Author Archives: Anna Lebedeva

Umbria cooking classes: one of Italy attractions

Umbria cooking classes: one of Italy attractions
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Nobody can argue that food is one of the greatest Italy attractions. Each region has its distinctive flavors and we have spoken about Roman cuisine, specialties of Piedmont and Tuscany, chocolate of Modica here on the blog. One thing is to gorge on Italian food while visiting the country, but how about taking home some secrets […]

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Lake Maggiore: one of the top places to visit in Italy

Lake Maggiore: one of the top places to visit in Italy
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The Lake Maggiore is one of the most beautiful top places to visit in Italy. The second largest lake in the country, it stretches over 65 kilometres in the regions of Lombardy and Piedmont as well as the Swiss canton of Ticino. The area around Lake Maggiore is steeped in history and tradition with picturesque […]

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Activities in Rome: relaxing in the Roman countryside

Activities in Rome: relaxing in the Roman countryside
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It is very unlikely that anyone ever gets bored while visiting Rome. However, it can happen that with all the dazzling array of spectacular palaces, monuments, museum, galleries and endless activities in Rome you might feel like something different, more quiet and relaxing. I bet not many of you know that a third of the […]

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Barolo, one of Italy attractions

Barolo, one of Italy attractions
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The tiny village of Barolo in the region of Piedmont is one of Italy attractions that has it all: breathtaking landscapes, castles, palaces, delicious food and world-famous wine. Surrounded by hills covered in vineyards, Barolo has given its name to the wine and the area where it is produced. Wine-making traditions here go back to the 13th […]

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Famous places in Rome: Ghetto

Famous places in Rome: Ghetto
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The Jewish Quarter, or the Ghetto, is one of the most famous places in Rome. Very little remains to remind of the area’s somber past in this bustling neighborhood known for good restaurants, art galleries and quaint cobbled streets. The Ghetto was established in 1555 on a seven-acre patch of marshy land on the banks […]

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Palermo Italy, where to go in Sicily

Palermo Italy, where to go in Sicily
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Trying to decide where to go in Sicily? Head to Palermo Italy ! This fascinating vibrant city offers something for all tastes: historical museums, Byzantine palaces and churches, busy outdoor markets and refined boutiques, excellent restaurants and delicious street food. Stroll in the old centre along Via Vittorio Emanuele to see the spectacular reminders of […]

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Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont
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With the Piedmont region being one of finest destinations for foodies and wine connoisseurs, the picturesque town of Alba features high up on the list of Italy attractions. Gourmand travelers from all over the globe love Alba for its precious white truffles, pedigreed red wines and excellent restaurants. In medieval times Alba was as the […]

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Italy churches: Siena cathedral

Italy churches: Siena cathedral
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Italy churches are treasure troves for art and history lovers. Each of them offers a glimpse into the glorious past of the country. The Cathedral of Siena is one of the most spectacular examples of a church that was built, extended and decorated over a number of centuries thus accumulating a dizzying amount of masterpieces […]

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Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont
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This year the vineyard landscape of the Monferrato area together with Langhe-Roero was recognised as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Monferrato is a series of hills below the River Po in the southeast corner of Piedmont. Still off the radar of many tourists this area is one of Italy attractions and is certainly worth discovering if you […]

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Famous places in Rome: the Quirinal Hill

Famous places in Rome: the Quirinal Hill
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The Quirinal Hill is one of the Seven Hills of Rome located at the northeast of the city. One of many famous places in Rome, the area boasts many architectural gems built over centuries by Roman aristocrats as well the splendid official residence of the Italian President Piazza del Quirinale, one of the highest points in the […]

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