A Guide to France for Cheese Connoisseurs

We all know French cuisine is practically synonymous with 'good food', and any self-respecting foodie will consider the country a must-visit destination. One of France's most popular and distinguished prod...

Top 10 Things To Do In Umbria

Located right in the middle of Italy’s infamous ‘boot’, Umbria is brimming with history and natural beauty, and is among our best regions for luxury villas and vacation rentals in Italy. It's such a great reaso...

Top Prosecco Tasting Vineyards in Italy

There's nothing much better on a sunny summer afternoon than a chilled glass of Prosecco, except perhaps enjoying that glass in the lush surroundings of an Italian vineyard. Produced in the Prosecco valley...

How To Enjoy The Perfect Tuscan Getaway

With its spectacular Renaissance cities and undulating, vineyard-dotted hills, Tuscany is a wonderful holiday destination. For a truly unforgettable Tuscan break, we recommend using one of our luxury Italian vi...
Italian Lake

Exploring the Italian Lakes

Italy in my mind’s eye is always beautiful whatever the time of year; Rome with its art, culture and awe inspiring architecture or Sardinia with its emerald green sea. The Lakes are known to be one of the most ...
Butcher in Emilia Romagna by Christine Neder

Emilia Romagna – Italy’s food capital

Italian cuisine is renowned the world over! Eating some authentic Italian food is naturally one of the first things visitors want to do when they first arrive in Italy. What could be better than eating pizza, p...

Top 9 Beautiful Châteaux in Bordeaux

As the wine industry capital of the world and a UNESCO World Heritage, Bordeaux is an excellent destination both for wine lovers and those who enjoy long walks in a stunning, picture perfect landscape. By renti...

The Great British Pub

An integral part of staying in a Oliver's Travels luxury holiday home is a visit to the local pub. British pubs are more than just a place for drinking – they act as a real hub for the surrounding community. ...