Check out the rules
Each region of Italy or even in a particular city has its own laws, which are better not to violate, but for this you should familiarize yourself with them in…

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Italy and Europe: travel and leisure
Italy is divided into 20 regions. In order to understand which region is closer to you, it is worth exploring each one in more detail before planning your vacation in…

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Italy and Europe: travel and leisure
Santa Severina or, as Italians say, “Santa Severina” - a small commune in eastern Calabria - was founded more than fifteen centuries ago by the Greeks. It is cheaper for…

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The second life of Castello di Velona in Montalcino

After two years of reconstruction, the unique Castello di Velona – Tuscan Resort and Spa hotel opens. It’s probably hard to find the best way to “experience” Tuscany: a luxurious spa hotel located in an 11th-century castle in the Orcha Valley, near Siena and very close to Montalcino, a village known around the world for the legendary Brunello di Montalcino wine produced here. Castello di Velona is a real medieval fortress of the 11th century.

To this day, a watch tower of the 12th century was preserved, a witness to the clashes between the Florentine and Siena republics. The main building was built during the Late Renaissance, when the castle was rebuilt into a residence villa. At the same time, the castle was imprinted on the fresco maps of Ignazio Danti in the Vatican – documents evidencing this are stored in the local library. Buildings deep in the castle appeared later, forming a patio-scene. Continue reading

Wine and gastronomic tourism in Italy
The gastronomic journey will not leave anyone indifferent, especially if it takes place in Italy - a real paradise for gourmets and food lovers. It is worth starting the gastronomic…

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Shopping in Italy
Vacation shopping is a useful and interesting activity. And if you went to rest in Italy, then in addition to a wonderful pastime on its sunny beaches and walks in…

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Recreation and entertainment in Lerici
Opportunities for tourism in Lerici are very diverse: both for a short weekend and for a long stay, both in summer and in winter (the region is very beautiful and…

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How in Rome to see the Pope at work, and in Venice - to avoid large expenses and crowds of tourists
Italy is a blessed country for tourists, because it is beautiful in itself, and here you can easily do without guides: just wander around the unfamiliar streets and get incomparable…

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