A short guide to the attractions of San Marino
Each of those who was going on a trip wondered: “What country is worth visiting?”. And the choice will become apparent when they find out about San Marino. History and…

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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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Tours in Misurina - the pearl of the Dolomites
Italy is always a crazy mix, which in this country is not there: mountains, seas, beaches, almost tropical forests, wheat fields. The most "mixed" cities are located near the borders,…

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This definition

Venice is a city that emerged from the sea.

The name “gondola” comes from the word “boat”. This definition is given in the Venetian dictionary of Matinelli. Another name is “sea eel” (gonger). Indeed, gracefully, silently, it seems to glide along the surface of the river, easily fit into turns and turn around in place. The boat is 11 meters long and 1.40 meters wide. These are generally accepted sizes; you cannot change them. The right side is slightly narrower than the left (the difference is almost 30 centimeters). Due to asymmetry, it is maneuverable, it is easy to rotate and even rotate in one place. The bottom of the gondola is flat and therefore it is stable. It is controlled by one oar, so that even in a narrow channel two boats can stretch out. A boatman stands behind. In contrast to his nose is a metal tip with six protrusions (mind you, it’s just so many areas in Venice). Another function is to show the height and probability of passage under the bridge. Gondola Continue reading

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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The most luxurious holiday destinations in Italy from 20 thousand euros
The article describes the most favorite regions of Italy by tourists, where they are willing to spend more than 20 thousand euros on a luxury vacation. Italy is famous for…

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Hills of florence
Already in the XIV century, a large number of "rich villas, towers, courtyards and gardens" in the vicinity of Florence made a strong impression on travelers, according to Giovanni Villani,…

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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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