Sirmione: Spas, Seafood and Stunning Views on Lake Garda

Only in Italy can you find a little town of just over 8000 inhabitants that can boast extensive Roman ruins, prehistoric dwellings, natural thermal water and an enormous fortress, not to mention excellent sea food restaurants. Lying at the base of Lake Garda, Sirmione commands a peninsula that divides the lower part of the lake.… Read More Sirmione: Spas, Seafood and Stunning Views on Lake Garda

Civita di Bagnoregio: 8 Inhabitants and 12 Cats

The tiny village of Civita di Bagnoregio, in Lazio, sits precariously on a rocky mound in the Calanchi Valley, marooned except for a narrow bridge. It is celebrated as one of the most beautiful ‘borghi’ (villages) in Italy, and it really does have no equal. Unfortunately, however, this fairytale image is crumbling beneath the surface.… Read More Civita di Bagnoregio: 8 Inhabitants and 12 Cats