Category Archives: Italy Attractions

Private Tours of Italy Ideas: Lecce, Puglia

Private Tours of Italy Ideas: Lecce, Puglia
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Dubbed the Florence of the South, Lecce, a beautiful city in the Puglia region of Italy, can easily steal your heart. Visiting the city can be organised as part of our private tours of Italy. However, don’t expect to see Renaissance gems here: it is famous for opulent Baroque style architecture, which is so distinctive […]

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Top places to visit in Italy: Volterra, Tuscany

Top places to visit in Italy: Volterra, Tuscany
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What are the top places to visit in Italy ? One of many stunning places to visit in Tuscany is Volterra, an ancient hill town that has one of the best preserved medieval centers in Italy. Volterra was one of the main Etruscan cities from the 4th – 6th centuries BC and you can still […]

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Churches in Venice: private tours of Italy ideas

Churches in Venice: private tours of Italy ideas
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There are over 250 churches in Venice, each one better than another. Even smaller ones were built by greatest architects and decorated by artists such as Tintoretto, Titian, Veronese, Bellini, Lotto. The most famous of churches in Venice is Patriarchal Cathedral Basilica of Saint Mark, commonly known as Saint Mark’s Basilica, a gem of the […]

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What to do in Sicily: gorge on chocolate in Modica

What to do in Sicily: gorge on chocolate in Modica
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What to do in Sicily ? The ancient Modica is one of the most beautiful towns in Sicily with its opulent Sicilian baroque architecture that leaves any visitor in awe. However, when you are in town make sure you do not forget to devote some time to another local attraction: Modica chocolate. Spanish conquistadores brought […]

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Places to visit in Milan: Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum

Places to visit in Milan: Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum
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Milan is a great city for hedonists with excellent restaurants and high-end designer shops. However, if you are looking for something to appeal to your intellectual site, one of the best places to visit in Milan is the Leonardo da Vinci Science and Technology Museum. Spreading over 40,000 square meters, it is the largest science […]

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Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina

Best museums in Italy: Villa Farnesina
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Tourists visiting Rome often overlook the modest-looking Renaissance Villa Farnesina, yet for art lovers it certainly packs a punch. Central location, the evocative frescoes and uncrowded rooms, certainly, make the villa one of the best museums in Italy. Villa Farnesina was built by a Siennese banker and the Europe’s richest man of his days, Agostino […]

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What to do in Venice: aperitivo and cicheti

What to do in Venice: aperitivo and cicheti
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What to do in Venice ? There are so many things to do in Venice: sightseeing, taking a gondola ride, shopping. At the end of the day even the fittest tourists feel exhausted. That is when you should try one of the authentic Venice experiences: aperitivo and cicheti. At the end of the day locals […]

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Rome to Florence: Est! Est! Est !

Rome to Florence: Est! Est! Est !
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A pit stop in Montefiascone accompanied by a tasting of its famous white wine Est! Est! Est! is one of the tours suggested by Road to Italy. This short visit is ideal whether you are travelling from Rome to Florence by car or you find yourself in Rome and are looking to go on a […]

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Best things to do in Rome: The Villa Medici

Best things to do in Rome: The Villa Medici
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Looking for the best things to do in Rome? Then Villa Medici is surely one of the most beautiful places to visit during your stay in the city. Situated along the well-known promenade that, from the Spanish Steps, leads to the renowned Pincio Terrace, the Villa has maintained through time the elegance and tranquility that […]

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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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