26 Nov Shopping in Italy

FlorenceOne of the hippest and trendiest stores to visit in Florence is the LUISAVIAROMA Main Store located at Via Roma, 19/21r and is open Mondayto Saturday 10:00am-7:30pm and Sunday 11:00am-7:00pm. There is also a LUISAVIAROMA Contemporary Store located at Via Silvio Pellico, 9 which is...

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24 Nov Milan, Italy

We spent our last day in Italy in Milan, where we stayed in the trendy and minimalist Hotel Straf which is located right next to the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, one of the world's oldest shopping malls and home to some of the oldest restaurants...

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19 Nov Florence, Italy

The wonderful panoramic view from the top of Giotto's Bell Tower, right next to the Duomo of Florence.View of the Ponte Vecchio and the beautiful ceilings inside the Uffizi Gallery.Some of the beautiful marble statues in Loggia Dei Lanzi, which is adjacent to the...

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14 Nov Siena Tuscany, Italy

We stayed at the Castelo Monastero, in Tuscany about 20 minutes drive from Siena where we enjoyed walking around taking in the sites such as the Duomo of Siena, Il Campo, and the Palazzo Pubblico and enjoying an incredible bistecca and seasonal truffle dishes at...

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12 Nov Pisa, Italy

On our way to Tuscany, from Portofino we stopped by Pisa so our kids could see the great 'leaning tower of Pisa'. Other sites to see in the city's Piazza del Duomo is the Duomo (the Cathedral), the Baptistry and the Campo Santo (the monumental...

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10 Nov Cinque Terre, Italy

We found it easy to get to Cinque Terre for a day trip from Portofino. After a quick 10 minute bus ride to Santa Margherita Liguria, it was only an hour by train to get to Monterosso. Monterosso is the largest of the five...

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07 Nov Portofino, Italy

We stayed in Portofino on the Italian Riviera, known for its picturesque harbour and during our stay enjoyed exploring the harbour, admiring the many beautiful boutiques and luxury stores as well as enjoying the restaurants in Portofino. One of the main cultural attractions in Portofino...

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