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Iconic places to visit in Tuscany for first-timers

Tuscany is a dream destination for many people and going there for the first time can be quite overwhelming. How many days to stay? Which places to …

Italy

Summer Flights to Europe Are the Cheapest in Years. Here Are the Best Deals.

By now it’s no huge secret that airfares to Europe have gotten a lot cheaper in the past few years. The economics are simple: Low-cost airlines …

European Travel

Venice to deny tourists access to parts of the city as authorities segregate locals and visitors

Venice's city council is segregating locals and tourists in a drastic move to try and combat overcrowding.<p>Local authorities are introducing new …

Italy

Hope springs eternal

One day in Florence - the perfect itinerary

One day Florence is too short to get to know this magnificent city but it’s enough to make you <b>fall in love</b> with it. You will be able to visit some of …

NYC to Italy From $448 Nonstop on Full-Service Carriers, Including Emirates

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Flying

Qantas

Australia is not your typical vacation and Qantas is not your typical airline. So discover why down under starts up here.

From London to Amsterdam, New High Speed Rail Is A Game Changer For Europe Travel

All aboard! This week marked the debut of Europe’s newest – and most eagerly anticipated – high speed rail line: Eurostar service from London to Amsterdam.<p>Crossing the English Channel via the Channel Tunnel, and making just two stops along the way – Brussels and Rotterdam – it completes the journey …

Trains

Just a little different and that is a good thing

Can Venice turn the tide on 'tourist trap' restaurants?

<b>(CNN) —</b> So-called "tourist trap" restaurants in Venice have long been a bone of contention for visitors to the Italian city.<p>But in recent months there's been a sea change in attitudes towards these establishments with locals and officials looking at ways to help travelers avoid rip-offs.<p>Previously, …

Italy

Beautiful Small Towns in Europe More Americans Should Visit

So you’ve gone and booked a big ol’ flight across the pond. The siren call of wildly cheap airfares to Europe proved too strong to resist -- you may …

European Travel

New High-Speed Train Service Will Let You Hit Tuscany and Umbria

The train connects the cities of Perugia and Milan, with stops along the way.<p>Let's start here: the Italian train system is historically a great way to get around the country. Trains are frequent, easy to use, and relatively cheap. But, for the most part, you're riding local, which means lots of …

Italy

A year in review

6 Reasons to Travel to Tuscany in the Winter

There are two main schools of thought when it comes to planning a winter getaway: Escape the frigid January to March temperatures and grey skies and …

Italy

Tourists are ‘loving’ their favorite spots to death

International travel is rapidly becoming more common — but most of the world’s global jetsetters are visiting a select few locations, creating …

Dozens of boating Santas race in Venice's Grand Canal

Dozens of rowers dressed as Father Christmas raced down Venice's Grand Canal on Sunday, cheered on by crowds gathered to watch the annual fancy-dress …

Venice

World's steepest funicular railway opens in Switzerland, featuring a 110% gradient

For those who don’t know, a funicular railway is a type of railway that takes passengers up and down steep inclines using carriages pulled by cables. …

Murano glass, Palladio designs, and home

Italy wants tourists to venture further and explore hidden picturesque towns

Italy is drowning in an embarrassment of riches – from Venice to Florence, Naples to Rome, the country often features as a top destination on any traveller’s wish list. While all of this may be good for business, unsustainable levels of mass tourism are pushing locals out of some cities in the …

Paris Is Building Three New Bridges Over the Seine

The project is part of a larger plan to fight climate change.<p>The Paris we know and love will soon go through a bout of changes, but luckily, they'll be for the better. This week, Paris City Hall proposed building three garden bridges over the Seine to transform the river bank into a …

All BA gateways $380-$450 USA to Amsterdam, France, Italy

British Airways has low fares again from all its USA gateway airports to Amsterdam and several cities across France and Italy priced from $405 to …

Italy

Inside the Rome Colosseum’s Newly Restored Top Floor

For the first time in 40 years, the quinto ordine is open to the public.<p>As one of the most iconic buildings in the world, you’d forgive Rome’s Colosseum for being a little over-exposed. 6.4 million visitors last year alone, immortality on the five (euro) cent coin, a background role in countless …

Flipboard on Flipboard

@flipboard | Official Flipboard account<p>A minor league baseball team demonstrates how not to market to millennials<p>One big challenge business owners …

Napa and Sonoma counties welcome wine travel

Normally this time of year in Napa and Sonoma is bustling with visitors — reservations are hard to come by, tasting rooms are elbow-to-elbow and hotels are fully booked. The wildfires are long gone, the sun is out and the wine is ready to pour — the only thing missing is the tourists.<p>Now is the …

Wine

Italy bans huge cruise ships from Venice city centre

It has been a primary source of the tensions overboiling between locals and tourists in Venice, and now the matter of giant cruise ships sailing past …

Venezia

Tuscany Should Be Your Next Adventure Travel Destination

When you think "adventure travel," Tuscany, Italy is probably not the first place that comes to mind. It might not even be the last place that comes …

Florence’s Basilica di Santa Croce Closes After Falling Stone Kills Tourist

The famous building will be closed today, and possibly longer.<p>Daniel Testor Schnell, a 52-year old tourist from Barcelona, tragically died Wednesday afternoon after being hit by a piece of masonry that fell from the ceiling of Florence’s Basilica di Santa Croce.<p>The famed church—one of Florence’s …

7 Regions in Portugal Worth Visiting (Before the Crowds Come)

The media may have named Portugal the <i>It</i> destination of the last three years, but there are still plenty of off-the-beaten-path places to explore if …