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Excursions from Rome: best beaches near Rome

Excursions from Rome: best beaches near Rome
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Not many tourists realize that excursions from Rome can include not only spectacular historical sight but also lazing on the beach. The Eternal City is close enough to the sea, so you can cool off and relax for a day from sightseeing. Only 18 miles from Rome, Ostia Lido is the closest beach to the […]

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Italy private tours: Infiorata festivals

Italy private tours: Infiorata festivals
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Every year, in May and June, Infiorata festivals take place in many Italian towns, which can be visited on Italy Private Tours. “Infiorata” is translated from Italian as “decorated with flowers”. During the festivals streets are covered with flower petals to create temporary masterpieces. The tradition as we know it today goes back to the […]

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Private tours of Italy: Battle of the oranges in Ivrea

Private tours of Italy: Battle of the oranges in Ivrea
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One of the biggest food battles in Europe takes place every year in a small town of Ivrea, Piedmont as part of the local Carnival, which can be visited on private tours of Italy. The Battle of oranges is part of the Historical Carnival of Ivrea, which origin goes back to medieval times, when the […]

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Best place to eat in Italy: cuisine of Campania

Best place to eat in Italy: cuisine of Campania
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South of Rome, along the Tyrrhenian Sea lies the region of Campania, the best place to eat in Italy, according to some serious foodies. The Campania region includes travel hot spots such as Pompeii and the Amalfi coast, the islands of Capri and Ischia. It is also famous for delectable cuisine and agricultural produce: on the rich […]

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Best restaurants in Italy: Michelin star restaurants

Best restaurants in Italy: Michelin star restaurants
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Italy is a paradise for foodies with some of the best street food, rustic trattorie, innovative restaurants and fine dining establishments in Europe. If you want to experience the Italian cuisine interpreted by the country’s most talented chefs in the most sophisticated surroundings, there are many Michelin starred restaurants around the Bel Paese, which, according […]

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What to do in Tuscany: visiting castles

What to do in Tuscany: visiting castles
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Tuscany is an enchanting place. Visitors fall under the spell of its gentle hills and charming towns. Many ancient fortifications, medieval towers and beautiful castles are testimony to the region’s eventful past. If you are looking for ideas on what to do in Tuscany, visiting its many castles is a great way to learn about […]

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Day Tour from Venice: Fisherman villages of Polesine

Day Tour from Venice: Fisherman villages of Polesine
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After visiting Venice and its beautiful surroundings, lovers of nature might be interested to take a hike in the Po Delta, one of the most important wetlands in Europe where reigns a priceless heritage of flora and fauna, a paradise for 380 species of birds. This is an interesting day tour from Venice. Take your […]

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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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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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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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