“It will now be possible to get to one of the most romantic cities in Italy by tram ...” - the authorities of the city proudly declare, where the first experimental trip of this type of transport was carried out last night. According to the local Gazettino news agency, new tram lines will connect the center of the Mestre district and Venice in the upcoming 2014.
Italy has many secrets that many people seek to know. Someone decides to buy a plane ticket and completely plunge into the atmosphere of celebration and fun, someone reads articles on Italy in encyclopedias, and someone follows the path of least resistance and looks for answers to his questions on the Internet.
Italy is perhaps the most romantic country in the world. And that is why, on the eve of Valentine's Day, at airports, there is a larger usual cluster of tourists holding hands, many of whom obviously came here to celebrate the holiday in a romantic setting with their soulmate.
A recent study showed that Italians on vacation spend much more on food than on rental housing or on a hotel room. According to a recent report by the Italian National Confederation of Farmers of Italy Coldiretti (www.coldiretti.it), the level of spending by Italians on holiday rental housing has decreased by 22 percent since 2007, while residents of the country of wine and sun began to prefer food. than comfort, spending 30 percent more on food than seven years ago.
A police officer in the Roma Prati metropolitan area detained a 37-year-old taxi driver. When checking it turned out that an enterprising man increased the cost of each trip with the help of a remote control. The taxi driver worked legally, but his counter received an additional upgrade in the form of a control unit, which received control signals from a small remote control hidden in the driver's hand.
A taxi driver in Rome delivered a guest from Germany with his daughter from Fiumicino airport, taking 100 euros for this, and then completely robbed the women. A Roman taxi driver requested 100 euros for two passengers from a passenger, and then disappeared with their bags in an unknown direction. According to the Italian portal ilmessaggero.it, a tourist from Germany and her 20-year-old daughter arrived in Italy at the Roman airport Fiumicino, from where they decided to get to the hotel by taxi.
The beautiful Italy will return again in the Middle Ages in September. Numerous jousting tournaments and festivals will be held throughout the country. Montagnana, September 5-7 All lovers of the Middle Ages are strongly recommended to go to the Italian old town of Montagnana, which is located near Padova (Padova).
The Venetians were determined to get rid of the so-called "castles of love" that are present on almost every bridge of the city on the water. Residents of Venice are no longer able to endure the "disgusting" castles that numerous tourists in love leave in one of the most romantic cities in Italy to perpetuate their feelings and memories.
Now any tourist for just 10 euros can get to the new attraction of Genoa - a huge cruise ship, which crashed in 2012. Only a few weeks after the wrecked ship Costa Concordia made its last journey and found refuge in the port of Genova, local authorities invited tourists to visit the ship with a guided tour.
The bad news for those who wanted to include Venice in the list of cities for the cruise: the Italian authorities plan to close the Venice lagoon for cruise ships, offering companies an alternative route. In 2015, huge cruise liners will be prohibited from entering the historic center of the Venetian lagoon in connection with a new bill by the Italian authorities, which are trying to solve the problem of water pollution at the national level.
A huge number of chess fans will gather again in the Italian city of Marostica to play a very unusual version of this game. In the city of Marostica, located a hundred kilometers from Venice, the next medieval chess festival will be held from September 12 to 14. It is held every two years and attracts thousands of Italians and tourists who personally want to watch the game of “live chess”.
A couple of tourists from America were shocked after they gave 42 euros for three Italian gelato and a bottle of water in a cafe in the center of Rome. Having lunch in the center of the Eternal City, James and Mariann Luciani decided to drop into the small cafe Bar il Caffe near the Trevi Fountain.
Images leaked onto the Internet, showing cars parked right at the water's edge on one of the beaches of Sicily. The Italians are familiar with the concept of "crazy parking" firsthand. Their love for cars is almost as strong as for the beaches. However, when these two things merge into one, very curious cases can occur.
New York Mayor Bill de Blasio decided to take a break from hard work in sunny Italy. Bill de Blasio announced on Friday that he would be leaving for Italy next week for 10 days. This vacation will be the longest in recent years, which was the mayor of the city. Blasio, who has Italian roots, will be joined by his children and wife.
Outdoor film sets, theaters, laboratories: the new amusement park in Castel Romano, dedicated to the best films shot in the Cinechitt film studio, will open its doors to the public on July 24, 2014. According to preliminary estimates, already in 2015 it will be visited by one and a half million people and will bring in revenue of 55 million euros In Italy, opens the first theme park dedicated to the world of cinema - Cinecittà World (ext.
Tobacco lovers who try to smoke a cigarette on one of the most popular beaches on the Adriatic coast will be fined 50 euros as soon as the new law comes into force. Local authorities in Bibione supported the first ban on smoking on the beach in Italy, which would protect fans of the sun and sunburn from cigarette smoke, as well as protect the environment.
Since 2012, real libraries have been operating on some beaches in Italy, where anyone can take a book for free, read it under a beach umbrella and return it before leaving. In summer 2012, the Italian environmental organization Legambiente sold in the south of the country, in the coastal communes of Castellabate, Montecorice and Pollica-Accharoli (Castellabate, Montecorice e Pollica-Acciaroli), a pilot project called "Beach Libraries".
A tourist from Georgia was detained while trying to steal a piece of tile from the unique mosaic of the cultural and historical complex of Pompeii. The man explained his actions by the desire to take "a piece of Pompeii as a keepsake." Manuchar Kublashvili “appropriated” three fragments of an ancient mosaic from the house of Trittolemo (Domus di Trittolemo) in Pompeii.
The owner says that he lived quietly in a mini-loft with an area of less than 10 m2 with his wife, until they had a daughter. If this is not a world record, then it is very close to it. Casevacanza.it offers the smallest apartment in Italy for tourists to rent. On an area of less than ten square meters (seven, except for the intermediate floor), all the necessary equipment is installed: as a result, the additional area of standard hotel rooms becomes redundant.
Rome police wrote fines to metropolitan hotels, the total amount of which amounted to 100 thousand euros, after it became known that they had violated a number of rules in an attempt to get more visitors on the eve of double canonization. Today it became known that fines were imposed from 21 Roman hotels for violating a number of requirements.
The 29-year-old Italian Carlo Taglia traveled all over the planet by land and sea. In order to know the world and know himself, it took 95,450 kilometers 18 months of free time in 528 days, a plane ticket to get to the starting point, lack of fear. This is the formula for a successful trip around the world: three elements that can open any door, according to the 29-year-old traveler and blogger Carlo Taglia.