Holidays in Italy

Earthquakes in Italy, Rome, on the island of Ischia

Earthquakes are a distant and unknown for most people, but at the same time very terrifying phenomenon. I think that in our country there is no such person who would not sympathize with the affected Italian families after the recent rampage of the elements in Amatrice and Accumoli. Victims, destruction and, of course, fear - these are constant companions of any catastrophe.
Restaurants in Rome

Where to drink craft beer in Rome? My favorite bars

Italy is famous for its wines, but almost all of our tourists are very surprised when they find out that more than 8 thousand varieties of craft beer are produced in the country. Craft, aka craft brewery, is when beer is produced not on an industrial scale, but in small batches.
Tuscany

Sammezzano Castle - the unknown gem of Tuscany

An atypical Moorish-style castle in Italy is strikingly beautiful. And all the more surprising is that few people know about it even among the Italians themselves. It’s hard to get into Sammezzano’s castle, but the experience will be worth all the effort. Castello di Sammezzano is located in the vicinity of the Italian town of Leccio, 30 km from Florence.
How to get there

Italotreno - buying tickets on the official website

The official website www.ItaloTreno.it has versions in 2 languages: English and Italian. Unfortunately, there is no site in Russian, but there is this article that will help all our readers to understand the nuances of buying tickets for the best trains in Italy. Italotreno is a private company, and, unlike the wooden site Trenitalia.
Regions of Italy

Padova: what to see and where to stay

Padua is a fairly well-known tourist city of northern Italy, located about forty kilometers from Venice, in the Veneto region. Despite the fact that the city is quite provincial, the sights of Padua attract millions of tourists from all over the world. Padua is very attractive to fans of art: in the Renaissance, it was one of the largest centers of art in Italy - Titian, Mantegna, Donatello, Giotto lived and worked here.

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Venice

Venice aerial view

Do you consider yourself a talented and sophisticated photographer? It seems these cute birds have passed you. Ordinary cranes participating in the project of the Air Force “Winged Planet” TV channel performed a fantastic shooting of Venice, which is truly breathtaking! The aim of the project is to show people what only birds can see using different shooting methods.
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Attractions Palermo | 2019
Palermo

Attractions Palermo

The map of architectural and historical monuments of Palermo is rich; we can say that this city itself is one big attraction. Large squares, ancient palaces, famous theaters, interesting museums adorn the capital of the island of Sicily. Even a modest walk through the city center or the seafront promises city guests a meeting with a wide variety of attractions.
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Roman hotels break rules before canonization of popes | 2019
Tourism

Roman hotels break rules before canonization of popes

Rome police wrote fines to metropolitan hotels, the total amount of which amounted to 100 thousand euros, after it became known that they had violated a number of rules in an attempt to get more visitors on the eve of double canonization. Today it became known that fines were imposed from 21 Roman hotels for violating a number of requirements.
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Werker Stable Transport Museum | 2019
Germany

Werker Stable Transport Museum

The Dresden Museum of Transport contains steam locomotives, cars and trams of the early 20th century, retro cars, horse-drawn trams, and the oldest German steam locomotive "Muldenthal". Transport Museum (Verkehrsmuseum), photo by chriechers Dresden Transport Museum (Verkehrsmuseum Dresden) was opened in 1956 in the building of the former historical museum, where the stables of the Saxon Elector Christian I used to be
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David - Statue of Michelangelo Buonarotti | 2019
Italy

David - Statue of Michelangelo Buonarotti

The statue of David by the great Michelangelo is one of the most impressive works of the Italian Renaissance. This sculpture is considered the perfect ideal of masculine beauty. Today, David can be seen at the Academy of Fine Arts. "David" by Michelangelo Buonarotti - an invaluable masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance, photo isra The statue of David by the great Michelangelo (David di Michelangelo Firenze) is one of the most impressive works of the Italian Renaissance.
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Italy is the third most popular tourist destination in Europe | 2019
Tourism

Italy is the third most popular tourist destination in Europe

Last year, Italy “took bronze” in the competition for the title of the most beloved and most often chosen by tourists destination countries. In addition to beautiful Italy, the top three most popular countries that make up the EU are sunny and hot Spain, as well as romantic France, respectively. According to the authors of a study of the market for tourism services, in 2013 many Italians chose to spend their holidays in their homeland, and residents of Greece, Croatia and Bulgaria followed their example.
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Monterosso - fabulous Italy from our dreams | 2019
Liguria

Monterosso - fabulous Italy from our dreams

Monterosso (Monterosso al Mare, Monterosso al Mare) - the largest city of the Cinque Terre National Park of Italy (Cinque Terre). Here is the largest sandy beach in the “Five Lands”, a giant statue of Neptune, the symbol of Monterosso - the Aurora tower, dividing the city into old and modern quarters, and many more interesting sights.
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Park Babelsberg | 2019
Germany

Park Babelsberg

In Babelsberg Park there are usually few people. Calm, romantic, meditative and beautiful view of the river. In this castle and park, they shot the clip of Rammstein's Du Riechst So Gut. Park Babelsberg, photo by Gertrud K. Park Babelsberg is located on the northeastern outskirts of Potsdam.
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What to see in Verona on your own in 1 day
Cities of Italy

What to see in Verona on your own in 1 day

What to see in Verona and what attractions should be put on the map of your visit, even if you come to the city on your own and only for 1 day. To make it easier for you to plan your trip, Blogoitaliano has compiled an indicative route covering all the most significant places in the historical center.
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Sights of Florence
Florence

Sights of Florence

Florence is incomparable in terms of beautiful views and historical sites. Most of the wonders of the city will require a day, or even not one, to fully study it. The city, founded in the I century BC. e., just saturated with magnificent cathedrals, chic villas and palazzos, green gardens and other amazing places.
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Chemical weapons from Syria arrived at the Italian port of Joya Tauro
Society

Chemical weapons from Syria arrived at the Italian port of Joya Tauro

Despite the fact that the overload of Syrian chemical weapons in the Italian port of Gioia Tauro caused a lot of discontent and concern among the population, local workers hope that it will be able to positively affect the work of the largest port in the Mediterranean Sea. About 560 tons of hazardous chemicals arrived at their destination a few days ago and are now being thoroughly tested.
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Vaporetto - water public transport in Venice
Regions of Italy

Vaporetto - water public transport in Venice

Vaporetto (in the plural “vaporetti”) or water buses form the basis of public transport in Venice. Vaporetto carry tourists and townspeople through the main channels around the lagoon and deliver to the islands. Although they are often crowded, vaporetto is the most popular way to travel around Venice (with the exception of legs, of course).
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Statue of Augustus the Strong
Germany

Statue of Augustus the Strong

The Golden Horseman is an equestrian monument to the Elector of Saxony, the Polish king Augustus the Strong. The ruler is depicted in the guise of Caesar and Roman armor, on a powerful Lipitsian stallion. The Golden Horseman (Goldener Reiter), photo by Peter Schär The Golden Horseman statue is located on the Neustädter Markt in Dresden.
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The best beaches of Italy
Trip planning

The best beaches of Italy

Choosing the best beach in Italy is not so easy. In a country that, by and large, is one solid coast, there are an infinite number of options, each of which stands out with something special. Nevertheless, having studied and compared numerous reviews, BlogoItaliano tried to create its own rating, which brings to your attention.
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Italian official spends millions on horses for rodeo
Society

Italian official spends millions on horses for rodeo

Arrested Daniele Santucci, 65-year-old president of the Italian Agency of State Institutions, illegally withdrew part of the money received from taxes and bought a ranch, a luxury car, gold coins and silver bullion. The financial police of the city of Lecco arrested the president of the governing council of an organization specializing in collecting taxes from state institutions.
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