How to visit Herculaneum (and why you should)

Visiting Herculaneum, a Roman city destroyed by the same volcano that engulfed Pompeii, is really rewarding. Here’s how to visit Herculaneum, and why it should be as much of a priority on your trip to Italy as seeing Pompeii.

Castello Aragonese

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Visiting Castello Aragonese on the island of Ischia, Italy

Castello Aragonese is the top-rated attraction on Ischia and for good reason – castles don’t get much more dramatic than this medieval fortress on a rocky island. If you’re planning to go to Ischia and visit Castello Aragonese, here’s everything you need to know to make the most of your trip.

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Things to do in Ischia, Italy

Ischia’s an idyllic island off the coast of southern Italy. It’s only around six miles wide, but manages to pack in an amazing number of attractions. Here are the very best things to do in Ischia,

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The 6 best villages to visit on Lake Garda

Lake Garda ranks as one of my best holidays to Italy so far. But with over 60 villages scattered around the shore of this 32-mile-long lake, how can you make sure you see the best ones? Here’s a guide to seeing the most interesting, most picturesque villages on Lake Garda.