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Italy Photo Gallery: Top 10 most popular articles in June 2014.

1.- Unesco Italy sites proposed: Pelagos The Cetacean Sanctuary.

Unesco Italy sites proposed: Pelagos The Cetacean Sanctuary.

The Sanctuary includes marine areas within both inland waters and territorial waters (twelve mile zone) of France, Italy and the Principality of Monaco. It also includes the neighbouring high seas. The Italian regions involved are: Liguria, Sardinia and Tuscany. The portion of basin between Liguria and Provence have been known since the ancient time to be the home for many species of whales and

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2.- Vin Santo ('Holy Wine') made in Italy.

Vin Santo ('Holy Wine') made in Italy.

Vin Santo ('Holy Wine') is the name given to the amber-hued straw wines traditionally from Tuscany, central Italy. The origins of the name are disputed, but most agree it comes from the time when these wines were used for Holy Communion. There are similar wines made in other Italian wine regions, and the vinsanto of Santorini is almost identical in both name and style, but the Tuscan hills

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3.- The Italian excellence in food and cooking: meat and fish.

The Italian excellence in food and cooking: meat and fish.

There are many recipes for meat, most famous as the ossobuco, the Bistecca alla fiorentina of Tuscany, the Piedmont muffin misto (accompanied by green sauce), some preparations as stracotto stewed in Barolo (braised in wine) or in soups as busecca (soup made with beef tripe), the tonnato vitello (veal with tuna and anchovies), the piccata (veal with artichokes in papillot), the messicani (thin

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4.- Those who opt for a holiday in Sardinia can meet a variety of interests.

Those who opt for a holiday in Sardinia can meet a variety of interests.

Those who opt for a holiday in Sardinia can meet a variety of interests. For example, the South Sardinian is the richest archeology of Sardinia. And 'possible to enjoy the testimonies from antiquity to the various museums and archaeological sites, where you can find products and works of pre-Nuragici and Nuragici, but even the Phoenicians and Carthaginians, Romans and Byzantines. And 'possible

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5.- The Italian excellence in food and cooking: fruits and vegetables.

The Italian excellence in food and cooking: fruits and vegetables.

The Italian cuisine of our country is extraordinarily diverse, because it is also made up of small regional excellence, perhaps less well-known internationally, but of which they are proud of the small towns that produce them. The variety is also due to the many invasions over the centuries, during which populations occupants took their dishes, which were then harmonically revisited by Italian

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6.- Italy Photo Gallery: Top 10 most popular articles in April 2014.

Italy Photo Gallery: Top 10 most popular articles in April 2014.

1.- Unesco Italy sites proposed: Archipelago of La Maddalena and Islands of Bocche di Bonifacio. The Archipelago of “La Maddalena” encloses seven main islands - Maddalena, Caprera and Santo Stefano in the South East, while Spargi, Budelli, Razzoli and Santa Maria are in the North western area - and 55 little islets. The entire area is included in the national park of the archipelago of

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7.- Unesco Italy sites proposed: Archipelago of La Maddalena and Islands of Bocche di Bonifacio.

Unesco Italy sites proposed: Archipelago of La Maddalena and Islands of Bocche di Bonifacio.

The Archipelago of “La Maddalena” encloses seven main islands - Maddalena, Caprera and Santo Stefano in the South East, while Spargi, Budelli, Razzoli and Santa Maria are in the North western area - and 55 little islets. The entire area is included in the national park of the archipelago of La Maddalena (established in 1994) which manages the above mentioned park and its surface of 5100 hectares.

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8.- Unesco Italy sites proposed: Arab-Norman Palermo and the cathedral churches of Cefalù’ and Monreale.

Unesco Italy sites proposed: Arab-Norman Palermo and the cathedral churches of Cefalù’ and Monreale.

The site denominated 'Arab-Norman Palermo and the cathedral churches of Cefalù and Monreale' is a collection of monuments with a decorative apparatus of mosaics, paintings and sculptures that resulted from a socio-cultural syncretism which, during the period of Norman domination (1071-1194), gave birth to an extraordinary artistic and architectural heritage of outstanding value. Historic,

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9.- Unesco Italy sites proposed: Romanesque Cathedrals in Puglia.

Unesco Italy sites proposed: Romanesque Cathedrals in Puglia.

Ever since ancient times, Puglia, thanks to this land's particular nature and geographical position, has been an essential link between continental Europe and the ancient civilizations that developed on the Eastern shores of the Mediterranean. Between the 11th  and the 13th  centuries, when this role was particularly significant, it produced great achievements that marked the history, culture

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10.- Santa Maria delle Grazie is a church and Dominican convent in Milan.

Santa Maria delle Grazie is a church and Dominican convent in Milan.

Santa Maria delle Grazie ("Holy Mary of Grace") is a church and Dominican convent in Milan, northern Italy, included in the UNESCO World Heritage sites list. The church contains the mural of The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci, which is in the refectory of the convent. he Duke of Milan Francesco I Sforza ordered the building of a Dominican convent and a church in the place where a small chapel

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