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Enjoy a visit to Volterra and San Gimignano – small towns with history and character in Tuscany, Italy

            Piazza Cisterna in San Gimignano,Tuscany, Italy. Photo by Chris Wee. There are many small villages and towns throughout the beautiful region of Tuscany in Italy that still retain their history and character. Two such towns are Volterra and San Gimignano, close the famous cities … Continue reading

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The heat wave in Italy in August continues with towns and cities in Tuscany recording some of the highest temperatures

The heat wave throughout Italy in the third week of August, 2011 continues with Tuscany, one of the most visited regions by tourists, seeing some of the highest temperatures. Siena saw a record high temperature of 44 degrees Celsius earlier in the … Continue reading

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See The Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Church of Santa Croce in Florence in Tuscany, Italy in this set of photos

If you are a young student learning digital media and photography there are many places to consider visiting to take photos of famous places, buildings and monuments. But maybe Italy is high up in the list to go to. Anabel … Continue reading

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The heat wave in Italy is to last until end the of August – temperatures up to 40 degrees Celsius

The current heat wave in Italy is expected to continue to the end of August and possibly into the first week of September. Health warnings have been made as temperatures rise to 40 degrees Celsius, putting some people at risk. … Continue reading

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Massive restoration project on the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in Italy is successfully completed

A massive restoration project on the famous Leaning Tower of Pisa in Tuscany, Italy has been successfully completed by engineers. The historic tower attracts many visitors to the small city from around the world every year and it is one … Continue reading

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Watch the exciting Palio di Siena horse race in Tuscany, Italy live on the internet

The second of the famous Palio di Siena horse races this year, on 16th August in Tuscany, Italy will be shown live on the internet.  Anyone should be able to watch this fantastic event around the small square in Siena, thanks to … Continue reading

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Discover the beauty, culture and history of Tuscany, Italy in these superb photos

Two Malaysian girls have travelled to Tuscany in Italy and instantly captured some fantastic photos which show the beauty, culture and history of this popular region. Angelyn and Christine are sisters enjoying some time out of South East Asia. During … Continue reading

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See some of the famous buildings, places, mountains, culture in beautiful Tuscany, Italy

This video, made by utuscany.com, shows you that Tuscany is still a region of Italy that offers much still to be discovered if you go off the popular tourist routes. Undiscovered Tuscany awaits you ! See some of the famous … Continue reading

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Popular restaurant is located in the Monte Morello mountains near Florence, Tuscany, Italy

The Ristorante Caravanserraglio, located high in the Monte Morello mountain range,  is loved by both Italians and many travellers to the nearby city of Florence (Firenze) in Tuscany, Italy.  Views from the restaurant, plus others in the area, give people spectacular views looking … Continue reading

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Visiting Italy on vacation/holiday or for business this summer ? Be aware of the tropical tiger mosquito.

With the mass transportation of goods and people throughout the world every day now, new problems and potential health risks occur. If you are visiting Italy this summer on holiday or for business reasons then you need to be aware of the … Continue reading

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