The “Breadbasket of Italy” Adventure | Emilia-Romagna

Buongiorno travelers!  We are excited to announce that tourism is back in business full swing and so are we at Tavola Tours. We are happy to say that our autumn“Breadbasket of Italy” adventure to the beautiful region of Emilia-Romagna which is nestled between the Alps and the Apennines, is now finalized. Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. This … Read more

LUXlife Magazine Travel & Tourism Award 2022

BIG NEWS! All of us at Tavola Tours are very excited to announce that for the second year in a row we have won an award from the prestigious LUXlife Magazine.  This year we were awarded best Culinary and Cultural Tour Specialist Eastcoast United States. Travel and tourism contribute trillions of dollars a year to … Read more

Why Chianti Wine Is the Pride of Tuscany

When it comes to wine production, few areas in the world are as popular as the wine country of Tuscany, Italy. The region is known and loved by wine enthusiasts all over the world. This fertile region exports wine its wines all over the world. Italy has over one million vineyards with an extensive variety … Read more

Learn About the Most Serene Republic of San Marino

San Marino weather

When you think of Europe as a vacation destination usually popular countries such as Italy, France, Spain, Greece, and even Germany come to mind.  We’re here to tell you that you’re missing one of the best places to visit in Europe: San Marino. This tiny, landlocked country in the middle of Italy has it all … Read more

Lambrusco Wine: What Is It and What You Should Pair With It?

When you think of Italy, what comes to mind? For some, it might be the tremendous ancient history dating back to the Roman Empire and Greek conquests. For others, it might be the country’s beautiful architecture or world-class artists such as Michelangelo, Raphael, and Leonardo da Vinci. However, we can all agree that while all … Read more

History of Pisa: Why Does the Leaning Tower of Pisa Lean?

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of the most well-known towers in the world and one of the most remarkable pieces of Romanesque architecture in all of Italy. In the Italian language, this tower is called Torre Pendente di Pisa.  Travelers come from all over the globe to marvel at this famous gravity-defying structure. … Read more

Four Fantastic Reasons to Visit Catania Sicily

As Sicily’s second-largest city, Catania is full of old-world charm. This vibrant city captivates your attention with its historic buildings, rich history, and local food specialties.  Catania is located on the east coast of the island, overlooking the Ionian Sea and residing underneath the towering giant known as Mount Etna.  After a devastating earthquake in … Read more

Christ the Redeemer Statue of Maratea, Italy

The Christ the Redeemer statue of Maratea in Basilicata is made out of Carrara marble and stands an incredible 70 feet high (21 m), and has an enormous arm span of 63 feet equaling (19 m). The statue is located high up on a mountain and situated in front of the Santuario di San Biagio, … Read more

Ancient Greek Temples of Paestum Italy & World War II

Whether you are a history buff, an archeologist by profession, an architect, or simply a curious tourist you will thoroughly enjoy visiting the Archeological Park of Paestum, Italy.  The great highlights of this ancient site are the remains of three very well-preserved ancient Greek temples.  The temples of Paestum have stood the test of time, … Read more