Walking and Eating in Bologna

Our five days in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy went something like this – explore, culture, lunch, walk, culture, relax, supper, sleep, on repeat. It was wonderful. The days were bright and sunny and I could almost smell summer…..almost. We covered a distance, on foot, of 10 miles a day, which meant we could … Continue reading Walking and Eating in Bologna

10 Perfectly Good Reasons To Ski In Val Di Sole

by Claudia Tavani If you are a fan of winter sports, you have to ski in Val di Sole, Trentino. Val di Sole is one of the most charming valleys of Trentino; the kind of place where you may get the impression time has stopped. Surrounded by beautiful mountains that called to be hiked and home to … Continue reading 10 Perfectly Good Reasons To Ski In Val Di Sole

Rome in one day: A journey through history

Rome, the city where history and italian essence mix and create a unique atmosphere. Where old Vespa motorbikes stroll by narrow streets of Trastevere. Traces of Roman Empire, Renaissance and Baroque can be discovered all around the city and its unique atmosphere will make you live a wonderful experience. This city is the hearth from … Continue reading Rome in one day: A journey through history

A day in Siena

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“Ladies and gentlemen, as we start our descent, please make sure your seat backs and tray tables are in their full upright position. Make sure your seat belt is securely fastened and all carry-on luggage is stowed underneath the seat in front of you or in the overhead bins. Thank you.”

We’re landing in the central part of Tuscany in a city which lies at 322m above sea level. It sits over 3 hills and it is one of the Italy’s most visited touristic attractions.

Welcome to Siena!

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The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site.

According to local legend, Siena was founded by  Senius and Aschius, two sons of Remus and thus nephews of Romulus, after whom Rome was named.

Christianity did not penetrate into Siena until the 4th century AD.

Ok, we’re all now in Siena and where to head first…

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