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Italy churches: Siena cathedral

Italy churches: Siena cathedral
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Italy churches are treasure troves for art and history lovers. Each of them offers a glimpse into the glorious past of the country. The Cathedral of Siena is one of the most spectacular examples of a church that was built, extended and decorated over a number of centuries thus accumulating a dizzying amount of masterpieces […]

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Churches in Rome

Churches in Rome
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There are nine hundred churches in Rome brimming with artefacts, so it can be rather overwhelming to decide which ones to see when you are visiting the Eternal city. Here are some suggestions. A few minute walk from the Colosseum you will find the 12th century Basilica of San Clemente, that has one of the […]

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Italy Unesco Heritages: Matera

Italy Unesco Heritages: Matera
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Matera is one of the most extensive and ancient cave cities in the world. Matera is the first southern city to earn the seal of UNESCO world heritage site, back in 1993, and a finalist against five other Italian cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2019. While enjoying a trip in […]

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Places in Rome to visit: Testaccio

Places in Rome to visit: Testaccio
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Rome provides an endless supply of ancient ruins, old frescoes, opulent palaces and magnificent churches for wide-eyed tourists. However, there are many less-known places in Rome to visit that offer a glance at the contemporary life of the city. The Testaccio neighborhood is one of them. Located in the southern part of central Rome, across […]

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Best places to eat in Italy: delicious Tuscany

Best places to eat in Italy: delicious Tuscany
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Tuscany is about not only lovely bucolic landscapes, beautiful medieval hilltop towns and ancient abbeys but also delicious food. Without a doubt, this region is one of the best places to eat in Italy. Tuscany is famous for its white truffles of San Miniato, Chianina beef, and olive oil. Wine lovers across the world appreciate […]

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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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Florence to Venice : Basilica of Santo Stefano Bologna

Florence to Venice : Basilica of Santo Stefano Bologna
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If you are looking for a stopover during your transfer from Florence to Venice, we suggest a visit to the Basilica of Santo Stefano in Bologna. The St Stephen’s Basilica is the most interesting Romanesque monument of Bologna. It is an overlap of seven churches from different eras embedded into one another. According to legend […]

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Best place to visit in Italy: Positano

Best place to visit in Italy: Positano
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Clinging precariously to the slopes of the Monti Lattari Positano has more tourists than locals for a reason: dramatic sea views, delicious seafood and beautiful architecture have turned this once backwater fishing village in one of the best place to visit in Italy. In medieval times Positano was a prosperous mercantile city. It went through […]

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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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