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Looking for new region in Italy-Which is your favorite?

Oct 4th, 2005, 09:45 AM
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Looking for new region in Italy-Which is your favorite?

Just back from 2 weeks in Florence/Tuscany and already looking forward to returning to Italy. Tell me which is your favorite!
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Oct 4th, 2005, 09:55 AM
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Hi S,

We liked the Amalfi Coast.

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Oct 4th, 2005, 09:57 AM
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Province of Marche (Urbino etc.), and the city of Ravenna.

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Oct 4th, 2005, 10:04 AM
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We loved Venice and Sicily.
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Oct 4th, 2005, 10:12 AM
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Lake Como is lovely but also, Rome, Venice! I am like you, I can't wait to see it all.
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Oct 4th, 2005, 10:36 AM
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After 13 trips to Italy and Sicily, my favorites are still:
The Lakes
The Tuscany hill towns
The Amalfi coast
Venice & Veneto
The Ligurian coast
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Oct 4th, 2005, 11:12 AM
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Sicily and Puglia - in that order!
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Oct 4th, 2005, 11:37 AM
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Hard to pick one, but my new favorite is the magical island of Ischia in the Bay of Naples.

But still love Tuscany, Umbria, Liguria, Venice and the Veneto, and the city of Rome. Oh, and the Dolomites and...do I have to choose?
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Oct 4th, 2005, 11:39 AM
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Sicily is the most fascinating, and I love it the most and am drawn to keep returning. I also really like central Italy and find it an easy place to be(in central Italy I've been to Umbria and Tuscany so far, but I'll probably also like le Marche if I ever get around to going there).
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Oct 4th, 2005, 11:48 AM
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Looking to plan a last minute trip to Italy for sometime between late October and mid November for myself and my boyfriend. I've been to Italy a few times but my bf has never been. I've been told Rome and then southern Italy (Amalfi coast?) are best for that time of year. Looking for a good intro to Italy, not to much hustle and bustly/touristy stuff and some romance.
Thanks!
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Jan 26th, 2006, 04:30 PM
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The Lakes( Bellagio, Ranco), Liguria(Camogli,Portovenere,Santa Margherita)
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Jan 28th, 2006, 11:02 PM
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if you want something beautiful, and without american tourists, check out the abruzzo forest area. it is italy's first national park. my husband is a birdwatcher, and they have some special birds, as well as other rare animals. when we were there 5 years ago, we contacted the park and asked about birding. they sent a park warden who picked us up at our hotel, and a guide who spoke english. they drove and hiked us around the park for birdwatching. no charge. they even packed enough lunch for us. they were sort of amazed that americans had come there to hike and enjoy the park. we also loved a little town about 40 minutes away (mountainous) called scanno. it's just a lovely area.
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Jan 28th, 2006, 11:20 PM
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Sicily and Umbria, after three visits to each.

Venice and the Veneto after ten visits.

And I'll always love Rome, no matter how often I return, now going on to about the thirtieth time.
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Jan 29th, 2006, 03:13 AM
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Piedmont - I live here and love it wouldn't change for any other part of Italy, great wine and food which other regions are jealous of, not as crowded with tourists as other parts of Italy, many cultural attractions, hilltop villages, castles, old churches and all that jazz, plus close to Liguria and the Alps (Val d'Aosta), the lakes, Turin (Italy's best kept secret) and Milan.
Hmm, maybe I sound biased? But best of all we are not in Rick Steves book!!! @-
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Jan 29th, 2006, 03:59 AM
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Bellagio,Positano and Venice Iam glad I did Rome and Florence my first trip. Iwill never revisit either city way below expectations.
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Jan 29th, 2006, 04:50 AM
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Asolo in the Veneto. Civitella del Tronto in Abruzzo.
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Jan 29th, 2006, 02:56 PM
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Sampaguita: you beat me to the post!
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Jan 31st, 2006, 04:37 AM
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More votes for Piemonte and Le Marche: great off the beaten track and great art and architecture, good food and whine (including white truffles) and amazing views!
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Jan 31st, 2006, 06:11 AM
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Trentino Alto Adige!
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