Category Archives: Italian Vacations

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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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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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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Italian attraction sites: Bassano del Grappa

Italian attraction sites: Bassano del Grappa
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A stroll along the pretty streets of Bassano del Grappa reveals the towns rich history. There could be no mistake, you are in the Veneto region of northern Italy: Renaissance palaces stand on streets with arcades, alpine wooden balconies and old-fashioned inns, – there is an undeniable Austrian flavor in the Venetian style of this little […]

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Private tour of Italy: Villa Borghese

Private tour of Italy: Villa Borghese
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Did you know that you can go on a leisurely boat ride not far from the Spanish Steps in Rome? Villa Borghese is one of famous places in Rome where you could easily spend a day there visiting museums, galleries, walking and relaxing during your private tour of Italy. One of the largest parks in […]

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Best things to do in Rome: day tour to Castelli Romani

Best things to do in Rome: day tour to Castelli Romani
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When in Rome do as the Romans do. They leave the city on weekends to relax, breath fresh air and eat well. So, one of the best things to do in Rome, after you have done sightseeing and shopping, is follow the locals and go on a day trip to Castelli Romani. Castelli Romani is […]

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Italian Vacations: Florence

Italian Vacations: Florence
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The Renaissance city of Florence is choke-full of architectural gems, beautiful squares and unforgettable views. The city can be quite overwhelming for the first time visitors, so here is our list of top places to visit in Florence on your Italian vacations. Piazza del Duomo The stunning square is dominated by the famous Cathedral of Santa […]

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Romantic Italy Honeymoon: Bellagio

Romantic Italy Honeymoon: Bellagio
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Is there a better place for a romantic Italy honeymoon than Bellagio, one of the Italian Lake District gems? It is often called the prettiest town in Europe for a reason: it is surrounded by the lush green mountains, on the shore of Lake Como. Cobbled streets are lined with bright geraniums and bougainvillea, orchestras […]

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