Category Archives: Italy

Cuneo and Fossano, (Italy)

“Among the vineyard landscapes of Piedmont” Our second part for this weekend, coming from our base in Turin was for visiting the small and beautiful Piedmont cities of Cuneo and Fossano. Another two places important to the once rich and wealthy House of … Continue reading

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Turin, (Italy)

“Roman Julia Augusta Taurinorum”, “Automobile Capital of Italy”, “The Detroit of Italy” Once again on a trip returning to a city long time not been. It was back in July 2012, and this was in fact the very first guide … Continue reading

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Capri, (Italy)

“The isle of the sirens”, “Ancient Greek: Kapros”, “Roman: Capreae” Another of the great yet small destinations we can tick the checkbox for finally being able to visit. However this is not our first attempt if I am to be honest. … Continue reading

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Naples, (Italy)

“Greek Parthenope: Pure Voice”, “Latin Neapolis: New City”, “Dormant and quiet” Returning for one more time to what is now, without hesitation, one of our favourites cities in the whole of Italy: Naples. So much to see and not just only … Continue reading

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Mantua and Sabbioneta, (Italy)

“Etruscan god: Mantus”, “Roman: Manto”, “The most important Renaissance city in Italy” Continuing with another great day in this very busy weekend visiting so many places in such a short time, we move towards both Mantua and Sabbioneta. One complimenting the … Continue reading

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Padua, (Italy)

“The city of Palladio”, “Roman Vincentia: Victorious” On our second part of this day, after visiting the city of Vicenza, we complete it with Padua, really next door. It’s only 40 kilometres to the east of the former, just 17 … Continue reading

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Vicenza, (Italy)

“The city of Palladio”, “Roman Vincentia: Victorious” Another return to Italy, and once again to the north just after few weeks since the last trip. Somehow, there is always somewhere else to go and visit, non-stop anywhere you go in … Continue reading

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Brescia, (Italy)

“Roman: Brixia”, “Leonessa d’Italia: The Lioness of Italy”, “The Falcon of Italy” At only 54 km east from Bergamo (our base), and the very same distance to Verona; the city of Brescia is greatly located in the most populated area of Italy, … Continue reading

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