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Piazza Michelangelo | Breathtaking Views Florence

Piazza Michelangelo Piazza Michelangelo overlooks the city from across the Arno river. This square has a superb view of Florence and the stunning dome of the Duomo. It’s worth the hike, drive, or bus ride. The best photos are taken from the street immediately below the overlook. The proper Italian description of this piazza is “Piazzale Michelangelo.” The Piazza This area is pretty wide open and a statue of Michelangelo stands tall and watches over […]

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17 Amazing Sites to Check Out When in Rome

17 Amazing Rome Sites Rome has so much more than our top 17 sites to visit. Although our list does include the standard tourist sites, we have included a few you might not have even heard of. We have been very fortunate to have visited Rome several times. Every time we go, there is always more to see and explore. Rome is located on the western coast, just south of the center of Italy. https://goo.gl/maps/2npL9GKYBCR2 If you are […]

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Santo Spirito Church | Florence | An Amazing Find

Santo Spirito Church The Santo Spirito Church has a classic Filippo Brunelleschi interior and has amazing Renaissance lines. The architects were Brunelleschi and Antonio Manetti and in 140 the church was first opened. Due to the fact the church is so plain on the outside, you might just walk past it and say to yourself, “Ah, it’s just another church.” Whatever you do, stop and visit this church! It has an amazing surprise inside!   This […]

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Siena | Beautiful Treasure of Tuscany, Italy

Siena, Tuscany | Italy Siena can be found in the rolling hills of Tuscany in Italy. If you are unsure where it is, here is a link you can view: https://goo.gl/maps/SEPwive6zfL2 Piazza Il Campo – The Square Located in the center of Siena is the fan-shaped square, or piazza, known as Piazza Il Campo. The Torre del Magnia, or tower, dates back to the 14th century and has amazing views from the top with it’s distinctive white […]

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Tuscany What makes up this beautiful countryside?
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Tuscany: What Makes Up This Beautiful Countryside in Italy?

Tuscany Tuscany and its landscape has to be some of the most beautiful in the world. The stunning views, even from the roadside will take your breath away. You can see the various shades of the earth, the distinctive Italian cypress trees, the vineyards and rolls of hay drying in the sun that makes you know – you are in Tuscany!   This post contains affiliated links that help keep this website running. By purchasing […]

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Assisi, Italy | Enjoy the Beauty, Magic & History

Assisi, Italy     Assisi is a hill town and comune located in the Province of Perugia in the Umbria region in central Italy. You can see exactly where it is located by clicking here:  https://goo.gl/maps/1wLo2tHaxTs Assisi was the birthplace of one of Italy’s patron saints, St. Francis (1181–1226). St Francis founded the Franciscan religious order in the town in 1208 along with St. Clare was the founder of the Poor Sisters.   This post […]

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