Monthly Archives: September 2013

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The Agriturismo movement

The Agrituridsmo “movement” is a concept wildly popular in Italy. Loosely related to the Slow Food phenomena, it comprises a vast number of accommodation establishments from Sicily to Trieste, Lecce to Turin. A typical agriturismo is a restored farmhouse or country-based palazzo offering apartments and usually an enhanced experience such […]


Bologna is in a hub between North Eastern Italy and the centre/south. You will almost certainly pass close by unless you take the coast road from Genoa. You should stop awhile. There are some lovely towers and a charming ancient centre. An outstanding feature is the almost 40 kilometers of […]