Spend five days exploring the art and cuisine of Italy's Tuscany region. Discover Rennaissance art in Florence, browse bustling markets for fresh produce and cured meats and stroll through narrow medieval streets to see the 1,000-year-old Ponte Vecchio bridge. Head to the Tuscan countryside to visit Siena, tour a typical Chianti winery, and see the medieval Monteriggioni fortress. End your visit with a trip to see the famous leaning tower of Pisa and Lucca's historic city walls.
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It's time to stop procrastinating and start planning your adventures of 2019! This Summer, try out one of these incredible activities that travelers have experienced all over the world. You'll feel so fulfilled, and let's be honest — you'll get an awesome picture out of it. Check out these dreamy locations.
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There are plenty of travel destinations around the world that are worth a long plane ride or a splurge. But then there are also the perennial traveler favorites that simply don't deserve their accolades. From attractions to cities, we rounded up 21 spots that are overrated either because of cost, crowds, pollution, or otherwise.
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Before you go to Italy, there are a few things you need to know. You'll definitely want to know the basics of the language, and you might need to prepare for big crowds at tourist destinations. We've rounded up a few things that will make your trip smoother and easier to enjoy.
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With so many of Italy’s priceless treasures succumbing to the ills of aging and pollution, it’s becoming ever more pressing that travelers go green. Read more: https://matadornetwork.com/notebook/green-guide-to-florence/
This one week tour of National Park of Cinque Terre lets you explore this UNESCO heritage site in all its glory. This is a unique area where houses are painted in vivid multi-colored shades and the sea is brighter than the sky. The hiking routes consist of ancient paths and mule tracks. Short train rides connect its five classic colorful fishing villages.
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Italy is home to historic city centers, plunging coastlines, snow-capped peaks, colorful towns, and sandy beaches. So how do you see it all? You drive through it. Road-tripping allows you to travel deeper into the Italian landscape and enjoy the bits of culture that lie off the beaten path. Sure, planning a road trip across an entire country may sound daunting, but the experience is guaranteed to be unforgettable.
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