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Italy and San Marino
Venice and Veneto
PC Magazine has called this "the Web's premier site
for visitors to Venice, Italy." It offers more than 600 pages of practical,
illustrated travel advice.
The largest fishing and yachting town on the Venetian Lagoon is an easy day or
overnight trip from Venice by car or--better yet--by boat.
The magnificently preserved home town of Andrea Palladio, one of Italy's
greatest architects, is less than an hour from Venice by train.
Rome for Visitors
Plan your trip to
the Eternal City with our growing collection of articles about Rome's airports,
transportation, sights, the cruise port of
Civitavecchia, and other
A Hospital in Rome
Our first-person report is subtitled "a foreigner's adventure with Italian
A 12-page illustrated city guide that includes listings for
Siena hotels and self-catering, plus links to
a photo gallery and related articles.
Savvy Italians have long enjoyed this scenic resort on Basilicata's Tyrrhenian
Coast, which is easy to reach from Naples by car or train. Also see our articles
on Maratea's 5-star
Santavenere Hotel and the 4-star
Locanda delle Donne Monache,
plus 74 Maratea photos.
Caseus Prize - Premio Caseus
A competition for the "best cheese trolley in Italy" may sound quirky, but it's
taken very seriously by the Italian restaurateurs, food critics, and Slow Food
advocates who come to arrange, admire, and taste more than 400 of Italy's best
Nan McElroy's pocket-sized compendium of travel advice is a helpful companion
for first-time travelers in Italy.
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