A Personal Guide to Travel and Life in Italy

Celebrations in Italy – Festival of San Sebastiano in Sicily

Posted In: Interesting Festivals & Events in Italy, Provocative People & Cool Places in Italy, Stories of Life in Tuscany & Sicily, Understanding the Culture & Customs of Italy

The festival of San Sebastiano in Sicily is a big deal – not to be missed for the colorful mix of religion and folklore – with stunning special effects that will blow your mind. Join the patron saint celebrations in Palazzolo Acreide and experience a festa you will not soon forget.

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Wild about Wildflowers – Best Time of Year for Walking Tours of Italy

Posted In: Hiking & Walking Trails in Italy

Italy’s wildflower season is a long one – one can follow the seasons by traveling from south to north and enjoy spring in bloom for 6 months! For wildflower enthusiasts, naturalists, or gardeners who simply enjoy the outdoors, Italian Connection hosts a series of unique walking tours to celebrate Italy’s most spectacular wildflower regions. Wildflower […]

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Custom Family Tours in Italy

Posted In: Private Tours in Italy

Just in time for summer family travel, Italian Connection’s top local experts are developing custom family tours in Italy for adults and children of all ages. Families can enjoy nature walks among the blooming wildflowers in the Dolomites, combing a cashmere goat in Tuscany, take a truffle hunt with a trifulau (truffle hunter) and his […]

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