Borgo San Felice: luxury retreat in the hills of Tuscany near Siena

Borgo San Felice is a Relais & Chateaux 5-star hotel created out of an 8th century hamlet (restored in 1991) which is 350 metres above sea level and just 15 kilometres from Siena, ten kilometres from Castelnuovo Berardenga and an hour drive from Florence. If you are looking for a luxurious retreat in the hills of […]

La Minervetta: luxury boutique hotel in Sorrento, Italy

La Minervetta is a chic boutique hotel with only 12 rooms in Sorrento, Italy. The hotel overlooks the Marina Grande of Sorrento and the Bay of Naples. What makes La Minervetta stand out from other luxury hotels in the area is that it has been recently renovated and is decorated in a contemporary style with […]

Sicily travel guide: best hotels, restaurants, itineraries and cuisine

This Sicily travel guide tells you how to get the most out of your holiday in Sicily: the best hotels and restaurants, the most interesting places to see, and the culinary highlights of Sicilian food. Sicily has been inhabited since ancient times. The island’s position in the Mediterranean, the richness of its volcanic soil (thanks […]

Algila Ortigia Charme Hotel in Siracusa, Sicily

If you want to stay in Siracusa, Sicily, check out the Algila Ortigia Charme Hotel in the center of Ortigia, a tiny island connected to Siracusa via a causeway. The hotel is hidden in a narrow lane lined with centuries-old buildings. Just a few steps away is the picturesque coastline. The most remarkable feature of the […]

Shalai Resort Near Mount Etna Sicily

Shalai Resort In Linguaglossa is a 19th century restored mansion on the northern east slope of Mount Etna, halfway between the mountain and the sea. It is a private house with an antique flavor and modern interior. Originally a family mansion and home in the past to important governmental functions, the building that now houses Shalai […]

Eremo della Giubiliana boutique hotel in Ragusa, Sicily

Eremo della Giubiliana Boutique Hotel is an exclusive 5-star resort housed in a fortified convent once occupied by the knights of Malta in the 15th century. The hotel is located a few kilometers south of Ragusa. Very old thick white stone walls surround and protect the courtyards and inner structure. Its white tower stands tall and […]

Hotel Cavalieri: charming boutique hotel in Siracusa, Sicily

Hotel Cavalieri is a beautifully designed boutique hotel in the ancient city of Siracusa (Syracuse) on the island of Sicily in Italy. Located on via Malta, just across the mythical islet of Ortigia (Ortygia), it is within walking distance to all the main sights of Siracusa, but is still easily accessible by car. Hotel Cavalieri […]