Italy Holiday and Travel Info
Italy holiday homes, villas and apartments for rent.
Self catering holiday rental accommodation in Italy offers the visitor the ideal chance to enjoy the real Italy.  A history and culture lover's paradise with 1000's of museums, churches and  archeological sites dating back to ancient Roman times. Italy also offers beautiful scenery, rolling hills, lakes, fine food, wine and beautiful coastlines.


A holiday villa or apartment rental in Rome the capital of Italy offers visitors the chance to enjoy one the most important tourist destinations in the world.

The city of Rome offers an abundance of historical, artistic and archaeological treasures such as the ancient Roman Colloseum and surrounding areas with beautiful views, parks, architecture and museums such as Musei Capitolini, the Vatican Museum, Galleria Borghese and many ancient and modern art exhibitions and events that can be enjoyed at your leisure when staying at a holiday rental in Rome.

Elegant Venetian buildings, villas and palaces abound over the ancient maze of narrow streets, bridges and labyrinth of canals that make up the unique city of Venice.

Tourists naturally flock to Venice to experience the charm, romance and history of Venice. A holiday home or vacation rental in Venice allows you to experience all that this city has to offer at your leisure.

The principal Tuscan city of Florence (Firenze) nestles below the wooded foothills of the Apennine hills, along the banks of the Arno River.

The city of Florence is famous as birthplace of renaissance art and artists that have contributed to the magnificent art, architecture and life of the city such as the work of Botticelli, Michelangelo, Bruneschelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Boccaccio, Alberti, Masaccio, Donatello, Vasari and Fra Angelico.

The city has become an inspiration to countless visitors from around the world and it is also the home to many stylish citizens who have added their own inimitable style and flair to the scenery and cobbled streets  and piazzas of Florence.

Villa Holidays in Italy

Italy is a beautiful country for a luxurious holiday home or villa rental where you can enjoy all the sensory pleasures available from art, architecture, history, culture, fashion, design, fast cars, slow food, mountains, lakes, countryside, beaches, hot Mediterranean sun and vibrant lifestyles, Italy has it all.
A holiday rental in Rome, Venice or Florence makes an ideal place to find out what has inspired visitors for centuries.
From the Alps and the beautiful lakes in the North through the Tuscan hills down to the smouldering volcano in Sicily Italy is a land that every traveller must visit at least once.

The Island of Sicily and Avoiding Tour Errors

Sicily is among the oldest wine regions in the Europe. Your Sicily tour is really incomplete without savouring an appetizing Sicilian drink! It is fairly difficult to amass the beauty and class of Sicily into words. Spending holidays in Sicily gets much more convenient with the economical and world class accommodation available. You get loads of options for staying and it's as much as you need to enjoy the unbelievable beauty Sicily.

The city of Modica, population around 55,000, on the southern coast has been named a UNESCO Heritage site
together with its surroundings. Modica claims to have Italy's ideal chocolate due to the fact it was introduced by the Spanish conquistadors in the 1500's. On March 19th a bonfire burns all night long in front of the church of it's patron saint, Saint George. On the 23rd of the month the city of Vittoria, population around 60,000, situated near the southwestern coast presents the Feast of the Foundation, an exhibition of nearby wines. Two days later the city of Patti, population about 30,000, host the Annunziata's feast having a parade of small youngsters dressed like angels and covered in gold. The last Friday of March the town of San Marco d'Alunzio, population arund 2,000, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) east of Palermo in northern Sicily celebrates the Festa della Crocifisso, a solemn procession of 33 hooded worshippers called Babaluti that carry a crucifix.

Nearly  every region on the island has a museum  dedicated to the history of the region. This particular one is dedicated to the ancient  city of Agrigento along with it's surrounding area. Like many other Sicily museums, this one displays antiquities identified in the course of  excavations that occurred during the 20th century. The  highlights of this museum include finds from the Valley of the Temples in Agrigento and nearby cities.
Examples of other tours the tourist might delight in incorporate: In Trapani, the "Myth, History and Ancient Cookies: Erice  and Segesta"  tour, which is really a full day private tour to find out   the history of Sicily, view a Greek temple and theatre, and  sample the    almond cookies and marzipan from ancient recipes; the  "Alcantara Gorge    and Fancavilla" tour, which is actually a private tour  along the gorge    to witness how the lava flows affected the river developing  the impressive gorges and ravines and where the tourist can  rent    hip-waders to get the full river encounter; there is  certainly also   the "Messina Taormina Jewish Tour" where visitors  can see the Jewish quarter within the city of Messina.
For those who desire to get additional information about the Island of Sicily, I'd like to show you these additional resources:
- If you want to get more travel info to tour Sicily, I'd  suggest you have a look at these traveler's F.A.Q. offers a nice article which lists the most common activities to do while in Sicily here:
- The resources listed below are blogs managed by genuine Sicilians which share their experiences to assist tourists find out of the box info. the tour to Sicily blog can be a free of charge weblog that lists some practical information to travel in Sicily i.e. weather charts, transportation and  attractions to check out.
- The info posted below will help self guided travelers to  find more  info about the Sicily's hidden gems. offers a nice list of F.A.Q. here to help people get info related to documents, visa, currency  and other amenities.

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