The Italian Lakes to most travellers conjures up images of the popular glacial lakes in the northern region of Lombardy, running along Italy’s border with Switzerland and Austria. Lake Lugano, Lake Maggiore, Lake Garda, and Lake Como are world-renown vacation destinations attracting millions of tourists every year. They are even home to Hollywood superstars.
However, there [...]
During August every year the Piazza del Campo in Siena will come alive to the crash of horse’s hooves as ten steeds and their mounts battle for supremacy in an event that dates back 700 years. Anyone on holiday in Tuscany at this time should try and experience this unique medieval festival.
The Palio [...]