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Italy may be at its tourism peak in the summer, but the country is open for business year-round. No, you aren’t likely to be lying on the beach or frolicking in the Tuscan hills when it’s cold ...
Written by Jessica, USA, September 2012
There are several boat races in the Venetian lagoon from May through
September, and the last one of the season is the Burano Regatta – the
Regata di Burano in Italian. It is, as the name suggests, ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012
Did I hear you say you wanted a room with a view? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Cortona is the town that tumbles down a hillside, virtually guaranteeing that every building has plenty of ...
Eating well in Italy isn’t terribly difficult, but sometimes eating well on a budget isn’t as easy as you might think. In a city like Florence, which is extremely popular with both Italian and ...
What’s better than a chocolate festival if you’re a traveling chocoholic? A chocolate festival in Florence, that’s what. If you’re really into cacao, chances are you’ve heard of Italy’s most famous ...
Sports fans visiting Milan shouldn’t miss out on the chance to see Italy’s favorite game – soccer, AKA football, or “calcio” in Italy – in its grandest stadium, the San Siro. Milan’s San Siro is ...
Written by Philippa Burne, UK, August 2012
Wine is to Italy
as water is to the rest of us: essential to life. The annual Chianti
Wine Festival held in Greve is a great way to sample wines from one of
the great wine-producing regions in ...
Although Milan is often skipped by visitors in Italy, it can be a particularly good city to include on a winter itinerary. Unlike some destinations where major sights are outdoors and therefore rely ...
There are monasteries in different parts of Italy that can be interesting places to visit or – in some cases – provide a budget accommodation option. In the Casentino Valley of Tuscany, there are two ...
Few mountains have the notorious reputation of Mount Vesuvius in southern Italy. This is, after all, the volcano that laid waste to Pompeii 2,000 years ago – and which continues to threaten the area ...
Rome is a busy city that one often thinks of in terms of its historic and culinary values to the traveler. But can it also be romantic? The answer depends almost entirely on what you consider to be ...
Milan is widely known as a shopper’s paradise, but even in this fashion-centric city there are some places that are more conducive to chic shopping than others. One of the best shopping areas is ...
Music lovers planning a trip to Rome would be smart to check out the schedule for the city’s opera house, the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. The 19th century concert hall, originally called Teatro ...
The Vatican Museums are so immense that it’s been said that even if you spent a solid week inside you still wouldn’t see everything. Even the exquisite Raphael Rooms sometimes get short shrift ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
may seem like a sleepy city steeped in history, but the art scene is
alive, kicking and contemporary. This is showcased every other year
during both the Venice Biennale, a big ...
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Doing what: Skip the Line: Vatican Museums Walking Tour including Sistine Chapel, ...