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5 Places to Go Camping in Italy
Camping remains one of the most popular tourist activities in Italy which is home to over one thousand seven hundred official camping spots. The mix of great spring, summer and autumn weather, great f ...

5 attractions you must see in Sicily, Italy
If you are planning a vacation to Sicily, Italy, it is not only about the weather and the food. There are also some great places and things to see. Below a look at five attractions that tourists shoul ...

10 Italian Foods Tourists Should Try On Holiday in Italy
Italian cuisine is one of the most popular culinary art forms in the world. These flavourful dishes have often graced the tables of many homes and restaurants all over the world. Naturally, the best place to sample authentic Italian cuisine is in Italy and a holiday to the country will not be complete without sampling some of the best dishes in the region.

10 Reasons to Visit Catania, Sicily
Catania is one of the most popular tourist destinations in all of Sicily. It has its own culture, cuisine and history, and is a successful illustration of the old and the modern existing side by side.

Best Places to Live in Sicily
It has been said that Sicily is Italian populated with the world's race. How do you then pick a 'best' place? The word 'best' is of course, subjective, to the individual's tastes and needs. Trapani. ...

An Alternative Trip to the South of Italy
Southern Italy is an enchanting region comprising Calabria, Basilicata, Molise, Apulia and Campania. Backpackers seeking an alternative trip off the beaten track are likely to find this stunning part of Europe a dream destination.


The 10 Most Romantic Things To Do In Venice
Known as Serenissima, Queen of the Adriatic and the City of Light, Venice doesn't disappoint when it comes to breathtaking romantic sights and experiences.

5 Things We Hate And 5 Things We Love About Italy
Italy can inspire and frustrate in equal measure, but this vibrant and colorful country has too many good points that even the most irritating quirks can only add to its unique charm.

International Students in Bologna
Bologna is home to the oldest university in Europe and, as a result, is popular with visitors on school group travel.The University of Bologna (or the Alma Mater Studiorum Universita di Bologna) was e ...

Non-Touristic Sorrento
Sorrento is a small but perfectly formed town in the picturesque Campania region of Italy. Set above the bay of Naples, it's perfectly situated, near to the grungy city of Naples, the beatific island ...

Shopping in Sicily, Italy
Sicily is not all about Mount Etna or its touristy sites. Believe me, it's also about shopping. Shopping with a difference. She doesn't boasts of mega malls, or big malls for that matter, but perso ...

10 Places Worth Seeing in Italy
A truly multi-faceted land, Italy has seen a remarkable growth in tourism. Here is a list of ten hot-spots that you just cannot afford to ignore!1. The Roman Coliseum - One of the first Roman Amphithe ...

A Guide to the Restaurants of Catania, Sicily
Italian cuisine has long been feted for its exquisite flavours. However, there are many nuances to the food of Italy, depending on the region from which it comes. Catania in Sicily offers visitors a w ...

A Guide to the Beaches of Lampedusa, Sicily
Sicily, a serenely beautiful place is well known for a number of reasons, one of which is the beaches of Lampedusa. Lampedusa is one of the stunning Pelagian isles that dot the ocean. It covers an are ...

Visitors' Guide to Palermo
Palermo, one of the more popular cities in Sicily and where Mafia originated, has much to offer its visitors. Which city offers you great waves, olives, fantastic citrus, wines, delicious sweets, cit ...

A Visitors' Guide to Siracusa, Sicily
The city of Siracusa, which lies in the Syracuse province, is over 2,700 years old with strong Grecian influences, signs of which remain visible in the ruins and remnants of the ancient civilization. ...

Getting to Sicily, Italy
As an island, arriving in Sicily restricts one's options. That said, travelers have the choice of arriving by air, land, or sea. It's better to pre-book all traveling arrangements including connection ...

Sicilian Food: A Guide to Food in Sicily
Sicily's varied climate produces crops that are intrinsically flavorful, particularly those grown in the rich soil fertilized by Mount Etna's eruptions. Due to the quality and natural flavor of Sicili ...

10 Fun Things to Do in Sicily, Italy
Everyone thinks of the Mafia when they think of Sicily. What does one do for fun in the region that was home to the most powerful families of their time? 1. Visit the archeological sites. Sicily is st ...

Riviera di Levante
While the western Riviera is lovely, the eastern Riviera is really, really amazingly beautiful and has many of the towns that are the best known outside of Liguria. In addition to Genoa – which ...

Riviera di Ponente
The western Riviera is home to the coastal cities of Bordighera, San Remo, Alassio, Albenga, Noli, Varazze, and others. Inland you'll find Dolceacqua, Pieve di Teco, Sassello, and other hilltop villag ...

The Italian Riviera - When To Go
The high and low travel seasons along the Italian Riviera follow the weather, which is, on the whole, quite mild (and what drew the first proper tourists – Brits fleeing the wet winter – t ...

The Italian Riviera - Introduction
The scent of herbs and pines, the startling blue of the sea. The brilliant white of cliffs tumbling into the depths, the bronze of suntanned skin. The sound of pounding surf, the chiming of church bel ...

Visit Italy - Places to See
BergamoIt is crowned by the hilltop Citta Alta, the old walled town. By funicular one can go from the higher town to the hill of San Vigilo. The Citta Alta has narrow streets, old squares, splendid mo ...

Assisi Travel Guide - Sights to See
Assisi is ideally placed on the rise to Mount Subasio... the site of many pilgrimages, and is forever linked in legend with its native son, St. Francis, who shares with St. Catherine of Sienna as the ...

Verona Travel Guide - Things to See
Piazza del Signori: The handsomest square in Verona. On the square is the Palazzo del Governo. The marble statue in the center is of Dante. Facing the back of the statue is the 15th century Loggia del ...

Visit Pompeii
Pompeii is about 1 hour by train from Naples, and is open daily except Monday 9 - Sunset. Take the Circumvesuviana Railway (which is to the right of the main Railway Station) to Pompeii. Buses connect ...

Places To Visit In Italy
It's "il bel paese" in the Southern Europe; it's a perfect pleasing place for holidaymakers; it's your Repubblica Italiana or Italia, popularly known as Italy. Your "bel paese" (fine country) is a pen ...

Foods & Wines on the Amalfi Coast
Amalfi Coast is a stretch of coastline on the southern side of the Sorrentine Peninsula of Italy extending from Positano in the west to Vietri sul Mare in the east. It is known as Costiera Amalfitana ...

How To Join The Mediterranean Diet And A Wine Tour Of Italy
The Sicily island is the biggest island in the Mediterranean sea, it's at the south of Italy and the north of Africa. Food and wine are among Sicily's main attractions. Here you can find a mix of diff ...

Top Places For Your Summer Vacations... Don't Miss The South Of Italy
In Italy the best period for a summer vacation goes from May to the end of September. Here you'll discover what are the top places for your summer holidays. In Italy the best region is Sicily, here th ...

Science, Art and Delicious Cuisine - Bologna
Bologna, a capital of Emilia-Romagna province has a lot of nicknames – "scientific Bologna", "city of hundred towers", "city of galleries" and "fat Bologna". It's a unique city keeping the monum ...

Lake Como, Italy - My View Of The Lake
Just a short bus ride, 25 miles north of Milan, is one of the most scenic spots in all of Italy - Lake Como. Its shores are circled with charming little towns and fabulous century-old villas; one larg ...

Have You Ever Traveled To Italy?
Have you ever traveled? I am talking about really traveled, as in to a different country. Sure, it's fun to drive around and visit some of the other states, but what about the other parts of the world ...

Sicily - A Travelers' Paradise
One of the most beautiful places on the Earth, Sicily recently was associated only with mafia. Now the situation has completely changed. Mafia is almost defeated and the island has become travelers' p ...

Italy: The Art Of Good Living
Most people's perception of Italy is that of style, a country whose taste for the good life is matched only by its panache. The food is full of flavour, created with a desire to serve nothing but the ...

Vacation In Italy - Private Holiday Homes Versus Hotels
Vacationing in Italy is a dream come true for so many Americans. Those who have Italian heritage often wish to see where their families originated. Those who have no Italian lineage still look upon It ...

For A Great Vacation, Get Booted To Idyllic Southeast Italy
My holiday in Italy was a dream come true and my wish to enjoy the less touristy side of Italy was realized. I stayed in a vacation rental villa in the city of Avetrana, situated in the Apulien region ...

Travel To Italy And Experience Europe
If you want to experience Europe, you need to travel to Italy. No other country on earth offers the depth, breadth, and scope of Italy. For lovers of art, history, architecture, or music Italy is unsu ...

Travel to Italy - Rome and Venice
Where does one begin to start when discussing Italy. Well, if you intend to travel there, Rome and Venice are good places to start.RomePerhaps you've heard of it? It goes without saying that Rome has ...

Italy - Milan, Pisa, Naples and Sorrento
When visiting Italy, it seems every destination has enough historical sites to keep you busy for a month. Oddly, Milan and Pisa don't fall into this category.Italy is really two countries in one with ...

Riding the Trains in Italy
Arriving in Ventimiglia, our first real stop over the border from France, (Monaco was also along the way) into Italy I was pleased to see a distinct difference between the Italian locals and the Frenc ...

When in Italy - Twenty Essential Things to Do
Sitting round the dinner table one night , after a few bottles of Chianti with some old friends, most of whom had spent time as European tour guides and backpackers, I asked them to name the best thin ...

Sardinia - Italy's Unspoilt, Multi Cultural Gem
An ideal climate, gracious people and fine cuisine make Italy a perfect destination for the independent traveller whether their preferences are seeking an active, cultural, historical or indulgent tri ...

Visiting Positano
Positano is one of the highlights to visit when you come to Italy. With all its chic hotels, apartments and fancy restaurants it's managed to maintain its traditional character. The stunning coastline ...

Amalfi Coast Overview
Amalfi, in the province of Salerno, in Italy, lies surrounded by cliffs and coasts. It is quite close to Naples, and shares with that town some dramatic history, and beautiful scenery. Amalfi is the ...

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