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Castel del Monte has a way to charm its visitors. Architecturally unique and historically precious, this medieval dwelling located some 15 miles from Andria and about 50 from Bari, in Apulia, had been constructed in the 13th century to meet …

Matera is likely the most well known and visited of Italy’s cities carved into stone, but it’s far from being the only one. The Basilicata beauty has experienced a cultural Renaissance in recent years, also thanks to its role of …

Tours – Carrara Marble Tour If you happen to find yourself lying on one of the beautiful beaches along the Versilian coast in northern Tuscany, it would be impossible not to admire the majestic Apuan Alps. It would be easy …

Tuscany, Sicily, Sardinia, and Apulia. Or Lombardy and Trentino Alto-Adige, Emilia Romagna and Umbria. These are the regions we think about when considering a holiday in Italy, right? Yet, our beloved Belpaese is formed by 20 regions and each of …

It is so blazing hot in Italy this August — an anticyclone dubbed Lucifer swept across the country — that you want to lie forever on the magic, wild beaches of Maratea, the so-called “Pearl of the Tyrrhenian Sea.” In …

Portovenere is a small, quaint village in the La Spezia province of Liguria, on the Riviera di Levante that gently arches towards Tuscany.  Once a fishermen’s hamlet, it is today a popular tourist destination, often bundled in day or weekend …

There’s a lot to cheer about this summer. We’re eating in restaurants again, festivals are underway, swimming pools overflow with squealing children – we can even have a BBQ with the neighbors! Like a longed-for prodigal son, normalcy is making …

If you have been an English major in university, mentions of Otranto immediately bring to mind the dark, ghostly atmospheres of Horace Walpole’s Castle of Otranto. Surprisingly enough, though, this beautiful town in the region of Puglia, known also for …

Situated between France to the north and the Ligurian Sea to the south, Imperia is a mountainous and hilly province part of the Ligurian region.  It shares its name with the coastal capital city that was created in 1923.  Because …

Olive oil is a staple of the Mediterranean diet and among the healthiest ingredients you can keep in your pantry. It is also a symbol of Made in Italy around the world and a reason of national pride: indeed, Italy …

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