Venice Links

Venice flag What would locals like others know about Venice, Italy? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Campo Santa Margheritatripadvisor.com Videos Italy’s “Floating City” is sinking under its sea level and the weight of mass tourism. Now residents of Venice are fighting to save its soul before it vanishes, as Samantha Hawley reports. …

Italy

Photo: GSFC, Snow in Italy (Some rights reserved) Italy is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe and on the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy shares its northern, Alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. The independent states of San Marino and the Vatican City are enclaves …

Italy Links

Italy Flag What would locals like others know about Italy? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesThe Sentiero dei Parchi: A new hiking trail uniting ItalyHiking guides as a bridge leading to increased tourism sustainability in protected areasThe tourists are leaving Italy. Now catastrophe looms Parksparks.it Arnoadbarno.it/adb FacebookTestaccio Food Market Bolognabologna-airport.it – @BLQairport …

Rome

Photo: Arboreus, Pini Romani (Some rights reserved) Rome is the capital of Italy and the country’s largest and most populated city. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/CyxsHwoLgdzCf2F87 HeadlinesRomans revolt as tourists turn their noses up at city’s decay – Guardian Marketsmercatoditestaccio.itFacebook Museumshttp://www.keats-shelley-house.org – @Keats_Shelley Elsewhere on the Webmetrocspa.itinstagram.com/discoteca.pantheon WikipediaAppian Way Planeta.com

Venice

Photo: Nal Palmero, Gondalas at night Wikipedia: Venice (Venezia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 117 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. These are located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline, between …

Tuscany

Wikipedia: Tuscany is a region in central Italy with an area of about 23,000 square kilometres (8,900 square miles) and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013). The regional capital is Florence (Firenze). WikipediaArno Planeta.com

Sicily

Photo: Tony, Cefalu Spotlight on Sicily Recommended listeningSicily singsA literary guide to Sicily Mongibello = Mount Etnact.ingv.it – youtubeguidetna.itvolcanodiscoveryWikipedia Planeta.com

Sardinia

Photo: Faro di Capo Sant’Elia Sardinia is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and politically one of the 20 regions of Italy. It is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea after Sicily, and is located west of the Italian Peninsula, north of Tunisia, and to the immediate south of the French island of Corsica. …