Montorso Vicentino: Where the Story of Romeo and Juliet Was Born
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Montorso Vicentino: Where the Story of Romeo and Juliet Was Born

Juliet’s  House in Verona attracts crowds of tourists despite the fact that it has nothing to do with the Shakespeare’s heroine. If you want to get to the real roots of the famous love story and pay homage to the writer who created Romeo and Juliet first, step off the beaten track and head 30 minutes from Verona, to the … Continue reading

Viganella, Piedmont – a Mountain Village Lit by a Giant Mirror
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Viganella, Piedmont – a Mountain Village Lit by a Giant Mirror

Viganella, in Piedmont, is a small mountain village near the Swiss border. It is one of those off-the-beaten-path destinations that attract only real connoisseurs of rural Italy and nature holiday lovers. It has always been small and quiet, and, even in better days, there were never more than 500 inhabitants in Viganella. Today, in the peak summer months the village … Continue reading