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Best Time to Visit Lake Maggiore

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Lake Maggiore is a canvas of blues and greens painting Italy like a fresco in Florence. You will find Lago di Maggiore, also known as Lake Maggiore, within the lake region of Italy. Although it's smaller and less frequented than Lake Garda and Lake Como, Lake Maggiore is one of the most impressive natural destinations […]

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Best Time to Visit Florence

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The city of Florence simply needs no introduction. It’s been one of Italy’s most popular cities for centuries, and a charming gem that only makes the Tuscan region that much more idyllic. It offers everything and anything for both tourists and locals and is one of the best places to visit in Italy. Florence is […]

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Best Time to Visit Lake Como

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Lago di Como, or Lake Como, is a dreamy getaway nestled far away in northern Italy. Here you will find a simple way of life winding along the twisting roads, blowing through looming mountains, and following the narrow corridors and secret alleys of the charming resort villages sprinkled throughout this expanse. It’s been a hotspot […]

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Best Time to Visit Puglia

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Imagine sleepy Italian villages wafting with the simple herbs and spices of Italian cuisine. Or listening to the hypnotic lap of turquoise waters flirting with the perfectly aged exterior of Italy that comes alive under the summer sun. And falling in love with true Italian local culture far away from the typical tourist trail under […]

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Lake Como or Lake Garda – Which is Right for You

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When it comes to choosing a holiday destination in Italy, the country rife in history, tradition and pure beauty certainly makes it hard, especially when you have to choose between places like Lake Como and Lake Garda. Both lake destinations merge looming mountains and piercingly blue lakes with buildings practically painted into the natural canvas. […]

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Lake Garda in June – Everything You Need to Know

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The strikingly beautiful Lake Garda is an escape for novelists and poets, a backdrop for films, a mecca for water sports enthusiasts and a bucket list destination for all travelers. You can find Italy’s largest lake stretching across the provinces of Verona, Brescia and Trento. This 158 kilometres stretch of some of the world’s most […]

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Puglia in September – Where to Go and What to Do

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There’s a little southeastern region nestled away from the typical Italian tourist trail called Puglia – or Apulia in English. And it’s quickly becoming a can’t-miss destination for wanderers, jet-setters and backpackers because of its way of life, emphasis on local culture and views that merge the beauty and tradition of Italy with the Greek […]

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How to Travel Italy with Kids

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Italy is not only a perfect destination for couples and backpackers, but also for families too. It’s easily accessible, affordable, safe and educational for little ones of all ages. Children can get lost in the fantasy and myths of the Greek and Roman ruins scattered throughout the entire country. They will entertain themselves for hours […]

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The Best Wineries in Tuscany That You Need to Visit for a Tipple

If you’re on the search for a tipple in Tuscany, then you won’t be searching long before you come across some of the world’s finest reds, whites and rosés. Wine to Tuscany is like gondolas to Venice, and just as those artisanal boats flow along the canals so does wine from the Tuscan countryside where […]

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These are the Best Places to Get Married in Italy

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Where is the most romantic place on Earth to marry your Romeo or Juliet, or even just serenade the hopeless romantic in your life from a balcony? There’s only one place: Italy. The long and sweeping country kissing southern Europe that offers everything to make for the perfect fairytale wedding. Walk down the aisle in […]

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Tuscany in August – Where to go and What to Do

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Tuscany is one of Italy’s most beautiful regions. It’s famous for its rolling hills, olive groves, and vineyards that dot the landscape. This part of the country is incredible no matter what time of year and August is no different. If you’re visiting Tuscany during this warm, summer month, here are some of the top […]

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These are the Best Cities to Visit in Italy

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The allure of Italy’s diverse landscape, rich history and dedication to the perfectly simple pasta recipe consistently lands this European country on bucket lists across the world. In Tuscany, you can soak away your worries in natural hot springs hidden amongst the region’s gentle hills that kiss the countryside. Or in Veneto, you can drink […]

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A Guide to the Greek Temples in Sicily

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Tourists flock to Sicily for pristine beaches, charming fishing villages and the savory taste of Sicilian cuisine, but above all else, the Greek Temples. Scattered across the Mediterranean island stand these impressive relics of the past. They are sun kissed and weathered from years gone by, but they still stand tall as they represent the […]

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Cinque Terre or the Amalfi Coast – Which is Best for You

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Choosing to holiday in the Amalfi Coast or Cinque Terre is a hard decision, but either way you can’t go wrong with these coastal destinations. Both towns paint Italy’s steep cliffs in vibrant colors that reflect off of the crystal clear water crashing at the shores below. Each destination nestles the sun-kissed buildings and pantone […]

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Christmas in Sicily – Everything You Need to Know

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Christmas in Sicily is simply magical. While the Mediterranean island tops bucket lists for summer holidays, there’s an overlooked allure to spending Christmas and New Year’s wandering through this Italian gem. Under the cool gaze of winter, Sicily transforms into a twinkling show of nativity scenes, Christmas trees and traditions that decorate the entire island. […]

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The Best Places to Go Hiking in Sicily

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Sicily’s turquoise waters, looming mountains and dramatic coastline come together to create the ultimate holiday for travellers seeking inspiring views and long hikes. From volcanoes to vast beaches, hikers of all experience levels have the opportunity to traverse some of the world’s most beautiful terrain on this island in the middle of the Mediterranean. The […]

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Everything You Need to Know about the Markets of Tuscany

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There’s nothing better than stumbling upon overflowing food stalls, foreign banter and throngs of people selling and buying the best local products. Whether a market spreads across an entire town square or holes up in the shade of some side street, markets are one of, if not, the best opportunity for a local travel experience, […]

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Everything You Need to Know About the Valley of the Temples

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Following the traveller’s trail through Sicily means you can’t resist street food, postcard beaches and a reflective mirror of blue surrounding the Italian island. But if you follow the trail far enough, you’ll be transported into the time of Greek mythology when Olympians were waging war against the Titans as looming temples stood in the […]

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These are the Best Spots to go Diving in Sicily

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Scuba diving in the pristine waters lapping at Sicily’s shores is like drinking water from a mountain spring or shredding through fresh drifts of snow in the backcountry – a personalized gift from Mother Nature, herself. And diving near the largest island in the Mediterranean is the gift that keeps on giving as divers have […]

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4 Amazing Restaurants Near the Duomo in Florence

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Florence is teeming with fantastic restaurants because after all, this is a food city. And while you can find delicious meals anywhere, there are some particularly great spots near the Duomo in Florence. The Duomo is a focal point in the city and is surrounded by fantastic architecture, tourist attractions, and great people watching. So, […]

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