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The pros and cons of the classic “low season”

Italy adorable, and wherever you come, you will be surprised by the beautiful cities and nature. Lots of different routes in Italy, will allow you to choose a trip to Italy . which will suit you best.

Weather in Italy in winter

Winter weather in Italy from soft along the coast of Sardinia, Sicily and the southern mainland of Italy to the cold and snow in the North. Some popular tourist places such as Venice, Florence . the mountain towns of Tuscany and Umbria can be covered with snow. Among the most important cities of Italy Rome and Naples is most famous for mild winters and attract many visitors during the winter holidays.

Nevertheless, Italian winter is still far from being Russian, and clear days are not such a rarity. The main plus from new year’s trip to Italy – it is an opportunity to leave behind the cold and slush of Russian cities and to plunge into the warm and Sunny atmosphere of the Italian land.

To Italy on vacation

Italy – this is the perfect place to celebrate the New year and to spend the Christmas holidays. At new year’s time, all the cities are decorated, hosts various holiday Continue reading

Holidays and festivals of Rome

Speaking the language poetic, really, maybe a bit pompous, holidays and festivals – it’s kind of a rim of precious stone called Rome. Indeed, holiday is a holiday, so why not try timing your trip for any of them?

For starters, here is a list of national holidays of Italy; note that these days do not work not only of agencies and institutions in Italy, but the embassies and consulates of the country in other States.

1 January – New year

6 January – Epiphany (the Baptism)

April‑may – Easter Monday (day after Easter) and Easter Sunday

April 25 – Day of liberation from fascism

1 may – labour Day

June 2 – Republic Day

August 15 – “Ferragosto” (Ascension of our lady)

November 1 – All Saints Day, forefathers day

December 8 – Immaculate conception of the virgin Mary

25 December – Christmas day

26 December – St. Stephen’s Day.

As in most other European countries, the period of Christmas and new year holidays and vacations lasts from December 25 to January 6 – from Christmas to Epiphany. New year’s day (Capodanno) – one of the favorite holidays, it is celebrated everywhere, including in Rome. The city takes on a festive look, its streets and squares are decorated with appropriate Christmas paraphernalia. At the same time falls during school holidays, and of course, Continue reading

The Legendary feasts and festivals of the planet

Today we will go on a world journey, which would look at the brightest, fun and extraordinary feasts and festivals on the planet.

Festival of colors Holi, India

Holi is an ancient Hindu festival that celebrates the triumph of good over evil. The festivities begin with the lighting of bonfire on the Holi eve. Then, participants of the event to start throwing colored powders and spraying liquid paints are absolutely everywhere spreading the fun and sharing their joy with everyone around, regardless of class and caste.

The winter light festival, Japan

With more than seven million led bulbs in the Botanical garden, Nabana No Sato, the Japanese celebrate the coming of winter. A large portion of Park lighting is powered by solar panels, charging during the day, minimizing the impact of the festival on the environment.

Venice carnival, Italy

In 1162, the Venetian Republic gained its independence. In honor of the victory, the Venetians had a holiday at San Marco square. Nowadays, the carnival marks the beginning of lent. Little has changed since the first carnival may outfits have become much sophisticated.

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