The Bay of Porto Palermo, its castle and its deep blue waters are one of the country's top attractions.
When it comes to French pastries, chocolate and macarons, food lover Jane Paech knows her stuff.
Between Rome and Tuscany, the often overlooked region of Umbria contains many delights.
At this museum, you could whisper into van Gogh's ear. It's been regrown with DNA from a living relative.