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Articles on trips around Italy to places like Le Cinque Terre, ski resorts, Tuscany, Venice and Rome, as well as information on restaurants in Italy

Yes, You Can Go Skiing in Sicily

Etna Sud - Nicolosi ski map

Not only can you ski in Sicily, but you might be surprised to hear that there are three ski resorts on this lovely island in the south Mediterranean. You may be a little less surprised, and possibly slightly concerned, to hear that two of Sicily's ski resorts lie on the slopes of the Mount Etna … [Read more...]

Crossbows and Arrows in Tuscany?

The Sansepolcro Archers
Photo DDHall

We have just returned from a wonderful few days in Sansepolcro in the Tuscan province of Arezzo, having been completely overwhelmed by the annual Palio crossbow shooting contest between the crossbow archers of Sansepolcro and its arch rival Gubbio in Umbria. This bi-annual event dates back to the … [Read more...]