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Italy Tourism

An Ancient Racket: Fake Gladiators Face Off With Police In Rome

La Stampa/Worldcrunch | Posted 10.16.2011 | World

ROME - Thesedays, in the center of Rome, tourists might just see a real gladiator fight. The modern-day Roman tough guys -- long a photo-op attraction...

Pisa Bans Trashy Souvenirs

AOL Travel News | Posted 10.04.2011 | Travel

Wherever will we get boxer shorts with strategically-placed leaning towers anymore? Thanks to the city of Pisa taking itself too seriously, vendors se...

Notte Rosa: A Pink Celebration of Summer on the Adriatic Riviera

Dr. Irene S. Levine | Posted 08.03.2011 | Travel
Dr. Irene S. Levine

The nonstop Pink Night party, somewhat akin to Mardi Gras and the Fourth of July rolled into one, will turn the entire coastline pink for 24 hours, extending from Comacchio on the north to Cattolica on the south.

Italy Launches Program To Convince Tourists They Aren't Being Ripped Off

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

ROME -- In the midst of Italy's peak tourist season, government officials are taking dramatic steps to ensure that Rome's reputation for cheating out-...