Volo Vetro

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 — Murano, Italy, is known as a paradise for glass work. The city is a series of islands just across the lagoon in Venice and easily accessible by one of the several vaporetti that serve the area.  Close to our departure … Continued

Rocca Maggiore

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Rocca Maggiore (Assisi, Italy) – Rocca Maggiore is an old fortress built around 1360 in the beautiful city of Assisi, birthplace of St. Francis. If the castle looks familiar to you, it is likely because it was used in Zeffirelli’s 1972 … Continued

Venice

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Venice, Italy – There is something magical about the Grand Canal in Venice, Italy. The gondolas, the sunlight and the constant flux of people are vibrant and romantic. The Grand Canal is one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city. … Continued

Boboli Gardens

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Boboli Gardens (Florence, Italy) – The Boboli Gardens (Giardini di Boboli) are located behind the Pitti Palace (Palazzo Pitti)  in Florence. We spent an afternoon there enjoying the beauty and tranquility of walking around sculptures dating back to the 16th … Continued