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Where I’ve Been: Interactive Map of Italy

Below is an interactive map of Italy that will take you to the posts I have written about each region. Following the map is a listing of villages, towns, and cities I have visited in each Italian region. I have been to 16 out of Italy’s 20 regions. It is my goal, of course, to…

October in Italy: Holidays, Festivals, and Other Events

October in Italy: Holidays, Festivals, and Other Events

October (Ottobre) is one of the best months to be in Italy. Tourist traffic is light and the weather is typically sunny and mild. Look for lots of local food and wine festivals during this month. October in Italy: Holidays, Festivals, and Other Events Early October – Festival Verdi Giuseppe Verdi, who was born in…

February in Italy: Holidays, Festivals, and Other Events

February in Italy: Holidays, Festivals, and Other Events

February is frigid in most parts of Italy, but is not without its festivities. There’s Valentine’s Day and Carnevale, and many Italian schools observe a winter break called Settimana Bianca — White Week — a time for skiing and sledding.