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Mount Etna: The Surprising Way to Ski Sicily

You might think you know all about skiing in Italy… but did you know that, thanks to Mount Etna, you even can ski Sicily? It’s true! While Mt. Etna, Europe’s largest active volcano, is commonly known for its role in Greek mythology and unpredictable eruptions, few realize it has ski resorts, too. Sure, Mount Etna’s [...]

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Wine Tasting in Tuscany: The Best Tuscan Wine Regions, and How to Get There

Want to enjoy a wine tasting in Tuscany? Good choice! Tuscany is one of the world’s best destinations for wine-lovers: from Sassicaia to Chianti, not only are the reds, whites and dessert wines top-notch, but with their rolling hills and verdant landscapes, the Tuscan vineyards alone are breathtaking, too. Where are the best places to [...]

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How To Get to the Amalfi Coast

How to get to the Amalfi coast

Trying to figure out how to get to Amalfi coast? Getting to this stunning stretch of coast in Italy can seem daunting without a car—but there are plenty of public transport options for getting to Sorrento, Amalfi, Positano, and the other gorgeous towns on the Amalfi coast, whether from Rome or Naples! Read on for our [...]

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Lake Garda, Italy: Where to Stay, How to Get Around, and More

Lago di Garda in Italy

Lake Garda isn’t just one of the most beautiful lakes in Italy, boasting picturesque towns, a rich history, and striking beauty; it’s also Italy’s largest lake. Spread across three regions (Lombardy in the west, Veneto in the east and Trentino-Alto Adige in the north), Lake Garda’s sheer size means figuring out where to stay, and how to [...]

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The Best Small Towns in Central Italy, in Pictures

There are hundreds of charming small towns in Italy—but the towns in Tuscany, Umbria, and Italy’s other central regions are some of the most beautiful (and interesting!). Need to be convinced? Here are ten of our favorite small towns in central Italy, in photos… ranging from a foodie’s paradise to a spa-lover’s heaven. (And don’t [...]

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