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Italy Travel Guide featuring articles, images, and links to books, hotel reservations, flights, and car rental.

Venice: La Serenissima

Venice: The Most Serene I cannot remember when I first heard of, or learnt about, La Serenissima, but it would have been many years before my first visit. Of course…

Walking at night in Florence, Italy

[caption id="attachment_299" align="alignleft" width="246"] Courtesy of https://www.mijnstacaravaninitalie.nl[/caption] Night in Florence? Being a solo female traveler there are two things I am always hearing. The first is that I’ll end up…

Visit Italy now!

Why visit Italy now? Italy is perfect for romantic Couples Fall for Italy's inspiring beauty, as seen in cities like Venice, Rome and Verona, home of Romeo and Juliet. All…

Region of Puglia – Apulia

[caption id="attachment_153" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Gargano, Puglia[/caption] Puglia was for centuries a strategic province, colonized, invaded and conquered (like its neighbors, Calabria and Sicily) by just about every major power of…

Region of Campania

[caption id="attachment_148" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Bay of Naples[/caption] The region immediately south of Lazio, Campania, marks the real beginning of the Italian south or mezzogiorno. It's the part of the south…

Region of Abruzzo

[caption id="attachment_143" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Barrea (Parco Nazionale, Abruzzo, Italia)[/caption] The name Abruzzo appears to derive from the Latin form Aprutium. The name Aprutium, however, was not in use in Roman…

Region of Lazio

[caption id="attachment_138" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Rome[/caption] Of all Italy's historic cities, it's perhaps Rome, in the region of Lazio, which exerts the most compelling fascination. There's more to see here than…

Region of Emilia-Romagna

[caption id="attachment_135" align="aligncenter" width="800"] One of the many castles in Emilia Romagna[/caption] Set between Lombardy and Tuscany, and stretching from the Adriatic coast almost to the shores of the Mediterranean,…

Region of Tuscany

[caption id="attachment_130" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Tuscan countryside[/caption] Tuscany is like a picture that has long held an irresistible attraction for northern Europeans and Americans. The expat's perspective may be distorted, but…

Region of Liguria

[caption id="attachment_127" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Portofino[/caption] There's an unexpected change as you cross the border from Nice and Monaco: the Italian Riviera (as Liguria's commercially developed strip of coast is known)…

Region of Veneto

[caption id="attachment_124" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Venezia[/caption] The first-time visitor to Venice, in the region of Veneto, arrives with a heavy freight of expectations, most of which turn out to be well…

Region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia

[caption id="attachment_119" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Abbazia Rosazzo in Friuli[/caption] The geographical complexity of Friuli-Venezia Giulia - around eight thousand square kilometres of alps, limestone plateau, alluvial plain and shelving coastlands -…

Region of Lombardy

[caption id="attachment_116" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Lake Como[/caption] Lombardy, Italy's richest and most developed region, often seems to have more in common with its northern European neighbours than with the rest of…

Region of Piedmont – Piemonte

[caption id="attachment_113" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The Alps in Piedmont[/caption] Many of the dishes in Piedmont's (Piemonte) swankiest restaurants derive from the tables of the Piemontese aristocracy, in particular the Savoy dukes…

Region of Trentino-Alto Adige

[caption id="attachment_105" align="aligncenter" width="800"] The Dolomites as seen from Lake Misurina[/caption] Trentino-Alto Adige is something of an anomaly: a mixed German-Italian region, much of which has only been part of…

Visiting Italy on a budget

A brief guide on how to plan an affordable vacation to Italy The richness of Italian life is an irresistible lure - from its cuisine and architecture to its fashion…

Top 5 Must-See Beaches In Italy

Italy features some of the finest beaches in the world From Caribbean-like stretches of soft sand to coves nestled along rocky shores, this country offers a diverse selection of seaside…

Via Francigena (Via Romea)

The Pilgrim's road from Canterbury to Rome It doesn't take long to pick them out: men and women of all ages, most carrying backpacks and using tall walking sticks, dressed…

Region of Sicily

[caption id="attachment_164" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Selinunte, Sicily[/caption] Sicily (Italian and Sicilian: Sicilia) is an autonomous region of Italy in Europe. Of all the regions of Italy, Sicily covers the largest surface…

Italy North to South

A look at the North, Center, and South of Italy including the islands Whether your passion is art or architecture; wine or cuisine; or historical churches or castles, there will…

Seagulls over Italy

[caption id="attachment_2053" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Seagulls in Venice[/caption] What is surprising is the increasing presence of seagulls in Italian cities, a phenomenon which was practically unknown 100 years ago. Just imagine;…

Travel Insurance Tips For Italy

[caption id="attachment_1733" align="aligncenter" width="762"] Rome at night[/caption] Protect That Perfect Italian Holiday With Travel Insurance Italy offers endless choices for incredible holidays. Whether it's skiing in the Alps or a…

Region of Molise

[caption id="attachment_178" align="aligncenter" width="741"] San Vincenzo al Volturno[/caption] Much of Molise still seems to be struggling out of its past, its towns and villages victims of either economic neglect or…

Region of Sardinia

[caption id="attachment_167" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Pink Beach[/caption] A little under 200km from the Italian mainland, slightly more than that from the North African coast at Tunisia, Sardinia is way off most…

Region of Aosta Valley

[caption id="attachment_110" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Lake Darpy, Aosta Valley[/caption] Fringed by Europe's highest mountains, Mont Blanc, the Matterhorn and Monte Rosa, veined with valleys and studded with castles, Valle d'Aosta is…

Italy Museums and Historic Sites

[caption id="attachment_597" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Pompeii[/caption] Few countries can claim as extensive a heritage of artistic expression. To experience Italy's art firsthand is to touch the soul of the country. From…

Naples without a jacket

[caption id="attachment_376" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Naples[/caption] Yes it has its glamour and glitz, but for the temporary visitor, there is no need to put on a show. Naples has all types,…

Region of Marche

[caption id="attachment_3237" align="alignnone" width="787"] Grotte Frasassi, Le Marche[/caption] Lying between the Apennines and the Adriatic, Marche (sometimes anglicized as The Marches) is a varied region, and one you could spend…

Map of Italy

Interactive map of Italy and Europe This map of Italy allows you to view the country in several ways including satellite view, street view, and standard road map view.

Images of Portofino

The town crowded round its small harbour is considered to be among the most beautiful Mediterranean ports. According to Pliny the Elder, Portofino was founded by the Romans and named…

Images of Rome

Rome is located in the central-western portion of the Italian peninsula, where the river Aniene joins the Tiber. According to legend, the city of Rome was founded by the twins…

Images of Tuscany

Tuscany was the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, and its artistic heritage includes architecture, painting and sculpture, collected in dozens of museums, the best-known of which is the Uffizi and…

Images of Venice

Venice (Italian: Venezia, Venetian: Venezsia) is the capital of region Veneto, and has a population of 271,663 (census estimate January 1, 2004). The city is included, with Padua (Padova), in…

Images of Capri

Capri is an Italian island off the Sorrentine Peninsula. On the south side of the Gulf of Naples, Capri has been a celebrated beauty spot and resort since the time…

Images of Assisi

Assisi is a town in Italy in Perugia province, Italy, in the Umbria region, on the western flank of Mt. Subasio. It is the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded…

Images of Amalfi Coast

The towns lying on the Amalfi Coast are Vietri sul Mare, Cetara, Maiori, Minori, Ravello, Atrani, Amalfi, Praiano, Scala and Positano. The area is known for its rugged terrain, scenic…

Images of Pisa

Pisa is a city in Tuscany, central Italy, on the right bank of the mouth of the Arno River on the Ligurian Sea. It is the capital city of the…

Images of Pompeii

Pompeii is a ruined Roman city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. It was destroyed, and completely buried, during…

A Day in Florence

[caption id="attachment_451" align="aligncenter" width="800"] Ponte Vecchio in Florence[/caption] What is more, you can book your own seats on the trains from home, on the Internet, and, with Eurostar, move comfortably…

Italian hotels throughout the country

This article is provided by booked.net Moreover, Italy will surprise you with the variety of sightseeing's, starting from ancient ruins in Rome and ending with the luxurious boutiques in Milan.…

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