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In stark contrast to Carnival festivities in Rio, New Orleans and elsewhere, the Carnival of Venice, like the city that hosts it, is straight out of a historical drama. Resurrected by the Italian ...
While Sicily is very much part of modern Italy, it retains its own identity in many ways. The island, the largest in the Mediterranean, absolutely warrants two weeks of its own during an Italy trip. ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, March 2012
This year’s Open Monuments Weekend in Italy takes place on the 24th and 25th of March. If you’re in Italy at this time circle the dates in red in your diary. This is the one weekend in the year ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, October 2011
One of the main reasons travellers find themselves in Bari is because it is a major ferry port. From here you can get to Greece, Turkey, Croatia, Serbia, Montenegro and Albania. And being the major ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, April 2012
Italy loves Easter, or Pasqua in local terms. Aside from the deeply religious observation at the many Papal Masses held in Rome , and the explosive tradition of fireworks in Florence ,
Written by Jessica, USA, November 2012
While most travelers head for Italy
during the summer to take advantage of the nice weather, there’s
something to be said for spending Christmas in Italy. Any place is
especially fun to visit ...
The Italians love food and they love wine. They also love to celebrate.
So the seasonal harvest of any food is a great reason to hold a
festival. From the smallest village to the biggest city, ...
You’ll often hear Italy travel writers talk about Tuscany‘s delightful “hilltop towns,” many of which are small enough and out-of-the-way enough that visitors can still feel like they’ve discovered ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
Even if you’re not a serious art buff, no visit to Italy
is complete without checking out some of the country’s world-class art
museums. These are, after all, the kinds of exhibits you’ll be ...
Written by Jessica, USA, February 2013
Let’s be honest – anyone attempting to rank the “most” or “best” of anything is injecting a fair bit of subjective judgment into the mix. And yet it’s hard to argue with how appealing these lists can ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
Mantua is the capital of Lombardy, in central northern Italy . It is the city to which Romeo was banished in Shakespeare’s famous tale, after Romeo murdered Juliet’s cousin Tybalt and the Prince of ...
Written by Vicenza Expert: Ruben, Italy, July 2012
The most influential architect of the Western World, Andrea Palladio , awaits you in Vicenza, Italy
to show you his masterpiece. After years of restoration work, the
Palladian Basillica is ...
Did Shakespeare ever actually go to Italy ? That is the question.
Whether he did or not, he certainly set some of his famous plays
there and today many of these settings have become pilgrimage ...
Of course we’re all familiar with Pisa‘s most famous monument – the Leaning Tower of Pisa is one of Italy’s most visited tourist attractions. Most people who check Pisa off their must-see list do so ...
Written by Viator, May 2011
First settled in the time of the Etruscans (c. 900–400 BC) Siena, located in the Italian region of Tuscany, is renowned for its cuisine, art, museums, winding streets, majestic, medieval buildings ...
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Doing what: Pompeii and Amalfi Coast Small Group Day Trip from Rome