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The boot: this is the definition residents have affectionately given the peninsula stretching for over 1300 km from the Alps to the Mediterranean Sea. The arc of the Alps marks Italy's boundaries and protects the peninsula along 1000 km, giving birth to the mountainous ridge that runs down the entire peninsula to Sicily: the Apennines. 80% of Italy is covered by mountains and hills, while over 8000 km of coastline - at times low and sandy and at times high and rocky - mark its boundaries, so that the country offers a unique variety of landscapes: a perfect balance of seas, mountains, hills and flatlands, which, thanks to a mild climate that almost never exceeds +40°C in the south or falls below -10°C in the north, make Italy one of the most interesting and friendly countries for tourists and travellers.

Today, Italy is a true open-air museum with 65% of the world's artworks and historical monuments: visiting Italy means not only coming into contact with the past, but also living in a present abounding in an infinite variety of cultures, dialects, food and wine and traditions. Traveling in Italy gives visitors an opportunity to experience a vast variety of different lifestyles and ways of being that all have one thing in common: they all belong to this marvellous and unique land.


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If you are a woman travelling in Italy, you may find this group useful:

WOMEN TRAVELERS IN ITALY (WT-It)


(Taken from the Official homepage of Italy)

For tourist information see Italy on Wikitravel.

For Couchsurfing related infos see Italy on Couchsurfing Wiki.

This group is about Italy. If you have more specific questions referring to some particular region or city, please post to the local region or city groups.
Here the quick links to the most important:
- Roma
- Florence and Tuscany
- Venice and Veneto
- Milano
- Cinque Terre


Members: 8711
Sub-Groups: 339
Members in Sub-Groups: 157923
Posts: 21004
Created: Aug 15, 2004
Type: Public
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Members

NameJoined
Tiziano D'Angelo Tiziano D'Angelo moderator 01/17/2005
MARCOBLU MARCOBLU moderator 03/24/2007
Giulia BommaciGiulia Bommaci moderator 12/03/2009
MR.MOJITO MR.MOJITO moderator I am an italian cs addict 12/22/2007
Giampiero Calabrese Giampiero Calabrese moderator 10/14/2006
CRIIRSARA CRIIRSARA moderator Because I am Italian and would like to get in touch with other member and help members who come to Italy:-) 12/27/2006
Mimmo Panza Mimmo Panza moderator 03/27/2007
Alessandro C. Alessandro C. moderator 07/09/2007

Sub-Groups

  NameMemPost
Abruzzo14059162450
Arts in Italy81
Autostop/Hitchhike Italy1-
Basilicata223609
Brazilians in Italy396
Calabria10071256
Campania48452893
Emilia-Romagna155091523
euro20121-
EURO20121-
Food & Wine of Italy8945
Friuli-Venezia Giulia29781498
Genetics students in Italy1-
Italian Adriatic surfing network8391
Italian Citizenship 88
Italy1-
Italy-BARATTO-Second hand store117
Italy Cheap travelling42
Italy Cheap trawelling1-
Italy CS Organization742486
Italy Electronic Music53
Italy off the beaten track10041
Italy Single17-
lago di garda1-
Lazio35104645
Liguria3250721
Linux in Italia2525
Lombardia27896745
LOOKING FOR A COUCH SOMEWHERE IN ITALY301582
Marche17693707
Molise6560
Piemonte8553747
POLONIA-ALLOGGI1-
Puglia45961367
SAFETY in ITALY185234
Sardegna34034222
Sicilia853415384592
Trekking in Italy222176
Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol22551683
Tuscany169671741
Umbria1415963
Valle d'Aosta14812784397
Vasco CS Community32
Veneto156963739
WOMEN TRAVELERS IN ITALY (WT-It)829747

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Che tristezza!!!Beatrice C.21  04/02/2014
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Call for entries: The International Short Film Festival of Cinema & Sea 2nd Edition. Morocco 2014.Hommer Abdelhadi-  03/23/2014
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Finding summer job in ItalyJúlia Konkoľová2  03/19/2014
hiSara Moreira-  03/19/2014
I am looking for projects! Creative, intercultural! As soon as possible:)Jill U8  03/15/2014
Looking for traveling companies~Miah Wang1  03/14/2014
My Micro message is: cielo180180180Libo Wang2  03/14/2014
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