Daily Archives: February 26, 2011


In the Veneto, the cities of Venice and Verona are probably the most popular tourist destinations – but there’s another city beginning with V that pulls in a good number of visitors each year, too: Vicenza. The city is the perfect base from which to visit the famous Palladian villas […]

Cheap Hostels in Vicenza


Even if Rome doesn’t overwhelm you, you may still want to get out of the big city for a few days – and while you can take day trips to nearby towns, spending the night in one of them is even more appealing. Towns like Viterbo, about 60mi north of […]

Cheap Hostels in Viterbo


Much of Italy is well-known for its hill towns, and Tuscany in particular has many famous hilltop villages. Volterra is just such a town. Tuscany has a reputation for being an expensive place to visit, so spending an extended period of time in a hill town like Volterra might seem […]

Cheap Hostels in Volterra