Why italian food doesn't really exist
Do you know why Sicilians tend to identify themselves first with Sicily, and only the second with Italy? Because of the food. The same goes for the inhabitants of Veneto…

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When to go to Italy?
In Italy there are two high seasons. The first peak begins in mid-June and lasts until the beginning of September. And the second - from mid-December to January 10. The…

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Seven answers to the question: “Why do I need to go to Italy out of season?”
It is claimed that Italy is an off-season country. Is this true? What awaits a tourist from October to May. The answer is given by the director of the Moscow…

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Italian islands and islets

Island Italy is a vacation for every taste. There is a place here for desperate misanthropes – for this there are uninhabited small islands where you can become a Robinson for a while, until you return to love for people and civilization.
Italian islands
Continental Italy is far from all of Italy. These are also islands, the largest and most famous of which are Sicily and Sardinia. But there are also small islands – small in size, but not in significance and beauty. The largest of the small Italian islands (this is its unofficial name) – Elba, with an area of ​​223 sq km, belongs to the Tuscan archipelago. The closest major city on mainland Italy is Florence. 28 thousand inhabitants of the island are engaged in agriculture and tourism industry. The first association with the name of the island is, of course, Napoleon. He was there in 1814, and since then Elba has become a place of Continue reading

Holidays on the lakes of Italy

The vastness of Italy is adorned with beautiful forests, fields, rivers, mountains and lakes, and the latter will be discussed. On the territory of the country there are about 1.5 thousand large and small lakes, on the shores of which tourists come from around the world, and of course, Italians themselves. The most picturesque and colorful are the lakes at the foot of the Alps – Como, Maggiore, Iseo Garda (the largest lake), Lugano and many others. The Italian lakes are dominated by a semi-Mediterranean climate comfortable for relaxation, and the area around them is planted with citrus orchards and emerald olive groves. In addition, many resorts have well-developed infrastructure, which will make the rest on the lake more intense and varied.

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Unusual hotels of Italy

Undoubtedly, in Italy there are a huge number of upscale hotels that meet the needs of travelers. But what to do for those who are already fed up with relaxing in comfortable rooms with all amenities? Italy can offer such tourists unique hotels, a vacation spent in them will be truly unforgettable. Whether you want to spend the night in a real Italian castle, stay in a hotel – a cave or Trulli, live in a small romantic hotel – a boutique, or stay in the peaceful atmosphere of a monastery – all this can be found in Italy for lovers of the unusual.

Trulli Hotels

Trulli – unique architectural structures with a conical roof. Such buildings are found only in southern Italy and most of them are located in the Apulia region near Alberobello. Moreover, the trulli of this Continue reading

Spa on the volcano
Life on the volcano is possible and even beautiful - if we are talking about Ischia Island. The DT correspondent talks about thermal waters and healing procedures, as well as…

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What to bring with you to Italy?
To properly pack your suitcase, you must consider the purpose of the trip and the weather conditions in the country during the trip. Many experienced travelers say - the less…

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Italian islands and islets
Island Italy is a vacation for every taste. There is a place here for desperate misanthropes - for this there are uninhabited small islands where you can become a Robinson…

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The most fun festivals in Italy
In Italy, a huge number of various festivals take place. Some festivals are world famous and annually gather crowds of tourists, while others are unknown at all, except for the…

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