EUROPE

Stories from Europe

From the Norwegian fjords to the French Riviera, and zesty Barcelona to the Swiss Alps, is there another continent as varied as Europe? Our mission at Lightfoot is to bring you the finest luxury travel experiences from all corners of this age-old, enchanting region.

  • VIP WHISKY TOURS

    Why would you want to enjoy a dram anywhere else?

  • WORLD'S HIGHEST RESTAURANTS

    The eateries where a breathtaking view is guaranteed every time

  • THE FARMHOUSE THAT STRUCK OIL IN ITALY

    An abandoned farmhouse became an award-winning vineyard and olive grove in the hands of the Spalletti Trivelli family

  • GIANCARLO FISICHELLA'S GUIDE TO ROME

    The former Ferrari F1 driver Giancarlo Fisichella knows about the finer things in life. So we asked The Podium Lounge’s celebrity DJ to give us his guide to the Italian capital

  • ISLAND HOPPING IN THE AEOLIANS

    Tamara Thiessen takes a whirlwind tour of the picturesque archipelago off the shores of Sicily

  • ROME'S UNDERGROUND MUSEUM

    Rome may be an outdoor museum, but many of its archaeological wonders lie sotterrano – in a subterranean world of ancient tombs, houses, aqueducts and baths finds Tamara Thiessen

  • LECCE - THE WORLD'S MOST LEISURELY CITY

    Belinda Luksic encourages you to travel to Lecce in Puglia, where the rustic peasant fare known as cucina povera is celebrated and ‘la grand passeggiata’ (the evening promenade) is the thing to do

  • TAORMINA: ITALY'S CHIC ISLAND HIDEAWAY

    Sarah Gilbert invites you to visit the movie backdrop that is Taormina in Sicily

  • RIDING A HARLEY DAVIDSON THROUGH THE SWISS ALPS

    Vicky Pester hits the open road in search of cheese, chocolate and mouthwatering Swiss wine