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Written by Viator, September 2012
Visitors to Sicily’s cities may begin to recognize similar styles of architecture from one town to the next. This is called Sicilian Baroque, a unique style that had an opportunity to spread quickly ...
Written by Jessica, USA, August 2012
Some cities lend themselves well to bicycles as a mode of
transportation, while others seem to create an atmosphere in which it is
more intimidating to hop on a bike when everyone else is ...
For visitors to Italy who are interested in getting beyond the usual Venice - Florence - Rome itinerary without an hour-long train ride, a stop in Bologna
is an excellent option. This city ...
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, ...
It’s not just Venice that celebrates Carnival in style. In the lovely seaside Tuscan town of Viareggio, Carnival is less about masked decadence and more about their world-famous parade of ...
is the other Florence. What do I mean? I mean that you’ll find people
generally fall into two groups: fans of Florence and fans of Siena. Both
are incredibly beautiful, both are full of ...
Christmas is one of the bigger holidays on the Italian calendar, and one of the most popular spots to be at Christmas is in Vatican City .
Even if you’re not Catholic, being in St. Peter’s Square ...
Written by Liguria Expert: Loredana, March 2012
The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. Cinque Terre means Five Lands and comprises of the ...
Whether or not you’re a serious opera aficionado, you’re probably familiar with Italy ‘s
prominence when it comes to the opera world. Many of the world’s most
famous opera composers came from ...
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 ...
Long before Frances Mayes arrived in Tuscany and bought a now-famous farmhouse called Bramasole here, the hillside town of Cortona was already drawing tourists from all over Europe. Now, of course, ...
Naples is one of Italy’s biggest (and most interesting) cities, but because it’s south of Rome it often falls off the radar of most visitors. This is a shame, not least because from a home base in ...
Written by Jessica, USA, March 2013
Visiting a spa while on vacation can be the perfect way to unwind from the busy “real world.” Of course, a trip to Tuscany sounds like a pretty good way to relax, too. So, why not skip the agonizing ...
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 ...
Written by Jessica, USA, December 2012
It’s no myth – Venice
is notoriously expensive to visit. You’ll get more out of your stay if
you can spend at least one night on the islands, but that may mean
watching your euros more closely ...
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Doing what: Skip the Line: Vatican Museums, Sistine Chapel and St Peter's ...