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  • 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...
  • Gladiator School Reopens in Pompeii Gladiator School Reopens in Pompeii Published on Thursday, January 17, 2019 by
    Pompeii’s Schola Armaturarum (School of Gladiators) has reopened after a three-year restoration. The school was used to train gladiators in combat, as well as to host feasts. The building collapsed in November 2010 due to heavy rains. As part of the restoration, workers pieced togethe...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: New Taste of Italy Tour (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: New Tast... Published on Saturday, January 12, 2019 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'd love to share a video about a new Perillo Tours escorted tour of Italy: Taste of Italy!...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: New South & Sicily Tour (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: New Sout... Published on Monday, January 7, 2019 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'd love to share a video about a new Perillo Tours escorted tour of Italy: South & Sic...
  • Venice Passes Tourist Tax Venice Passes Tourist Tax Published on Friday, January 4, 2019 by
    Venice has passed a new tourist tax of up to 10 euros per day to day trippers, aimed at providing funds to clean up the city after hordes of day trippers come in. The tax will likely vary depending on the season, and will apply to both Italian and foreign tourists. Tourists who spend ...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: New Year’s Eve in Italy (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: New Year... Published on Thursday, December 20, 2018 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I have a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'd love to share my tips for New Year's Eve in Italy. The Italians have some very specific t...
  • Iconic Rome Hotel Celebrates 125 Years Iconic Rome Hotel Celebrates 125 Ye... Published on Sunday, December 16, 2018 by
    In honor of its 125th anniversary, Rome’s iconic Hotel Hassler is celebrating with a gala and an interactive exhibit. hundreds of elite guests. The five-star luxury hotel opened in 1893, and has become a fixture in the Roman landscape,having accommodated celebrities, artists, and p...