If you come to Italy there are some things you just have to do, foods to try, and places to see. There are 50 UNESCO protected sites here, that’s more than any other country in the world. So where do you start? Don’t worry we are here to help you with a simple guide to make your visit a truly unforgettable one.
Studying abroad in Italy for 3 months, I knew I couldn’t leave here without visiting Rome. Rome is home to some of the most important and influential history in the world, the capital of Italy, and a huge city with so much to do and see in general. I finally made the trip last weekend, and it definitely was an eventful one! I’ll give you some advice to squeeze in all of the must-see sights while avoiding lines, tourist traps and ultimately making the most of your weekend.
Italy is a country of extraordinary artistic and cultural heritage. It is a treasure of inestimable value that we have been privileged to receive an inheritance from our ancestors over the centuries. This is even more luck being able to enjoy free of charge for nine days, 9 to 17 April next. That 's what happens during the Culture Week, now in its thirteenth edition, which each year offers free entry to museums, archaeological sites, archives and state libraries, for a great feast spread throughout the country. In Italy, more than 2,500 events including exhibitions, conferences, special openings, workshops, guided tours and concerts make the experience even more special to all Italian and foreign visitors.
Starts tomorrow in Perugia seventeenth edition of eurochocolate, ten days entirely dedicated to chocolate in all its forms.Enlarge to downloadRich program of events this year (download here), with stands around the city center and many advantages for those who purchase the chococard (buy it online) costs 5 euro.You can get to Perugia from Florence:- By train: 2 hours travel will cost about 16 euro. Schedules are available here- Car: about 2 hours away. The route in google maps and parking Recommended
Everything is ready for the 44th edition of Vinitaly, the International Wine and Spirits Exhibition in Verona set to open in the mark of trust and business. The Sol, dedicated to virgin and extra virgin olive oil, Agrifood Club and Enolitech events are also ready.The “five days” dedicated to wine will be officially inaugurated tomorrow at 10.30 in the presence of Luca Zaia , Minister for Agricultural, Food and Forestry Policies as well as the new Governor of the Veneto Region. The Mayor of Verona, Flavio Tosi, the President of the Province, Giovanni Miozzi, and the Agriculture Councillor of the Abruzzo Region, Mauro Febbo, will also be in attendance. Our objective is to consolidate our leadership, having been the only exhibition organiser to have closed 2009 with a financial statement in the black," said Ettore Riello, President of VeronaFiere. "And the strategy passes from the continuous improvement of infrastructures to the integrated offering of innovative services to encourage trade by the Country System."
Tuesday was the first anniversary of the earthquake that devastated the city of L'Aquila. During the Easter holidays, I was visiting the city, hosted by a group of volunteers who returned to town a year after the first time. My journey started by the community of "Pile", a part of the city, which hosted one of the tent city built by Civil Defence.
The “16112009121111Extra Edition” of the 2009 Motor Show will mark an all-out return to its origins: five days of pure spectacle – making full use of the extended holiday weekend in Italy between December 4 and 8 – with the public as the absolute main focus, and the desire for more fun with two and four wheels.The display exhibition section is confirmed too, in the central halls of the trade fair district. Spaces will display different themes and contents like technology and green solutions,road safety and road education, motor sports
IMAGINE...Imagine a city where every road is water, and every car a boat...Imagine Venice!Being a city of water it was fitting that we arrived under the November rain. The incredible thing was that you almost didn't notice the dark winter shower for the brilliance of the buildings which filled every corner of every glance. VAPORETTO #1Apart from the forbidding yellow border at each ‘station’, gliding down the Grand Canal in vaporetto no. 1 in the early evening couldn't have been more of a contrast to rolling underground on the northern line after a day in the London office. After 40 minutes of dark waves, cold air and twinkling lights we arrived at Arsenale in the east of the city.INSIDE THE LABYRINTHThe streets were gentle and quiet and you could hear the sound of the waves lapping against the road edge. The impressive lack of smog throughout the city and the silence of the streets is an instant and very welcome sensation.Admittedly November will be quieter than the height of summer but I was aware of a lovely overall sense of calm which filtered the calle. Within a matter of seconds we were already immersed in the gorgeous narrow backstreets of this magical city. There is something quite tempting about surrendering yourself to the labyrinth and seeing where it takes you...this time however, we knew where we were heading and once over the first little bridge,
The military order that has been chosen as the slogan of the sixteenth edition of Eurochocolate Perugia is a clear invitation to think outside the box, to give free rein to one’s individuality, to go beyond the usual habits to be able to enjoy the food of the gods in a new way and in all its complexity.In 2009, Eurochocolate wants to promote creativity, so everyone can love chocolate as he or she pleases. Dark or milk, bar or nugget, in whatever form it is, it doesn’t matter: there’s room for all!The tools of this sweet,
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