Top 10 Ski Resorts and Locations in Italy

Top 10 Ski Resorts and Locations in Italy

It’s winter and if that means snow, then pick up your gear and hit the slopes with our tips for the best slopes this winter season. Ski Resorts in Val D’Aosta Courmayeur Courmayeur is Europe’s highest...

Italy’s Top Resort Spa Destinations

Italy’s Top Resort Spa Destinations

Spa, or terme in Italian, have been known since the dawn of time for their healing powers, offering a range of treatments that include: bathing (hot springs – thermal hot tub, mud bath, hydro massage,...

48 Hours in Milan

48 Hours in Milan

Day 1 Itinerary Italy’s fashion capital has recently become one of top destinations in Italy! Your first stop (mandatory for anyone visiting town) is Milan’s Cathedral, affectionately called Duomo (Pi...

48 Hours in Turin

48 Hours in Turin

Day 1 Itinerary Although Turin is not your typical tourist destination when visiting Italy, it does offer unexpected surprises to its visitors. First on our list, is the recently renovated Egyptian Mu...

48 Hours in Rome

48 Hours in Rome

Day 1 Itinerary Rome is truly one of a kind. It is filled with incredible buildings and architecture, ancient ruins from the great Roman Empire, and some of the most important religious landmarks in t...

48 Hours in Naples

48 Hours in Naples

There is only one word to describe Naples, the unruly-southern-does what it wants younger sibling-to-the-north: eclectic. Or energetic. Wait, interesting or unforgettable. OK, so the point has been ma...

48 Hours in Verona

48 Hours in Verona

Day 1 Itinerary What better way is there, than to spend Valentine’s Day in Verona, Italy’s city of love? Begin the tour at Castelvecchio (corso Castelvecchio 2). This medieval castle with its brick ex...

48 Hours in Florence

48 Hours in Florence

Day 1 Itinerary In the heart of Tuscany, Florence is where the Renaissance movement began. It is filled with art galleries, museums, and buildings that need to be seen during any visit. The first stop...

Travelling with Pets – to and from Italy

Travelling with Pets – to and from Italy

Travelling to and from Italy already requires doing a certain amount of homework – especially if you are arriving from outside the EU (and that now includes post-Brexit Britain). But if you are travel...

Falling in Love with Lecco

Falling in Love with Lecco

What’s your favorite city in Italy? Write to us and tell us about yours!Celia Abernethy, travel advisor and Easy Milano contributor answers below. Ask me what my favorite city in the USA is, and of co...

COVID-19 Travel Information for U.S.A. Summer 2022

COVID-19 Travel Information for U.S.A. Summer 2022

Pre-departure Testing Requirements for Air Travelers to the U.S. Lifted Effective June 12, 2022 June 12, 2022 – Air passengers to the U.S.A. will not need to get tested and show a negative COVID-19 te...

Covid-19 Policies for Travel to U.S.A. from Italy

Covid-19 Policies for Travel to U.S.A. from Italy

Health Alert – U.S. Embassy Rome, Italy (November 4, 2021)  On October 25, President Biden announced the United States will adopt a global air travel policy.  This policy prioritizes public health, pr...

Covid-19 updates September 2021: information for tourists to Italy

Covid-19 updates September 2021: information for tourists to Italy

Regulations for visiting Italy Last updated: Sept. 1, 2021 In brief: Remember to complete a passenger locator form upon entry into Italy. A Green Pass, digital proof of vaccination or negative COVID-1...

Returning to Italy from Abroad during Covid-19 Lockdown – What to do

Returning to Italy from Abroad during Covid-19 Lockdown – What to do

Instructions for travelers returning to Italy Returning from Belgium, France, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Netherlands, Czech Republic, Spain Travelers returning to Italy from...

Eu Opens Borders But Not For US Visitors

Eu Opens Borders But Not For US Visitors

(July 2, 2020) The European Union Member States have approved a draft list of 54 countries (see below), considered for Safe Entrance regarding measures taken during the Coronavirus crisis. The “safe l...

Adventure Parks in Italy – great time for friends and family!

Adventure Parks in Italy – great time for friends and family!

Adventure parks (parchi avventura) are a fairly new phenomenon in Italy, but there are quite a few that are really worth visiting. Apart from being great places where everybody, children and grown ups...

Val Tidone – a castle on every hilltop

Val Tidone – a castle on every hilltop

You know you’re in Val Tidone when you see a castle on practically every hilltop, when you find yourself surrounded by a literal sea of vineyards, and when the road winds lazily through one hamlet aft...

Day trips from Milan for families with kids!

Day trips from Milan for families with kids!

Ten destinations only one hour away by car from Milan. The best choices when you run out of ideas in town.  Castello di Gropparello 80 km from Milan Travel back in time for a fantastic family adventur...

Milan: Mixing Old with the New

Milan: Mixing Old with the New

As an American, one thing that strikes on your first trip to Europe is the history. The relative age of North America is nothing compared to that of the European continent. Buildings of historical sig...

History, wine and nature in a glass… or two!

History, wine and nature in a glass… or two!

As they say, life’s too short to drink bad wine, which is a perfect reason for visiting Val Tidone! Just an hour’s drive south of Milan will put you in the center of a landscape that is characterized ...

The Venice Carnival

The Venice Carnival

When thinking of the Carnival, two cities stand out from the rest of the world, Venice and Rio. Given the cold temperatures in Italy since the start of 2016, my pick would definitely be Rio, but as I ...

Top 10 Mercatini di Natale in Italy

Top 10 Mercatini di Natale in Italy

It’s the holiday season and that means its time for the Mercatini di Natale or Christmas markets! This tradition, hailing from Germany where they are called Christkindlmarkt has over the years made it...

Relocating To Italy: What You Need to Know Now!

Relocating To Italy: What You Need to Know Now!

You’ve just told your friends and coworkers that you have decided to move to Italy and every one is happy for you, even if, they are a little envious as they conjure up images of Italian apparel, wond...

Expats: Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Expats: Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay

Expats come in every color and stripe, and each one has a unique story to tell, an individual set of circumstances and a reason that brought them here. It may be a job, a spouse’s job, a relationship,...

“Golden visas” and the Dolce Vita

“Golden visas” and the Dolce Vita

After the “Brexit” proceedings have ended (hopefully not before 2018-2019), many UK citizens living or working in Italy may no longer meet the current visa requirements for non-EU citizens. Even thoug...

Advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe.

Advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe.

Advice for British nationals travelling and living in Europe, following the result of the EU referendum. The British people voted on 23 June 2016 to leave the European Union (EU). The government will ...

Who was Mr. Marino?

Who was Mr. Marino?

Where did the name Palazzo Marino came from? Here is the story… Right in front of the Teatro alla Scala you can see an important building – now hosting the headquarters of Milan’s Mayor and Deputy May...

Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act

Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act

On December 4th2015, President Obama signed the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) designed to provide funding for United States Federal transportation infrastructure improving roads, brid...

One card to visit 80 museums!

One card to visit 80 museums!

Before the beginning of Expo Milan 2015, the regions of Piemonte and Lombardy have decided to collaborate by promoting the culture and the tourism of our country thanks to one card! The goal is to rea...

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