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6 Must-See Italian Monasteries

6 Must-See Italian Monasteries

Posted by Megan DeAngelo on July 29 2016

The Catholic Church's central role in Italy's history and culture means that the entire country is brimming with extraordinary churches and other religious institutions, most of them centuries old.

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Topics: architecture, art, church, medieval, history

Mountains of Fun: Summer in the Alps

Mountains of Fun: Summer in the Alps

Posted by Mira Todorova on June 17 2016

The Italian Alps, which includes the Dolomites in the northeast, offer fantastic snow sports in the winter, but in the summer the weather is moderate and pleasant with temperatures rarely going above 80 degrees allowing for plenty of new experiences to enjoy.

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Topics: Scenic Locations, alps, northern Italy, medieval

These Italian Churches Can't Be Missed

These Italian Churches Can't Be Missed

Posted by Megan DeAngelo on March 6 2016

Italy is justifiably famous for its natural beauty, compelling history, sumptuous foods and elegant culture. It’s also home to fascinating and magnificent churches and cathedrals, some of them the most famous in the world.

If you plan to visit Italy, we can guarantee you will see captivating churches. Even for seasoned travelers experienced in the majestic sights of Europe, churches in Italy are like nothing you’ve seen anywhere in the Old World.

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Topics: italian culture, architecture, travel, church, medieval, history

Siena: A Bit of the 13th Century in Modern Day Tuscany

Siena: A Bit of the 13th Century in Modern Day Tuscany

Posted by Megan DeAngelo on March 4 2016

Siena is perhaps the most beautiful medieval city in Italy, with stunning Gothic architecture. In the heart of Tuscany, Siena lures travelers from all over the world every year with its fascinating culture and history. Preserving its medieval character, Siena is a treasure that must be explored.

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Topics: architecture, medieval, history