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Driving The Amalfi Coast

Driving The Amalfi Coast Amalfi is a town and comune in the province of Salerno, in the region of Campania, Italy, on the Gulf of Salerno. It lies at the mouth of a deep ravine, at the foot of Monte Cerreto , surrounded by dramatic cliffs and coastal scenery. The town of Amalfi was the […]

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Rome – 10 Must See Attractions and Tips

Rome – 10 Must See Attractions and Tips – Rome is a city and special comune in Italy. Rome is the capital of Italy and region of Lazio. It is also the country’s largest and most populated comune and fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. The Metropolitan City of […]

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Umbria

Umbria – Umbria is a region of historic and modern central Italy. It is the only Italian region having neither a coastline nor a border with other countries. It includes the Lake Trasimeno, Cascata delle Marmore, and is crossed by the River Tiber. The regional capital is Perugia. Umbria is known for its landscapes, traditions, […]

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Cinqueterre – What to See and Do

Cinque terre  What to see and do – The Cinque Terre is a rugged portion of coast on the Italian Riviera. It is in the Liguria region of Italy, to the west of the city of La Spezia. “The Five Lands” comprises five villages: Monterosso al Mare, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola, and Riomaggiore. The coastline, the […]

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Sienna and Assisi

Siena and Assisi Siena in English sometimes spelled Sienna) is a city in Tuscany, Italy. It is the capital of the province of Siena. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. It is one of the nation’s most visited tourist attractions, with over 163,000 international arrivals in 2008. […]

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Rome – The Eternal City

Rome  The Eternal City – Rome is the capital of Italy and region of Lazio. With 2.9 million residents in 1,285 km2 (496.1 sq mi), it is also the country’s largest and most populated comune and fourth-most populous city in the European Union by population within city limits. The Metropolitan City of Rome has a […]

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Calabria

Calabria – Calabria is a region in southern Italy, forming the “toe” of the Italian Peninsula. The capital city of Calabria is Catanzaro. The most populated city and the seat of the Calabrian Regional Council, however, is Reggio. It is bordered to the north by the region of Basilicata, to the west by the Tyrrhenian […]

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Basilicata – Southern Italy

Basilicata – Southern Italy – A portion of my family emigrated to America from a little town named Pietraroia in the Basilicata Region. For those of us not familiar with this area….. Basilicata also known as Lucania, is a region in the south of Italy, bordering on Campania to the west, Apulia (Puglia) to the […]

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Tuscany – Toscana

Tuscany – Toscana Tuscany Toscana  is a region in central Italy with an area of about 23,000 square kilometres (8,900 sq mi) and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants. The regional capital is Florence (Firenze). Tuscany is known for its landscapes, traditions, history, artistic legacy and its influence on high culture. It is regarded as […]

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Magnificent Abruzzo

Magnificent Abruzzo Abruzzo is a region of Italy, with an area of about 10,763 square kilometres (4,156 sq mi) and a population of about 1.3 million inhabitants. Its western border lies less than 50 miles (80 km) east of Rome. The region, divided into the provinces of L’Aquila, Teramo, Pescara and the Chieti, borders the […]

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