Escape the Winter Blues: Top 8

Italy has something for everyone, and visiting during the months of February and March can be the perfect time to explore its many charms. The weather is mild in many regions, making it comfortable to wander the streets and soak up the vibrant culture without feeling too hot or too cold. Why not escape the winter blues and head to Italy in for a memorable getaway with our Top 8:

Frantoio Brignoni (Corinaldo)

Have some delicious handmade extra virgin olive oil from Frantoio Brignoni. For three generations, they have been producing high quality olive oils with the values of the past mixed with their innovative drive. You can even enjoy a free tasting at their oil mill and learn more about their extra virgin olive oil and agri-food.

Pet and Breakfast (Monferrato)

Enjoy the countryside with your furry friend by your side with Pet and Breakfast. This 18th century farmhouse was born to offer the best to people traveling with pets. They are dedicated to making your stay as carefree and wonderful as ever for both you and your companion. 

Casa D’aria Apartments (Sicily)

Casa D’aria Apartments is perfect for travelers who are looking for a home away from home in a fully equipped, air-conditioned designer apartment in Sicily. Those who choose Casa D’aria will have the opportunity to have extraordinary experiences thanks to their activities and events that are personalized to your interests.

Pizzeria il Cappellaccio (Castagneto Carducci)

Enjoy some authentic Italian pizza and wines at Pizzeria il Cappellaccio. They believe that their dough is made in such a way that it makes their pizza more digestible. Their team is detail oriented and dedicated to not only making the best foods, but also giving you the best experience. 

Picchio Gelateria Naturale (Bracciano)

Picchio Gelateria Naturale is a delicious parlor that serves fresh and natural gelato. Not only is their gelato sweet, but their staff is too! They care about their customers and will make sure they enjoy every last scoop. 

Cosmo Vino

Have a taste of Italy at your fingertips. Cosmo Vino is an online wine shop that has practically anything you could want. They have everything ranging from red wine to white wine, rosé, sparkling wine, rum, whiskey, and other spirits.

Artemide Guest House (Florence)

Artemide Guest House is located on the second floor of a historic building. The building has been completely renovated and the modern rooms are equipped with all the comforts. Your stay in Florence will be a fabulous experience. You can even stay at their spa suite with a whirlpool tub and sauna. 

Azienda Agricola Frosini (Colle Passero)

Azienda Agricola Frosini is a young farm with traditions that descended from generations of farmers. They create and grow all natural oils, jams, juices, salted creams, and more. All of their items are handled with care and made with love.

Adriana Suarez

Top 8 Editor

Based in Miami, I am the Contributing Editor for Live in Italy Magazine, and Public Relations Assistant and Social Media Account Manager at Allegory PR Services. I am currently a senior at Florida International University, and am majoring in public relations. In my free time, I love to bake; read; take photos; and make art. I am an avid lover of plants and have a wide collection of them. Passionate about traveling, I enjoy learning about cultures around the world. I have traveled all over Italy, more specifically: Rome, Venice, Sicily, Naples, Positano, Pisa, and Florence.

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