Wine Tasting Lunch, Mt. Vesuvius

Wine Lunch in the Vineyards of Mt. Vesuvius: After touring Pompeii, I always find myself ready for a nice, relaxing glass of wine!  Maybe it’s because of all the pots we’ve just seen used to store the wine in ancient times, or maybe the tired feet!

Either way, there is no better way to rejuvenate […]

A Private Tour of Pompeii

A Private Tour of Pompeii with your own knowledgeable guide is the best way to experience the incredible archaeological site.

Meet your guide and skip the lines, then prepare yourself to dive into the history. With Mt. Vesuvius looming over head, your guide will help you to picture it the way it looked before the […]

Getting There: Naples to the Amalfi Coast

Treat yourself to a breathtaking journey from Naples to the Amalfi Coast with your own private driver!

Getting to the Amalfi Coast from Naples can be either the most stressful part, or the most enjoyable part of your vacation.  To make sure it’s the best part, let us book you a wonderful, friendly driver and […]

Baia Archaeological Park, Campi Flegrei

The Roman Archaeological park of Baia in Campi Flegrei, Campania east of Naples, is a must see if you love archaeology. It is outstanding and contains two amazing things, the ancient Roman Cistern – the Temple of Mercury and a tree that has grown upside down from the top of one of the caves […]

Pozzuoli Jazz Festival 2018, Campi Flegrei, Campania

Pozzuoli Jazz Festival 5- 22 July 2018, (NA) Campi Flegrei, Campania,
Pozzuoli is 40 min by train east from Napoli in Campi Flegrei. Set between the hills and the sea, the Campi Flegrie area has one of the most beautiful natural settings in Italy.

The Jazz festival is one of the highlights of the year in […]

Venice Tintoretto Exhibition

Venice Italy 7th September 2018 to 6th January 2019. To Celebrate the 500th Anniversary of the birth of Jacopo Tintoretto (one of the most important Venetian Painters! 1519-1594) the city of Venice in collaboration with Musei civici, Washington’s National Art Gallery, Scuola Grande di San Rocco, and Curia of Venice will organise a major […]

Pozzuoli International Jazz Day

Pozzuoli International Jazz Day 2018. April 30 and 1 May 2018. Piazza della Repubblica, Pozzuoli, Campania

Association of Jazz and Conversation of Campi Flegrei is organising two days dedicated to music, meeting and sharing music in the historical center of Pozzuoli.

Musicians are welcome to play, Show your musical talents to the world.

Come and meet the […]

My Passion, Italy

Part of moving to a new city and getting to know people is telling them what you do, and in some cases why you do it.  When asked that question, I say simply because it’s My Passion, Italy.

But, it’s bigger than that.  When I was four years old my mom began taking me to […]

The Senses in Italy: Sites to See

Sites in Italy:

Italy has a strange affect on its visitors. Among millennia of history, life, and beauty there, the senses in Italy become heightened.

In Italy, you begin to experience sights, scents, tastes, touches, sounds, as if you’ve never felt them before. This month, we’ll focus on all of them, starting of course with beauty […]

Florence – City of Culture

When I  work in Florence to make contact with the wonderful staff of the Passion for Italy Florentine hotels, I just love simply to stroll around the center and look up at the magnificent architecture.  I must say I think that Florence is taking over number one stance rivalling Roma as my favourite city in Italy.!!

I […]

Cuma Archaeological Park Campi Flegrei

Cuma Archaeological Park at Cuma, north west of Naples in the province of Bacoli, is a huge archaeological park the site of the first Greek colony on mainland Italy (Sicily is older) thought to be around 800-1200 BC. Below is a video filmed by Pozzuoli Jazz Festival where you can see the enormity and […]

Caravaggio at the Uffizi, Florence

Florence: New Arrangement Of The Rooms Devoted To Caravaggio And Seventeenth-Century Painting At The Uffizi Gallery.

The eight rooms on the first floor of the eastern wing of the Uffizi opened with a new layout devoted to Caravaggio and the painting of the 17th century on February 19, 2018.

The names of the eight rooms are […]