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  1. Pauline

    Two Weeks in Liguria, Tuscany and Rome, Italy, 2003

    Trip Plan After our Switzerland trip, we went on to Italy. In Switzerland we spent 2 nights in Zurich on arrival, pickup up a rental car, 2 nights in Konstanz, Germany, then 2 weeks in Saanen, near Gstaad in the Swiss Alps. From there we drove to Liguria. Link to Switzerland trip report. 11...
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    Lazio A Week in Northern Lazio

    Many people bypass this part of Italy on their way to Tuscany, Umbria, Venizia or Como. But a week in this region will surprise and delight; not to mention steals your heart. If you are a lover of Italy, don't miss this special area. And I promise you will return, as I have so many times...
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    Lazio My Italian Community in Bagnoregio

    It's been many years since I first started vacationing in Italy. What was once an adventure in travel for me has become so much more. The little village of Bagnoregio, outside Orvieto in the tri-corner of Tuscany, Umbria and Lazio, has become a second home for me. I now make time to go there...
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    Umbria In Love With Orvieto

    My personal addiction to Italian culture happened several years before my encounter with the extraordinary hill town of Orvieto over 12 years ago, when friends brought me for three weeks of travel to this densely artistic place. I fell so in love with what I experienced that I’ve made two or...
  5. J

    Zurers in Italy 2022 (finally)

    Trip Itinerary So after three years, we are off again to Italy. Here is our itinerary. 1 - April 26: Sesto Calende (near Malpensa) 2 - April 27-May 2: Turin (Piemonte) 3 - May 2-6: Asti (Piemonte) 4 - May 6-10: Piacenza (Emilia-Romagna) 5 - May 10-12: Lerici (Liguria) 6 - May 12-17: San...
  6. Kim

    Florence Mommy's Week Out

    By Kim from New Jersey, Fall 2001 Kim and her girlfriend leave their families behind and take a seven day trip to Italy, November 7 - 13. They stay in Florence and do some day trips from there. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav.com. Giorno Uno - We depart and other nonsense...
  7. Kim

    Tuscany A November Sojourn

    By Kim from New Jersey, Fall 2003 Our gang, and another family spend a few nights in Rome and then a week in a rental in Castelmuzio, Tuscany. There are seven of us, four adults and three girls (ages seven and ten). This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav.com. Background Okay – so I...
  8. Kim

    Just The Two of Us...We Can Eat It if We Try

    Just The Two of Us...We Can Eat It if We Try By Kim from New Jersey, Spring 2005 Chris, my husband, and I spent a bit over two weeks in Italy. Arriving in Rome, spending a night in Abruzzo, driving to a masseria near Ostuni for six nights, a night in Frascati, then a week in an apartment in...
  9. Kim

    Tuscany Kim's Family Extravaganza - An extended family travels together to Rome, Venice and Tuscany

    By Kim from New Jersey, Summer 2002 9-Person Family Vacation This trip report was originally published on slowtrav.com. Opinions and Observations Well, I finally finished writing my trip report for our trip last June. I'm going to start by posting some general opinions/observations below and...
  10. C

    Tuscany Scotland to Tuscany in Caro’s Car

    By Caro from UK, Fall 2002 Car ferry from Scotland to Belgium, drive to Tuscany, 2 weeks in a villa and then 2 nights on the way back to the ferry. This trip report was originally published on SlowTrav.com. Scotland to Belgium We took our own car over on the ferry from Rosyth in Scotland to...
  11. Christian

    Rome A Million Degrees

    By Christian from Canada, Summer 2003 Rome for a Week, Venice for nine days, with a couple of day trips. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav.com. Background Info A million degrees Let me collect my thoughts. It was two years ago, after all. Strangely though, I remember most, if...
  12. R

    Venice Venice - 200 Things To Do and See

    by Ruth L. Edenbaum, originally posted on slowtrav.com in 2005 This is not a complete list of things to do and see in Venice, but is merely a list of some of what is readily available, especially to those who choose to spend more than two or three days there. These are some of my favorite things...
  13. S

    Traveling to Tropea and further south

    Hello fellow travellers, I have done a lot of reading but would love to get some feedback of travellers who have travelled in that area. I will fly to Lamezia Terme (SUF) Airport, arriving at 8am on a Monday, leaving again on Saturday at 8pm, so I will have 4 full days and 2 “almost full days”...
  14. S

    Hello all from Rome

    Hi everyone! I used to be a member of the original SlowTrav forum back in 2006-2007, when I ran two holiday apartments for tourists in Trastevere. Then I was out of the sector for quite a while, working mainly for Italy's news wire service, ANSA. But now I've added a new job working again in...
  15. Pauline

    Podcasts Rediscover Italy Podcast

    An interesting podcast about Italy - Rediscover Italy, with hosts Cassandra Santoro and Laura Thayer. https://rediscoveritalypodcast.com/ They have just finished their first season and the second last episode was with @Valerie talking about Basilicata. It was a great episode! (I will add...
  16. Pauline

    Hiking Walking Easy in Europe

    In the 1990s Chet and Carolee Lipton wrote a brilliant set of books about hiking in Europe: Walking Easy in the Swiss Alps Walking Easy in the Italian Alps Walking Easy in the French Alps Walking Easy in the Austrian Alps In the 2000s these books were updated and combined into two books. New...
  17. Terry

    Northern Italy Munich and the Dolomites

    By teaberry from USA, Summer 2013 Four days in Munich, Germany and a week in Castelrotto, Italy, in the Dolomites, in July, hiking and enjoying the local ambiance. Heaven. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. The Trip that Almost Didn't Happen This is the trip that almost...
  18. E

    Florence Intensive Language Course in Florence Then Decompression in Sorrento

    By Earline from Tennessee, Spring 2006 March 16 through April 6, 2006. Mother and daughter share brain-frying intensive Italian language course in Florence for two weeks, then on to Sorrento and the Amalfi coast for some R&R. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. Before I Get Too...
  19. Georgia & Zig

    Trip of Gifts - Italy, Greece and Switzerland

    By zig from Kentucky, USA, Fall 2006 An amusing journey with Zig and Georgia as they travel on a tight budget through part of Switzerland, Liguria and make a pilgrimage to Greece, Sept 25 - Oct 9, 2006. This trip report was originally posted on SlowTrav. 9/25/06 - Travel Day - Kentucky to...
  20. C

    Travel 2021 Southern Italy

    Traveling to Italy in august. Anyone been lately? COVID protocols? Where to visit?
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