Lucca – Tuscany’s Well Preserved Medieval Town

Duomo di San Martino, Lucca, Italy

A well-preserved medieval town – the birthplace of Puccini – Lucca is completely encircled by 17th-century walls, and lies in the heart of a fertile plain in northwest Tuscany, an hour’s drive from Florence and 14 miles northeast of Pisa. The Piazza San Michele is the site of the old Roman forum, hence the name of the Romanesque church here,

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Acireale – a beautiful historic baroque town

Acireale, Catania, Sicily, Italy

On the east coast of Sicily, in the province of Catania, you can find a beautiful historic town of Acireale. It stands on lava formations, about 30 km from the famous tourist town of Taormina and 24 km from Catania. The city has now about 51,000 inhabitants who live mainly from the tourism, fishing and agriculture. The city was dedicated

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Bosa Marina – popular seaside resort in Sardinia

Bosa, Sardinia, Italy

Approximately 3 km from the town of Bosa, located on the west coast of Sardinia, is situated holiday resort of Bosa Marina. Along this recreation area stretches sandy beach, which is, at some places, lined with rocks. The beach has a gradual entry into the sea and the interesting thing is that the sand contains iron. Apart from Bosa Marina,

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Ardea – a small ancient town near Rome

Ardea, Lazio, Italy

Ardea is a small ancient town with about 35 000 inhabitants. It lies 35 km south of Rome, in Lazio region, approximately 4 km from the Mediterranean coast. It is mainly an agricultural town, that just recently began to develop also the industry. History Ardea already existed in Roman times, it was a town situated on the important consular road

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