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  • First Beach Smoking Ban in Italy First Beach Smoking Ban in Italy Published on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 by
    The Venitian beach resort of Bibione  will ban cigarettes beginning at the end of May, in time for the summer crowds. The beach is the first to ban smoking in Italy, and intends to eliminate cigarette butt pollution and the exposure of visitors to secondhand smoke. Italy banned smoking in...
  • New Tram Line Connects Florence Airport to Center New Tram Line Connects Florence Air... Published on Thursday, February 28, 2019 by
    A new tram line has opened in Florence, connecting the airport and the city center at Piazza dell’Unità near Santa Maria Novella Central Station in 22 minutes. The T2 line is the second tram line to open in Florence and has 12 stops. The T1 line opened in 2010 and links Villa Costanza w...
  • Italian Olive Oil Supplies Running Out Italian Olive Oil Supplies Running ... Published on Friday, February 22, 2019 by
    Climate change and disease is threatening to endanger Italian olive oil, with supply expected to run out by April. According to Italian agricultural association Coldiretti, last season’s olive harvest fell 57% to a 25-year low due to weather and disease affecting the crop. Italy is the s...
  • Perillo Tours Loves Travel Agents Perillo Tours Loves Travel Agents Published on Saturday, February 16, 2019 by
    Perillo Tours loves travel agents! They know Perillo Tours will provide their clients with the most authentic and worry-free tours of Italy and Hawaii. Perillo has been working with many of their favorite agents for decades. To show appreciation for some of their New York agents, S...
  • Vatican City Now Has An Athletic Team Vatican City Now Has An Athletic Te... Published on Thursday, February 14, 2019 by
    Vatican City sits completely within the city of Rome so it is sometimes easy to forget that it is indeed its own city-state. However, it is likely that soon the Vatican will have its own athletics team with the hopes of perhaps competing on the world stage at the Olympic Games. Thanks t...
  • St. Valentine’s Connection to Umbrian Town of Terni St. Valentine’s Connection to... Published on Sunday, February 10, 2019 by
    Most of the world celebrates Valentine’s Day on February 14, but it is not widely known that St. Valentine was born and later buried in the Umbrian town of Terni. February 14th is the anniversary of his death and it is a day to celebrate love and lovers. According to one legend, St. V...
  • Bologna Rewards “Green” Behavior Bologna Rewards “Green”... Published on Tuesday, February 5, 2019 by
    The city of Bologna is famous for its cuisine and its covered porticoes, but recently it is making headlines for other reasons. From April to September each year, the city’s initiative “Bella Mossa” kicks into full swing. “Bella Mossa” translates to “Good Job” or “Good Move...
  • Explore Southern Italy With ItalyVacations.com Explore Southern Italy With ItalyVa... Published on Friday, February 1, 2019 by
    The southern half of the boot is simply magical for its stunning landscapes, fresh food, delicious wines and friendly people.  Travel with Italy Vacations, Perillo's custom travel department, celebrating its 10th anniversary! Women Only: Golden Week in Southern Italy ItalyVacations.c...
  • Matera Enters Spotlight for 2019 Matera Enters Spotlight for 2019 Published on Saturday, January 26, 2019 by
    The city of Matera, deep in Italy’s Basilicata region has a big year on the horizon. It is the European Capital of Culture for 2019, and the title is a source of pride for the entire nation, but especially for the residents of the city. Matera is unlike any other city in the world. Ho...
  • Comedian Joe Piscopo to Accompany Perillo Tour of Italy Comedian Joe Piscopo to Accompany P... Published on Wednesday, January 23, 2019 by
    Perillo Tours is excited to announce that this October, comedian and radio host Joe Piscopo will be accompanying a very special Perillo Tour to Italy! This is basically Perillo's popular Vesuvius Tour but with two additional elements: an extra day in Sorrento and a new travel friend wil...