Author Archives: Anna Lebedeva

What to see in Venice: Carnival

What to see in Venice: Carnival
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What to see in Venice? That is the easiest question to answer, as there are so many things to see that one visit to this magic city is never enough. The Venice Carnival is worth a trip to Italy in itself. The Carnival always starts two weeks before Ash Wednesday. This is the time when […]

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Custom tours of Rome: the Catacombs

Custom tours of Rome: the Catacombs
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Apart from a dazzling array of landmarks above the ground, the Eternal City has vast underground areas that are open to visitors. Road to Italy’s customers often ask to include the catacombs in their custom tours of Rome as these underground burials offer a fascinating glimpse into the city’s past. There are around forty catacombs […]

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Honeymoon in Italy: relaxing in Val d’Orcia

Honeymoon in Italy: relaxing in Val d’Orcia
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Beautiful castles, green rolling hills, cypresses-lined roads and neat rows of vineyards, – most beautiful images of Tuscan countryside are taken in Val d’Orcia, a perfect destination for a honeymoon in Italy. Located in southern Tuscany, Val d’Orcia has always played an important part in history of the region and recently became a UNESCO World […]

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Top tourist attractions in Italy: the majestic Dolomites

Top tourist attractions in Italy: the majestic Dolomites
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The Dolomites Mountains in Northern Italy are stunning all year around. Enchanting villages, green meadows, pristine lakes and world-class ski slopes make the area one of tourist attractions in Italy all-year round. The Dolomite range with its magnificent 18 peaks covers 350,000 acres, so it might be overwhelming to decide what to see. Here we […]

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Famous places in Rome: The Capitoline Hill

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The Capitoline Hill (Campidoglio) is one of the famous places in Rome that is impossible to miss. Located beside the Forum it boasts spectacular views and eventful past. During the Roman times, the Temple to Jupiter and the Capitoline Triad was standing here, said to be the largest and the most beautiful of its kind. It […]

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Private tours of Tuscany: Lucca

Private tours of Tuscany: Lucca
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Lucca is a small town that many Road to Italy clients visit on private tours of Tuscany. It is a perfect destination for relaxed indulging holiday: you can enjoy excellent local food and wine, take slow walks in town or sip a coffee in one of Lucca’s pretty squares. The old center of Lucca is […]

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Italy Honeymoon packages: the Valpolicella Wine Region

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Romantic Verona is an obvious choice is you are looking for Italy honeymoon packages. Road to Italy often suggests a great addition to that: the Valpolicella Wine Region. Just a stone throw away from the romantic home of Romeo and Juliet, the magnificent Valpolicella wine-making area is an exciting mix of traditions, cultural heritage, history […]

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Private tours Italy: Cortona

Private tours Italy: Cortona
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Cortona is one of the prettiest and oldest hill towns in Tuscany. It shot to fame after being featured in Francis Mayes book “Under the Tuscan Sun” and many tourists include the town in their private tours Italy Located in the Chiana Valley  in southern Tuscany Cortona is surrounded by ancient stone walls hailing from Etruscan and […]

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Italy Honeymoon: gondola ride in Venice

Italy Honeymoon: gondola ride in Venice
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Very few cities in the world are as romantic as Venice. Small bridges, narrow “calle” (streets), picture-perfect palaces, dreamy canals. Add a romantic gondola ride and you will have a perfect Italy honeymoon It is hard to imagine Venice without gondolas. Experts haven’t agreed on the exact time when these sleek boats appeared on the […]

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Custom tours of Rome: the Palatine Hill

Custom tours of Rome:  the Palatine Hill
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The Palatine Hills is among the most popular destinations on custom tours of Rome among our clients. One of the Seven Hills, it is also one of the oldest parts of the Eternal City. According to the legend, Romulus founded a small village here about 3000 years ago, which was the beginning of the great […]

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