Read on to find out about some less visited parts of Venice: quiet squares, restaurants where locals dine, and some islands with beautiful views. You’ll also find tips on how to skip the lines for two of Venice’s main attractions.
Find out about 6 talented Venetian artisans whose hand-made work reflects Venice’s rich history, local culture and tradition of fine craft.
For some great day hikes in the Alps, try the valley trails on the Italian side of the world-famous Mont Blanc. There, you’ll find plenty of options that take you to stunning views and to gourmet mountain restaurants offering local dishes and wine.
The picturesque village of Ortisei sits in stunning Val Gardena, in northern Italy. With foothills rising up to the meadows and jagged peaks of the UNESCO-listed Dolomites, it’s a great hiking base. Plus, Ortiesi has a rich cultural heritage and an iconic building style that make it a compelling destination.