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Capri

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Capri can be reached by ferries that depart from Sorrento and Naples. In summer you will find additional trips from Salerno, Ischia, Positano and Amalfi. The journey takes less than 30 minutes. Departures are frequent and you can enjoy a beautiful view! From the wharf, to reach the center of Capri you can take the funicular from the station which is clearly visible from the port or a taxi, if you don't like heights! You can bring your own car to the island only from November to Easter, but you probably won't need it, as public transport works well and there are no viable roads, except one. The best time to visit Capri is in spring, from April to June, or in late summer, from September to mid-October. You weather will be mild and, more importantly, you will not find crowds of tourists. At a certain point, walking along the suggestive alleys of the Island of Capri, you will see the Faraglioni: Saetta, Stella and Scopolo: they are three large rocky boulders immersed in the blue se

Florence in a day

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Florence: elegant, rich in history and culture, lively. A city which was the cradle of the Renaissance and which gave birth to great artists, from Dante to Boccaccio, from Michelangelo to Brunelleschi to Leonardo da Vinci. A city that step by step makes you dream of returning to the splendour of the Medici era.  The historic center of Florence is a real gem and can be easily visited even with little time available, because the various attractions are quite close to each other and can be easily reached on foot.  1. Chiesa di Santa Maria Novella The first stop on our itinerary to discover Florence in one day can only be the Church of Santa Maria Novella, just a few steps away from the railway station. The facade is one of the most beautiful in the city, with a Romanesque style and decorated with white and green marbles that draw geometric shapes. And the interior is no different, between Giotto's cross on display and the very green cloister. Do you know that Michelangelo, speaking of

Sirmione e il Lago di Garda

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"La Perla del Garda", "The pearl of Lake Garda", is how Sirmione is often called, a village of everlasting charm, gently nestled on the shores of lake Garda. One day is enough to discover it, to let yourself be conquered by its unique atmosphere among cobbled alleys, the castle, the spas and even some pretty little beaches where you can relax. Sirmione must be visited on foot, slowly, taking the time to experience it in all its charming details. Enter the historic center by crossing the walls of the Scaliger Castle, one of the best preserved of all Italy. With its towers, merlons and large arched portal, it welcomes the visitor in grand style. The castle can only be visited from outside but it is absolutely worth it to enjoy a breathtaking view of the Garda panorama from above. Sirmione’s magic does not consist so much in the individual elements, but rather in their composition, in that harmonious whole of different figures that find meaning only if you look at them

Val D’Orcia

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Val d'Orcia is a wonderful valley located in Tuscany, in the province of Siena. It is no coincidence that the magnificent landscape of the Val d'Orcia, with its rolling hills covered with vineyards, was included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004. The award was given for "the excellent state of conservation of the landscape, the result of intelligent human interventions, and for the influence it had on the artists of the Renaissance“.  Here, as well as admiring breathtaking landscapes and discovering the numerous centres of medieval origin, it is possible to embark on a food and wine tour of the main villages in the area. The Val d'Orcia, in fact, boasts world-renowned gastronomic excellence, including pici, cured meats and pecorino di Pienza.  But the main product of the area is definitely wine. From Brunello di Montalcino, to Nobile di Montepulciano, to the red Orcia DOC, you are spoilt for choice and all palates are satisfied. One way to get to know the diffe

The City of Siena

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Tuscany is a wonderful region, full of art cities and unique villages. In this region you can find much more than just Florence and Pisa. Tourists from all over the world come to visit Tuscany to admire its artistic masterpieces and its rolling green hills, leaving their hearts behind.  Siena is among the best must-see destination when arriving in the land of Dante. To say that it is one of the most beautiful cities in Tuscany is not enough. Imagine the narrow alleys, the famous reddish colour of its buildings, the unmistakable Piazza del Campo, or all of these things together. Olive groves, vineyards and landscapes that seem to come out of a storybook are what awaits you if you decide to visit Siena. The streets of Siena go up and down like a roller coaster as it is built on 3 concentric hills. They allow you to stroll peacefully while admiring the shop windows, the details of the portals and the views that appear from time to time between the buildings. The dominant colour is the red

San Gimignano

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San Gimignano is located in the province of Siena and is a small Tuscan town of about 8,000 inhabitants. Since 1990, the historic centre has been included on the UNESCO World Heritage list and is today one of the most important places to visit in the entire region. Its hilly position is unique and you can enjoy picturesque views of the green vineyards and the Mediterranean landscape. San Gimignano is a real attraction not to be missed on a trip to Tuscany. It’s known as the “Medieval Manhattan” or as “The City of Towers”. A visit takes you back in time drifting through the quaint cobbled alleyways, admiring the historic sights and enjoying the unique views from the city's towers. You can of course also taste the delicious wines of the Chianti region. Not only the historic centre is wonderful, the surroundings of San Gimignano with the countless wineries and excursion destinations are also worth a visit! The history of this city dates back to 300 BC. At that time San Gimignano was a

The Production of Chianti

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Chianti Classico is one of the most noble wines in the world and boasts the name of the land from which it is born, in compliance with strict standards that protect and guarantee its quality. It is produced in 70,000 hectares of land between the cities of Siena and Florence, in an area that embraces 8 municipalities: Greve in Chianti, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Tavarnelle Val di Pesa and San Casciano in Val di Pesa in the province of Florence; Castellina in Chianti, Gaiole, Radda, Castelnuovo Berardenga and part of the Municipality of Poggibonsi in the province of Siena. The production of Chianti Classico is regulated by the latest production disciplinary (September 18, 1996) with the publication in the Official Gazette of the ministerial decree relating to the recognition of the Denomination of Controlled and Guaranteed Origin - D.O.C.G. Features Chianti Classico DOCG wine has a brilliant ruby ​​colour, tending towards garnet and a deeply vinous aroma. The taste is dry, savory tending