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19 Things Not to Miss in Pisa

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Looking for things to do in Pisa? We’ve got 19 of them for you. Located in one of Italy’s most famous regions, Tuscany, Pisa is famous for its leaning tower. However, this city runs deeper than its claim to fame. While most tourists take a train in, snap a few funny photos in front of […]

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23 Unforgettable Things to Do in Siena

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Located in the centre of Tuscany, Siena is known for its medieval buildings, main town square, and history. In fact, the town centre is historic, earning itself a UNESCO World Heritage designation. Siena was settled by Etruscan tribes but didn’t start thriving until the Roman era. It’s now a hot spot for viewing architecture, museums, […]

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These are the Best Beaches in Sicily

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Sicily is an Italian island known for its beauty, especially when it comes to the beaches. In fact, this island is home to 1,000km of coastline, so you’ll have quite a few sandy spots to choose from. Stick to the northern end of the island if you’re looking for a more tried and tested, laid […]

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A Guide to the Most Beautiful Cities in Tuscany

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Tuscany has long been known as one of Italy’s most beautiful regions. The rolling hills, acres of vineyards, and world-class architecture make Tuscany look postcard perfect from every angle. From historic cities to quaint and charming hill towns, this part of Italy is an absolute wonder for everyone who visits. If you have the time, […]

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The Best Restaurants Near The Trevi Fountain

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Rome’s Trevi Fountain is an absolute must-see when visiting this great city. Whether you’re stopping by during the day or at night, the fountain is a beautiful site that makes it onto most itineraries. Sightseeing all day can work up an appetite, which is why it’s important to know where the best restaurants near the […]

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Christmas in Italy – Everything You Need to Know

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Christmas in Italy is a big deal. In fact, celebrations run from December 24th all the way through January 6th. People in Italy absolutely love to celebrate Christmas, and if you happen to be visiting during December, you’ll get to fall in love with this holiday all over again, the Italian way. There are festivals, […]

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These are the Best Places to Stay in Tuscany

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Tuscany is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy and it’s visited by thousands of people each year. The thing about Tuscany is that it’s pretty massive and full of absolutely incredible cities and towns to visit. In fact, planning a trip to the Tuscan countryside can get a bit overwhelming, especially when trying […]

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Italy in January – Things to See and Do

Italy in January is full of holiday cheer, stunning natural scenery, and less tourists than usual. It’s an interesting time of the year to visit, as there are Christmas markets, fresh blankets of snow, and plenty of events to keep you busy. If you’re hoping to experience some holiday spirit, less crowds, and cheaper prices, […]

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Where is Inspector Montalbano Filmed?

If you’ve been watching the T.V series, Inspector Montalbano, you’re probably wondering about the filming locations. While the show takes place in the fictional Italian city of Vigata, most of the show has been filmed in Sicily. True fans can actually visit many of these locations, to take an Inspector Montalbano-themed tour of this region. […]

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21 of the Best Beaches in Tuscany

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Tuscany is known for many things – it’s rolling hills, vineyards, and foodie scene. But, this beautiful region of Italy also has a pretty wonderful lineup of beaches to explore too. Visitors to Tuscany in the summer will have plenty of options for sunbathing, beach lounging, and water-based activities. If you’re looking for the best […]

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Italy in June – Things to See and Do

Italy in June is prime time for visitors. The skies are sunny, the days are warm, and the evenings have just the right chill in the air. It’s an ideal time to explore this vast country as everything is in bloom and ready for exploration. While June is considered a high tourist season, the larger […]

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Italy in October – Here’s What to See and Do

October is one of the best times to visit Italy as it’s considered shoulder season. Sure, warm, summer days are appealing, but autumn weather has almost no humidity, making it much more pleasant for those who can’t take the heat. Because October isn’t the high season, you can expect smaller crowds and cheaper prices. If […]

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Venice in September – Things to See and Do

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With fewer crowds and lower humidity, visiting Venice in September is a must. You’ll be treated to stunning sunsets, warm weather, interesting events, and plenty to see and do. If you’re making your travel plans for Italy, and you can get some time off in September, it’s a great month to explore the beautiful city […]

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Italy in August – Things to See and Do

Visiting Italy in August is a whole different experience than other times of the year. The weather is hot, the beaches are buzzing, and many Italians are leaving the main cities for the cooler coastlines. While the weather is warm, August often offers smaller crowds and cheaper prices, making it a great time to visit […]

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23 Restaurants You Need to Try in Venice

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If you love to eat, Venice is definitely the city for you. From tiny pizza joints and gelato shops to five-star restaurants, you’ll be sure to find something you’ll love in this great city. Dine along the grand canal or find a hole-in-wall spot to try authentic, cuisine. No matter where you go, there will […]

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Italy in September – Here’s What to See and Do

If you’re visiting Italy in September, expect summer weather and high-season crowds. Italian summers have creeped into this fall month, extending one of the best times to visit the country. While we know we shouldn’t choose favorites, it’s hard to resist when September offers fantastic weather for sightseeing around this beautiful country. From festivals and […]

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Italy in July – Things to See and Do

July is a prime time to visit the beautiful country of Italy. The country is buzzing with backpackers, couples looking for a romantic getaway, and families checking out the top sites. The weather is warm and most people have time off for their summer vacations. Even the locals can be seen traveling to summer hotspots […]

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13 Beaches You Have to Visit in Sorrento

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When you think of Italian beaches, Sorrento is usually the first place to come to mind. It’s a coastal town on the southwest of Italy and it’s known for its ocean views, bustling marinas, and historic town center. The weather here is incredible most of the year, making it a great spot for a little […]

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6 Beautiful Spots to Go Wine Tasting in Tuscany

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If you want to experience Italian wine, Tuscany is the place to do it. It’s one of Italy’s top wine growing regions, and it’s filled with rolling vineyards and wineries. Tuscany is known for its beautiful countryside scenery, so you can sip with a view. And, since this region of Italy is brimming with fresh […]

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Italy in May- Things to See and Do

May in Italy is officially considered part of the high summer season. It wasn’t always this way, but as word got round about the beautiful weather, flocks of tourists starting heading here. While there may be crowds and slightly higher prices, visiting Italy in May in sincerely worth it. The countryside is in bloom and […]

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