A Guide to the Fountains in Rome and Why You Shouldn’t Miss them

A Guide to the Fountains in Rome and Why You Shouldn’t Miss them

View our guide to the fountains in Rome. Fountains are beloved by Italians and visitors alike so make sure you see them on your trip to Italy.

Discovering the Jewish Quarter and Piazza Mattei in Rome

Discovering the Jewish Quarter and Piazza Mattei in Rome

When we say that the Jewish Quarter or Ghetto is one of the oldest parts of the city of Rome. Book your next trip to Italy with Italy Perfect.

Why You Shouldn’t Miss the Harvest Time in Tuscany

Why You Shouldn’t Miss the Harvest Time in Tuscany

Summer is traditionally the most popular time to visit Italy, but we’re here to make an argument in favor of autumn in Tuscany.  Autumn means harvest time when many of the country’s most popular food and drinks are produced for the rest of the year. If you plan your trip right, you could be in

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The Best Music Festivals in Italy

The Best Music Festivals in Italy

Italy is home to some of the world’s most beloved musicians and composers – Verdi, Puccini and Vivaldi to name a few. Opera was first performed in Florence in the late 16th century, and some of today’s most beloved music dates back hundreds of years. The spirit of opera is still alive and revered, as

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Here’s How to Beat the Summer Heat in Italy

Here’s How to Beat the Summer Heat in Italy

The summer heat in Italy can be quite warm, and we know that you don’t want to let it get in the way of all the wonderful things you came to see. Fear not! We have a few expert tips to help you stay healthy, hydrated and cool! Whether you’re out exploring museums, relaxing by

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5 Marvelous Rooftop Bars in Rome

5 Marvelous Rooftop Bars in Rome

The timeless skyline of Rome is a joy to appreciate from one of these fascinating rooftop bars. Although Rome is called the Eternal City, you shouldn’t have to spend an eternity figuring out where to get an aperitivo and a great view, so that’s where we come in! Here’s our list of the five best

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Include these Incredible UNESCO Sites in Italy on your Itinerary

Include these Incredible UNESCO Sites in Italy on your Itinerary

The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) “seeks to build peace through international cooperation in Education, the Sciences and Culture.” The organization is comprised of 193 countries, including Italy. And did you know that there are more UNESCO sites in Italy than any other country in the world? There are 49 cultural (or

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Italy Perfect Expert Shares Rome Sightseeing Tips

Italy Perfect Expert Shares Rome Sightseeing Tips

When I started Italy Perfect nearly 16 years ago it was because I wanted an excuse to be able to go to Italy as often as possible. Rome is my second home. I lived in the Eternal City for many years in my youth, and even though our vacation rental business brings me to Rome

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5 Terraces In Italy That Will Change Your Italian Aperitivo Forever

5 Terraces In Italy That Will Change Your Italian Aperitivo Forever

The Italian aperitivo is akin to happy hour. There are a few different opinions about how and why and where the tradition began: some say it was started in Milan in the 1860s by the creator of Campari, while some argue it was actually started in Turin in the 1780s by the creator of vermouth.

Caravaggio Paintings in Rome: Amazing Art that Shocked the Church

Caravaggio Paintings in Rome: Amazing Art that Shocked the Church

Caravaggio was the most original and influential Italian painter of the 17th century. His style greatly influenced European artists such as Rubens and Rembrandt and revived Italian painting from the fantasy of post Renaissance and late 16th century Mannerist art. He rejected idealized beauty and started reproducing naked reality. You can see 18 original Caravaggio

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Romantic Experiences in Italy: Beyond the Gondola Ride

Romantic Experiences in Italy: Beyond the Gondola Ride

Look at any list of the top romantic experiences in Italy and you’re sure to find one staple: the gondola ride in Venice. We’re not trying to say that a gondola ride down the Venetian canals isn’t romantic, but we want to make an argument for a few other pretty appealing options. This is, after

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