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  • Is Rome Too Noisy at Night? Is Rome Too Noisy at Night? Published on Thursday, June 27, 2013 by
    There's no doubt that Rome is a bustling city. As you explore Rome, you can hear the buzz of Vespas on the road, the trinkle of fountains, the chatter of conversations in Italian. But is Rome too loud? Especially at night? The Italian environmental association Legambiente conducted some...
  • Italy Travel Photo: Everyone Loves The Beach on Sardinia Italy Travel Photo: Everyone Loves ... Published on Sunday, June 23, 2013 by
    The stunning beaches on the island of Sardinia aren't just for people apparently! This photo was taken in Porto Pino in southern Sardinia. Photo by emmequadro61, flickr.com...
  • Sicily’s Mount Etna Gets World Heritage Status Sicily’s Mount Etna Gets Worl... Published on Friday, June 21, 2013 by
    Mount Etna, Sicily's towering and active volcano, has been deemed a World Heritage Site by the United Nations office UNESCO. The volcano joins 47 other World Heritage sites in Italy, including the Amalfi Coast and the Dolomite Mountains. The selection of World Heritage sites is based on...
  • The Italy Mix: Erice Sicily, Protecting Venice The Italy Mix: Erice Sicily, Protec... Published on Thursday, June 13, 2013 by
    The Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week: A World of Mist and Stone in Sicily: Explore the walled town of Erice in northwestern Sicily. A local says, "You don...
  • Italy Travel Photo: Beautiful Portofino Italy Travel Photo: Beautiful Porto... Published on Sunday, June 9, 2013 by
    If you're looking for a little slice of paradise this summer, head the pastel-colored resort of Portofino on Italy's Italian Riviera in the northwest corner of the country. It is one of the Italy's most elegant towns with shops, restaurants and hotels lining the turquoise blue Mediterr...
  • Music and Wine at Tuscany’s Melodia del Vino Music and Wine at Tuscany’s M... Published on Thursday, June 6, 2013 by
    What's more harmonious than pairing music with wine? That's the premise behind Melodia del Vino - a series of five classical music concerts combined with wine tastings, hosted at some of Tuscany's finest vineyards between June 27 and July 6, 2013. The wineries taking part in the music s...
  • Blue Flag Beaches in Italy 2013: Liguria Tops The List Blue Flag Beaches in Italy 2013: Li... Published on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 by
    The region of Liguria -- home to the Italian Riviera and the Cinque Terre --  on Italy's northwest coast has been awarded with more Blue Flag beaches this year than any other region in Italy. With two new entries for 2013 -- La Spezia Mirabello and San Lorenzo al Mare, Liguria now has 20 ...
  • The Italy Mix: Dan Brown’s New Book, Prisoners Making Wine The Italy Mix: Dan Brown’s Ne... Published on Saturday, June 1, 2013 by
    The Italy Mix is a post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week: Dante Fever in Florence: Dan Brown's latest book The Inferno has tourists flocking to Florence to follow in Robert La...
  • Italy Travel Photo: Taormina Sicily Italy Travel Photo: Taormina Sicily Published on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by
    Taormina is one of the most beautiful towns in all of Sicily.  One of the most famous sites in Taormina is the 3rd century Greek theater at Monte Tauro, offering views of Mount Etna. There are also plenty of opportunities for fun in the sun at nearby beaches and golf courses. Taormina...
  • Rome Exhibit: Machiavelli’s “The Prince” Turns 500 Rome Exhibit: Machiavelli’s &... Published on Tuesday, May 28, 2013 by
    The most translated book from the Italian language, The Prince by Nicolo Machiavelli celebrates its 500th birthday this year with a special exhibit in Rome. The exhibition “Niccolò Machiavelli: The Prince and His Times 1513-2013" runs through June 16th at Rome's Vittoriano Museum Comple...