8 fun activities to do in Lucca Italy
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The Feast of Saint Joseph is a time families prepare breads, decorate alters and welcome spring with sweets and zeppoles.
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Romantic Italian activities to celebrate Valentine’s Day.
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As we stretch and yawn on this first day back from the holiday weekend, coffee and more of it is on our minds. Coffee is as much a part of Italian culture as food and wine and there are rituals to the coffee drinking that are set in stone. Here are a few tips… In [...]
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Travelling to the Amalfi Coast at the winter holidays affords you the chance to experience this popular resort community, as it authentically is – local, friendly and relaxed. This is the time to get to know Naples. The Galleria Umberto I displays a life-like pressepio that is characteristically Neapolitan and the Via San Gregoria Armeno [...]
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A trip to Spoleto in July is a magical experience. Staying at Homebase Abroad’s Casa Magnolia completes the experience.
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In Italy, wonderful Spring celebrations abound. Here are a few of our favorites.
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Looking beyond Tuscany’s Puccini Festival? Allow our trained Concierges to devise a customized opera program that tours the small theaters and hard-to-find productions during your summer stay in Italy.
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For opera lovers, no festival can compare to the prestigious Maggio Musical Fiorentino, returning in 2011 for its 68th season. And no holiday villa can compare to the sophisticated and elegant Villa Fiorentina in nearby Impruneta.
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This sun-drenched farmhouse villa in Umbria overlooks the farmland near Orvieto, home to the slow food movement’s annual Cittaslow festival of art and music.