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May 30, 2014 in Italy / (0) comments

Tuscan landscape

A hidden gem in the western reaches of Tuscany is the unspoiled Maremma region. Ancient traditions thrive here along the rugged coastal farm lands. Once the territory of the butteri—horse riding cattle herders—the area is becoming a must-see travel destination that is perfect for active travel enthusiasts and foodies alike. We’ll ride through rolling foothills and smooth vineyard laden landscapes… Read More

Path of the Gods

The Amalfi Coast, located on the southern edge of the Sorrentine Peninsula in Italy is an astonishing landscape where dramatic cliffs of the Lattari mountains crash into the Gulf of Salerno below. Dotted with charming villages, majestic views and world-class walking trails, the Amalfi Coast—named a UNESCO World Heritage Site as a cultural landscape in 1997—is a must-see destination for… Read More


The Maremma region, located in Tuscany’s southwest corner, is a wonderful place to visit and explore its preserved Etruscan traditions, rugged mineral-rich hills, 400 miles of picturesque coastline and booming agritourism industry. In Etruscan times, the naturally marshy lands were drained by underground canals in order to make use of its nutrient-rich coastal plains. In the latter years of the… Read More

April 18, 2014 in Italy / (0) comments

Coccaro door

At VBT we know how important your travel accommodations are to the overall experience of your vacation. We pride ourselves on carefully selecting authentic and charming places to stay at while on tour which accurately reflect the atmosphere of your destination. Italy’s Puglia region is home to historic fortified farms that the locals refer to as masserie (or singularly, masseria). … Read More

Cycling Verona

Italy’s Veneto region is a beautiful area full of soft, rolling hills, limestone cliffs, alpine lakes, citrus groves and quaint villages.  On our Lake Garda to Venice: Cycling Italy’s Veneto tour you’ll visit some of the most picturesque places in Italy including historic cities like Venice and Verona, scenic locales like Lake Garda and the Berici Hills, and marvel at Andrea… Read More


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