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Campania  Travel Guide

Campania Travel Guide

Campania is one of those regions that has it all. Naples, the capital of Campania, is a lively yet mysterious city whose influence stretches across the entire region and beyond. The cityscape of Naples is unmistakable, with still-active Mount Vesuvius looming along the city edge. Not far from Naples are the ruins of Pompeii and…

Puglia Travel Guide

Puglia Travel Guide

If Italy is a boot, then Puglia (Apulia*) is its spur and stiletto heel. A long region on Italy’s southeast coast, Puglia is vast fields of wheat and olive groves in its north and interior and gorgeous beaches and swimming coves in the south. Puglia Map Puglia borders four other regions: Molise, Campania, Basilicata, and…

Lombardy Travel Guide

Lombardy Travel Guide

The richest and most populous of Italy’s regions, Lombardy is home to Milan. Milan is not only the capital of Lombardy, but also Italy’s capital of fashion, finance, and media. Known as Lombardia in Italian, Lombardy derives its name from the Longobards, a Germanic kingdom that ruled large stretches of the Italian peninsula beginning in…

Italy Map

This map shows Italy and its neighbors to the north and east. Italy shares land borders with six countries (France, Switzerland, Austria, Slovenia, Vatican City, San Marino) and maritime borders with 10 countries (Croatia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Montenegro, Albania, Greece, Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, Malta, Spain). France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia border Italy along its north, with the…