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Italy Private Tours: the best Easter events in Italy

Italy Private Tours: the best Easter events in Italy
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Holy Week, the most important week in the Christian calendar, is marked by beautiful Easter festivities and solemn religious processions throughout Italy. Here is our quick pick of the most interesting Easter events that you can visit on Italy Private Tours. Easter in Rome Masses held in Rome at Saint Peter’s Basilica during Easter celebrations […]

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Personalized tours of Italy: Feast of San Giuseppe

Personalized tours of Italy: Feast of San Giuseppe
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It is worth including Sicily in your personalized tours of Italy in March to see the Feast of San Giuseppe festivities (La Festa di San Giuseppe). Although the religious feast is celebrated across the country on March 19, Sicily has preserved some of the oldest traditions connected with San Giuseppe, its patron saint. The roots […]

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Italy custom tours: Celebrating the Feast of St. Ambrose in Milan

Italy custom tours: Celebrating the Feast of St. Ambrose in Milan
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On December 7, Milan celebrates the feast of its patron saint, St. Ambrose. Visiting the city during the feast on Italy custom tours is an unforgettable experience. St Ambrose’s Day is close to the hearts of Milanese people and attracts many visitors from across the country. Aurelius Ambrosius was the city’s governor in the 4th […]

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Private Italy tours: the White Truffle Fair in Alba

Private Italy tours: the White Truffle Fair in Alba
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Every year, from early October to mid-November, a small town of Alba in Piedmont celebrates the annual White Truffle Fair (Fiera internazionale del tartufo bianco d’Alba). For six weeks the town, dubbed the world’s truffles capital, fills up with fragrant aroma of the noble tuber, music, gastronomic stands and crowds of excited visitors. Folklore performances, […]

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Personalized tours of Italy: the Eurochocolate festival in Perugia

Personalized tours of Italy: the Eurochocolate festival in Perugia
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Every October, since 1993, the small town of Perugia in Umbria becomes a mecca for chocolate lovers. Eurochocolate is the biggest festival of its kind in Europe that attracts almost one million visitors, visit it with a personalized tours of Italy! For ten days, the streets and squares of the old town centre turn into […]

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Custom Italy Vacations: Carnival in Viareggio

Custom Italy Vacations: Carnival in Viareggio
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Did you know that not only Venice has its spectacular Carnival? On a custom Italy vacations, you can also see the Carnival of Viareggio in Tuscany. First organised by a group of young rich bourgeois in 1873 the Carnival has been going from strength to strength attracting thousands of visitors to Viareggio. Today it is […]

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What to do in Tuscany: truffle hunting

What to do in Tuscany: truffle hunting
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The lush green hills of Tuscany produce not only outstanding olive oil and excellent wine appreciated by connoisseurs worldwide. Precious truffles are one of the region’s treasures. If you are looking for ideas on what to do in Tuscany truffle hunting could be a great Italian experience. Dubbed as “diamonds of the kitchen” Italian truffles can […]

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Where to go in Tuscany: Montalcino

Where to go in Tuscany: Montalcino
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You can never tire of small hilltop towns in Tuscany. Each of them has its own character and atmosphere. Montalcino, near the Abbey of Sant’Antimo, is one of them, with charming cobbled streets, medieval walls and a stunning ancient castle. It is the place to go when you are wondering where to go in Tuscany. […]

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Rome to Naples: Anagni

Rome to Naples: Anagni
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Welcome to the city of Anagni, also known as the City of Popes. Located in the southern part of Lazio and easily reached by train from the Termini station, Anagni is a focal point in Italy’s medieval history. Indeed, it is here that Boniface VIII proclaimed the first Jubilee in history and it is in […]

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Top tourist attractions in Italy: Perugia

Top tourist attractions in Italy: Perugia
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Perugia is a beautiful city in Umbria, chock-full of historic monuments, galleries, good restaurants and lively cafes. With its well-preserved old centre, summer jazz festival and hugely popular chocolate festival it is certainly one of the top tourist attractions in Italy. Perugia’s origins go back to the Etruscan times when it was a large thriving […]

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