//A slow travel guide to Italy
A slow travel guide to Italy

A slow travel guide to Italy

Most of the destinations in Europe worth your time and energy: take Italy as an example, the country holds numerous artistic, spiritual, natural and other exhilarating amusements that cannot be sum up in 2 or 4 days of the visit. With the 3000 years of prolonging history, this place nowadays has become a bracing destination for travels, archeological enthusiasts, art lovers, adventurers and other tourists across the world. Your trip for few days would be insufficient as you may miss the 60 percent of the picture.

Volumes of articles or other texts have been authored to capture the astonishing picturesque of Italy: these articles may create a sense of enthusiasm in the mind of those who have never been there, but they never get success in convincing those who have witnessed the charm of the place. Maybe it cannot be wrapped into the words or phrases. Or maybe, every article and television shows in an attempt to capture every minor to the major charisma of the place are not as successful as they are in other places (it would be better to confess you cannot bring Italy into articles or even a long journals). However, as far as the visiting is concerned, it would be fruitful and wise to pick a slow trip to Italy.

Relax, sit down for a while, watch every inch of the Rome in details; you will never regret and it will be an unforgettable experience. Have you ever heard of Michelangelo, Raphael, Bernini, and Caravaggio? These are some of the names of the greatest artists ever lived. Rome brings their artworks and other notable masterpieces into a single bucket. And those who have fascinated by this artists for them “all road leads to Rome”.


Welcome to the Rome, the city that has been crafted by several ancient civilizations and the artists that are still alive in the heart of admirers. This city is a perfect exemplification of western civilization: whether it is the emperor, pope, artists or common people, this city elaborates the past in such way that becomes jaw-dropping for the visitors.

The Coliseum a.k.a. Flavian Amphitheater is a huge theater situated at the center of the city. Once upon a time, the gladiators fought here. Just a few miles away, St. Peter’s Basilica is among the most beautiful and magnificently crafted Church on the earth. You can find numerous breathtaking sculptures at National Museum of Rome, and make your visit to Vatican Museums to witness Michelangelo’s glorious Sistine Chapel. There is a long list of attractions in the city precisely for those who love and admire artworks, therefore, make sure to manage sufficient time to explore the city.


Form Rome it would take one and a half hours to reach Tuscany: an indispensable repository of art on the earth. In Tuscany, you will find the magnificent ‘David’: a Michelangelo masterpiece. Leonardo Da Vinci, Simone Martini, Galileo Galilei, and Dante Alighieri are some of the Tuscan artists that have influenced the world. Moreover, the Tuscany region does not only offer aesthetic artworks but the countryside is filled with astonishing nature and impressive landscape that are also in tandems.

Of all the foods and wines, the Italian stands in optimum. Whether you are eating in the countryside or in restaurants of some major suburb, you will find a quality that is timeless and unforgettable. Italian foods can be found in any part of the world, even in India, we are eating pasta and pizzas since childhood. In Florence, the Tuscany chefs have innovated the traditional dishes to give them delicious contemporary touch.

Another important feature of Tuscany region is the fashion. In Florence, you can shop finest boutiques from internationally renowned designers. The prominent Guccio Gucci and Salvatore Ferragamo initiated their haute couture in Florence. When you are in Tuscany region, you need to slow down your trip so that you cannot miss any spot.


Speaking of fashion, nothing would be even comparable to Milan. It is one of the most important centers of fashion across the globe. However, the contemporary fame of the city is a miracle as it holds a prolong history. Milan is an ancient city where Caesar, Mussolini, Napoleon, and the Austro-Hungarians had ruled. Despite being one of leading 21st-century fashion and trend hub, Milan has never left its Renaissance flavor.

The art and architecture, the lives and landscapes, and the foods and fashions, Italy elaborates is not just exclusive but it is something that worth every penny and effort you spend on your tour. Opt for International Holiday Tour Packages that keeps Italy in a special place. For any queries, connect with us, we love to help you.

Saif Ali is a writer, editor, publisher, and geocultural explorer with an emphasis on travel writing, landscapes imagined and real, memoir, poetry, and lyrical magical realism paired with psychogeography.