Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Info on 36 or 48 hours ... (somewhere in Italy)

Here are some links for 36 or 48 hours in ... (somewhere in Italy):

  • 48 HOURS IN ... – Source: Travel section of The Independent
    • 48 Hours In: Florence – "The autumn sunshine brings a new lustre to the Renaissance treasures of this great Italian city. Aoife O'Riordain checks it out" –Aoife O'Riordain – Saturday, 3 October 2009
    • 48 HOURS IN... Florence, Italy – "The city that's a work of art in itself is at its most benign in spring. And after Da Vinci, don't forget to track down some Versace" – By Harriet O'Brien– Saturday, 14 April 2007 –
    • 48 hours in: Genoa – "Pesto, piazzas and palaces are among the highlights of Italy's principal port. And spring is the best time to enjoy them in splendid isolation, says Harriet O'Brien"– Harriet O'Brien – Saturday, 7 March 2009
    • 48 HOURS IN... Milan, Italy – "Do your Christmas shopping in Italy's most stylish city, and then reward yourself with its fine food and rich culture" – By Imogen Haddon – Saturday, 3 November 2007
    • 48 Hours In: Naples – "Sample life in the shadow of Vesuvius this autumn with an eruption of stunning views, sumptuous cuisine and fascinating heritage." – By Imogen Haddon – Saturday, 23 October 2010
    • 48 hours in: Rome – "Italy's capital is easy to reach and hard to leave, with a wealth of antiquity, plus great gastronomy." – By Harriet O'Brien – Saturday, 13 February 2010
    • 48 Hours In: Siena – "Ancient traditions are part of everyday life in this medieval Tuscan town. See it at its best, bathed in spring sunshine, before it is invaded by tourists – and horses."– By Harriet O'Brien – Saturday, 14 March 2009
    • 48 Hours In: Turin – "Sophisticated shopping, stylish cafés and a strong sense of history await you in this fine northern Italian city, where you can also help to tackle the nation's chocolate surplus."– By Anthony Lambert – Saturday, 18 April 2009
    • 48 Hours In: Verona – "Autumn is the perfect time to make the most of this Italian city's al fresco cafés, Roman architecture and Shakespearean sights"– By Simon Calder – Saturday, 11 September 2010
    • 48 Hours In: Venice – "Free of crowds but full of charm, 'La Serenissima' is at its most atmospheric in winter, says Simon O'Hagan"– Simon O'Hagan – Saturday, 12 December 2009
  • 48 HOURS IN ...
      • 48 hours in Ferrara, Italy"Got 48 hours to explore Ferrara, the picturesque Italian town famed for its Renaissance art and bicycle-peddling natives?" – FERRARA, Italy, | Fri Jun 20, 2008 8:37am EDT – (Reporting and writing by Deepa Babington, editing by Paul Casciato) – Edition: U.S.
    • LECCE
      • 48 hours in Lecce, Italy's Baroque pearl "Tucked away in the heel of the Italian "boot," the town hosting the Group of Eight's finance ministers this weekend has a lot to offer its visitors." By Valentina Za LECCE, Italy | Fri Jun 12, 2009 10:00am EDT
    • MILAN
      • 48 hours in Milan – "For a city specialized in all things stylish, Italy's fashion capital can appear surprisingly ugly." By Sophie Hardach MILAN | Fri Feb 9, 2007 12:09pm EST
    • PARMA
      • 48 hours for food and art lovers in Parma "Got 48 hours to spend in this northern Italian city famous for its cuisine and noble past? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors get the most from a short visit." By Valentina ZaPARMA, Italy | Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:22am EST
    • PUGLIA
      • 48 hours in Puglia "Got 48 hours to spend in Puglia, southern Italy? Reuters correspondents with local knowledge help visitors to get the most from a short visit." By Giles ElgoodCISTERNINO, Italy | Fri Oct 24, 2008 7:03am EDT Fri Oct 24, 2008 7:03am EDT
    • ROME
      • 48 Hours in "Angels & Demons" Rome "Got 48 hours to follow in the footsteps of Professor Robert Langdon and discover some of Rome's most beautiful sites featured in the blockbuster movie Angels & Demons?" By Eliza ApperlyROME | Fri May 8, 2009 11:14am EDT
      • 48 hours in Trieste, Italy – "Got 48 hours to explore the central European melting pot which is the Italian port city of Trieste?" – By Nigel Tutt – TRIESTE, Italy | Fri Jun 19, 2009 7:13am EDT
      • 48 hours in the wine heart of Tuscany – "Got an art-and-history overload in Florence? Jump in a car and drive about 100 km south, to the heart of Italy's Tuscany for fresh air and great wine." – (Reporting by Svetlana Kovalyova; Editing by Matthew Jones) – MONTALCINO/MONTEPULCIANO, Italy | Fri Aug 29, 2008 6:12am EDT
    • 48 Hours in Rome – by Annie Frances Gray – "A weekend in Rome? Rome Walks have put together a video with suggestions for your trip." – Source: THE BEST OF MADE IN ITALY section of vimeo – "is a respectful community of creative people who are passionate about sharing the videos they make. We provide the best tools and highest quality video in the universe. See for yourself and Join today!"
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That's it for Wednesday, 10 November 2010: mercoledì, 10 Novembre 2010

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