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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/07/2019 - 00:00
Perched on a rocky spur, the village of Barrea is set amid the natural beauty of the National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise, surrounded by mountains, beech…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/29/2019 - 01:00
Exploring small towns and villages is one of the pleasures of a trip to Italy. Our Trentino-Alto Adige expert and avid hiker Silvia selects some of her…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 11/09/2018 - 00:00
Hop in the car, drive the countryside roads, enjoy the fall colors and stop at one of these charming villages for a dive into the past and a taste of delicious…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 07/12/2018 - 00:00
Like many villages in the Apennine mountains of Italy, Santo Stefano di Sessanio risked abandonment. It took the vision of an Italian-Swedish entrepreneur to…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/07/2018 - 04:00
Italy’s borghi (hamlets) are one of the pleasures of Italian travel, where you can get a more authentic feel for life in the Bel Paese, places where traditions…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 06/06/2018 - 04:00
They call it ‘the pearl of the Euganean Hills,’ and indeed Arquà Petrarca has fully preserved its medieval charm; no wonder that it is classified as one of…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 05/25/2018 - 00:00
South Tyrol, Italy’s ‘less-Italian’ region, is a fine blend of natural wonders (hello, Dolomites) and historic charm, with its well-groomed mountain villages,…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 05/01/2018 - 03:00
For our Borgo of the Month series, we head to the Saracen village of Sambuca in Sicily. Near major Sicilian attractions like the Valley of the Temples and the…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/04/2018 - 09:23
The rustic spirit of this Tuscan village, located in the countryside of the Maremma, between the sea and metal-rich hills, is palpable in the houses and…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/01/2018 - 07:48
Set in the peaceful valley Argentina of Liguria, surrounded by woods, Triora is located about 100 kilometers (62 mi) southwest of Genoa, the region’s capital,…