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Some Suggestions for Driving in Italy

  Some years ago, I was riding for the first time in the passenger seat of a red Fiat driven by my friend Laura, with whom I was living in Rome. On our approach back to the city (we were coming back from a day at a horseback riding area on the Via Appia Antica), …

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The Ultimate Italian Driving Adventure

If you’re the type of traveler who likes to go it alone and doesn’t mind injecting a little technological know-how into your trip, then a GPS-driven self-guided tour may be the ticket. Information about Zephyr Self-Guided Adventures through Italy just crossed our desks over the weekend. The company offers walks, biking, and driving tours through …

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A Snowy Staycation in Rome

You must be thinking: there are two things wrong with this post. First, it’s too early to be talking about snow. And, second, how can you have a “staycation” in Rome if you don’t even live there? I defer to a recent press release from onthesnow.com. In “The No. 1 Snow Sports Web Site Picks …

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Italy’s Most Scenic Drives

  Today’s tip from Fodor’s looks at the best driving tours in Italy. They include the Via Aurelia, the Grande Strade delle Dolomiti, and – my favorite – the S222 through Tuscany, also known as the Via Chiantigiana. I’m certain there are more than just three drives in Italy that will make your jaws drop. …

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