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Hotel at Rome Fiumicino Airport: HelloSky Airport

Entrance to the Hotel HelloSky Rome Airport. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The most important airport in Italy is Rome-Fiumicino. If your flight arrives late in the evening or leaves early in the morning one of the most interesting options is sleeping near the airport. This time I have to take a ...

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The Ferrari Museum in Maranello. Traveling with children

Ferrari Museum, Maranello. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Ferrari is the symbol of racing cars and children are crazy about it. From an early age the brum brum attracts him without exception. Then growing often continue to be passionate about engines. My two children are no exception and ...

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Flights to Florence: Florence Peretola Airport

The city of Florence one of the most important tourist destinations in the world. It is also among the top three Italian tourist destinations together with Rome and Venice. But despite this, absurdly, it does not have a large international ...

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Venice: a spectacular city on the water

Venice, Italy. Author and Copyright Roberto Ramerini.

Venice is a historic and splendid city of almost three hundred thousand inhabitants, which with the metropolitan area reaches about 1.6 million inhabitants. The city is the capital of the Veneto region in northeastern Italy. The Republic of Venice was ...

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Florence: the cradle of Humanism and the Renaissance

Florence, Tuscany, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Florence is one of the most popular and sought after destinations by world tourism. This city of about 400,000 inhabitants, whose metropolitan area reaches about 1,500,000 inhabitants is the capital of Tuscany. The city is considered the birthplace of the ...

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Sicily: Greeks, Normans, Baroque, sea and volcanoes

Theatre, Taormina, Sicily, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Sicily is the largest island (25,710 sq km) in the Mediterranean Sea. It is located in the center of the Mediterranean, south-west of the Sicilian Channel. This channel divides it from Africa (Tunisia), while, to the east, the Strait of ...

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Sardinia: the island with the most beautiful sea in Italy

Is Aruttas, Sardinia, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Sardinia is the second largest island (24,090 sq km) in the Mediterranean Sea after Sicily. It is located between Italy, Spain, and Tunisia, south of Corsica. The population of the island is around 1,650,000 inhabitants. Sardinia with around 1,900 kilometers ...

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The Pantheon: an architectural marvel of antiquity

Pantheon, Rome, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Pantheon is an ancient temple of ancient Rome. Originally built to pay homage to the pagan gods worshiped in the Roman Empire, it is now a cult building of the Roman Catholic church. The original Pantheon building was built ...

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The Roman Forum and the Imperial Forums: the center of ancient Rome

Roman Forum, Rome, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

This area of the city was at first the market square, and later the civic center of ancient Rome. The Roman Forum was the central area around which ancient Rome developed. Here the commerce, business, market and administration of justice ...

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The Trevi Fountain: the most famous fountain in Rome

Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini..

The Trevi Fountain is certainly the most famous of Rome’s fountains, located in the historic center of the city, a short distance from Piazza Colonna and the Quirinale palace. The fountain was built – under the popes Clement XII, Benedict ...

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The Colosseum: the largest amphitheater in the world

Colosseum, Rome, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Colosseum, originally known as the Flavian Amphitheater, is an amphitheater, which could hold up to 70,000 spectators. This structure was once used primarily for gladiator fights as well as a variety of other events. The building was built between ...

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Rome: capital of an immense empire

St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Rome is the capital of Italy, but it is also the capital of faith and culture. This city in fact represents the birthplace of western civilization, where past and present meet together. Capital of an immense empire that dominated over ...

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Milan: the industrial and financial capital of Italy

Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan, Lombardy, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Milan (approximately 1,350,000 inhabitants, approximately 7,400,000 the metropolitan area) is the industrial, commercial and financial capital of Italy, and is one of the largest commercial and financial centers in the world. Founded by the Insubri Celts (probably in 396 BC), ...

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Christmas markets: an ancient tradition

Christmas is fast approaching and with it also the traditional activities and events that accompany it. The most important and followed events that take place in the period before Christmas are the so-called Christmas Markets. Nowadays the Christmas markets have ...

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The climate of Milan: when to go to Milan

Duomo, Milan, Lombardy, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The climate of Milan is continental, winters are generally wet and cold, while the summers can be very hot and humid, with temperatures sometimes exceeding 30 ° C in July and August. In winter the average minimum temperatures are around ...

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The climate of Venice: when to go to Venice

Venice, Italy. Author and Copyright Roberto Ramerini.

Venice is located along the coast at the northern end of the Adriatic Sea, because of its location, the city has a mixed climate between the Mediterranean and the continental climate, the influence of the sea mitigate the summer and ...

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The climate of Florence: when to go to Florence

Ponte Vecchio, Florence, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The city of Florence has a temperate climate of the Mediterranean type, with hot, dry summers and cold winters with a rainy season between late autumn and early winter. The wettest months are those that go from October to December. ...

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The climate of Sicily: when to go to Sicily

Palma di Montechiaro, Sicily, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Sicily is an island located in the middle of the Mediterranean Sea, a few hundred kilometres from the North African coast. Because of its location, the island has a Mediterranean climate, one of the most pleasant in Europe, with mild, wet ...

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The climate of Sardinia: when to go to Sardinia

Cala Tinnari, Sardinia, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The climate in Sardinia is typically Mediterranean with mild temperatures throughout the year, winters are short-lived. During the cold season, prevailing mild and wet winds, as mistral blowing from the north-west, while in spring and summer, the prevailing winds are from Africa, bringing warm and ...

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The climate of Rome: when to go to Rome

Teatro Marcello, Rome, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The city of Rome has a warm Mediterranean climate, which makes it particularly pleasant to visit in the fall and spring. During July and August, it is often too hot and sticky, temperatures are usually above 35 ° C at ...

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The climate of Naples: when to go to Naples

The city of Naples enjoys a mild climate, typically Mediterranean, influenced by the presence of the sea. Naples is a rather rainy city, in autumn and winter months, the city’s climate is mild and rainy in winter, while it is ...

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The climate of southern Italy: when to go to southern Italy

Is Aruttas, Sardinia, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Southern Italy is largely characterized by the typical Mediterranean climate made up of mild and rainy winters and hot and dry summers. Only along the Apennine mountains does the climate of southern Italy become continental. To become a mountain climate ...

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The climate of northern Italy: when to go to northern Italy

Dolomites, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Northern Italy includes several climatic zones, the largest climate zone in northern Italy is the one that includes the Po Valley, the valley where flows the river Po, in this area the climate is mainly continental with cold winters and ...

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The climate of Italy: when to go to Italy

Cala Goloritzè, Sardinia, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Italy is a peninsula surrounded by the seas, and thanks to the influence of the sea, most of the Italian territory enjoys a Mediterranean climate. The Alpine chain acts as a wall that blocks part of the cold influences from ...

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The attractions of Italy: what to see in Italy

St. Peter's Basilica, Rome, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Italy is a country full of historical attractions, with a rich heritage of works of art and monuments. Land kissed by millennia of civilization, it has seen the birth of civilizations such as Etruscan and Roman, but also the civilization ...

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Italy: art, history and natural beauty

Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini..

Italy (Repubblica Italiana) is located in southern Europe, in the middle of the Mediterranean sea. The nation includes the Po river valley, the Italian peninsula and the two largest Mediterranean islands, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy is bordered along the Alps ...

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