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Rome Layover

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments
Rome Layover

Stuck on a Rome layover at the Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport (FCO) in Italy? Fiumicino Airport is the largest airport in Italy, and the sole hub for Alitalia. Unfortunately Rome also ranked as one of the most delayed airports in the world, so you may find yourself with some time on your hands. Fiumicino Airport […]

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Stopover At Rome’s Ciampino Airport

| January 1, 2015 | 0 Comments
Stopover At Rome’s Ciampino Airport

Stuck on a Rome layover at the Ciampino Airport (CIA)? This relatively small airport is a European hub for Ryanair and is located roughly 8 miles from downtown Rome, making the city an accessible destination for those on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Rome layover, […]

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Layover At Milan’s Linate Airport

| November 30, 2014 | 1 Comment
Layover At Milan’s Linate Airport

Stuck on a layover at The Milan International Linate Airport (LIN)? The airport is located 4 miles east of Milan, which makes a trip into town very accessible for long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Milan layover, click here for useful tips. If you’re stuck inside the […]

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Layover At Milan’s Malpensa International Airport

| November 16, 2014 | 0 Comments
Layover At Milan’s Malpensa International Airport

Stuck on a Milan layover at the Malpensa International Airport (MXP)? The Malpensa airport is Milan’s largest and a third runway is expected to be completed in 2012. Malpensa International airport is located roughly 25 miles from downtown Milan which makes the city accessible for those on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether […]

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Layover In Venice, Italy

| February 13, 2014 | 1 Comment
Layover In Venice, Italy

Stuck on a Venice layover at the Venice Marco Polo Airport (VCE) in Italy? As far as layovers go, you’re in a good spot. Built entirely on water, Venice is one of Italy’s most popular cities and is located just 7.5 miles (12 km) from the airport (even less by boat), making it easily accessible […]

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Milan Orio al Serio Layover

| January 31, 2014 | 0 Comments
Milan Orio al Serio Layover

Stuck on a Milan layover at the Orio al Serio International Airport (BGY)? The airport is the fourth busiest in Italy and a hub for Ryan Air. It is located in Orio al Serio which is approximately three miles of Bergamo and 28 miles from Milan. The airport also offers quick flights to Milan as […]

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Now Is The Best Time To Book A Mediterranean Cruise

| April 27, 2012 | 0 Comments
Now Is The Best Time To Book A Mediterranean Cruise

While the Costa Concordia incident last January off the coast of Giglio may have made some travelers a bit hesitant to set sail, many still consider this the best (and cheapest) time to book Med cruises. Mediterranean cruising is now considered to be the cheapest it’s been in the past three years. Economic unease from […]

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Best Resort Hotels Of Lake Garda, Italy

| April 17, 2012 | 1 Comment
Best Resort Hotels Of Lake Garda, Italy

Lake Garda is Italy’s largest lake, located midway between Milan and Verona. It’s easily accessible, and its picturesque Alpine lake and tourist friendly atmosphere make a perfect destination for Lake Garda holidays. There is no shortage of luxury tourist hotels around the lake, including a number of five-star resorts. Layover Guide has compiled our list […]

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George Clooney & Elisabetta Canalis Dine Out In Como, Italy

| June 17, 2011 | 1 Comment
George Clooney & Elisabetta Canalis Dine Out In Como, Italy

George Clooney and his leading lady, Elisabetta Canalis, are known for their A-list lifestyle, including George’s famous Italian Villa on the shores of Lake Como. When not hanging out in their lavish waterfront estate, where to the famous duo like to dine? George and Elisabetta dined at the Restaurant Il Gatto Nero on Wednesday in […]

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Best Italian Castle Hotels: Italy Castles You Can Spend The Night

| March 31, 2011 | 1 Comment
Best Italian Castle Hotels: Italy Castles You Can Spend The Night

Who doesn’t want their very own fairytale? We picked our favorite Italian castle hotels perfect for a layover adventure or a longer stay. These five Italian castles are certain to bring out your inner Cinderella. Caruso Ravello – Ravello, Italy Perched above the spectacular Amalfi Coast in Italy, Caruso Ravello is an 11th century palace […]

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Rent An Entire Medieval Village In Tuscany

| March 30, 2011 | 1 Comment
Rent An Entire Medieval Village In Tuscany

It’s true. You can rent an entire Medieval Village in Italy’s Tuscany region! The Castello di Gargonza, is a fortified medieval village located in the heart of Tuscany, Italy — 8 kilometers and a half from Monte San Savino and 28 kilometers from Arezzo. Castello di Gargonza dates back to the 1200s, and here you […]

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Gwyneth Paltrow’s Tuscany Road Trip

| August 8, 2010 | 0 Comments
Gwyneth Paltrow’s Tuscany Road Trip

In Gwyneth Paltrow’s latest GOOP newsletter,  she answers viewer’s questions, including her favorite hotels and inns in the glorious Tuscany region of Italy. While many of us don’t have the time or spending money to travel like Gwyneth, every now and then it’s certainly nice to splurge. And what better place to spend a little […]

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