Retail therapy with history lessons too? When in Genoa, visit the botteghe storiche for great products and a glimpse into the city’s storied past. Like other places in Italy, Genoa is committed to preserving these special stores, established between the 17th and first half of the 20th centuries.
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More than 50k people visit Venice each day, prompting the city to introduce an entry fee earlier this year. These before-and-after photos show the extent of the problem.
A list of all the best things to do in Florence, including historic sites, museums, outdoor activities, restaurants, and side trips.