en
en es

Contents

Introduction

Maybe you heard that the Coliseum is a mess of scaffolding, that the lines at the Uffizi are too long, that visitors never know where to get that real Italian food that makes you kiss your fingertips.

Don't worry. Great memories of Italy are often the ones that came about by accident.

That wrong turn down a Roman alley to the old, crumbling church. The walk in Florence down the banks of the Arno, past young painters with secondhand easels. The simple picnic of fresh cheese and bread on an alpine hike.

We've traveled in Italy, lived there, studied there. We've written about language learning, wine tasting, and gelato making. Some of us still never made it to the Coliseum.

Spots

Add Spot
No spots found

Be a local. Wherever you go.

Download the travelstoke app

Featured Cities

Italy

Venice

Italy

Rome

Italy

Milan

Latest Articles

The site of Julius Caesar’s murder will soon open to tourists

Padua is the answer to an overcrowded Venice

Anzio is the most relaxing day trip from the chaos of Rome

The 6 must-see Carnival festivals in Italy

I tried to become the first person to SUP around Sicily, and it almost killed me

Buy a house in this Italian village for just $1

Milan’s newest park is a stunning “library” of trees

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is slowly straightening

Bologna, Italy, is giving free beer, ice cream, and movie tickets to cyclists

The wines to drink with 7 iconic Italian dishes

Worst flood since 1979 hits Venice

Amazing 2,000-year-old shrine found under the ash in Pompeii

Secret stash of Roman gold coins found in theater basement

Italy just opened its first Starbucks

The most amazing islands in Italy you’ve never heard of

Montecristo might be Italy’s most difficult place to visit

Load More

Regions

We use cookies to understand how you use our site and to improve your experience. This includes personalizing content and advertising. For more information on how we use cookies consult our revised Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Disable Cookies I accept