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Boboli gardens in italian (giardino di Boboli)its a famous park in Florence, Italy, that is home to a distinguished collection of sculptures and its an elaborate landscaped and with many interesting sculptu...
Added: 29 June 2009
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The off coast Dino Island is popular for its Grotta Azzurra (Blue Cave), where you can swim surrounded by fish in crystal blue water. is the peperoncino, that the village of Diamante honors the hot pepper...
Added: 29 June 2009
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The Piazza del Campo, the unique shell shaped piazza at the centre of the city, and twice a year the racetrack for the Palio. The Palazzo Pubblico, Siena's City Hall for almost 800 years, contains (among...
Added: 27 June 2009
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The Italian rail system has different train types: TBiz, EurostarItalia, Eurostar Italia AV (for Alta velocita or high speed with the ESAV logo), Eurostar City Italia, IntercityPlus, Intercity, Espresso, Int...
Added: 26 June 2009
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When grapevines and olive trees cover the hillsides, wine and oil are a must on our tables. They prove excellent companions for the salted anchovies of Monterosso served in olive oil as well as the many...
Added: 26 June 2009
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The Blue Trail from Corniglia to Vernazza, the next town to the north, is a dirt path that starts off in an olive grove above the town. It keeps climbing and things get a bit sweaty and steep in some pla...
Added: 26 June 2009
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Frequent trains link all five villages with each other ( Trenitalia-run trains as well as a train service run by the park authority), La Spezia and other places towards Genova (only Trenitalia-run). A mor...
Added: 26 June 2009
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Manarola is a town filled with boats, at least on the lower part of it. Covered boats of all kinds line the main street, but it is hard to say when they had last been out. There are many lovely places to...
Added: 26 June 2009
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Riomaggiore is the southern-most of the 5 Terre. During the day you can hear bell towers chiming and at night the frogs are in frenetic chatter. Mysteriously, a fleet of ships appear at night, their yell...
Added: 26 June 2009
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When you visit Calabria, spending a couple of days in Praja a Mare (known as Praja) is a great time. The off coast Dino Island is popular for its Grotta Azzurra (Blue Cave), where you can swim surrounded by...
Added: 25 June 2009
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