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Le Marche Travel Guide

The Marches region, known as Le Marche (lay Mar-kay) in Italian, is a tangle of contradictions. Its wild landscape of craggy hills and dramatic mountains gives way to lush forests and pristine beaches. The tidy, sleepy hill towns and farming villages that dot the sage- and wheat-colored patchwork ...

The 20 Regions of Italy

Italy is made up of 20 regions, each with its own history, flavors, customs, and local dialects. Some regions, like Tuscany and Sicily, are well-known as travel destinations, while others like Lazio, Lombardy, and Piemonte, are overshadowed by their capitals Rome, Milan, and Turin. It's ...

San Marino Travel Guide

Perched on a peak between Le Marche and Emilia-Romagna, the Republic of San Marino is worth a visit simply because it is, at 24 square miles (61 km2), the smallest republic in the world. Its population is also tiny—just fewer than 34,000 people call San Marino home. In addition to being the ...

Umbria Travel Guide

Umbria calls itself the "Green Heart of Italy." It's a perfect name for this central, landlocked region of picturesque, medieval hill towns, rolling green farmland and forests. Perugia is the capital of Umbria. Umbria Map Umbria borders Tuscany and Lazio, making it ideal for day trips and ...

Italy Map

This map shows Italy and its neighbors to the north, east, and west. 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, ...

Where I’ve Been: Interactive Map of Italy

I haven't been everywhere in Italy. But I have traveled extensively throughout the country, both as a guidebook writer and as a resident. I have been to 16 out of Italy’s 20 regions. I have also visited Vatican City and San Marino, two tiny countries that share the Italian peninsula with Italy. ...

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