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Places to visit in Tuscany: exploring Siena

Places to visit in Tuscany: exploring Siena
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Siena is one of the most popular and beautiful places to visit in Tuscany. Rich in art, history and local traditions this Tuscan town will steal your heart. Despite the town’s small size, there are plenty of things to see in Siena. Start from the 13th-century main square, the Piazza del Campo, where every summer […]

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Custom Vacations in Italy: exploring Piacenza

Custom Vacations in Italy: exploring Piacenza
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A short drive from Milan, in the centre of the fertile Padana Valley, lies the beautiful city of Piacenza. Surrounded by well-preserved 16th century city walls it boasts some great architectural gems and historic attractions and is well worth a visit on your custom vacations in Italy. Piacenza’s central square, Piazza Cavalli, is dominated by […]

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Private Italy Vacations: visiting Sulmona in Abruzzo

Private Italy Vacations: visiting Sulmona in Abruzzo
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Sulmona is a hidden gem of central Italy. Visiting it as part of private Italy vacations can be a real pleasure as it offers everything that sophisticated travelers look for in this beautiful country: history, culture, great food and wine plus the splendor of unspoilt nature. Walking along small cobbled streets of Sulmona is like stepping […]

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Barolo, one of Italy attractions

Barolo, one of Italy attractions
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The tiny village of Barolo in the region of Piedmont is one of Italy attractions that has it all: breathtaking landscapes, castles, palaces, delicious food and world-famous wine. Surrounded by hills covered in vineyards, Barolo has given its name to the wine and the area where it is produced. Wine-making traditions here go back to the 13th […]

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Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont
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With the Piedmont region being one of finest destinations for foodies and wine connoisseurs, the picturesque town of Alba features high up on the list of Italy attractions. Gourmand travelers from all over the globe love Alba for its precious white truffles, pedigreed red wines and excellent restaurants. In medieval times Alba was as the […]

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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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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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Italy Attractions: Trattoria and Osteria

Italy Attractions: Trattoria and Osteria
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If one day somebody calculated how many tourists visit traditional Italian trattoria and osteria, I am sure the footfall would be on a par with the Colosseum, Uffizi Gallery and The Doge’s Palace. After all, food and wine are among top Italy attractions. A traditional trattoria is a simple, less formal than a restaurant, eatery […]

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