Vatican City Facts | Vatican Museum

The facts about the Vatican City including the Vatican museum, its arts and history connected to Italy and other travel tips during your stay.

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Unique Sicilian customs and traditions


SicilyShortStay listed below the 10 unique Sicilian customs and traditions that you might encounter while visiting the island. Sicilian culture is as impressive as Sicily’s majestic landscapes and historical sites. These Sicilian traits are so unique that you cannot miss them! We have asked locals and immigrants in Sicily to tell us their impression through the years.

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Brief History of Italy – the triumphs and the sorrows

The Brief History of Italy page will discuss the timeline of the history of Italy. How the immortal Rome established the country into what it is today, a nation of beauty and influence. We are not just talking about the current city but the Kingdom, the Republic, and the Supreme Empire. The power that once controlled principal domains all over Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East. The empire without end.

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Palermo Tourist Map | Palaces and museums

Looking for a complete Palermo Tourist Map? Our travel blog about Palermo and other cities in Sicily can help you get started. Coined as the ‘all port’, Palermo greets its visitors for more than two millennia. For many, across Europe, it is the hope of a bright sunny life. Travellers since the ancient years desired its mild weather.

Palermo is the capital of Sicily and a key city linking Europe to African and Middle Eastern countries. The Phoenicians founded the city in 734 B.C. Since then, it became an ethnic melting pot of various cultures and traditions. The city of Palermo served as the gateway for new settlements and invasions because of its strategic location in the Meditteranean sea.

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The Valley of the Temples: Facts, Myths and Secrets

The Valley of the Temples, an ancient Greek ruin is in a mountain ridge outside the town of Agrigento. It is Valle dei Tempi in Italian and Vaddi di Tempri for the Sicilian locals.

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