Category Archives: Italy Attractions

Where to go in Sicily: the best beaches

Where to go in Sicily: the best beaches
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If you are trying to decide where to go in Sicily you will be spoiled for choice as the island has a lot to offer to visitors: delicious food, unique Baroque architecture, ancient Greek temples and, of course, amazing beaches. The recent TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Beaches Awards for 2014 named some Sicilian beaches as world’s best. The […]

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Eating italy food tours : the historic shops of Genoa

Eating italy food tours : the historic shops of Genoa
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Genoa is one of the most important port cities of the Mediterranean. The harbor has always been its lifeblood and from there the rest of the city developed. Discover this particular Mediterranean city during your Italy trip ! It is precisely from the Old Port that the tour of the historic shops begins; it is […]

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Best places to eat in Italy: Piedmont

Best places to eat in Italy: Piedmont
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The region of Piedmont has been a hidden gem for foodies in the know for a while. Slowly, food and wine tours in Piedmont are gaining popularity and the region is considered as one of the best places to eat in Italy. Piedmont boasts a large number of traditional foods that have earned prestige labels […]

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Best museums in Italy: the Wine museum in Torgiano

Best museums in Italy: the Wine museum in Torgiano
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Best museums in Italy are not always large and widely known. Some of them are hidden gems frequented mostly by connoisseurs of all things Italian. The Wine Museum (Museo del Vino) in Torgiano in central Italy is a good example. The museum opened in 1974 born from the passion of the Lungarotti family for history […]

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Valley of the temples: Agrigento

Valley of the temples: Agrigento
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If there were an award for picking the best location to build temples, the ancient Greeks would win it hands down. The Valley of the Temples in Agrigento is a proof of that. It is one of those amazing places that you remember for a long time after visiting, so if you are trying to […]

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Rome to Assisi: Visit of Spoleto

Rome to Assisi: Visit of Spoleto
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In a timeless city where eras chase each other, overlap, coexist, and lead to the present day, I cross Ponte Garibaldi, one of the main bridges that provide access to the city of Spoleto, and immerse myself in one of the oldest cities in Umbria, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. I was travelling from […]

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What to do in Tuscany: local cheese degustation

What to do in Tuscany: local cheese degustation
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In Tuscany you can find particular types of cheeses that are unique to this region. Including a cheese degustation should be high on your “what to do in Tuscany”  list as it can offer a glance into the history and traditions of the region. There are many traditional cheese producers in Tuscany that offer tours and degustations. […]

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What to see in Sicily: Sicilian Baroque towns

What to see in Sicily: Sicilian Baroque towns
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What to see in Sicily ? You do not need to be an architecture buff to appreciate the beauty of Baroque towns in Sicily. The distinctive style of Sicilian Baroque can be seen throughout the island, however the towns in the southeast of Sicily, in the area called the Val di Noto, have the highest […]

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Sights to see in Rome : Theatre of Marcellus

Sights to see in Rome : Theatre of Marcellus
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One of the best sights to see in Rome is located right in the heart of the city, between the Tiber River and the Capitoline Hill: Theatre of Marcellus, an ancient Roman structure built 80 years before the Colosseum at the behest of Augustus. The theater has a semicircular structure, originally 32 meters high with […]

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Things to do in Lake Como

Things to do in Lake Como
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One of the best things to do in Lake Como is surely to visit the city’s historic center. Como is a city full of medieval districts. In the large Piazza Duomo, the heart of this old Roman city, you can find the Civic Tower, the Broletto and the Duomo. The Broletto, the ancient seat of […]

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