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Basilica de San Vitale / A Day Trip to the City of Ravenna Where Dante is Laid to Rest (Italy).

From Bologna – A Day Trip to the City of Ravenna Where Dante is Laid to Rest

Tired of exploring the big Italian cities including Rome, Bologna, Florence, and Venice? Take a day tour of Ravenna and enjoy magnificence at its best. Located on the eastern coast of Italy, the city once served as the seat of King Theodoric the Great during the 6th century and the seat of a Byzantine Governor. […]

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Bologna's Portico di San Luca - The Road to Sanctuary of the Madonna (Italy)

Portico di San Luca – The Road to Sanctuary of the Madonna

Bologna’s Portico di San Luca is the road to Sanctuary of the Madonna. It’s actually not a road but a 3.7-kilometer covered pathway that goes to a Catholic Sanctuary on a hill. Whether it’s a sunny or a rainy day; snowy or windy, visitors can always shelter themselves against extreme weather conditions. Locals, young and […]

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View from the top of San Pietro Tower in Bologna (Italy).

View from the Top: Bologna is a City That Still Looks Medieval

Bologna is a city that still looks medieval from the streets to the rooftops. And thank goodness, it’s one of the off-beaten paths that tourists skip when visiting Italy. I’m glad I did stop here for two nights without expecting much on what to do and see. After two weeks of backpacking in Italy, I […]

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