6 facts about the Venice Carnival that will surprise you
Now in Venice there is a carnival. The most incredible, mysterious and sophisticated show on the planet. While we are struggling with snowfalls and traffic jams, many inhabitants of the…

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Popular amusement parks
In Italy, there are a huge number of theme parks, almost every resort town has its own entertainment complex. Often, these parks are combined with zoos, botanical gardens, playgrounds, which…

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Traditional italian drinks
An indispensable attribute of the Italian meal is wine. It is also used as an aperitif, served with the main dish, used as an independent dish with fruit or cheese…

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grapes and fruits

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

Northern Italy

The north of Italy is the lapel of the Italian “boots”, the country of the Alps, a paradise for skiers and the most international region of the country, bordering Slovenia, Austria, Switzerland and France. Here you can successfully combine skiing in the world famous Val d’Aosta or Dolomiti di Brenta with shopping in Milan, the canonical fun of San Remo and the melancholy charm of Venice.

If the basis of South Italian cuisine is pasta and olive oil, then the north is corn, rice and butter.
Northern Italy
Italians themselves divide the north of the country into two large regions – the Northwest (provinces of Piedmont, Liguria, Lombardy and Val d’Aosta) and the Northeast (Emilia-Romagna, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Trentino-Alto Adige and Veneto) . 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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Travel Verona
Verona is a city with a population of 250 thousand people, known for its long and bloody history. The inhabitants of Verona are proud that more than 200 years ago,…

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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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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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Personal experience: how not to get bored in Syracuse in a month
My name is Irina, and a month ago my husband and child went on a trip around the world. I have already shared my experience of preparing for such a…

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