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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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Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont
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This year the vineyard landscape of the Monferrato area together with Langhe-Roero was recognised as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Monferrato is a series of hills below the River Po in the southeast corner of Piedmont. Still off the radar of many tourists this area is one of Italy attractions and is certainly worth discovering if you […]

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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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Palio in Siena, the historical horse race of Siena

Palio in Siena, the historical horse race of Siena
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On the day of the Palio in  Siena is dressed up in its finest festival attire.  Each district displays its colorful banners and wood and sand is laid in the main piazza.   This already beautiful and historical city transforms itself day by day leading to the big event until one is truly transported back to […]

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Best Sicily Attractions

Best Sicily Attractions
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Sicily the largest Island in the Mediterranean and the largest region of Italy, is an amazing destination to include in an Italy Vacation package.   The best time to go to Sicily is anytime  because of its mild climate year round.  January is the coldest month where the temperatures can dip to 55 Fahrenheit.  July and […]

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Must See Attractions in Rome

Must See Attractions in Rome
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Founded more than 2,500 years ago, Rome is one of the oldest cities in Europe and is the capital of Italy. Thanks to the enormity of its archaeological, artistic, and cultural treasures, the city draws upwards of 10 million visitors each year, many of whom enjoy the splendour of the city through simple or luxury […]

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