Tips for Travelling to Italy in Winter

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Visiting Italy during the winter months in Italy is a totally different experience to Italy during the summer. Most people flock to the Bel Paese during the splendid spring and summer periods. As such, there are many more things to do during this time. This means there are also many more people. During the winter […]

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Traditional Italian Christmas Sweets: Panettone, Panforte & Pandoro


Panetone, Panforte and Pandoro are some of Italy’s greatest Christmastime traditions. The origins of these delicious traditional Italian sweets are hidden in the names, with ‘pane’ in Italian means bread. ‘Pandoro’ translates to ‘golden bread’ for its colour, ‘Panforte’ to strong/hard bread and ‘Panetone’ to big bread. These Christmas treats were originally much more simple […]

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