Renting a car in Italy – Things to consider

Renting a car in Italy - Things to consider

Are you thinking about renting a car during your trip to Italy? If it’s so, here are some of the things you should consider when renting a car in Italy. FUEL First of all, what type of car is it better to choose: petrol or a diesel? There isn’t a right answer to this question. However, if you want to save some money, you should go for a diesel car. Indeed, in Italy diesel costs definitely less than petrol. GPS Should I get a car with a gps device or not? If you don’t have a good phone app, I…

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Four of the most ancient ruins in Italy

Four of the most ancient ruins in Italy

In Italy there are many interesting historical ruins to see, the Colosseum is only one of the most famous ones. So, today I’d like to talk about four of the most ancient ruins in Italy you probably didn’t know they existed and that you can visit. 1. SELINUNTE The first of the most ancient ruins in Italy are those of Selinunte. Selinunte was an ancient Greek city in Sicily dating back between 628 and 654 BCE. Its ruins can now be seen in Castelvetrano. The archeological site includes many temples and fortifications, a sanctuary and the necropoleis. Only few ruins…

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Four Italian wines from Veneto

Italian wines from Veneto

Raise your hand if you like drinking a glass of wine after a hard day work and you also happen to love Italy. If it’s so, I think you’re going to like this article. Indeed, I’m about to tell you about some famous Italian wines from Veneto together with some of the Italian towns you should visit to taste them in their production area. VENETO Veneto is an Italian region in the north-east of Italy. The most famous cities of Veneto are probably Venezia and Verona. However, not everyone knows that Veneto is also widely known in Italy for wine…

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Three Italian mountaintop villages

Italian mountaintop villages

Tourists are usually attracted by big famous Italian cities such as Pisa, Rome, Milan, Venice, and so on. However, if you are staying in Italy for a while, I suggest you to visit also little towns and villages. Indeed, in Italy there are many villages, unknown to tourists, with personality and breathtaking views. In today’s article you’ll discover three Italian mountaintop villages that are definitely worth a visit. 1. BAGNOLI DEL TRIGNO Bagnoli del Trigno is an Italian village in Molise with 700 inhabitants. It’s one of the most fascinating Italian mountaintop villages around Italy. You can go there just…

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How to ask for directions in Italian

Ask for directions in Italian

If you decide to visit Italy and stay for a while, you may want to visit different cities and towns and different parts of Italy – north, south and center. To do so, one of the best things you can do is renting a car. Yes, because public transports in Italy aren’t always reliable and can’t reach every single Italian town. Renting a car gives you the freedom and certainty to go everywhere you want, sure provided that you have a good sense of direction and can read maps. Unfortunately for me, I’ve got no sense of direction and I’m…

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