Magazine Italie

  • Top 20 culinary specialties in Italy

    Italy is the land of pasta, of course. Yet summarize the simple pasta shells with butter, it's shaming Italian cuisine is much richer than that. Greedy tower specialties that make you book a weekend in Italy without delay. Gressin breadstick is an elongated dry bread breakfast that makes pretty much the size of a pen. It is sometimes sprinkled with sesame seeds and is used in appetizers, alone or accompanied. The Burrata You probably know mozzarella burrata but you know? This is quite similar but in XXL cheese and especially with more taste. This is the kind of cheese nibble just [...]

  • The 15 best Italian wines to taste without moderation

    Italy is a rich country for its culinary specialties but also for its wines. Many wineries dotting its territory and its wines are especially popular with Italians but also people around the world. Here is a list of 15 Italian wines to taste without moderation. 1. Trebbiano d'Abruzzo This is an Italian white wine of intense straw yellow color. This wine is produced in Abruzzo. Its delicate and intense flavor and velvety flavor with a small aftertaste of almonds have earned it the award for best Italian wine in 2007. 2. The Barolo Riserva This red wine, slightly earthy and at times [...]

  • The 10 (wrong) reasons not to go to Italy

    Why have dug a tunnel when there are at least 10 reasons not to go to Italy ? paste , you already eat every day at home . overpriced hotels : it is almost impossible not to be disappointed by his hotel in Italy, at least to target the high end. Tell yourself that you book a 3 star, you will offer 2. clothes hard to go unnoticed with his pole and walking godasses in Italian cities, where people seem to provide any care especially the holding they wear ... hard not to be cataloged tourist. Unable to make a map of a restaurant full : antipasti, primi piatti, secondi piatti and dolci. [...]

  • The history of Italy ... in outline

    Not easy to summarize the rich history of Italy in brief ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of major events that have marked the history of the country that we visit. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity Before the Roman Empire, the current territory of Italy is occupied by different cultures and civilizations: Greek south, Italic peoples from Central Europe at the center Etruscan civilization, the Celts, Ligurians and Venetians north .... From its foundation in the VIIth century BC, Rome continues to grow in importance in the first [...]

  • Selection: 10 Cheap hotels in Milan

    Although it is not considered the most beautiful Italian cities, Milan still attracts the world thanks to its status as the world capital of fashion and some architectural attractions. As a result the hotel offer is wide and varied, but overall not very cheap and a pretty average value for money. Cheap Hotels in the city center of Milan There are some cheap hotel in downtown Milan, we still find both affordable addresses, B & B Villa Melchiorre and Bella Vita Guest House , two welcoming addresses equipped rooms with private or shared bath. The prices are around 40 euros per night for [...]

  • Selection: 5 Cheap hotels in Rome

    Rome

    Rome remains one of the most attractive destinations in Europe, unfortunately the quality of accommodation is generally pretty average, more the tariffs are quite high. To find something cheap it will take you away from the center or direct you to a hostel. Cheap Hotels in the center of Rome In-historic center of Rome, we found that this address displays affordable rates, the hotel Romantica , a small 2 star hotel located between the Basilica of St. Mary Major and Termini train station. This hotel offers stylish, modern rooms equipped with private bathroom, TV and air conditioning. Avoid [...]

  • The architectural and cultural gems of Bologna (Italy)

    Discover the architectural and cultural gems of Bologna, during a trip in the heart of Italy. No need to waste your time, once you have deposited your luggage at the hotel, learn about the location of the oldest European building. This is the University of Bologna, dating from the 7th century. A picturesque historic building you will have a lot of fun to visit. Then, from the place of the hotel in the city, discover the beautiful Basilica of San Petronio. An incomparable beauty of the monument, although it still remains unfinished. En route to the Enzo Palace, a huge building houses a beautiful [...]

  • Gastronomic stay in Rome

    Rome

    How about from a purely culinary stay in Rome? A unique opportunity to savor the magnificent Roman flavors in the many restaurants, pizzerias and bars great renomméede the city. You will be impressed by the wide range of choices you will have. First, grab a list of where you want to go. If You have desire to discover the wonderful taste of the Roman culinary tradition, go directly to Da Lucia where you can taste the Roman gnocchi and squid weights. If you want a good plate of Carbonara of amatricana or even meatballs with a delicious tomato sauce, go for the fancy restaurant Alfredo ed Ada. Another [...]

  • Hotels Courmayeur: Traveler guidance and advice to book

    Aoste et sa région

    Courmayeur is a city with the ski slopes, which especially will delight fans of winter sports. But in summer, it is also possible to go hiking and many other interesting activities. There are many hotels that meet your needs in or near the resort. The average budget accommodation is recommended from 70 € per day. For example you can choose the Hotel Mont which is close to the Plan Checrouit cable car or the Hotel des Glaciers installed near the tracks of Dolonne that are available téléphérique.Ces above hotels are some of the recommended establishments online. Travelers who have a limited budget [...]

  • The most beautiful cities of Italy

    For an unforgettable holiday away from the daily routine, choose as a destination of Italy, the city where everything is possible. You can make adorable meetings if you are single, taste the local dishes, to discover Italian culture, etc. To help you settle in, here are some of the most beautiful cities in Italy. The Tuscany, cradle of art and refinement This is Tuscany as you discover the most famous works of the Renaissance. If you love art, you will eyeful. Good bottles of wines and delicious cheeses also await you in this region. Do not miss the Tower of Pisa and Florence. Venice, [...]

  • A Sicilian holiday

    Sicile

    Crossroads of Civilizations, Sicily has since time immemorial attracted the covetousness. Romans, Greeks, Phoenicians and Arabs are bitter is no thank you to seize the island. His troubled past, Sicily today is very pretty footprints left by these civilizations sites and Greek temples, Arabic architecture, Romanesque buildings, Phoenician palace, etc. A mix that also reflected in the habits of the Sicilians. Leaving so Sicily was for me the opportunity to experience many cultures and civilizations. If you want to share my experience follow me. All about Sicily: Sicily is the largest [...]

  • A shopping spree and cultural tour in Milan

    Milan haven of choice for fashion lovers. Fashionistas in the soul, can not miss such a destination. I wanted to get an idea of ​​this fashion & design city, I wanted to see if the reality was consistent with what was being said. Before you go to Milan, I inquired about the destination to put me in the bath. where Milan? On what is the economy, climate, what is the best time to visit. Now that I know Milan, I speak to you. If you want to share my experience follow me I will take you for a ride. Milan A to Z: Milan is located in northern Italy. It is the capital of the Lombardy [...]

  • Sardinia practice, know

    Se la couler douce en Sardaigne....

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Head location Cagliari Country Italy People 1672 804 (2010) Language : Italian, Sardinian Religion : Catholic Entry requirements: Visa No, national identity card or passport valid . Passport No, national map of sufficient identity to a European national . Silver Currency Euro Payment [...]

  • 10 sites to check before leaving for Sicily

    Sicile

    Sicily is a tourist destination that will appeal to both lovers of relaxation on the beach as crapahuteurs in search of ancient cultural visits and other sites. To help you identify what you find here is a selection of ten sites on Sicily, including: the official website of the Sicilian tourist office, some informative nature sites and two original and intimate Blogs: < / p> Discover Sicily 1. Official website of tourism in Italy Here is the official tourism website in Italy, find many practical and tourist information, they are classified into 5 categories: Explore, Travel, Living, Looking, [...]

  • 10 sites to check before leaving in Tuscany

    Toscane

    Tuscany, with its rolling countryside, villages and medieval castles, its prestigious heritage of the Renaissance, is a destination that thrills many of us. Here are 10 sites to prepare your stay and learn more about this beautiful Italian region. Discover Tuscany 1. Turismo.intoscana.it On the official website of tourism in Tuscany, find all the practical information to organize your stay in Tuscany. The site is in Italian and anglais..En addition to providing valuable information Turismo.intoscana.it allows you to book online accommodation in Tuscany: farm, hotel, guest rooms, camping, [...]

  • Venice practice, know

    Venise

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Language Italian Country Italy Region Veneto Zip code 30100 People 270 884 hab. Demonym Venetian, Venetian Religion: Catholic Silver Currency Euro Payment Cards You can buy many things with a credit card in Venice although many small businesses do not accept again. Usually we do not ask you your code, an ID card and a signature enough. The [...]

  • 10 sites to check before going to Venice

    Venise

    If the millions of visitors who walk every year Venice, you're thinking you also to go, here are the 10 sites to check to best prepare your stay, sites are classified into four categories: discovery of Venice, go to Venice, Venice to circulate and sleep in Venice. Discover Venice 1. Official website of tourism in Italy Here is the official tourism website in Italy, find many practical and tourist information, they are classified into 5 categories: Explore, Travel, Living, Looking, Share, info briefly ... this site covers all aspects of a stay in Italy: historical and cultural presentation, [...]

  • Italy practice, know

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Language Italian, French in the Aosta Valley, some dialects: Neapolitan, Tuscan . Capital : Rome Form of state : Parliamentary Republic People : 61 016 8040 hab . Religion: Catholic Entry requirements: Visa No, national identity card or passport valid . Passport No, national map of sufficient identity to [...]

  • Top 10 misconceptions about Italian

    When traveling, each nationality is preceded by his reputation that sticks to the skin: the arrogant French, Spanish lazy ... Selected pieces prejudices about Italian . Italians are deceiving. They simply whisper ti amo te in the ear of a woman and it's in the pocket. The Italians eat only pizza and pasta. Not only. Focaccias too. The Italians are ultra-Catholic. This is why there are churches every two meters in cities. The Italian dress well. They receive all the range Dolce & Gabbana at birth. The Italian put tight-fitting pants and gel in the hair. While this look is [...]

  • Sicily practice, know

    Sicile

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Entry requirements & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Head location Palermo Country Itali th Population 5,046,654 inhab. (2010) Language Italian, Sicilian Religion : Catholic Entry requirements: Visa No, national identity card or passport valid . Passport No, national map of sufficient identity to a European national . Silver Currency [...]

  • Tuscany practice, know

    Toscane

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: province of place Chef Florence Country Italy People : 3734355 hab (2010) Language : Italian, Tuscan Religion : Catholic Silver Currency Euro Payment Cards You can buy many things with a credit card in Italy, although many small businesses do not accept. Usually we do not ask you your code, an ID card and a signature enough. The ATMs [...]

  • Selection: 10 Cheap hotels in Florence

    Florence

    Florence remains one of the most attractive destinations in Europe, unfortunately the quality of accommodation is generally pretty average, more the tariffs are quite high. To find something cheap it will take you away from the center or direct you to a hostel. Cheap Hotels in the city center of Florence Let's begin this selection with the Hotel Cordova , a good location to visit the area on foot. The staff is friendly multilingual. The price of a double room around 50 euros (provided you take it a little in advance), the value for money are very good. Rooms have a private bathroom, some [...]

  • The history of Florence ... broadly

    Florence

    Not easy to summarize the rich history of Florence in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the city that we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity: Founded in 59 BC, Florence (Firenze in Italian) will take flight at XIIth century ... until then, it is a town that lives in the quiet days on the Arno. The Middle Ages: From 1081, the institution of the town of Florence is confirmed, the Italian municipalities are true self-government. From rich merchants emerge [...]

  • The story of Milan ... broadly

    Not easy to summarize the history of Milan in a few lines ... however, it is always interesting to be aware of the major events that have marked the history of the city that we are visiting. To us then we dive deeper into the periods that excite us. Antiquity: The city of Milan was founded by a Celtic tribe, Insubres. It is the main city of this Aboriginal tribe before being conquered in 222 BC by the Romans. Resistance is important and the final conquest will be long. In 49 BC, all residents obtain Roman citizenship. In 286, Milan became the capital of the Western Roman Empire [...]

  • Rome practice, know

    Rome

    & diams; Identity card & diams; Silver & diams; Transport & diams; Health & diams; Security & diams; Seasons & diams; Daily life & diams; Useful sites Identity Card: Population 2614263 hab Language Italian Region Lazio Zip code 00100 Key monuments: The Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine, the Capitol, the Pantheon, the Baths of Caracalla, the Trevi Fountain, Villa Borghese, Piazza Navona, Villa Medici, the Vatican .... Silver Currency Euro Payment card: You can buy many things with a credit card [...]

  • Selection: 10 hotels in downtown Venice

    Venise

    In terms of accommodation Venice is expensive, very expensive, it's simple you will not find cheap hotels in the center of Venice, the cheapest hotels show rates starting from 70 euros for a single room. Budget you will have no choice but to accommodate you in nearby cities like Mestre or the Lido, there are a few hostels, or to stay at a campsite. By cons, if you have the means you will find a plethora of luxury hotels and mid-range in the heart of Venice. not too expensive hotels in Venice Yes, we can not really say that there are cheap hotels in Venice, here's what we found cheaper [...]

  • Selection: 5 Cheap hotels in Venice

    Venise

    In terms of accommodation Venice is expensive, very expensive, it's simple you will not find cheap hotels in the center of Venice, the cheapest hotels show rates starting from 70 euros for a single room. Best prices you will have no choice but to accommodate you in nearby cities like Mestre or the Lido, there are a few hostels, or to stay at a campsite. Cheap hotels in Venice. Yes, we can not really say that there are cheap hotels in Venice, here's what we found cheaper in the center of Venice, first the Locanda Silva , a comfortable and welcoming place near the Piazza San Marco. The single [...]

  • Castellammare del Golfo just to book your vacation

    Castellammare del Golfo is a small Sicilian village by the sea, perfect for family holidays or couples since it is considered one of the most beautiful Sicilian coast. Once at your destination, take time to visit the old part of the city which is composed of historic buildings, the Madrice square and the Norman Arabic castle standing on the front of the sea. If you plan to vacation on a budget, it is best to try to find promotional offers trips ligne.Vous can also compare hosting proposals to get cheap deals. But in general, you will have a wide choice of hotels, beds and breakfast, the guest [...]

  • Stays La Maddalena just to book your holiday ideas

    You prepare your holidays in La Maddalena, on the side of Italy? You are advised to make your booking of your hotel room a few days before your departure, to be more serene got there. For the budget, you have to pay from 60 € per night for about a bed and breakfast. But you can also choose a hotel around fifty euros per night and per person. There are also holiday homes in La Maddalena as apartments, charming houses, houses or villa, usually located on the beach of La Maddalena to the north, in the city center or in front of Caprera. To get an overall idea of ​​your budget plan in € 600 a week [...]

  • Itinerary: one week in Italy

    When one speaks of Italy, is a wealth of itineraries to come out on top .... the possibilities seem truly endless. An Italian experience can take many forms Alpine Route ... However, stop a choice and let's focus on northern Italy, for a practical question neighboring region of France, you will have no difficulty to get there by car, then good practice to perform a beautiful course in a relatively short period of time ... Do not be also included in the program big cities that deserve to themselves, only a complete travel itinerary: Venice, Florence, Milan ... And this is great, the north [...]

  • The five great Italian lakes

    Les Grands lacs italiens

    -The Lake Garda is the largest lake in Italy and each year attracts thousands tourists from around the world. The enchanting scenery circling Lake Garda and the beautiful villages and many amusement parks for this success. Add to that an excellent hotel infrastructure, restaurants for gourmets and many spa. -The Lake Como in Lombardy, is popular with visitors for its fresh air, sun and landscapes. Also charming villages clinging to the mountainside around the lake. Como, at the southern end of the lake is a good base for exploring the area. We should also mention Tremezzo, a beautiful little [...]

  • Directions: three days in Venice

    Venise

    Do we really make an itinerary to visit Venice? The first time you find yourself in the heart of the narrow streets, it is not useful to try to identify themselves: it is impossible ! Let your guided by your instinct, by some panels, or the flow of tourists to find the great unavoidable, but feel free from random of an alley, put you in a campo suddenly desert or at the edge of a canal, where a gondola glides ... that is why the program proposed below is indicative, the more you Deviations better! Go to Venice less than three days a major risk: leave frustrated to have seen so little! The [...]

  • Find a hotel in Rome

    Rome

    Accommodation and tourist seasons in Rome Among the major European capitals, Rome remains one of the most attractive destinations and most culturally rich; his romantic side and 'dolce vita' in Italy are also turning heads ... but to reach this degree of well-being during their stay, be it a simple weekend or whole week, it is important to choose your Rome hotel. For if Italy is not always the panacea for quality accommodation, Rome is no exception to the rule. First observation: in all the hotels in the capital have high prices, do not leave a shoestring pocket to accommodate you. Excellent [...]

  • Everything to prepare your trips Piacenza

    Formalities For French citizens, a passport or identity card is enough for a stay of less than 6 months. If the trip takes longer, the visa will be required, but may be obtained free of charge. Health The health risks in Piacenza are not many. No vaccine is required but it is advised against tetanus. And it is also recommended to take out health insurance before departure in order to be eligible for reimbursement of medical expenses in case of health problems. Currency and Budget Piacenza currency is the euro and the cost of living is more or less similar to that in France, except for [...]

  • Italy an overview: from north to south

    Italy is a beautiful country with large ribs on both Adriatic and Mediterranean. There is a lot of contrast between the south and north. In the south, there is first the island of Sardinia is characterized by a diverse landscape. Indeed, it has a unique blend of sea, mountains and forests. This island has experienced the greatest ancient civilizations as the Phoenician and Roman. The city of Palermo in Sicily is also a very attractive city. It contains many monuments that reflect the rich culture and history of the city. Indeed, visitors to Palermo must have a full book of good addresses. [...]

  • The Slow Food movement in Italy

    Slow Food is an eco-gastronomic movement that came in response to disrespectful kitchen of real flavors, fast food. In this context, it is important to relearn the taste of the table and flavors of different foods. Slow Food is an incentive to explore in the mouth so that each bite becomes that wealth, that of the land. Italy is the birthplace of this unprecedented gastronomic movement. It is Carlo Petrini, founder of Slow Food in 1986, decided to say stop to this lack of respect for gastronomy and wealth of the land. At this time, the McDonald's restaurant chain wants to settle on the [...]

  • The Italian islands of Sicily and Sardinia

    Sicile

    Since ancient times, Sicily is a roundabout civilizations and played an important role in the history of the Mediterranean. Sicily is known for its beautiful and clean beaches. In 2011, six Sicilian beaches were winners of the Blue Flag of the cleanest European beaches. These beaches are located in Catania, Ragusa, Menfi and Lipari. In Sicily, there are sandy beaches but also rocky beaches. The beach of San Vito lo Capo, for example, is a beach where the sea meets the sand and mountains. The island also includes maritime forest and natural reserves of which we mention the nature reserve of [...]

  • Tuscany in all its facets

    Toscane

    Tuscany is the central west region of Italy. She is known to be the region where begins the rebirth and has been an important cultural and scientific role in Europe. Its capital is the famous city of Florence. Tuscany also has other provinces such as Pisa, Siena and Livorno Tuscany is known for its museums containing the best masterpieces of the greatest artists of all time as Michelangelo, Donatello. and Leonardi da Vinci. We find works of all styles and eras. Among the best museums we include the Uffizi Gallery which houses several works of the Renaissance of Michelangelo and Da Vinci. There [...]

  • All to organize a city break in Milan

    Milan is a city of a thousand riches. Capital of fashion, historic city, she also inherited an important cultural and artistic heritage. There is much to see in Milan but if your visit is a short stay, we must then focus on the essential and to dazzle the eyes in no time. The Milanese heritage of great wealth, both architecturally and culturally. You can start with the Pinacoteca Brera, nicknamed the "Italian Louvre" which is exposed an outstanding collection of masterpieces ranging from the Renaissance to the present day, such as "Marriage of the Virgin" by Raphael, "Pieta" by Bellini or paintings [...]

  • The Venetian Ghetto

    Venise

    The Venetian Ghetto was the area inhabited by the Jews during the era of the Venetian Republic. Indeed, in 1516, 700 Jews were housed in this place previously used to manufacture guns. Today, this historic neighborhood is still the center of Venice. A Jewish community of several hundred or even thousands are now living. It is divided into two ghettos, the new and the old. The tour is free, simply visit the area. On Saturday, the day of Shabbat, several Jews gather in the neighborhood, including in the synagogue. Several cultural events around Jewish culture held annually to this place as the International [...]