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A Lovely Weekend in Cannes

Published on March 6, 2012 | by Francy

If you are travelling to Cannes for a weekend in this period and just don’t know where to start with before booking, you’re in the right place! Cannes is one of the best known cities on the French Riviera, famous... Read the rest

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Carnival of Venice: masks, costumes and plenty of fun

Published on January 23, 2012 | by Daniela

Carnevale, aka Carnival, is celebrated in many places around the world, 40 days before Easter, a final party before Ash Wednesday and the restrictions of Lent. Throughout Italy, Carnevale is a huge winter festival celebrated with parades, masquerade balls, music,... Read the rest

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Epiphany in Italy: choose from countless deals!

Published on January 5, 2012 | by Elena

The mysterious charm of the Twelfth Night, that of the Epiphany, the last of the Christmas season, has always fascinated and enchanted the European people, divided, however, into two distinct strands: a noisy, burlesque and Saturnalia one which is based... Read the rest

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Halloween 2011: dreadful holidays in Paris

Published on October 31, 2011 | by Andrea Guerriero

Halloween plays a major role in Anglo-Saxon countries, and all American cities celebrate this event with unparalleled emphasis. In Europe, except for London, Barcelona and a few other cities, the night of witches passes a little more subdued, but for... Read the rest

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Weekend break in Chamonix: waiting for winter

Published on October 11, 2011 | by Andrea Guerriero

Chamonix is situated in a beautiful valley surrounded by the spectacular French Alps and is considered the French capital of winter sports, while the summer is the best time for hiking in Chamonix. But what to do when the summer... Read the rest

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Weekend in Rovigo, the city of roses

Published on October 5, 2011 | by Andrea Guerriero

Capital city of the Polesine region, Rovigo lies between two rivers – the Adige and the Po – and looks like a typical Veneto’s town, a pentagonal plan surrounded by walls, dotted with ancient towers and imposing belfries. This city... Read the rest

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