Category: Italy

Discover the Porticoes of Bologna with this Insider’s Itinerary; Silvia Donati; Italy Magazine

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Silvia Donati, a native Bolognese writer takes us on a tour of Bologna’s porticoes, recently inscribed by Unesco onto its World Heritage list.

Source: Discover the Porticoes of Bologna with this Insider’s Itinerary

Where to Travel Next: The Best Trips to Take in 2022; Outside

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Outside Online experts sought out epic adventures in every landscape, from new desert outposts to off-the-grid wellness retreats, with plenty of trails, beaches, and base camps to fill up your 2022 travel calendar. Be flexible, plan smart, and let these 30 escapes inspire you.

Source: Where to Travel Next: The Best Trips to Take in 2022

Places to Visit in Sicily for a Family Holiday; Gina Casella; Amateur Traveler

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Places to visit in Sicily when you are traveling with your kids include ruins, an active volcano, farm stays and of course beaches…

Source: Places to Visit in Sicily for a Family Holiday – Amateur Traveler

Discover Exciting Rolli Days in Cultural Genoa; Mario Masciullo; eTurbo News

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Visitors will have seven wonderful days to discover Italian art in the great Renaissance and Baroque palaces of the Genova City in Italy.

Source: Discover Exciting Rolli Days in Cultural Genoa

Florence or Rome: which city for your next trip?; Abi King; Inside The Travel Lab

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Wondering whether to choose Florence or Rome for your next city break? Abi King is here to help you decide.

Source: Florence or Rome: which city for your next trip?

Here’s Where They Filmed James Bond’s “No Time to Die”; Jason Cochran; Frommer’s

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Spoiler-free filming locations of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die”…

Source: Here’s Where They Filmed James Bond’s “No Time to Die” | Frommer’s

One Day Tour to Paestum and Dairy from Naples; starlimousine italy; TripAdvisor

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Source: Tripadvisor | One Day Tour to Paestum and Dairy from Naples provided by starlimousine italy | Italy

Creating a shared framework in the serial World Heritage property of Mantua and Sabbioneta (Italy); Monica Bedini; Unesco

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Source: Creating a shared framework in the serial World Heritage property of Mantua and Sabbioneta (Italy)

Developing sustainable rural tourism in San Gimignano (Italy); Carolina Taddei; Unesco

Photo: Andrea Migliorni

Source: Developing sustainable rural tourism in San Gimignano (Italy)

The Number One Cultural Powerhouse in The World? Italy; Tiffany Eastham; Italics Magazine

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Europe’s cultural powerhouse, Italy, is the leader in UNESCO-designated sites. With its beloved and historical culture, it’s easy to see why.

Source: The Number One Cultural Powerhouse in The World? Italy

Bubble Trouble: Italy’s Prosecco Producers Outraged Over Protection For Croatian Prosek; Rebecca Ann Hughes; Forbes

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Italy has expressed anger at a recent European Commission decision to consider an application by Croatia for protected status for their Prosek wine.

Source: Bubble Trouble: Italy’s Prosecco Producers Outraged Over Protection For Croatian Prosek

World’s Best Skiing: Your Perfect Ultimate Ski Trip For This Winter; Larry Olmsted; Forbes

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Looking for the perfect ski vacation this winter? Look no further.

Source: World’s Best Skiing: Your Perfect Ultimate Ski Trip For This Winter

Make the Most of Your Private Venice Tour with These tips; Darren Wilson; Travel Gumbo

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Everyone loves Venice! Consider hiring a private tour to get the most out of your visit.

Source: Make the Most of Your Private Venice Tour with These tips

Sorrento Coast Tourism Ramps Up After Lonely Pandemic Break; Mario Masciullo; eTurbo News

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The Sorrento Coast, one of the few Italian tourist destinations, in addition to the Amalfi Coast, which entranced writers and poets of the Grand Tour between the 18th and 19th centuries, generating flows of international visitors, up to the disastrous pandemic period, recorded a slow recovery this summer of 2021.

Source: Sorrento Coast Tourism Ramps Up After Lonely Pandemic Break

Nearby UNESCO treasures make lovely travel destinations; Karen Bradbury; Stars and Stripes

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Here are a few of Europe’s 15 newest UNESCO properties and the reason for their inclusion.

Source: Nearby UNESCO treasures make lovely travel destinations

Venice will require tourists to pre-book visits to control overcrowding; Karen Graham; Digital Journal

After a difficult two years, starting with the acqua alta floods in late 2019, and the more recent coronavirus pandemic, tourism is returning to Venice, and the “City of Canals” wants to make tourism sustainable, and avoid overcrowding.

Source: Venice will require tourists to pre-book visits to control overcrowding

The Future of Flooding in Venice – “Sea Level Is a Nasty Beast”; SciTechDaily

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Improving Projections, Predictions and Protection in the Face of Expected Sea Level Rise… A new assessment of flood risk in Venice indicates that the impact of higher emissions on relative sea level rise during this century will be critical in planning future defence infrastructure for Venice and other coastal cities, state the authors of a new special issue published in Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences today.

Source: The Future of Flooding in Venice – “Sea Level Is a Nasty Beast”

Aksamija Helps Porticos of Bologna be Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site; Steve Scarpa; News @ Wesleyan

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Associate Professor of Art History Nadja Aksamija got her first glimpse of Bologna, Italy back in 2004 as she walked from the train station towards the historic city center.

Source: Aksamija Helps Porticos of Bologna be Named a UNESCO World Heritage Site

Wonders of Italy: Monreale Cathedral; Italy Magazine

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The Cathedral of Monreale near Palermo is one of the world’s greatest examples of Norman architecture, and is  famous for the extraordinary Byzantine mosaics guarded inside.

Source: Wonders of Italy: Monreale Cathedral

Padua Frescoes Put on the World Heritage List; FSSPX

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The 14th-century frescoes, inscribed on July 24, 2021 on the UNESCO World Heritage List, can be found in eight religious and secular buildings located in the historic walled city of Padua. Produced between 1302 and 1397 by several artists for different sponsors, the frescoes nevertheless present a unity of style and content.

Source: Italy: Padua Frescoes Put on the World Heritage List

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