This is a guide to the most beautiful country in the world the best roads, hotels, restaurants and places to visit, and all the secrets no tourists find.
The best driving roads From majestic Alpine passes in the Dolomites to cozy coastal roads on the Amalfi coast. Roads that will take your breath away.
The best hotels From luxurious five-star villas by Lake Como to agriturismostyle hotels in the south.
The great food Truffles in Piemonte and Frutti di Mare in Liguria. The Italian food is world famous. What is pesto? And, where was the pizza really invented.
The fine wines. Districts like Chianti, Amarone, Barolo and Valpolicella. All this and much more in several chapters on Italian wine.
Ferrari, Maserati and Lamborghini. Italian supercars have fascinated generations of men and women. The history, the iconic models and the people that made it happen.
Customs and traditions. Should you eat spaghetti with a spoon and fork? A crash course in Italian customs and traditions, and most importantly, how not to look like a total tourist.
All the secrets. All the secret spots few tourists will ever find.
Peter Ternstrom, columnist and published author, has spent over 15 years in Italy with Gran Turismo. Peter has unique knowledge and insight in both Italy and Italian luxury cars and lifestyle, while his texts are inspiring and contain a great deal of humour.
The pictures are taken by James Holm, one of the best automotive photographers in Scandinavia. James has been a photographer for 15 years and worked for many newspapers and magazines.