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Europe » Italy » Campania May 30th 2014

Campania is one of the regions of Southern Italy and stretches along the Tyrrhenian Sea. What to see: The Archaeological Area of Pompeii, which were destroyed by the Vesuvius eruption of 79 A.D. The Amalfi Coast: bays, coves and picturesque small towns, which miraculously cling to the mountain. Sorrento, Amalfi, Ravello, Positano, Capri and Ischia islands.... read more

Europe » Germany » Bavaria » Schwangau May 31st 2013

Inside the Castle photos are forbidden. Neuschwanstein Castle(German: Schloss Neuschwanstein) is a 19th-century Romanesque Revival palace on a rugged hill above the village of Hohenschwangau near Füssen in southwest Bavaria. The palace was commissioned by Ludwig II of Bavaria as a retreat and as an homage to Richard Wagner. Ludwig paid for the palace out of his personal fortune and by means of extensive borrowing, not with Bavarian public funds. The palace was intended as a personal refuge for the reclusive king, but it was opened to the paying public immediately after his death in 1886. The palace has appeared prominently in several movies and was the inspiration for Disneyland's Sleeping Beauty Castle and later, similar structures.... read more

Europe » Italy » Liguria » Manarola May 30th 2013

Manarola, built on a high rock 70 metres above sea level., ... read more

Europe » Italy » Lombardy » Lake Garda May 30th 2013

Riva del Garda - is one of the most important holiday destinations in northern Italy.... read more

Europe » Italy » Lazio » Rome May 30th 2013

Europe » Italy » Veneto » Verona May 30th 2013

Verona - is a city straddling the Adige river in Veneto, northern Italy. The city has been awarded World Heritage Site status by UNESCO because of its urban structure and architecture.... read more

Europe » Italy » Umbria May 30th 2013

Assisi- it was the birthplace of St. Francis, who founded the Franciscan religious order in the town in 1208, and St. Clare (Chiara d'Offreducci), the founder of the Poor Sisters, which later became the Order of Poor Clares after her death. The 19th-century Saint Gabriel of Our Lady of Sorrows was also born in Assisi. Perugia - was one of the main Etruscan cities. The city is also known as the universities town. Perugia is a well-known cultural and artistic centre of Italy.... read more

Europe » Italy » Tuscany May 30th 2013

Montepulciano- is a medieval and Renaissance hill town and comune in the Italian province of Siena. Montepulciano is a major producer of food and drink. Pienza - a town and comune in the province of Siena. In 1996, UNESCO declared the town a World Heritage Site, and in 2004 the entire valley, the Val d'Orcia, was included on the list of UNESCO's World Cultural Landscapes. Montalcino - is a hill town and comune in Tuscany. It is famous for its Brunello di Montalcino wine. Volterra - known to the ancient Etruscans as Velathri, to the Romans as Volaterrae, is a town and comune in the Tuscany region of Italy. Vada - a little seaside town on the Etruscan Coast. It’s most enjoyed for it’s close vicinity to the Spiagge Bianche (white beaches), a beautiful spread of ... read more

Europe » Italy » Tuscany May 30th 2013

San Gimignano- is a small medieval hill town in the province of Siena.The Old Town of San Gimignano", is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Siena -the historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site. Duomo di Siena - is a medieval church dedicated from its earliest days as a Roman Catholic Marian church, and now dedicated to Santa Maria Assunta (Most Holy Mary of Assumption). "The cathedral itself was originally designed and completed between 1215 and 1263 on the site of an earlier structure. It has the form of a Latin cross with a slightly projecting transept, a dome and a bell tower. The dome rises from a hexagonal base with supporting columns. The lantern atop the dome was added by Gian Lorenzo Bernini. The nave is separated from the two ... read more

Europe » Italy » Tuscany » Florence May 30th 2013

Again around trip: Poland (WAW)-Italy(Firenze - San Gimignano-Siena-Assisi-Perugia-Rome-Sorrento-Pompei-Ravello-Amalfi-Positano-Capri Island-Montepulciano-Pienza-Montalcino-Volterra-Cinque Terre/ Manarola -Vada -Pisa- Casarza Ligure - Riva del Garda) - Ostrerreich (Insbruck) - Germany (Schwangau - Neuschwanstein Castle) - Poland... read more

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