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3 places to see near Rome

There is much to see in Rome, but this time we will focus on some of the places you can see outside the eternal city. This is also perfect for those who want to stay in their own vacation home in one of the many cozy towns around Rome. Some days you can go on […]

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Florence

This wonderful city is both tiny and huge at the same time. The center is like an open air museum, which has become prettier and prettier through time, and today it stands as a treasure chest filled with art, architecture, lots of charm, all of it surrounded by ancient walls. Florence is located in a […]

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Apulia – Food, Architecture and Beaches

This area, in the far south at the heel of Italy, has long been a forgotten area for many. However, in the recent few years, several have begun to travel there and many people are planning a trip to Apulia to discover this charming region. A lot to see Many may already have visited Apulia […]

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Five best villas near the beach

When we go on a vacation, then closeness to the beach is often one of our top priorities. Its a fantastic feeling just to enjoy breakfast at your terrace and then walk down to the beach and enjoy the sun. This is one of the reasons why many people is looking for vacation homes close […]

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Liguria – a little piece of the Riviera

Liguria is among the smallest regions in Italy. In fact, if we look at the geographical size, it is the third smallest region of Italy. It runs along a large portion of the coast, from the French border and down to Tuscany. As with so much else, it’s not the size that counts and Liguria […]

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Christmas in Italy

Christmas is not that different in Italy compared to the rest of Europe. The Italians like christmas very much and the christmas decoration of the streets and the shops begins even earlier than we are used to. By the end of October, most of the streets in many cities have been prepared for christmas with […]

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Take a vacation in Tarquinia, a city full of beauty and history

    When you rent a vacation home in the city of Tarquinia, you will have a holiday in a town full of history. The city is close to Rome, only 90 km away from the Italian capital. It is easy to drive here from the airports                   in […]

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Southwestern part of Sicily – Beautiful beaches, landscapes and history

The southwestern part of Sicily, is first of all known for the strong wine, Marsala, its beautiful beaches and the city of Agrigento, with its old temples. When you land in either Palermo or Trapani, it will only take you a short drive to arrive in Marsala. In the area around Marsala, as well as […]

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Cortona

Cortona – The movie and cultural city of Tuscany You will find this beautiful city on the outskirts of Tuscany, not far from Arezzo. The city is known as the number one film and cultural center in Tuscany after Arezzo, and has added streets and houses to a movie from  Hollywood.  The movie is called […]

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North eastern Sicily – Resort towns and historical gems

When you are going to visit this part of Sicily, then it’s easiest to fly to Catania. This city is also the biggest city on the eastern coast and the second largest city on Sicily, with its 300.000 habitants. It was founded in the 8th century B.C. The city has a violent history and has […]

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Asti

The city of Asti i situated in Piedmont. It is one of the most important cities there, when it comes to wine. The region of Piedmont is the second largest in Italy, with regards to square kilometres, only surpassed by Sicily. There lives a little bit more than four million people in Piedmont and close […]

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The north western part of Sicily – Historic places and beautiful islands

The north western corner of Sicily, is the most populous part of this big and wonderful island. It is the biggest island in the Mediterranean and with a population of about five million people. In this part of Sicily, you will find the capital, Palermo, which also happens to be the largest city on Sicily, […]

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The Amalfi Coast

This must be one of the most beautiful places in all of Italy and Europe. Here, you will find small villages on the steep mountainside, just like they were glued to the rocks, marvellous beaches and a view that is nothing short of breath taking. So, it’s not that strange, that this part of Italy […]

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Lake Garda

Garda When you rent or own a vacation home in the beautiful area around Lake Garda, would it be nice to know a little bit more about this beautiful place.  We have therefore, a few recommendations about activities you should not miss. The Lake Garda itself, is 52 kilometres from north to south, a few […]

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Gubbio i Umbria

If you are renting a house or an apartment in Umbria, you should definately take a trip to Gubbio. The town has around 30.000 inhabitants and you will find it just beneath Mont Ingino, 70 km northeast of Perugia. Some Italians will tell you that Gubbio is Umbrias respond to the Tuscan town of Siena. […]

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Discover Abruzzo

Get Away from It All with an Abruzzo Adventure With stellar beaches and majestic mountains, there are plenty of reasons to holiday in Abruzzo. Primarily, because Abruzzo is the go-to Italian destination for those who love the great outdoors. From swimming to skiing, from hiking to horseback riding, from mountain to rock climbing – Abruzzo has exhilarating […]

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Five of Italy’s most romantic places for you to celebrate Valentine’s Day

The most romantic day of the year is finally here.  What can be better than to celebrate this day with the one you love in a romantic setting? Italy is the home country of romance, and there are plenty of romantic places where you can enjoy yourself and each other’s company, while visiting some of […]

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The Towns of Cinque Terre

If you ever feel like you need to just get away from it all for a little while and go somewhere where you can forget about whatever it is that’s bothering you and just relax and take in the beauty around you, you should come to Cinque Terre. This little portion of coast on the […]

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The Little-known Marche

Marche is a county next to the Adriatic Sea, in the northern part of Italy. The county borders to several other Italian counties. You find Tuscany to the west, Lazio, Umbria and Abruzzo to the south and Emilia-Romagna to the north. In addition to this, Marche also has borders to San Marino. The easiest way […]

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A vacation in the south of Italy with food on the menu

Down in the south Italian heel, there you have Apulia You might already have been there, if you have driven to Italy to catch the ferries to Croatia or Greece. The ferries leaves from the two big port towns of Apulia, Bari and Brindisi. The south of Italy has a good and warm climate, which you […]

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The famous Siena in Tuscany

Renting a villa close to Siena means that you are very close to plenty of exciting attractions. One villa close to town is Villa Perignola The city of Siena is on of the must famous city of Tuscany. Around 55.000 people live in the city. It is not among the largest cities of Italy, but […]

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7 things to do in the south of Tuscany

Pitigliano – the beauty of this village astounds you. It has a history that is 3500 years long. A city carved into the mountain in a way that makes it difficult to tell the difference between city and mountain. In addition to all the beautiful buildings, that you can rest your eyes upon, you can […]

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From the Romans to the Etruscans … an exciting part of a holiday in Italy

Experience Lazio, where all the Romans call home The region of Lazio is not only about Rome. The Lazio coast has beautiful sandy beaches, along with the Great Lakes, making Lazio a wonderful place to rent a vacation home. The delightful cuisine of Lazio is known around the world both for meat and fish and you will […]

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Sicily, Marina di Ragusa

Vacation in Italy, in the south of Sicily

This large island has attracted visitors for thousands of years and actually has a “close friendship” with more than just visitors. Sicily, located on the tip of Italy, has long been inhabited by settlers of several civilizations. There were the Greeks whose presence gave rise to Aphrodite, because the landscape was rich and beautiful and was to be a […]

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Autumn holiday in Italy

  If you are planning a trip for the autumn holidays, there are several requirements that you have to put in place. We are a family of four: mother, father and two daughters, ages 12 and 13. Our youngest daughter may want to swim, the eldest daughter may want to go shopping in town, mother is interested […]

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The best beaches in Sicily

Sicily, the largest island in the Mediterranean, is a wonderful holiday destination for its cuisine, its welcoming city and its history. Thanks to the geographical position of this large island, it offers some of the most beautiful beaches in Italy. If you love the beach and want to plan a vacation, here is a list […]

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Sicily, Marzamemi

Travel and Baroque towns in southern of Sicily

    When planning a trip to Italy, Sicily is undoubtedly one of the regions that tourists cannot overlook. Being the largest island in the Mediterranean, there are several choices of cities to visit. If you are a lover of history and art, it would be appropriate to plan a trip to the baroque cities of Sicily. There are […]

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