Posts Tagged ‘Italy’

Pitigliano Tuscany IT - Photo by Valerio Ianna

Pitigliano – My Secret

I'm not sure I want to tell you about Pitigliano. It's my secret. People know about Florence or Siena or 'Chiantishire’ and even names like Monteroccatederighi are known to too many English-speaking tourists.

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Visiting Tivoli and Villa D’Este

Cardinal Ippolito II D’Este arrived in Tivoli in September of 1550 with a sizeable chip on his shoulder. He had just failed in his bid for the papacy.

Puccini's statue in Piazza Cittadella

A Visit to My Lucca

Lucca is one of the loveliest towns in Italy. It was founded by the Etruscans and was at one time a Roman colony.

  • Milan - Baglioni Hotel CarltonBook
  • Venice - Baglioni Hotel LunaBook
  • Rome - Baglioni Hotel ReginaBook
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