Piacenza – ancient town protecting the plain of the river Po

Palazzo del Comune, Piacenza, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Although the city of Piacenza is not so popular among tourists as other Italian cities, it still has very nice and typical Italian old city centre full of medieval and Renaissance buildings. The history of Piacenza dates back to the Roman times, when the city was founded in 218 BC. It is situated on the bank of the River Po,

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Foreste Casentinesi – Monte Falterona – Campigna National Park

Foreste Casentinese, Tuscany, Italy

In the Tuscan Apennines Mountains, there is a large protected area of some of the largest and finest woodlands in all of Italy. The Foreste Casentinesi – Monte Falterona – Campigna National Park is home to many different animals and plants, and has been inhabited by man for thousands of years. One of the more popular destinations in the park

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Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park – mountain lakes, grasslands, waterfalls, moorlands and forests

Pietra di Bismantova mountain, Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park, Italy

Located in the north-central portion of Italy, you will find the Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park. The park which was founded only recently back in 2001 is home to mountain lakes, grasslands, waterfalls, moorlands and forests. It is also centrally located nearby several other national parks. Some of the tallest points in Appennino Tosco-Emiliano National Park are the mountain peaks of

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UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Ravenna – the resting place of Dante Alighieri

Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy

An ancient city which served as the capital of the West Roman Empire in the 5th century AD, today Ravenna is the capital of the province with the eponymous name. It is very well-known for its very impressive mosaics dating all the way back to the 5th century again. It is also the location of an impressive eight UNESCO World

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Ferrara – a beautiful historic and romantic city

Ferrara Cathedral, Emilia-Romagna, Italy

Ferrara is an inland city in the Emilia-Romagna region and the capital of the eponymous province. The city lies on the River Po (or better said close to its main channel). The sea is just about 50 kilometers away of the city. Ferrara is a beautiful historic town, which was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is home

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