The Best of Italy

As natives and passionate service providers we strive to bring you our top picks from each destination to ensure you enjoy a memorable stay.

Our on-the-ground team share with you the highlights from Ischia, Pantelleria and Forte dei Marmi. A little bit of Italian wanderlust to brighten even the most lackluster of days.  

Bookmark this page if you are looking for inspiration for your next Italian adventure and insider recommendations for the best Italian villa holidays.

Buon divertimento!

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Tuscany Wine Guide: Brunello di Montalcino

From Chianti Classico to one of the world’s finest red wines, the Brunello di Montalcino. Awarded Italy’s highest DOCG classification, it’s produced from 100% Sangiovese grapes and cellared for at least 5 years before released for consumption. The berries have extra thick skins which gives the wine its bold fruit flavour and high tannin and […]

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Tuscany Wine Guide: The Chianti Classico

There are many reasons why visitors fall in love with Tuscany. The timeless beauty of its undulating countryside, or the cucina Toscana (Tuscan gastronomy): how can one make a plate of pasta taste so good? Perhaps it’s the feeling of stepping back in time as you stroll along across the Ponte Vecchio (Old Bridge) of […]

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Cantina De Bartoli – One of the best wine producers in Pantelleria

We’ve had the pleasure of visiting many beautiful vineyards and producers in and around Pantelleria. Cantina De Bartoli is certainly a favorite – one of the best wine producers in Pantelleria that we’ve come across! On an island famous for it’s quality of wine production, it takes something special to stand out. The story of […]

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The Top Three Fine-Dining Restaurants in Ischia

Southern Italy has an impressive reputation for gourmet cuisine, and the fine dining restaurants in Ischia are no exception. There are countless reasons to visit our beautiful island – delectable and exquisite Mediterranean food is just one of them.  Your taste buds simply won’t forgive you if you don’t pay a visit to one of […]

Our Guide to the Mouth-Watering Wines of Ischia

A gorgeous Mediterranean climate and fertile volcanic soil have cemented the wines of Ischia as firm favorites. The island is a paradise for vineyards! Many of Ischia’s high quality wines are known around the world. Since ancient times, wine has been one of the most important exports! It’s one of the many highlights of this […]

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Ischia by Boat – Explore the Island’s Pristine Coastline

Exploring the captivating nearby islands and coastlines of Ischia by boat promises to be an exciting and novel experience. It is perhaps the most relaxing way to discover the whole island! Plenty of stunning beaches and panoramic views await. By boat, you will be treated to glorious caves and pristine bays which are best accessed by […]

Dining and Shopping

Dining and shopping in Tuscany, Ischia and Pantelleria can be tricky, if you don’t know where to go and end up in one of the many tourist traps. As natives and passionate service providers we strive to bring you our top picks for a memorable stay. We are foodies and love shopping. On top of that, we ‘know’ these destinations better than locals at times, so rest assured that whatever you’ll read in this section is trustworthy. 

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