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Looking for an interesting neighborhood in Rome to explore? We're impressed with Campo Marzio. Rome's 4th rione is best known for the Piazza del Popolo and Spanish Steps, but there are lots of attractions between the two, including some very odd ones.

Our new Italy Map shows more great destinations than you can shake a stick at. And if your stick is looking for a place with few tourists and lots of castles, try the Val d'Aosta, from which you can take an easy tunnel drive to France, perhaps to Provence.

We're just back from Lago di Iseo, our favorite lake in Italy's Lake region in Lombardy.

What's becoming one of my favorite regions of Italy to visit now has a Map: Emilia Romagna. Find out all about the big and small attractions in the Po River Valley and the Appennino reggiano, part of the Apennine Mountains that forms Italy's backbone.

Relax with a glass of Frascati, see the Pope's palace, eat the best strawberies in Nemi: all things you can do in the Castelli Romani.

The underrated Lazio region will entrance you, if you let it.

You know the big destination is Tuscany. You might be surprised at some new things to see in our new Florence Guide.

Liberated from her stint at content farm About.com, "Italy Martha" has a new home at Martha's Italy.

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What's the prettiest, shiniest, small town in Italy, all prickly with towers? Ascoli Piceno in Le Marche fits the bill.

Italy: Where to Stay
Hotel? Villa? Cottage in the Countryside?

hotels in florence, italy
Each of our city pages has hotel recommendations, but our favorite places to stay aren't just boxes with slow Internet.
Reccomended Places to Stay in Italy
Explore more interesting lodging in Italy's Puglia Region
Unique Places to Stay in Puglia

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