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Roma, the perfect place to learn Italian

November 27, 2012 by  
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Rome is considered as one of the oldest cities in the world and with the enclave of the Vatican City within its territory, Rome is also the center of Roman Catholicism and according to UNESCO, over 60% of the world’s art treasures are discovered in Italy. Rome is the cultural center of Italy and tourism [...]

Experience Medieval Madness in Tuscany at the Saracen Joust of Arezzo

September 20, 2012 by  
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An historical re-enactment of the victory of Christianity over Islam is due to be celebrated once more in Arezzo, a town in central Italy, situated in the verdant Tuscany region. The Jousting of the Saracens takes place on the first Sunday of September, as well as on the third Sunday of June and features eight [...]

Italy’s Must See Museums

December 15, 2011 by  
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Italy is well known for being a country of culture. There are a great many artists and interesting historical figures who were born, lived or who were inspired by Italy that it is hard to visit any town in the country without having some reminder of its fantastic past. There are museums dotted all over [...]

Italy’s Best Beach Resorts

October 12, 2011 by  
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Nothing says ‘holiday in Italy’ like regional wine and luxurious resorts.  There are plenty of both to be discovered while visiting the area, so if you’re considering this part of Europe for your next holiday, why not check out some of Italy’s best beach resorts? One of the many things that make Italy unique is [...]

Cruising to Italy with P&O

May 20, 2011 by  
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Italy is full of amazing places and things to see and do, many of them very accessible from the coast which makes cruises in this area a great way to see parts of Italy. P&O Cruise Holidays have a variety of cruise ships who sail the Western Mediterranean, and almost all of them dock in [...]

Immerse Yourself In An Atmosphere Of Passion At The Festival Of The Aphrodisiac

September 3, 2010 by  
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Love is definitely going to be in the air for anybody taking a trip to Umbria this year in the beautiful town of Citta della Pieve. From September 3rd to 6th the inaugural Festival of Aphrodisiac is going to be a glorious celebration of things that set the heart a flutter and tickle the soul. [...]

Experience The Medieval Madness Of The Palio Di Siena

August 5, 2010 by  
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During August every year the Piazza del Campo in Siena will come alive to the crash of horse’s hooves as ten steeds and their mounts battle for supremacy in an event that dates back 700 years. Anyone on holiday in Tuscany at this time should try and experience this unique medieval festival. The Palio di [...]

Classic Italian Drives – the Strada Chiantigiana

July 16, 2010 by  
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A rural drive that is an Italian classic is the Strada Chiantigiana, or the SR 222. The back road goes through Tuscany’s wine country through to the small cities and towns of Chianti including Greve, Radda, and Giaole, situated between Florence and Siena. The road runs south adjacent to a network of two lane secondary [...]

Indulge yourself at Perugia’s famous Eurochocolate festival

March 3, 2010 by  
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Perugia’s Eurochocolate Festival, an annual event that is famous throughout the world, is the most popular chocolate festival in Europe. Chocolate is big business in Umbria and Italy, with annual sales of 350 million euros. Consumption has doubled over the past 10 years, rising from two to four kilos per year, per person – and [...]

Top 3 Festivals To See When In Italy

January 5, 2010 by  
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Italy is a culture rich country that has a colorful history. Since they are a catholic country, they also have lots of festivals on their calendar. However, other than religious festivals they also have modern day festivals that are very interesting to see. So if you’ll be visiting Italy, here are the top three festivals [...]

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