2013 Very Useful Italy Tips and Updates from Rick Steves


What’s new in Italy for 2013 travelers?  Rick Steves, the ultimate Italy tourist, shares his tips in USA Today.   Rick includes how to avoid long lines in italy, Italy’s best public squares, magical experiences in Florence and Venice, new museum exhibits, a Cinque Terre update,  and much more.

My husband and I are visiting Italy in May.  I found some good tips in this article!


Excitement in Assisi, Italy over “Pope Francis”

As Described in the ItalianNotebook, the citizens of Assisi as well as all the Franciscans are celebrating the new pope and hoping for a visit to this place of peace and international brotherhood.


St. Francis returns from war on his horse

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