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The Kingdom of Tavolara – You can see it from Villa Bianca

You might already know a lot about Italy, but have you ever heard of the Kingdom of Tavolara?  Located on the beautiful island of Tavolara off the northeastern coast of Sardinia, it is an “imaginary state” that was set up … Continue reading

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The Story of Sosta del Duca

Click here to visit the apartments at Sosta del Duca Sandra and Riccardo grew up as sister and brother on the outskirts of San Gimignano, the fabled towered city of Tuscany. For them, there were so many beautiful country paths … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 17: Tuscany

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. Yves is a well known French comic actor and mime. He is also the proud owner of a first class Tuscan villa, not far … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 15: Tuscany

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. The drive from Assisi to Monte San Savino goes easily.  The E45 goes past Lake Trasimeno and up into Tuscany.  A little bit of … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 4: Lake Como

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. If Lake Orta is the poet’s lake and Lake Maggiore is the family’s lake, then I suppose Lake Como might be the movie star’s … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 3: Lake Maggiore

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. Each of Italy’s lakes has its own personality.  Previously, we visited Lake Orta, with its gentle demeanor and atmosphere of artistic contemplation. Now we … Continue reading

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30 Days on the Road in Italy…Day 2: Isola San Giulio

Come with us as we explore Italy and check out properties for Gira! Italian Vacation Rentals. Isola San Giulio sits upon Lake Orta like a storybook fantasy, inviting you to imagine its history.  As the dusk arrives in Orta San … Continue reading

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