Valentine's Day

by Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/15/2019 - 00:00
Italy is dotted with castles from north to south. Perched on top of hills or overlooking the waters of placid lakes, they’re often set in enchanting locations…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/12/2016 - 01:00
Experiences are better than things, you seem to read everywhere lately, and we couldn’t agree more, so this Valentine’s Day, rather than buying cards and…
by Barry Lillie | Sat, 02/14/2015 - 01:00
On February 14th, late into the third century AD, a man by the name of Valentinus was martyred; we know this to be a fact, however the details of the man we…
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by ITALY | Fri, 01/23/2015 - 03:00
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by Anonymous (not verified) | Sat, 02/15/2014 - 03:00
Singles, rejoice - today is your day to celebrate! Today is San Faustino, patron saint of the singles. And many cities around Italy will host social events…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/14/2014 - 04:58
Before smartphones and selfies, before digital and social media, taking photographs was an entirely different affair. Decades ago, as photo ops were rare and…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/12/2014 - 06:40
What better place to celebrate Valentine’s Day than in the hometown of literature’s most famous lovers, Romeo and Juliet?  Plus, Valentine’s Day in Verona is…
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by ITALY | Fri, 02/08/2013 - 11:44
Saint Valentine's Day is approaching and many couples have already started planning a romantic evening to celebrate their love. Whether you plan a simple…
by Myra Robinson | Mon, 02/13/2012 - 04:17
Celebrating St. Valentine’s Day in Italy isn’t difficult: the whole country is romantic, from a gondola trip in Venice at Carnival time, to the colours and…