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From Rome to Florence to Venice, Italy is a European destination filled with unforgettable vacation experiences. Here are some of our favorite travel articles and travel blogs on Italy.

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Europe on a Shoestring: Travel on a Budget

Travel in Europe can be expensive, but with a Eurail pass and planning, you can travel on a student budget.
Fountains in Palermo, Sicily. Flickr/Martin Deane

Travel in Sicily: Adventure Where You Least Expect It

A traveler reflects on adventures that aren't on the itinerary while on a guided trip in Sicily.
Sunset in Cassis on the French Riviera. Photo by Annie Palovcik

Three Small-Town Jewels of the Riviera

For laid-back charm and genuine local life, nothing matches the smaller Riviera towns.

5 Top Destinations to Visit in 2019

What destinations should you add to your bucket list this year? Here are five top destinations to visit in 2019. 
Travel in Trentino

Trentino: Italy’s Quieter Corner

Look to Italy’s far northeast corner for vineyards, castles, charming alpine villages and a little bit of German culture.
What to do and see in Torino Italy

Italy: Torino Stole My Heart

Torino, Italy is full of surprises. For the traveler, it's well-worth the visit.

Roman Holiday: The Tale of La Befana

The enchanting tales of La Befana and Feast of the Epiphany capture the spirit of Christmas in Italy.
The Trevi Fountain is arguably the world's most beautiful. Photo courtesy of FireCask Rome

Italians Vote on Their Favorite Places to Visit in Rome

We all know that Rome is a favorite with travelers, but where do Romans themselves like to go in Rome? Here are 10 places the locals love.

Scared in Scari: Visiting Stromboli

Trekking to the volcano on Stromboli, a small island just south of the Italian peninsula.
Italy Inside the Caffe Greco by Dan Morey

Grappa at the Greco

An author recalls a trip to Rome with his mother involving long dead poets and a moment of resolution at Caffé Greco, the second oldest bar in Italy.
Travel in Rome, Italy

Summer in Rome

Open-air festivals and cocktail parties are all part of summer in Rome.
A view above Sicily. Photo by Flickr/Scott Wylie

Kissed by the Sun: Travel in Sicily

In Sicily, you'll find sun, sea, blue sky, good food and amazing landscape -- all at an affordable price.

A Taste of Turin: Culinary Delights in Italy’s Olympics City

Turin is famed worldwide for its cafes and pastry shops, exquisite wines and expensive truffles.
A vineyard in Piedmont. Photo by Victor Block

Cheese, Truffles, History and Wine in Piedmont, Italy

In Piedmont, Italy, you can learn about the unusual profession of cheese hunting. Best of all, you get to sample this yummy part of Italian cuisine.