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A closer look at Mount Etna

Have you always wanted to see a volcano up close? If reaching the summit of a volcano sounds exciting but at the same time too tiring, the...
The Abbey of Montecassino

The Abbey of Montecassino

Slow Tour riding a horse, along the path of St Benedict that leads to the great Abbey of Montecassino, rising up above the Liri valley. Beneath the...
Castle Scilla in Calabria, Italy— Photo by gurgenb

The many beauties of Calabria, as seen by the New York Times

Off the usual touristic beaten tracks lays the point of the Italian boot, Calabria. Italian Americans are probably well aware of its beauty and...
The ancient village of Bevagna

Bevagna, one of Italy's most charming villages

Bevagna, a handsome village in the province of Perugia, is one of Umbria's most characteristic small towns: so much so, it has often been used to...
A Stroll Through Orvieto, the “City in the Sky”

A Stroll Through Orvieto, the “City in the Sky”

Victoria tours the Etruscan and medieval town in Umbria . Orvieto sits on an impressive outcropping of volcanic tufa stone. Settled by the Etruscans...
Welcome to Umbria, the Green Heart of Italy!

Welcome to Umbria, the Green Heart of Italy!

Umbria is described as being located in the heart of Italy and with neither a coastline or a border with a foreign country, it is also the only...
Let’s go to le Marche: Frontone and the Castle!

Let’s go to Le Marche: Frontone and the Castle!

Studentessa Matta takes us for a visit in Le Marche region. A unique place to discover... Le Marche is a beautiful region of Italy that is bordered...
The apple of Valtellina

The apples of Valtellina

We're at the Valtellina's largest fruit-growing cooperative, Melavì. Here you can taste the famous apple from Valtellina, a PGI product. The apple...
Piazzale Michelangelo ~ Florence’s Renaissance Cityscape from Above

Piazzale Michelangelo ~ Florence’s Renaissance Cityscape from Above

“Tonight the sun has died like an Emperor…great scarlet arcs of silk…saffron…green…crimson…and the blaze of Venus to remind one of the absolute and...
Il Complesso di San Lorenzo

Il Complesso di San Lorenzo

That the Medici family acquired enormous power and wealth as bankers and financiers and influenced the legacy of Florence and Tuscany is undeniable…...

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