This region of northern Italy, Emilia-Romagna, extends from the Apennine Mountains to the Po River and is especially famous for its food and food industry, including Parma ham and Parmigiano Reggiano cheese
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We spent a day touring Bologna, Italy's 7th largest city with a guide from Tours by Locals. Bologna is often overlooked by tourists more interested in Rome, Florence or Venice
Not just any lunch but a parade of dishes all locally sourced of course paired with Dionigiwines that have been made by the same family since the end of the 19th Century
Great views, Apennine mountain air, historical sites, medieval lore, saints and sinners, plus vino, pasta, and more vino and pasta
Today, six million people a year visit Assisi, a hillside medieval town of 25,000 in Umbria, making it the second most visited religious site in Italy after Rome
We are in Perugia, the capital of Umbria, which incidentally is the only Italian region that borders neither the sea or another country. It is famous for its university, its historic center dating back to Medieval times, and chocolate
Whatever he 101 guests aboard the Uniworld River Countesswant, the 42 crew members from a dozen countries—everywhere from Bulgaria and Romania to Britain, Switzerland and the Czech Republic, accommodate with a smile
At Venice’s famous centuries-old Rialto Market, the purveyors ask you what you want, what you plan to cook -- and then they choose for you
On Day 6 of our Uniworld River Countess cruise in the lagoons around Venice Italy, we spent the day in Burano, a small island village famous for lace-making
We are cruising the Venice Lagoons after a morning spent in the fishing area of Chioggia, which has a larger wholesale fish market than Venice.