Only 4 secrets will make your meal truly Italian
In cooking, Italians performed a small miracle. The dishes of this country are well known and loved all over the world, and in the field of fast food - this…

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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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Italy ski resorts
However, here we are, of course, a little cunning. And the ski brotherhood has a special attitude to those who do not ride. For them, they have come up with…

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camping trip

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Sicily Autonomous Region – the cradle of civilization

Sicily is Italy’s largest region. It includes the island of Sicily and a number of islands. It is here that the active volcano Etna is located, which periodically reminds of itself. Despite the fact that the island is predominantly hilly, there are also the so-called Sicilian Apennines – a mountain range, and there are plains – a little more than 10% of the island’s area. The island of Sicily is separated from the mainland by the Strait of Messina. At its narrowest point, the width of this strait is just over three kilometers. You can get to Sicily from the peninsula in about twenty minutes by ferry. Continue reading

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

Italy and Europe: travel and leisure

Vacation is a great time to spend time in another country, get acquainted with its culture and attractions, enjoy the local cuisine and just relax. And often, many tourists choose such a place for themselves, wherever they would like to spend their holidays, namely Italy.

Holidays in Italy

But not all tourists are eager to get into the bustling and torrential life of Rome or enjoy shopping in Milan famous for every fashionista. Many travel agencies, for example, Veselyiturist.ru Vesyy Turist, offer travelers just to enjoy the atmosphere of cozy cities, where you can not rush anywhere, but feel as if you are at home. Italy can be proud that it has more than one such city in which it is simply warm and comfortable, and every tourist can feel it in them to the fullest. Continue reading

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Not just pizza. 10 more street food to try in Italy
Our top 10 is not the most obvious dishes, without which Italy is not Italy. Especially on the streets ... Ascolana del piceno fried olives If you are used to…

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San Marino Interesting Facts.
The Republic of San Marino, the third largest independent state in Europe (only the Vatican and Monaco is smaller), located in Italy, between the regions: Emilia-Romagna and Marche. Its territory…

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Southern Italy is a unique and charming place in the world.
Italy is already south: with its eternally blue sky, silvery olive groves and vineyards, picturesquely clinging to the hills and mountain slopes. And the south of the Apennines is Italy,…

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Beach Resorts Italy
Italy is an infinitely multifaceted country. What are the first associations that arise when a person hears the word Italy? Of course, the world-famous cuisine, ancient culture, unusually beautiful architecture,…

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