural discovery' cruise from Venice to Mantua

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.

The Italian Job; Florence to Amalfi is the ultimate road trip

The Italian Job; Florence to Amalfi is the ultimate road trip

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.

10 great reasons to visit Italy this summer

10 great reasons to visit Italy this summer

Few countries offer the variety and diversity of Italy: mountains, sparkling coastlines, ancient history and sumptuous cuisine.

Summer fun for cycling fans in Italy

Summer fun for cycling fans in Italy

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.

Villa Mangiacane - A free night offer during April and May

Villa Mangiacane - A free night offer during April and May

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.

Life’s a picnic: Enjoy the peaks of gastronomy in Alta Badia

Life’s a picnic: Enjoy the peaks of gastronomy in Alta Badia

Al fresco dining doesn’t come fresher or more tempting than Gourmet Picnics among the majestic mountains of Alta Badia.

New Pope delivers bookings boost for Rome

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.

Top 5 cycling holidays for spring 2013

Top 5 cycling holidays for spring 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.

Put a spring in your step

Put a spring in your step

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 Dream Tours - A perfect weekend of Italian motorcycling

Ducati Dream Tours - A perfect weekend of Italian motorcycling

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.

Sporty options for singles this summer

Sporty options for singles this summer

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.

Retrace the British Museum’s Pompeii exhibition back to Italy

The much-awaited exhibition ‘Life and death in Pompeii and Herculaneum’ runs from 28 March – 29 September at the British Museum in London.

Luxury offer in former convent on the Amalfi Coast

Luxury offer in former convent on the Amalfi Coast

Sensational “Gourmet and Relax” package highlights 2013 season for the legendary NH Grand Hotel Convento di Amalfi.