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Italian meal to an art form

Italians live to eat. Not only is the food beyond delicious, it’s the symphonic way that the courses unfold that elevates an Italian meal to an art form. It’s a multi-layered experience far richer than the sum of its parts. When I moved to Italy as a 22-year-old American, I was naïve, …

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Americans can skip quarantine in Italy under relaxed border rules

Italy has reopened to tourists from the EU, United States, Canada and Japan, as it gradually relaxes border restrictions to encourage travelers to return to one of the world’s most popular destinations. Up until now, Americans could only visit Italy if they agreed to quarantine on arrival, or arrived on …

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W Rome to take brand into Italy this year

Marriott International is preparing to make its brand entry in Italy this autumn with the debut of W Rome. Located on Via Liguria, next to the Spanish Steps, this historic palazzo-turned-luxury-lifestyle-hotel will offer an unapologetically Italian experience. “The debut of W Hotels in Italy is almost here, and we could …

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Best beach hotel – Hotel Excelsior Venice, Italy

A five-star hotel located on Venice Lido beach lido, it was the first location of the Venice Film Festival in 1932. Former guests include Winston Churchill as well as the Duke and Duchess of Windsor, and still attracts A-listers during the film event. It is a short walk to St Marks Square …

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Cycle the trail around Italy’s Lake Garda

A brand new way to explore Italy’s largest lake by bike is coming in 2021, and it’s a 140km-long trail that circles Lake Garda in the north of the country. The project, called Garda by Bike, has been constructed from both existing cycling tracks and newly built paths that will take you from Lombardy through Trento and the Veneto and …

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Visit the Italian town named the City of Wine for 2021

Wine is something that’s taken very seriously in Italy, and those who like to imbibe should head to the village of Barolo, which has been declared the official Città del Vino, or City of Wine, for 2021. Barolo is located in the Piedmontese province of Cuneo and and while it counts no more than 700 …

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Italy: Galleria degli Uffizi

Home to the world’s greatest collection of Italian Renaissance art, Florence’s premier gallery occupies the vast U-shaped Palazzo degli Uffizi (1560–80), built as government offices. The collection, bequeathed to the city by the Medici family in 1743 on condition that it never leave Florence, contains some of Italy’s best-known paintings, …

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Italy: Under the Tuscan Sun – TV / Movies Help You

Before there was Eat, Pray, Love, there was Under the Tuscan Sun—the story of a woman who buys a villa in Italy after her marriage falls apart. Featuring the world famous Amalfi Coast, the thought of dropping everything to move to Tuscany suddenly doesn’t seem so ridiculous.

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