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 attractions: pasta

Italian attractions: pasta
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One of the things anybody on a food and wine tour in Bel Paese wants to try is, undoubtedly, authentic Italian pasta. It is no surprise that pasta has become one of top Italian attractions. Italians have perfected the art of pasta making over centuries and became the experts in the field. Ask any food […]

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Private tours of Italy: Trevi in Umbria

Private tours of Italy: Trevi in Umbria
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Any of you who have been to Trevi in Umbria raise your hand! Not many, I bet. This small hilltop town is off the mass tourism radar and is often visited on private tours of Italy. The city of an ancient little-known Umbrian tribe, Trevi today is a charming quiet place that commands spectacular vistas […]

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Private tours of Sicily: visiting Catania

Private tours of Sicily: visiting Catania
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When planning private tours of Sicily for the clients Road to Italy always recommends to visit Catania, the island’s second-largest city after Palermo. It is a real treat for Italy lovers, who want to delve deeper into the country’s past and present. Catania has lived through the turmoil of invasions, earthquakes and volcano eruptions that […]

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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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Places to eat in Italy: delectable Sicily

Places to eat in Italy: delectable Sicily
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Sicily is a paradise for foodies and one of the best places to eat in Italy. The island’s eventful past has shaped its culture, architecture and, most of all, its traditional cuisine. Ancient Greeks brought olives and established wine making, Romans cleared patches of land for grain cultivation and introduced fava beans and lentils. During […]

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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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