Two creepy places in Italy

Two creepy places in Italy

In Italy there aren’t only beautiful famous historical buildings but also creepy places. Some of them can be visited, some others, instead, are completely abandoned. Today I’m going to talk about two abandoned creepy places in Italy. 1. Villa Pastore Villa Pastore is located in the town of Valenzia, in Piedmont. It was built for the Pastore’s family in the first half of the 19th century. The family was composed of a man, a woman and their two children, Elisa and Giovanni. The Pastores lived in this villa for some years before abandoning it after the tragedies that struck their…

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An Italian family friendly region: Trentino Alto Adige

Italian family friendly region

Trentino Alto Adige is a very family friendly Italian region. Indeed, if you go and spend your holidays there, you’ll find that there are many places you can visit with your children. So, let’s see some of the things you can do with your family in Trentino 1. CLIMBING AT FAMILY SAN MARTINO Climbing can be a very family friendly activity, especially in Trentino. Family San Martino is a climbing crag located in Arco, in Trentino Alto Adige, very close to the famous crag Policromuro Massone. Family San Martino has been prepared specifically for families and children and offers 17…

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Three unique things to do in Italy

Three unique things to do in italy

Apart from visiting museums and archeological sites and building there are other unique things to do in Italy. So, here’s a brief list for you of three unique things you can do while you’re in Italy. 1. HINKING UP ACTIVE VOLCANOES In Italy there are still two active volcanoes and at least nine dormant volcanoes – meaning that they have not erupted in years but are likely to erupt again in the future. The two Italian active volcanoes are Etna and Stromboli, in Sicily. So, one of the unique things to do in Italy can be hiking up Etna and…

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How to recognize Italians abroad

How to recognize Italians abroad

It’s happened to everyone of us at least once. We see someone and even without hearing him speaking, we immediately know where he’s from. Of course, it’s not an exact science. Sometimes, we happen to be right and some others not but still there are some behaviours, or some features, that make us think someone comes from a specific country. The same applies for Italians. There are some features that usually allow people to recognize Italians abroad. Let’s see some of them. 1. ITALIANS SPEAK LOUDLY The first thing that allows you to recognize Italians abroad is that they usually…

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Easter in Italy – Special celebrations

Easter in Italy - Florence

Easter in Italy is one of the most important celebrations in Italy, second only to Christmas. For those of you who are not familiar with the Christian religion, Easter, Pasqua in Italian, is the day when Christians celebrate the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. On Easter in Italy, practicing Christians usually go to Church and then celebrate with their family and/or friends. However, in some parts of Italy there are special celebrations on Easter, which are worth mentioning and seeing. For example, special celebrations take place in Florence and Sulmona. EASTER IN FLORENCE To explain why Easter is celebrated…

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