Italy Videos

Rome - Roma

Cooking Class in Rome where Andrea Consoli and his lovely wife Erica made cooking come alive for us in May, 2012. The beautiful Basilica of St. Peter in Vatican City in Rome, San Pietro in Vaticano, with Michelangelo's Pieta in the first chapel on the right.
The Disputa (The Disputation of the Blessed Sacrament) by Raphaello Sanzio in the
Stanza della Segnatura at the Vatican Museums.
The School of Athens by Raphael Sanzio in the Stanza della Segnatura at the Vatican Museums on the opposite wall to the Disputa.
Borghese Gardens in Rome just up the Via Veneto from the Piazza Barbarini and Harry's Bar. The exquisite Villa d'Este and Gardens in Tivoli just east of Rome and their fabulous fountains.
Florence - Firenze

Medici-Riccardi Palace in Florence, the home of Lorenzo the Magnificant and a lovely Chapel of the Magi by Benozzo Gozzoli.

Florence American Military Cemetery the white marble Crosses and Stars of David of servicemen who died in Italy for the freedom we all enjoy today. It lies 2 miles south of Florence.
Santa Margherita and Portofino
Lake Como - Lago di Como
A Stroll from Santa Margherita to Portofino walking along the beautiful Mediterranean shore for about 4 clicks or 2.5 miles from Santa Margherita to Portofino with a boat ride back.
Varenna is a small village on the eastern shore of Lake Como in northern Italy just a short ferry ride away from Bellagio.

A Stroll through Verona, our walking tour of Verona took us to ancient and modern sights of the city.
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Wine Tour to Tenuta Sant' Antonio in Valpolicella
with Daniele our guide from Vernonaround.
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Sant' Andrea di Amalfi, First Holy Communion Mass in May, 2014, with their wonderful Children's Choir and their majestic organ music.
Positano to Amalfi and then to Ravello to the beautiful Villa Cimbrone for lunch and the incredible view.

The Dolomites

Castelrotto and hiking in the Seiser Alm in the Dolomite mountains of northern Italy.
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Spedale degli Innocenti - first foundling hospital in Italy

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Example Italy Travel Itineraries here are detailed examples of the territory you can cover easily on a one to two week trip to Italy.

Cinque Terre National Park

Cinque Terre National Park Hiking Trail

Osteria Margutta

Osteria Margutta at 82 Via Margutta in Roma