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…

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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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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…

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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

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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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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The whole truth about 25 Italian "no"
Italy is a beautiful country, and we sincerely envy those who are planning to visit the Apennine Peninsula this summer. An unforgettable vacation awaits you, unless ... you do not…

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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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