Italy Archive

A City Guide to Genoa, Italy

In the coastal region of Liguria in Italy lies the northern historical port town of Genoa (Genova in Italian). It is often overshadowed by Rome or Venice, yet it is filled with hidden gems and treasures that make it a great city and a fabulous place to visit. This article will look at some of [&hellip

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A City Guide to Turin, Italy

Northern Italy’s cultural and business centre, Turin is the capital of the Piedmont region and consequently a location of great importance. Turin has been home to many of the greatest Italian politicians and as a result is nicknamed the “cradle of Italian liberty”; a city recognised for its noble, historic role. With many incredible sights [&hellip

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Venice, Italy City Breaks

Venice is arguably one of Europe’s best preserved cities. A majestic, fairy tale city in every sense of the word, it is held together by hundreds of bridges and alleys with international tourism in its blood. With a population of 65,000 people and 500,000 in the greater Venice area, it is surprising to know that Venice [&hellip

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Florence, Italy City Breaks

Arguably the most beautiful city in Italy (according to an Italian Purdue University professor, take it or leave it!), Florence is a city to behold. Sitting right below the Apennines hills along the esteemed Arno River, Florence has made great contributions to the world stage with everyone from Leonardo da Vinci to Masaccio. The city [&hellip

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Rome, Italy City Breaks

Unquestionably home of the greatest civilization known to man, the city of Rome is built on top of ruins after ruins. This sprawling city of 2.6 million people owns a healthy mix of artistic and architectural masterpieces with plenty of piazzas and Baroque/Gothic style churches for history buffs. Rome is a city of history and [&hellip

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