Rome in August – What to do and How to do it

Rome in August is great, despite the heat. While the Italians head out to go on vacation it seems the rest of the world comes to visit, but there are a few things to keep in mind to ensure you’ll have a great trip to Rome. Check out what’s going on in Rome in August and [...]

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Delicious Florence Food Tour

One amazing aspect of traveling around Italy is having the opportunity to eat some of the best and freshest food in the world. Every Italian region, even city, has their own dishes that are unique to each area. If you make your way to Florence, don’t forget to try the most traditional food and wine the [...]

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Off The Coast of Tuscany: A Guide to the Tuscan Archipelago

Surprise! There’s more to Tuscany than the rolling hillsides and beautiful towns. Head to the coast to get in touch with the Tuscan islands – choose one of the seven beautiful islands that make up the Tuscan Archipelago: Giglio, Capraia, Montecristo, Pianosa, Giannutri, Gorgona and the island of Elba. The islands off Tuscany have some of the [...]

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A Guide To Hiking in Italy

At Walks of Italy we are all about exploring on foot! And with some of the best and most diverse landscape in Europe, hiking in Italy is one of the best ways to really see the land, meet the people and – quite literally – get off the beaten path. You can find breathtaking hikes in Italy [...]

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There’s No Such Thing as Italian Food (And What To Eat Instead)

There's no such thing as Italian food

As one of the world’s most loved cuisines it might be a surprise to learn that a true Italian cuisine hardly exists. The truth is, Italian food is still largely considered by regions with each region in Italy creating its own unique cuisine based on its history, people and geography. Each region, and then province [...]

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