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Italy is my favourite country in Europe – I have lost track of how many times I have visited. Start in Italy’s food basket region Emilia Romagna with my posts on things to do in Rimini and the best boutique hotels in Bologna. Then head to nearby Venice and Venetian Palaces that you can visit or sleep in. Or if its winter check out these ski resorts in Italy.

Beautiful Bologna

Don’t waste time on your trip standing in lines – check out my Colosseum Skip the Line guide. Then head to some of the amazing wineries in Montepulciano and sleep in some of these lovely boutique hotels in Tuscany.

Head south and discover the best places to see in Puglia and the best boutique hotels on the island of Sardinia.

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Ostuni Square in Puglia

Sicily may well be my favourite part of Italy. Check out my 7 day Sicily Itinerary, Where to stay in Sicily, the best boutique hotels in Sicily and of course the best things to do in Sicily.

And use my post on 15 Beautiful Italian cities to help plan your trip.

It’s all in my Italy travel blog posts.

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The stunning Aeolian Islands in Sicily

What is Italy Known For? 35 Italian Claims to Fame

As a travel blogger, I am often asked to nominate my favourite country in the world. I have travelled to nearly 80 countries and lived in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom. But I never hesitate on this question and I always answer Italy. I have been to Italy more times than I …

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11 Places to see the Venice Sunset (2022) You Won’t Want to Miss

From the Rialto bridge to the top of the San Marco bell tower, here are some of the most sensational and soothing sunsets in Venice, Italy. 11 Best Places to Watch the Venice Sunset 1. Rialto Bridge For a memorable experience, visit the world-famous Rialto bridge landmark over the Grand Canal and watch the sun …

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55 Fascinating Facts About Rome You Probably Didn’t Know

Rome, the capital of Italy, is an enchanting city characterized by culture and heritage. The city has so much to offer from beauty, tourism, and food to a fascinating history! For thousands of years, Rome has been a city that attracts millions of people. 55 Facts About Rome History, culture, pasta and pizza – what …

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25 Spectacular Rome Monuments You Won’t Want to Miss (2022)

The architecture of Rome has been celebrated for centuries. This beautiful city is home to some of the most famous buildings and landmarks in the world. Here are the Rome monuments not to be missed when you visit the eternal city – from the ancient to the more modern, from the famous to the less …

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27 Remarkable Landmarks in Venice (2022) you won’t want to Miss

Venice is insanely beautiful. Every step will have you wanting to take out your camera and start snapping. Having visited Venice several times, I would recommend taking the time to just walk through this beautiful city and get a bit lost. It is one of the best ways to appreciate its beauty. Once you’ve absorbed …

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20 Dazzling Fountains in Rome You Need to See

There are few cities more beautiful than Rome. When walking the streets of Rome (by far the best way to experience the city) virtually every corner seems to have a stunning Italian landmark. One of my personal favourite elements of Rome is the many beautiful fountains bubbling away across the city. Fountains have been in …

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38 Famous Landmarks in Italy that you’ll Love

Italy is a truly spectacular country. It’s known for its authentic cuisine, breathtaking art, and its abundance of historical landmarks. As a first-time visitor, you’ll be spoilt for choice with the number of attractions you can see – you honestly won’t know which ones to choose. This list of famous landmarks in Italy has been …

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18 Remarkable Venetian Palaces to Visit or Sleep In

Venetian Palaces are known for being extraordinarily beautiful – both inside and outside. Those located on the Grand Canal are particularly impressive. Venice had a small population in its heyday – only 300,000 – but they had many wealthy noble families. The wealthy families of Venice were keen to let everyone know the size of …

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