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What to pack for your trip

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You’ve been dreaming your trip for months. You read books on your destination and browsed hundreds of pictures of the places you are going to see. You’re excited and keen,…

Italian Easter traditions

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Depending on where you are in Italy, it is very likely that out of your window, instead of snow, you will see a warm sun and the blooming flowers brought…

A delicious Christmas wonder

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Riddle me this: soft and gently spicy, full of raisin and candied fruit it’s the typical ending of an Italian Christmas meal. Who knows the answer? Walking down any Italian…

Top 8 Most Authentic Experiences in Italy

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So, you’re dreaming of traveling to Italy. Who isn’t? But you hate the tourist slog. We feel you. Nobody wants a run-of-the-mill experience in 1 of the most incredible places…

Why We Love the Amalfi Coast (And So Should You!)

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Curving roads. The wind in your hair. Sun on your face. Yes, the Amalfi Coast conjures delightful images of la vita bella— and it most certainly is the good life…

5 Things most people don’t know about Sicily

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Whether it’s unbelievable geography or draw-dropping cultural heritage, there are tons of amazing facts about the island that most visitors don’t know. If you’re planning a trip to Sicily, take…

A sweet adventure: Italian Tiramisu

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Hi everybody, This is Ismael & Andrea, Tour Leaders at LocalWonders Travel. Today we would like to share a great recipe we learnt in a cooking class with our fellow…
Christmas Markets

Christmas Markets

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A thin layer of snow covers the town. Bright lights of various shapes and colors illuminate the scene and wooden stalls decorated with pine branches, holly and multi-colored glass balls…

Pesto Genovese – A taste of traditional Italian cuisine

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Imagine a land suspended between the sea and the mountains, where green and blue mingle together and where the landscape is dotted with colorful houses, vertical vineyards, and olive trees.…

Cantucci e vinsanto – A delicious Italian recipe

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Cantucci (o cantuccini) and vinsanto are one of the many reasons why you cannot help loving Tuscany. You can follow our easy Italian recipe to make cantucci yourself and enjoy a…
Italy History and Fun Facts - LocalWonders Travel

Discover Italy! Cool Facts About Our Bel Paese

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Who doesn’t love the thrill of discovery when traveling? Italy is full of incredible destinations, hidden gems, wonderful stories, and opportunities to immerse yourself in history, art, and culture. Our…
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HEAR FROM OUR GUESTS! What LocalWonders Travel clients say about our small group trips to Italy

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For many people, September means “back-to-school”. As the warm weather of Summer is replaced with that familiar brisk Fall air, schedules begin to focus on learning rather than that wonderful…
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Bigger Isn’t Always Better: Small Group Trips to Italy

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It’s often said that good things come in small packages - and it’s true! - for both holiday gifts and for group tours. At LocalWonders Travel, we pride ourselves on…
Bonassola vineyard

Discover Bonassola: Wine, Tradition and the Sea

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Spectacular of the sea. Beautiful vineyards. Divine wine. We spent a perfect day as guests at the agriturismo Ca’ du Ferrà in Bonassola— and that's exactly what we found.  …

The Sassi of Matera – Unforgettable Beauty

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A trip to the Sassi in Matera will transport you to a stunning old town perched on a rocky hillside. Seeing Matera with its charming cobbled streets, winding pathways, and…
Langhe Hills Getaway Tour

Truffles, Wine and the Langhe Hills Getaway Tour

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The rolling countryside of the Langhe Hills in Northern Italy is incredible, with its hilltops boasting medieval towns, magnificent castles, and world famous vineyards. This stunning landscape isn’t just picturesque…
limoncello is made from delicious Amalfi lemons

Sipping Limoncello on The Amalfi Coast

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Nothing is more refreshing after a meal than sipping a deliciously tart Italian Limoncello. Limoncello is a taste of the Amalfi Coast, Italy, where lemon orchards have provided their bounty…

Encounter the Soul of Venice in Gourmet Street Food

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Venice is like a brilliant and eccentric artist, jealously guarding its secrets and skills from those who don’t know where to look. Its soul is made of a wide variety…

Portovenere – Experience the Magical Sunset by Boat

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People come to Italy from around the world to see the famous Cinque Terre, five fishing villages suspended between the mountain and the sea. These charming villages boast colorful houses,…