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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Italy Travel Guides: Select Italy’s Free eBook Collection


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Visiting a new country can be daunting. What is there to see and do? How can you get around? What’s the food like? Can you recharge all your gadgets? And what should you wear? So many questions and that’s before you even start packing! But don’t worry, here at Select Italy we have thought of everything in our 8 free Italy travel guides. So...

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Italy Travel Ideas: Fall & Winter Vacation Packages


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As the last of the bikinis and beach umbrellas are packed away and the verdant countryside takes on a fiery hue, Italian thoughts are turning to olive harvests, truffle hunting and the Dolomiti ski slopes. And for visitors, there are many reasons why a fall or winter vacation in Italy is the perfect destination. From tasty truffle pasta to warm...

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