Italy

Discover Travel Italy specialists have a  passion for Italy and we have walked the Cinque Terre, driven through the hilltop towns of Tuscany & Umbria, visited the medieval villages of Abruzzo and walked the Amalfi Coast. We have explored Rome and Florence on foot, shopped in Milan, watched a nighttime… Read the rest

Have a villa in Italy by Juliet Davis (on sabbatical from Oct ’20)

All villas are rented from Saturday to Saturday.  Very important that you consider how this fits into your itinerary. PRICE really makes a difference to what you get in terms of location, amenities and filling expectations.  This cannot be stressed enough.  The price often goes up by around 50{03e17260731feebda54b271abff347b773c0107003202e8eeba7d379e6644aef} through… Read the rest


Explore Tuscany by car by Discover Travel

Tuscany is one of those magical parts of the world, where you are immersed in magical views of olive trees, grape vines, Cypress trees and villas that all look old, well maintained and so in keeping with their environs. You can never tell if a building is new, old or… Read the rest


Walk the Cinque Terre by Discover Travel

First off – you need to make sure you have your Cinque Terre Card – Now this is a national park so you do have to purchase a ticket on arrival. It allows unlimited use of the walkways of the park and unlimited use of the train system that links… Read the rest


Travel around Tuscany by Discover Travel

Tuscany is one of those magical parts of the world, where you are immersed in magical views of olive trees, grape vines, Cypress trees and villas that all look old, well maintained and so in keeping with their environs. You can never tell if a building is new, old or… Read the rest


Walk the Amalfi Coast by Discover Travel

Be amazed by the Amalfi Coast, where stunning villages are glued onto hillsides that defy gravity. You will too and your legs will forgive you anything for the views! Picturesque towns hover above isolated coves, their narrow streets a-jostle with monasteries, churches and whitewashed homes. Along ancient paths and mule… Read the rest


Explore the Cinque Terre by Discover Travel

If you ever travel by train between Genoa and La Spezia in Italy, it seems like you are in a tunnel nearly all the time. Occasionally you get little splashes of colour, the blue of the Mediterranean and glimpses of old houses, but before you know it you will be… Read the rest


Drive in Italy by Discover Travel

DRIVING   – You need an International Drivers Licence to drive legally in Italy.  You can get this from the AA – either instore or online.  You need a passport sized photo to go with the form.  Cost is about $35. SPEED LIMITS (often ignored by Italians and change anytime) 50km/h… Read the rest


Explore Florence by Discover Travel

Easily accessed by train or car. Rome to Florence by car is only about 3 hours on the motorway – but better to take a day or two and explore the hilltop towns on your way North. You need at least one full day for sightseeing, preferably two or three.… Read the rest