Imagine for one moment a place where rugged mountain ranges dominate the skyline, their imposing blue shadows laying claim to vast forests of spruce and silver fir trees below.
A dramatic terrain of towering mountain ranges punctuated by age-old villages that seem to hang from the sky, and outlined by a craggy coastline indented with calm bays of aquamarine, Basilicata is an intoxicating balance between the extreme and the beautiful.
To experience Campania is to understand the very soul of Italy. While the nation is a vast patchwork of distinctly diverse landscapes sewn together with ancient traditions, rich history and regional culture, it is Campania that emboldens the country with the vivid pigments of its indelible spirit.
The gray dawn kisses the azure of another day, and the changing light transforms green and gold visions into amber waves. A kaleidoscope of color and texture, Emilia-Romagna is not to be explained but best experienced first-hand.
The sun-soaked Latium plains, accented with Italian cypress and stone pine, wait patiently to be admired – a land of ancient lakes and noble castles, charming villas and Etruscan treasures. Lazio is the golden cage that encircles the pulsating heart that is Rome.
Picture sprawling emerald forests, medieval hilltop towns untouched by time, a rainbow of wildflowers in bloom, and fresh breezes that lull you into a peaceful haze. Tuscany? Think again. Umbria? Warmer. Le Marche? Could you be anywhere else?
Liguria is a symphony of land and sea, where ancient maritime traditions meet Riviera revelry. With its history as a powerfully wealthy nautical empire, Liguria has been an incubator of discovery and revolution, forever impacting the course of world history.
The mystery of its sweeping marshes, the romantic sophistication of its cobblestoned streets, and the Grand Tour majesty of its great lake, spin together the fairytale threads of this northern Italian dreamscape.
Get lost down the rabbit hole in an enchanting land of rolling green hills, misty mountaintops and the sweet surrender of tranquility. Have you reached the Elysian Fields? Almost, you’re in Piemonte.
A whimsical land of stone huts, olive groves and white washed cities set against a backdrop of arid plains extending toward turquoise waters, Puglia is the essence of Italy’s Adriatic South.
Words seem inadequate to describe the actual divinity of Sardinia’s natural landscapes. Sweeping, rugged, crystalline – while accurate, barely begin to describe all that this prehistoric island possesses in spades.
Illuminated by the Mediterranean sun and kissed by the Ionian sea, Sicily is a crossroads of the ancient, an irresistible treasure coveted by empires near and far. A formidable landscape of unspoiled riches immortalized in myth and legend.
Fabled green hills undulate beneath an iconic golden sun as sinewy cypress trees pepper a landscape that reaches far beyond the horizon line. Argent olive groves blanket an earthen carpet of terracotta as stalks of wheat bend and sway like the flaxen strands of a Renaissance muse.
Where dramatic mountain ridges appear sapphire against a crystal sky and rambling pastures dissolve into long, majestic strokes of green across a billowy landscape, Trentino-Alto Adige is a tapestry of scenic mountain chalets, lush pine forests and fertile valleys woven together beneath the shadow of the striking Dolomites.
An infinite mantle of wildflowers releases their herbaceous perfume infusing aromatic olive groves with overtones of sweet, as an earthy undercurrent of black truffle permeates the entire atmosphere. Deliciously intoxicated you seek to observe all that your olfactory senses have indicated and what you behold is a lush landscape of laurel and umber, hills and river glens, mountains and thickets.
It emerges from Alpine ridges and lush river valleys, and the mist of sapphire lakes and midnight lagoons. Like a behemoth of land and sea, it rises to meet the challenges of both sky and man, defiantly eager to protect the riches that it holds within.