Category Archives: Undiscovered Italy

Best places to eat in Italy: cuisine of Puglia

Best places to eat in Italy: cuisine of Puglia
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The region of Puglia, on the heel of the Boot, is a great destination for foodies as one of the best places to eat in Italy. Predominantly agricultural and among the most productive regions in the country, Puglia produces  40% of Italy’s olive oil as well as a significant proportion of wine. The region’s cuisine […]

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Private Italy Vacation: Martina Franca in Apulia

Private Italy Vacation: Martina Franca in Apulia
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You have seen Rome, admired Florence, strolled along the canals in Venice. Where to next? Discovering beautiful Southern Italy is a logic step for lovers of Bel Paese. On a private Italy vacation, you can head to Apulia, on the heel of the country where spectacular architecture, excellent food and wine await. Martina Franca is […]

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Custom Italy Vacation: Fontanellato – Emilia Romagna

Custom Italy Vacation: Fontanellato – Emilia Romagna
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A short drive from Parma stands the imposing Rocca Sanvitale castle that can be visited on a custom Italy vacation. Built in the 14th century with some parts dating back as far as the 12th century the castle still dominates the ancient town of Fontanellato. The last descendant of the Sanvitale family sold the castle […]

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Customized tours of Italy: discover Penne – Abruzzo

Customized tours of Italy: discover Penne – Abruzzo
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The beauty of customized tours of Italy is that you get a chance to discover many hidden gems that haven’t been overrun by tourists hordes and preserve their authenticity. A pretty town of Penne in Abruzzo is one of them. It is sometimes called “the small Siena” as the old town is built in bricks. […]

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Italy sights: ancient Tarquinia – Hidden gem

Italy sights: ancient Tarquinia – Hidden gem
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After the hassle and bustle of Rome, a small town of Tarquinia, some 55 miles northwest of the capital, is an oasis of peace and tranquility. This small gem, one of lesser-known Italy sights, is a great destination for a day tour or a relaxing short break. Tarquinia was founded at the end of the […]

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Individual tours of Italy: Calcata in Lazio

Individual tours of Italy: Calcata in Lazio
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Thirty miles from the hustle and bustle of Rome, perched on a rocky cliff, lies a tiny quiet village of Calcata, an interesting stop on individual tours of Italy. Calcata was abandoned due to land erosion and left to decay. However, in the 1960s it was re-discovered by Italian and international artists who started moving […]

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Luxury honeymoon in Italy: romantic Sperlonga

Luxury honeymoon in Italy: romantic Sperlonga
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Halfway between Rome and Naples, lies a small coastal town of Sperlonga. Whitewashed houses, roof terraces with beautiful sea vistas, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters, – what else would you need for a luxury honeymoon in Italy? Roman emperor Tiberius had a spectacular holiday villa here, and in later times, Sperlonga became a hideaway for […]

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Luxury honeymoon in Italy: Lago d’Orta

Luxury honeymoon in Italy: Lago d’Orta
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Lake Orta lies to the west of Lake Maggiore, in northern Italy. It has been overshadowed by the more fashionable neighbors in the Italian Lake District, Como and Garda, and is perfect if you want to avoid hordes of visitors and have an idyllic Luxury honeymoon in Italy. Lago d’Orta has always been a magnet […]

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Custom Italy Vacation packages : the best beaches in Italy

Custom Italy Vacation packages : the best beaches in Italy
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A long cold winter is almost finished and many of us can’t help it but think about sunshine, blue sky and beautiful beaches. Custom Italy vacation packages that Road to Italy plans for its clients often include sun destinations to combine art, good food and a relaxing break on the beach. Every year hundreds of Italian […]

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Romantic Honeymoon in Italy: the Island of Ponza

Romantic Honeymoon in Italy: the Island of Ponza
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Bel Paese is full of beautiful places that make for a perfect romantic honeymoon in Italy. The Island of Ponza in the Tyrrhenian Sea is one of them. Just over an hour ferry ride away from the mainland, Ponza is a popular summer destinations for Romans seeking an escape from the maddening crowds and the sizzling […]

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