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Italy is like no other place on Earth. The food, the people, the joy with which lives are lived...that is part of the reason why so many travelers have a special place in their hearts for Italy. 

Sardinia's Mamuthones: An Ancient Carnival

Sardinia's Mamuthones: An Ancient Carnival
Angela Corrias travels to Mamoiada, Sardinia, for Carnival are the Mamuthones, a ritual dating back more than 2,000 years.

Gelato heaven in Italy

Gelato heaven in Italy
The author travels through Italy in search of the perfect tartufo - a gelato desert.

Italy: The Eternal City's Passion for Sport

Italy: The Eternal City's Passion for Sport
Matt Genner takes a look at sports teams in Rome and their devoted fans, and reflects on the Roman passion for sport, both ancient and modern.

Italy: Learning the Secrets of Tuscan Cuisine

Italy: Learning the Secrets of Tuscan Cuisine
GoNOMAD Associate Editor Stephen Hartshorne writes about a cooking school called Good Tastes of Tuscany located on a working farm near Florence, Italy.

Hiking the Alps Outside Torino, Italy

Hiking the Alps Near Torino: Getting to the Top is Worth the Work By Max Hartshorne GoNOMAD Editor We motored by bus out of the city of Torino, heading for a mountain village deep into the Alps ...

Riding in Rome: Two Wheels in the City

Riding in Rome: Two Wheels in the City
Riding in Rome--Doing as the Romans do, on Two Wheels

Roman Roads and Renaissance Castles: Touring Le Marche in Italy

Roman Roads and Renaissance Castles: Touring Le Marche in Italy
Vera Marie Badertscher takes an auto tour of Le Marche in western Italy.

From Italy to New Zealand: A Family's Story

From Italy to New Zealand: A Family's Story
Gerard Hindmarsh tells the story of his grandparents who, in the early 1990’s immigrated to New Zealand from southern Italy.

Over the Top and Back Again: Hiking X the Alps

Over the Top and Back Again: Hiking X the Alps
Stephen Hartshorne reviews Brandon Wilson's newest book, Over the Top and Back Again: Hiking X the Alps.

Hiking the Via Alpina: An Eight-Country Trek Across the Alps

Hiking the Via Alpina: An Eight-Country Trek Across the Alps
GoNOMAD presents an excerpt from Brandon Wilson's new book Over the Top and Back Again: Hiking X the Alps.

Where to Go When: Italy, A Seasonal Travel Guide

Where to Go When: Italy, A Seasonal Travel Guide
A new book from DK Eyewitness Travel provides details on the best places to go in Italy at different times of the year.

One Step at a Time: Q &and A with Brandon Wilson

One Step at a Time: Q &and A with Brandon Wilson
GoNOMAD interviews Brandon Wilson, and award-winning author who favors a 'one step at a time' approach to traveling and travel writing.

House Museums of Italy

House Museums of Italy
Italy's house museums offer visitors the chance to walk in the footsteps of Italy's greatest artists, writers and royalty

Visiting Italy's House Museums: In the Footsteps of Artists, Writers and Royalty

Visiting Italy's House Museums: In the Footsteps of Artists, Writers and Royalty
Nicole Sobel writes about Italy's house museums which give visitors a glimpse into the lives of Italy's greatest artists, writers and royalty.

Chasing Wild Asparagus in Umbria

Chasing Wild Asparagus in Umbria
A book excerpt from Terry Bhola's book, Searching for Wild Asparagus in Umbria, about two Americans buying a house and living in the Italian countryside.

Italian Odyssey: One Couple's Culinary and Cultural Pilgrimage

Italian Odyssey: One Couple's Culinary and Cultural Pilgrimage
Neville and Juilie write about walking the Via Francigena from Switzerland to Rome, sampling the cuisine in the five regions of Italy that they passed through.

Eating Up Italy: Voyages on a Vespa

Eating Up Italy: Voyages on a Vespa
Eating Up Italy: Voyages on a Vespa by Matthew Fort. Travels Through Italy - Culture, Tradition, and Recipes

The Lost Gold of Rome

The Lost Gold of Rome
The Lost Gold of Rome by Daniel Costa

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Trastevere, the Heart of Rome

Trastevere, the Heart of Rome
While Rome entices with its extraordinary monuments, Trastevere, one of its many distinct neighborhoods, captures the traveler's heart.

Biking with the Europeans: Lower Cost, More Options

Biking with the Europeans: Lower Cost, More Options
Stephen Hartshorne explains the advantages of booking bicycle tours directly with European tour companies, including greater flexibility, a wider range of destinations and savings of up to 70 percent.

GoNOMAD -Milan Destination Mini Guide

GoNOMAD -Milan Destination Mini Guide
A guide to the city of Milan, Italy
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Lake Como, Italy Guide on GoNOMAD

Lake Como, Italy Guide on GoNOMAD
A destination guide to Lake Como, Italy: Where to eat, getting there, where to stay and what not to miss.

Italy Videos

Italy  Videos
Travel videos from Italy

Europe: Travel Stories About Europe | GoNOMAD

Europe: Travel Stories About Europe | GoNOMAD
Europe: travel articles about Europe on GoNOMAD.com

Tuscan Tussle: Six Librarians and an Italian Villa

Tuscan Tussle: Six Librarians and an Italian Villa
Tuscan Tussle: Six Librarians and an Italian Villa

Italy: Tracking James Joyce in Trieste

Italy: Tracking James Joyce in Trieste
Christina O'Toole follows the footsteps of James Joyce in Trieste, Italy.

Bologna, Italy: Conversations and Blogs

Bologna, Italy: Conversations and Blogs
Bolgna, Italy | Max Hartshorne chronicles his visit to Bologna, Italy, on his blog, ReadUpOnIt.

Hiking the Alps Outside Torino, Italy

Hiking the Alps Outside Torino, Italy
Hiking in Italy's Piedmonte region, outside of Torino

Florence Italy | Without the Crowds in Late September

Florence Italy | Without the Crowds in Late September
Florence Italy | without the crowds in late September, this beautiful city is easy to get around

Learning Italian at Florence's Koine Center

Learning Italian at Florence's Koine Center
Denene Brox takes an intensive Italian language course at the Koine Center in Florence.

English Language Immersion in the Rolling Hills of Tuscany

English Language Immersion in the Rolling Hills of Tuscany
English language immersion in the rolling hills of tuscany.

A New Life in an Old City: Living in Rome

A New Life in an Old City: Living in Rome
Rome: A guide from an American Expat on Living and Working in Rome, Italy

Many Ways to See Rome: Walking, Biking, Vespa, Bus and Boat

Many Ways to See Rome: Walking, Biking, Vespa, Bus and Boat
How many ways are there to experience the timeless capital of Italy? Helena Wahlstrom lists some of the best ways to move around in Rome.

The Sounds of Trastevere: It's Never Quiet For Long

The Sounds of Trastevere: It's Never Quiet For Long
Greg Roensch spends two weeks in Rome in the 'cramped and cobbled' neighborhood called Trastevere and writes about the sounds of daily life there.

Lake Maggiore: Fanciful and Fantastic

Lake Maggiore: Fanciful and Fantastic
Catherine Richards Golini describes the many scenic, architectural, historical, and cultural attractions of Lake Maggiore in Italy.

GoNOMAD--Learning Italian in Ascoli

GoNOMAD--Learning Italian in Ascoli
A guide to Ascoli Italy, in a region called Le Marches, which is like Tuscany 30 years ago.

A Return to Le Marche: Palaces, Painters and Pilgrims

A Return to Le Marche: Palaces, Painters and Pilgrims
Kent St. John takes a trip to the Marche Region in Italy, where he finds magnificent architecture, picturesque villages, colorful caves and sumptuous dining.

Northeast Italy's Culinary Riches

Northeast Italy's Culinary Riches
A Culinary Journey through Friuli–Venezia Giulia. Elisabeth Antoine Crawford eats her way through Northeast Italy.

Read More About Italy on GoNOMAD

Read More About Italy on GoNOMAD
A page with links to GoNOMAD stories about Italy

Piemonte, Italy: Getting High on Skis in the Via Lattea

Piemonte, Italy: Getting High on Skis in the Via Lattea
Piemonte Skiing | Cindy Bigras finds the perfect setting to relearn the art of skiing: the Via Lattea, near Torino in the Piemonte region of Italy.

 
 


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