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Driving In Italy 🇮🇹

10 Tips For Driving In Italy Are you thinking of driving in Italy? You must be crazy! I’m just kidding. It’s not that bad. Let’s remain calm, take a deep breath and I’ll give you my 10 tips for driving in Italy. My family and I drove around Northern Italy last year and we survived. Just barely. No, I’m joking. Sorry. It’s just that everyone …

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The Venice Lagoon

I absolutely love Venice. Specifically, I’m referring to the Venice Lagoon. There is no other place like it anywhere in the world. It is a fascinating, unique, and majestic city with a colourful and rich history, and an undeniable charm that sweeps everyone off their feet. Yes, it’s romantic, captivating and enchanting, but it’s more than just those things. When walking around the centre of …

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Venice And The Gondola

When you visit this unique city of Italy, you should experience a ride in a beautiful Venetian gondola. It is the most romantic ride in the world, in the most romantic city in the world. It is a must, in my opinion. I have been lucky to ride in a gondola twice in my life, and have found it to be a magical experience. They …

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Cinqueterre

You will absolutely love the five resort towns that make up Cinqueterre (five lands) on the gorgeous Italian Riviera. These popular seaside destinations have tourists flocking from all over the world for romantic and enchanting getaways. It is beautiful and quite unique here. The colourfully painted buildings perched on the hillsides overlooking the blue waters are truly a magical sight. The past The National Park …

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Milan

4 Fascinating Places to See In Milan Milan is Italy’s most expensive and richest city, being home to fashion, design and finance. Labels such as Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Valentino have their flagship stores and headquarters here. Names such as Pirelli Tyres and Alfa Romeo are also from Milan. I visited in 2018 and immediately loved it here; it’s easy to get around and …

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Santa Margherita Ligure

The Italian Riviera’s Best Kept Secret The Italian Riviera has long been the playground of the rich and famous. It boasts a host of stunning resort towns. Many tourists and celebrities have lived or holidayed in this beautiful stretch of Italy. But perhaps one of the best kept secrets along this coastline is the glorious harbour village of Santa Margherita Ligure. Why wasn’t I aware …

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Vigoleno Castle

You Will Be Enchanted If you love fairy tales, you are sure to be enchanted by the Castello di Vigoleno. In the north of Italy, this real life original medieval castle is part of the charming historic Vigoleno village, located in Vernasca. It dates back to Roman times and sits high up on top of a hill in the Emilia Romagna Region, not too far …

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Genoa

Fall In Love With Genoa Once you visit Genoa you will fall in love with it, as I did. This grand historic, bustling seaside city in Northern Italy is full of wonderment everywhere you turn. I couldn’t get over how much it has to offer and yet I’m a little amazed it doesn’t attract more international tourists as a prime holiday destination. Genoa is currently …

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Monterosso Al Mare

A delightful Seaside Resort Along the coastline of northern Italy, Monterosso Al Mare is one of the famous old fishing villages which make up the Cinque Terre (five lands) seaside resorts. On the Italian Riviera this delightful ocean town is the last one on the strip. From north to south there are: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corniglia, Vernazza, then Monterosso, which is the most popular and the …

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Parma

Charming and Delightful A Must-See! A charming city renowned as Italy’s food capital, Parma is a gastronomic delight. It is located in northern Italy approximately an hour and a half drive south of Milano. Here you will find the birthplace of Parmigiano Reggiano cheese. Parma is also famous for Prosciutto di Parma or Parma Ham, the home of Barilla Pasta, Guiseppe Verdi (the opera composer) and loads more… It …

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Lake Como

Beautifully picturesque Any location with water views is lovely, but Lake Como is so beautifully picturesque. It has long been a favourite holiday destination for celebrities and tourists since Roman times. It’s definitely one of the top lakes to visit in Italy, if not the world. With the Alpine backdrop, clear blue water, stately villas and waterfront eateries, you can see the undeniable attraction of …

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