Matera’s Ionian Coast: Metaponto and Pisticci
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Matera’s Ionian Coast: Metaponto and Pisticci

Matera's Ionian Coast is a gorgeous stretch of paradise on earth. By now, most travelers have heard of Matera, the city of the sassi (stones) and its famous cave dwellings. It's also the 2019 European Capital of Culture. This ancient city is beginning to make a name ...

Metaponto, Bernalda, MT, Basilicata
Basilicata  Beach  Summer  
The Palio of Siena
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The Palio of Siena

  The Palio is held every year in the splendid town of Siena. It's an ancient horse race that dates back to 1200 in which every horse represents a contrade (districts) of the city. The horses run in Piazza del Campo for a total of three laps and the ...

Siena, SI, Tuscany
Events  Summer  Tuscany  
Ancona and the Conero Riviera along the Adriatic
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Ancona and the Conero Riviera along the Adriatic

The Ancona province in the Marche region has its own riviera! In this corner of paradise, a strip of land juts out from Mount Conero forming the renowned Riviera del Conero. The green Mediterranean scrub and the silvery rocks of the promontory, plunge down to the Adriatic Sea, ...

Portonovo, AN, Marche
Beach  Marches  Summer  
The Unicorn Festival in Vinci
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The Unicorn Festival in Vinci

The town of Vinci, in Tuscany, is known throughout the world for having given birth to the painter and scientist Leonardo da Vinci, to whom two museums are dedicated (the Leonardo Museum and the Ideal Museum Leonardo da Vinci). During the summertime, the town is ...

Vinci, FI, Tuscany
Berignone Natural Reserve: Masso delle Fanciulle and Masso degli Specchi
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Berignone Natural Reserve: Masso delle Fanciulle and Masso degli Specchi

Tuscany is well known for being a magical place, full of delightful things to eat and enjoy. Near Volterra, more precisely between Saline di Volterra and Pomarance, there is a beautiful natural reserve, called Berignone that holds a wild, idyllic landscape. Here, the river Cecina offers a ...

Volterra, province of Pisa, Tuscany, Italy