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Manarola of Cinque Terre

Manarola of Cinque Terre

Beautiful town of Manarola, is the second smallest of the Cinque Terre, the main Catholic Church of San Lorenzo was built in 1338. Manarola is famous for the local wine, Sciacchetra, which dates back to Roman times. Italian Region of Liguria.

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Island of Procida

Island of Procida

The island of Procida, near Napoli, is located in the Italian Region of Campania. This picturesque place has been inhabited since the 16th Century B.C. and has been the inspiration for artists, authors, and filmakers, including the Italian Film, il postino, which won an Academy Award. Please visit our website: www.italia.org Fairly, there are some aspects you have to regard about soundness care. There are hundreds of dependable internet pharmacies that will offer legitimate discounts. For instance you can buy penicillin antibiotics that...

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Bagnoregio, Ancient Hilltop Hamlet

Bagnoregio, Ancient Hilltop Hamlet

Bagnoregio is an ancient hilltop hamlet located in the Province of Viterbo, Italian Region of Lazio.  The Etruscans founded this settlement centuries ago and has remained relevant throughout the ages because of the strategically defensible hilltop location surrounded by deep ravines on three sides. It became part of the Catholic Diocese of Viterbo in the 7th Century, added to the Papal State in 822, and was the birthplace of the famous philosopher St. Bonaventure in the early 13th century.   Built high on volcanic tufo stone, Bagnoregio was...

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Top 10 Lakes in Italy

Top 10 Lakes in Italy

The 10 Best Lakes That Italy Has to Offer by Mary Lapidus Everyone has heard of Italy. That is just a known fact of life. Everyone has heard of the mouth-watering pastas, beautiful architecture, and can at least name the famous Italian artist Leonardo Da Vinci. However, there is something that has always remained true throughout the span of time: Some of the most beautiful and awe-inspiring things in the world were not crafted by the hands of man, but by Mother Nature herself. A perfect example of this can be found in the various lakes of...

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Sardegna Holiday Rental

Sardegna Holiday Rental

Holiday Rental on the beautiful island of Sardinia (Sardegna), Italia. Holiday Home Porto Ottiolu Donatella  3 Bedrooms – 2/4/6 people  1 Large living room with kitchenette  2 Bedrooms – 2 Bathrooms  Living space 60 m² To book, simply contact the owner:  Preferably phone Owner Information Ms. Donatella / Mr AntonioMOBILE (0039) 349 87.30.240 Ms. Donatella  MOBILE (0039) 349 47.44.821 Signor AntonioSend an e-mail to the owner: e.donatella @ lycos.com  Check availability: Contact owner  Description of the...

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Vacation Rental in Puglia

Vacation Rental in Puglia

Puglia is one of Italia’s most desirable regions…blessed with plenty of sunshine, beautiful beaches, fresh cuisine, award-winning olive oil and wine, art, architecture, and unique cultural traditions. Rent out this wonderful location walking distance from the Adriatic Sea owned with over 18 villa-style apartments to choose from managed by a friendly professional couple. All apartments have the kitchen and sundeck. Residence has a swimming pool, hot tub, playground, kid’s movies and cartoons in the evenings in the special zone...

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Rome’s Best Gelato

Rome’s Best Gelato

Finding good gelato in Rome may seem easy, but eating the great stuff takes know-how. These three city centre icecream parlours, or gelaterie, are a good place to start. When the Obamas visited Rome they made a pit stop in Giolitti, arguably the city’s best loved and most famous gelateria. Tucked on a shady street near the Pantheon and behind the parliament, it’s no exaggeration to say that everywhere in this spacious, old fashioned interior, people are stuffing themselves with icecream fit for the gods. Creations like the Giolitti...

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Todi’s Timeless Charm

Todi’s Timeless Charm

The charming Italian town of Todi offers the traveller a mix of art, history, nature and easy access to other must-see Italian towns and cities. Located in the southern part of Umbria in central Italy, Todi is perched on the crest of two hills and overlooks the east bank of the lush Tiber Valley. The picturesque town is surrounded by three concentric walls – the outermost is medieval, the middle wall is Roman while the innermost wall is partly Etruscan. In the centre of Todi (www.umbriatravel.com) stands the Piazza del Popolo, one of the...

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Roman History & Sculpture

Roman History & Sculpture

PALAZZO ALTEMPS OFFERS TROVE OF ROMAN HISTORY AND SCULPTURE One of Rome’s best ancient sculpture galleries sits just a stone’s throw north of the tourist mecca Piazza Navona, yet many visitors are unaware of the Palazzo Altemps. Once a home of German Cardinal Marco Sittico Altemps, who bought it in 1568, the palazzo today houses an important collection of Greek and Roman sculptures, and a significant collection of works from Egypt. Yet one of the most interesting attractions of the National Rome Museum: Palazzo Altemps is the...

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Rome’s Termini Train Station Revamp

Rome’s Termini Train Station Revamp

ROME’S CENTRAL STATION GETS A REVAMP Rome’s Termini Station, one of the busiest railway hubs in Europe, is in for its first major facelift in 13 years as construction gets underway on a parking garage and shopping gallery that will ‘float’ above the tracks. The twin structures will span the full length of the station, hanging over the platforms like a bridge with ten glass elevators and over a dozen stairways and escalators providing access to the levels below. The gallery will have shops, restaurants and rest areas...

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