50 Places in Rome, Florence and Venice Every Woman Should by Susan Van Allen

By Susan Van Allen

Following the seriously acclaimed 100 locations in Italy each girl should still Go, Susan Van Allen provides new gem stones to her number of the simplest spots for lady tourists in Italy's most well liked towns, (Rome, Florence, and Venice), in addition to engaging Golden Day itineraries to make holiday goals come actual. Like a savvy tourist female friend whispering on your ear, she courses readers to masterpieces the place ladies are glorified — from Rome's Pieta to Florence's Birth of Venus, top spots for wine tasting, chocolate, and gelato, artisan procuring studies to satisfy leather-based craftsmen or glass blowers, and areas for adventures — from rolling pasta to rowing like a gondolier. Plus, there are clean, useful guidance, giving readers insider's secrets and techniques for what to pack, the easiest locations to get their hair styled, and the way to cut price for souvenirs.
Whatever your temper or price range, no matter if it is your first or twenty first stopover at to Italy, 50 locations in Rome, Florence, and...

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By Susan Van Allen

Following the seriously acclaimed 100 locations in Italy each girl should still Go, Susan Van Allen provides new gem stones to her number of the simplest spots for lady tourists in Italy's most well liked towns, (Rome, Florence, and Venice), in addition to engaging Golden Day itineraries to make holiday goals come actual. Like a savvy tourist female friend whispering on your ear, she courses readers to masterpieces the place ladies are glorified — from Rome's Pieta to Florence's Birth of Venus, top spots for wine tasting, chocolate, and gelato, artisan procuring studies to satisfy leather-based craftsmen or glass blowers, and areas for adventures — from rolling pasta to rowing like a gondolier. Plus, there are clean, useful guidance, giving readers insider's secrets and techniques for what to pack, the easiest locations to get their hair styled, and the way to cut price for souvenirs.
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Famously vain woman that she was, Pauline was also known to have used her servants as footstools and liked to have, in her words, “a large Negro” carry her to her bath. Sacred and Profane Love, 1805-1808 (Room XX) Painted by Titian when he was just twenty-five for a Venetian nobleman’s marriage, the Venuses here are named differently from what you’d expect. ” She wears only her magic girdle, which gave her the power to attract her many lovers. it) Golden Day: Plan on a picnic in the Borghese Gardens before or after your visit to the Galleria Borghese.

Also, Google Maps created a virtual tour of the entire complex, for armchair travelers. net Golden Day: Taxi over to the Catacombs of Priscilla (about ten minutes from the center). Tours in English run regularly and last about a half hour—you can call to find out that day’s schedule or just show up and there may be a half-hour wait for the next tour to start, giving you time to visit the museum. For lunch nearby, go to La Mora, a folksy place that serves excellent Tuscan cuisine, such as fettucine with mushrooms or roasted beef and potatoes.

Everybody else knows it as the Pantheon, a fantastic monument built to honor all the goddesses and gods. It was consecrated in the seventh century as a church dedicated to Mary and the martyrs. The “Eye of God”—the humongous, uncovered circular opening at the top of the Pantheon’s dome—frames the dramatic Roman sky, making the ever-changing city a part of this architectural wonder. It’s fabulous near sunset. One winter I got there just before closing when a rosy cotton-candy-tinged-with-gold cloud floated across it, inspiring even one of the guards to throw his head back and sigh.

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