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A day in the vineyards near Poggio Verde

Last weekend Luigi and I enjoyed a day strolling through the lovely Val Curone just 20 minutes from Poggio Verde.  It’s a protected valley dotted with farms and vineyards in the setting of the Italian pre-Alps: the perfect place to spend a pretty winter day. 195 more words


La Città Alta – A Part of Bergamo Where You'd Find Spectacular Hilltop Medieval Town

Earlier I wrote about one of the most outstanding company towns in The Province of Bergamo, Crespi D’Adda.

Now, let’s explore the city of Bergamo itself, or a part of it (as Bergamo consists of the upper and lower city). 344 more words


Sirmione - The Heart, Pearl and Beauty of Lake Garda

As Como has Bellagio, Lake Garda also owns Sirmione. It is widely known as the pearl and beauty of Lake Garda, located between The Province of Brescia ( 538 more words


If Music Is Your Passion, Cremona Would Satisfy You as The City of Music

       Cremona, another beautiful Italian City in Lombardy Region, is known as the city of music and home to Antonio Stradivari, the craftsman of world’s most expensive violins, with new record set to around €38 millions (triple to the latest other violin sold in 2011) for the  608 more words


The City of a Hundred Towers Named Pavia

When you look at the title, I think you would ask, “Really one hundred?” – No worry as I also asked myself the same when I heard the nickname for the first time. 764 more words


The Old Mantua - Hidden Beauty in Lombardy, Italy

The gorgeous view above is the old city Mantua located in Lombardy, Italy. Lots of people recognize famous places in Lombardy such as Como Lake and Bellagio for wonderful lakes and possibly Bergamo and Brescia as great old cities in… 343 more words


Expo Milano 2015: 5 good reasons to care about it

Learn more about Expo Milano 2015, and all the related activities and initiatives who will light up your 2015 trip to Italy

Just 110 days to the biggest Italian event of 2015, which is expected to welcome over 20 million visitors.  755 more words