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How to rent a Villa in Italy

How to rent a Villa in Italy

Before renting a villa in Italy, it is important to understand what questions you must ask before signing the rental contract. Nada Virgili of NadasItaly.com compiled a list for italia.org of the 20 most important questions to ask prior to renting a villa in Italy. 1.             Will someone meet me at the villa and explain how everything works? Whom do I call if I have questions or problems? Whom do I call to arrange local activities and excursions? What are their working hours and when is their day...

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Sicilian Passito Winery

Sicilian Passito Winery

(ANSA) – Pantelleria, January 2 – One of the best-kept secrets about the leading Sicilian winemaker Donnafugata is the sweet success of its dessert wine, the Ben Rye’ passito. The company’s Ben Rye’, produced on the spectacular island of Pantelleria 100 kms off the south-west coast of Sicily, is the only Italian wine to have won top accolades from all the major Italian wine guides. The company has compared the ratings awarded by all the 2013 wine guides and found that Donnafugata’s 2010 Ben Rye’ scored...

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Varenna, small-town charm on Lago di Como

Varenna, small-town charm on Lago di Como


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City of Varenna, located in the Province of Lecco around 60km North of Milano, in the Region of Lombardia. It is a beautiful and picturesque town of around 1,000 people with spectacular views of Lake Como, which has been a popular summer vacation retreat since Roman times.  Located along the edge of the town, there is a walkway that borders the lake passing numerous shops, restaurants, and charming  hotels.  The ferry boat transport is a great way to explore all of the surrounding towns of Lake Como with short day trips.  Varenna offers...

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Alberobello

Alberobello

Alberobello is a small town and comune in the province of Bari, in Puglia, Italy. It has about 11,000 inhabitants and is famous for its unique trulli constructions. The Trulli of Alberobello are part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites list since...

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Castle of Malcesine

Castle of Malcesine

Castle of Malcesine, built in the 13th Century, located in the Italian Region of Veneto is home to the Natural History Museum of Lake Garda and Mount Baldo. Il Castello di Malcesine, costruito nel 13 secolo, si trova nella regione italiana Veneto ed e` sede del Museo di Storia Naturale del Lago di Garda e del Monte Baldo.

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Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre

Cinque Terre in the Italian Region of Liguria. Cinque Terre, nella regione Italiana Liguria.

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