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. ...

Top 5 Romantic Wedding Venues in the Loire Valley

France is celebrated for many reasons, not least of which is its immortal sense of glamour and romance. With that in mind, there’s perhaps no better place to hold the wedding of your dreams than in France, and Simply Chateau offers a ...

The Allure of the Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is yet another of Italy’s UNESCO world heritage sites. Covering twenty-five miles of rugged yet ravishing coastline between Vietri Sul Mare in the east, passing through the town of Amalfi and e...

Why Book a French Chateau?

We’ve all seen stunning images of French Chateaux on the TV or in magazines and most of us will have wondered just what it would be like to stay in such luxurious surroundings.  Imagine yourself stood on the ve...
Chateau de Falloye - Dordogne - Oliver's Travels

Chateaux to rent in the Dordogne

The Dordogne region of south western France is so called due to the great river which runs through it.  The Dordogne is home to the famous Bergerac wine variety and is an ideal destination for wine lovers....