golf in northern Italy

A mini guide to golf in northern Italy

Following the first post on Golf in Central Italy, today’s guide focuses on the north of the boot, with its picturesque golf courses and tourist activities. There are some great golf courses across all of northern Italy. In particular, the region of Veneto alone boasts about 40 golf courses. Venice, one of the most famous […]

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A mini guide to golf in central Italy

“I drove across a lot of Italian countryside and never saw a single golf course” “I just spent 10 days in Tuscany and no locals knew of any golf courses 🙁 ” This is how some Reddit users reacted to a photo I posted of a sunny golf course among olive groves in Tuscany. This […]

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Golf & Beer, home-brewed Italian style

Every year, Tuscany’s enogastronomic excellence lands on the greens of Italy’s best golf courses through competitions that promote local wine and food. But the ‘Bel Paese’ also has a lesser known, more recent ambition: beer! You have probably heard of Nastro Azzurro (Peroni Brewery), which was the thirteenth best-selling beer in the United Kingdom in […]

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How to plan a golf break?

For many people, this is one of those eternal questions: are you better off planning a trip on your own or with the support of an agency?  Here are some tips on how to plan a golf break! A DIY trip could be good if you have some sort of local knowledge of the place you […]

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Golf in Maremma Tuscany: what’s not to love?!

This report by GolfingWorldTV shows some spectacular images of golf courses in southern Tuscany’s area known as Maremma, nestled between the sea and rolling hills covered with vineyards. The video explains how golf complements other activities that can be enjoyed locally at their best expression, for example wine tasting, visiting nature parks, and enjoying spa […]

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Golf Art – Golfers on Italian ‘fresco’ paintings

Finding frescoes that portray sports is not easy. It is even harder to find paintings about golf… but an Italian company -specialized in producing quality wall paintings and artistic interior decorations according to the ancient ‘fresco’ technique- has created a collection of golf-themed frescoes. The golf art paintings do not show modern-day golfers, but fascinating […]

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Why play golf in Italy? For the complete experience!

Italy is becoming the next big thing in the golf travel world. Northern European golfers who traditionally choose Spain and Turkey for the mild weather, are increasingly turning to Italy for a less “touristy”, more authentic experience. In fact, relatively warm and sunny weather in central and southern Italy means that golf can be enjoyed […]

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