Travel Articles - Europe
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
20 pages of photos, tourism links, and practical information--plus links to our
other Florence articles and photos (nearly 150 pages in all).
A 12-page illustrated city guide that includes listings for
Siena hotels and self-catering, plus links to
a photo gallery and related articles.
beautiful island in the Bay of Naples was good enough for the Emperor Tiberius,
so who are you to complain? Also see:
A Quiet Weekend in Capri
This Myst-style PC adventure game is a useful gift for armchair travelers
and a great souvenir for Capri fans, thanks to a sightseeing-tour option that
uses 4,500 color photos. (Archived review.)
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
Positano - Amalfi Coast
hills are steep, and so are the prices in the Amalfi Coast's most vertically
The world's oldest republic is 1/3 the size of
Nan McElroy's pocket-sized compendium of travel advice is a helpful companion
for first-time travelers in Italy.
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