5 Top Blogs And Sites About Italy For Your Next Trip

To consent and proceed, click “Continue to Site.” Porto Ercole, one of Italy’s most beautiful villages.Getty There are many useful sites dealing with travel in Italy, but here are five (listed alphabetically) that provide wonderful insider takes on the country’s destinations, food and wines. TO FIND THE AUTHENTIC, LESSER-KNOWN ITALY Conca dei Marini is also on the list of I Borghi più Belli d’ItaliaGetty Seborga, a small hill town in Liguria with an elected prince.Getty I Borghi più Belli d’Italia (the most beautiful villages in Italy) lists dozens of exquisite destinations scattered throughout Italy’s 20 regions. While some of these locales are well known, like the chic coastal havens of Porto Ercole and Conca dei Marini, or have turned up in the news like Seborga, the small Ligurian hill town with its own elected prince, many are obscure, or at least considered under-the-radar spots for the majority of travelers. An outgrowth of an association founded in 2001 to preserve the heritage and lifestyles of these small towns, villages and hamlets, sometimes in risk of abandonment, the website for the organization, borghipiubelliditalia.it, is complemented by a monthly print publication, Borghi Magazine (available on newsstands in Italy and in certain European cities and by mail-order), which like its online counterpart seeks to showcase these marvelous places and help preserve their authentic, historic culture. FOR EATING WELL AND SEEKING OUT QUALITY WHATEVER THE BUDGET Delicious Italy co-founder Philip Curnow says the goal of the site is to help travelers create unique food-and-wine-centric stays in Italy.Courtesy of Delicious Italy GETTING THE INSIDE SCOOP ON RESTAURANTS IN ROME, VENICE, FLORENCE AND OTHER CITIES ElizabethMinchilli.com is a great resource for information about dining in key Italian cities.Courtesy of Elizabeth Minchilli Elizabeth Minchilli, author of nine books about Italy, four devoted to food (her latest The Italian Table: Creating festive meals for family and friends will by published by Rizzoli next month), helms the award-winning blog elizabethminchilli.com from her base in Rome. Read more here >>>

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