Europe - Italy

When it comes to travel, we say go big or go home. This year the biggest trips are taking place high in the sky, with travelers flying from one spectacular destination to the next in the ultimate...
If the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, as the adage claims, then these world-class restaurants should aid Cupid in his task. The 10 romantic venues should set the stage for more to come...
If romance is on your mind this February, then there’s a good chance that travel is too. More and more, couples are heading afar in search of the most memorable way to celebrate Valentine’s Day. From...
Modern Milan came to Lake Como last summer with the August debut of Il Sereno Lago di Como ( ilsereno.com ). Designed by the Milan-based Spanish architect Patricia Urquiola, the 30-room hotel is a...
Best known for their venerable fashion brand, the close-knit Zegnas are also carrying on a tradition of Italian stewardship. Trekking up a steep hill in the Cinque Terre National Park along Italy’s...
Driven by philanthropy, Ferrari has created a Prancing Horse with a purpose—a one-off LaFerrari to be auctioned through RM Sotheby’s as a benefit to the victims of the recent earthquakes in central...
Northern Italy’s Gardone Riviera has long been a low-key—and equally lovely—alternative to Lake Como. With the arrival of Villa Eden Gardone ( villa-eden-gardone.com ), a new resort on the shores of...
Each year, Europe’s top hotels introduce larger, more luxurious suite accommodations in an effort to one up each other and set a new standard in the industry. While luxurious finishes, amenities, and...
The year 2000 arrived with a flurry of panic (remember Y2K?) and ended with more than a few trials and tribulations. But the first decade of the new century (also known as the aughts, the zeros, and...
Travelers to Tuscany are in for a real treat with Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco’s Winter Villa Escape package, offered from November 27 through April 12. An unforgettable getaway set in Italy’s...
Dama Dama Restaurant in Porto Ercole, southern Tuscany, is about to host another exclusive Michelin-starred evening. Host Chef Mario Cimino welcomes Cristina Bowerman , the only woman chef to be...
Lamborghini celebrates 50 years of the Miura by re-creating a drive that starts a film and ends abruptly. The 1969 British caper film The Italian Job opens with a soon-to-be-dead gangster driving his...
Why Go: You can usually spot a Patricia Urquiola –designed room by its chairs. They come in all shapes and sizes with signature rounded lines, appearing soft and sculptural all at once. Find the...
The brand’s first SUV has the power and poise to meet the high expectations that have been set for it. In the Emilia–Romagna region of northern Italy, the road from the city of Parma to the village...
If your answer to the age-old question—“Which famous person would you most like to have dinner with?”—includes the Pope, you can finally make that wish a reality. Quintessentially Lifestyle , the...
The rolling hills of Tuscany could not be a more fitting place to experience the 2017 Aston Martin DB11 (starting at about $212,000). It’s not the delightful roads or the colorful culture—there’s...
Suites are on the rise. Thanks to factors like an increase in multigenerational travel and the modern traveler’s desire for residential-style spaces, many luxury hotels around the world are upping...
Il Sereno Lago di Como is the first new hotel on Lake Como in decades...
A dual destination vacation at Hotel Eden Roc, on Lake Maggiore, and Casta Diva, on Lake Como...
The flavors of the Mediterranean and Tuscan cuisine will explode at Dama Dama Restaurant…
Exceptional service, luxury, and beautiful views. For these 10 properties, perhaps the best thing isn’t the resort itself, but the breathtaking landscapes they offer.
In early July, Ducati enthusiasts rode 8,000 motorcycles to the ninth-biennial World Ducati Week , gathering for festivities at Misano World Circuit Marco Simoncelli—a road racing track located on...
Starting in the heart of Palermo, Italy, the restyled 2017 Maserati Quattroporte gobbles up the 62 miles of Sicily’s northwestern coast standing between it and Erice, roaring like an infuriated...
Situated among lush gardens, olive-tree groves, and vineyards in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy, Palazzo di Varignana Resort & Spa has debuted Villa Amagioia, a 4,000-square-foot private...
Whether it’s in a shaded oasis in the canyons of Utah or 118 stories above Hong Kong’s Harbour, these 20 aquatic masterpieces represent the best in luxury resort pools.
Fendi has made the jump from haute couture to hospitality with the opening of this seven-suite hotel within the fashion house’s former headquarters overlooking Rome’s Via dei Condotti. High style...
Seventeenth-century elegance and modern Italian design come together seamlessly at this Puglian retreat in the historic town of Lecce. A contemporary masseria , the property blends traditional...
In recent years, high-end hospitality providers have created more authentic travel experiences by incorporating elements of the surrounding environment and culture into their architecture, aesthetic...
Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco , the elegantly rustic retreat located in a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Tuscany, does not horse around when it comes to providing traditional and authentic Italian...
Whether atop a craggy Capriote cliff or amid the vineyards of the Val d’Orcia, an Italian villa vacation is on the bucket list of just about every traveler. To find the best of these storied retreats...

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