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Levanto, Italian Riviera
Laid-back Seaside Town near Cinque Terre

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Levanto is a seaside town where you can bike, hike, swim in the sea, take a boat trip or visit Cinque Terre and nearby Italian Riviera towns.

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Bonassola and Framura

Get away from the tourist crowds in Bonassola and Framura, on the Italian Riviera coast near Cinque Terre.

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Florence in May

May in Florence: unique artisan crafts fair, music fest, flower gardens, and a holiday.

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Easter Week in Italy

Easter week in Italy includes solemn processions, ending with celebrations and fun events on Sunday and La Pasquetta.

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Volterra, Tuscany

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Times New Roman

Martha Miller’s memoirs of living in Trastevere, Rome come to life in her book – Times New Roman: How We Quit Our Jobs, Gave Away Our Stuff & Moved to Italy

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