8 Fabulous Day Trips from Florence


Sitting not quite halfway down the boot of Italy, the Renaissance city of Florence is a fabulous hub from which to easily explore much of the peninsula. The Leaning Tower of Pisa and Puccini’s hometown of Lucca, close to the western coast are just an hour away. Hilltop Perugia, 100 miles to the south, is less than a two hour drive. And even the...

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Cruising Italy: Top 5 Shore Excursions


About 80% the boot-shaped country of Italy borders the sea. For this reason, many Italian destinations are easily reachable by water. Shore excursions are probably the best way to relax while sailing the beautiful Italian seas but, at the same time, not miss the highlights of this charming peninsula. During these kinds of excursions, you will have...

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