Last updated on September 10th, 2021
Tina Hartas, Co-founder of TripFiction, shares 10 books that will make you fall in love with Italy. Come and get lost in them!
This year I spent one week in Florence all by myself and it was so enjoyable. Much of the reason it was so much fun stemmed from the female-centered tips offered to me from other JourneyWomen both prior to my departure and while I was there. Now in true JW style I pass these suggestions on to other women heading off to explore Florence!
Marlena de Blasi’s Memoir: “The Lady in the Palazzo: At Home in Umbria” Takes You to the Hilltop Village of Orvieto
Visits the ancient city of Orvieto in Italy’s Umbria region, with “The Lady in the Palazzo: At Home in Umbria.”
Brenda McCrank from our JourneyWoman Advisory Council shares her top picks for Context Travel’s virtual art, history and culinary seminars about Italy.
At age 69, Sally Peabody took her first trip to Venice, weeks before knee replacement surgery that would halt her travels in their tracks.
Some of our favourite places in Italy
It is no secret that some of the most beautiful hotels in the world line the shores of Lake Como, but what is you want to find a more intimate place?
When travelling, curiosity is a better guide than any guidebook. Take a hint from this tip shared by curious traveller Carolyn from New York.
JourneyWoman Denise suggests hiking from Monterrosa to Vernazza, and the boat back to Monterrosa when in Cinque Terre.
Tips + Inspiration
Susan Van Allen, author of ‘100 Places In Italy Every Woman Should Go‘ tells us what she puts in her suitcase when she sets out for Italy.
American Journeywoman Rebecca Bricker shares her best tips and must-see attractions in Florence, Italy.
When I need travel advice I go to the experts I meet online. For this travel tip article, I consulted with females (and one delightful guy) on Twitter who have an Italian connection.
What to Wear
The JourneyWoman network shares their best tips and advice on what to pack and how to dress like the locals when travelling to Italy.
Featured Women-Friendly Tours
Italy is a dream that keeps returning for the rest of your life.
-Anna Akhmatova, poet