Italy

Florence’s Best Museums—and a Trick to See Them Fast

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Here are some of Florence’s can’t-miss museums—and a way to see them without spending all day in line.

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5 Thrilling Train Trips from Rome

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Headed to Rome? Explore the city all you want, but make sure to take at least one of these thrilling train trips, which you can do in one day.

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30 Pictures That Will Make You Want to Visit Italy

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Whether you’ve been there zero times or zillions of times, I know you’ll enjoy these amazing photos of Italy, coupled with ideas on things to do in each of the country’s incredible regions.

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Three Incredible Weeks in Italy

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Whether you follow this Italy itinerary exactly or simply use it as a jumping-off point is your choice, but I’m certain it will be of use to you.

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Three Perfect Days in Rome

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If you’ve got three days and a lot of energy, you can have an incredible Rome experience you’ll remember for the rest of eternity.

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The Nude Beach of Cinque Terre

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How a very brief trip to seedy Italian nude beach made me call almost everything into question.

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Italian Sparkling Wine

Why Do I Love Italy So Much?

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I’ve traveled to some of the most far-flung places in the world — if it’s off the beaten path, it’s at the top of my travel bucket list. And yet Italy, whose paths are among the planet’s most-beaten, is perhaps my favorite country.

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Lemons, Near-Misses and Italian Fjords

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With its sun-kissed, coast-hugging highways, lush lemon groves, and port cities dating back to the Renaissance, Italy’s Amalfi Coast is the closest thing to paradise that currently exists in Europe.

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