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The Best of Central Italy Wine Region, Scansano, Magliano, Sunflowers, Wine Tasting, Italy

Italian Countryside

Sitting on the Mediterranean, Italy is a jewel, that most people already know about. Going to Italy brings with it so much emotion and lets not forget all the amazing food. Having now been twice (not enough), it is hard to say what is my favorite part of this country. People love it for good reason. Just admit it, everyone loves good pizza and pasta. But there is also so much more.

 

The Best of Central Italy Wine Region, Scansano, Magliano, Sunflowers, Wine Tasting, Italy

Southern Tuscany

 

Rome in itself contains enough things to do to make this country such an amazing place to visit. Ruins, history, art, architecture, culture, food, and so on. What pulled me in to Italy is that every corner you go, you find the same attitude, the same love for this country, and great food (I think I mentioned we all love good pizza and pasta, right?).

 

The Best of Central Italy Wine Region, Scansano, Magliano, Sunflowers, Wine Tasting, Italy

Wine in Central Tuscany

 

On my second trip, we decided to go to some places we had not yet been before. Having visited many of the known tourist areas, such as Rome, Milan, Venice, Florence, Pisa, Tuscany, and Amalfi, we created a hitlist. We decided to go to the “less travelled” wine country of Southern Tuscany, a quick stop in Umbria on the way to Sibillini National Park, and then go up to the mountains up in the Dolomites.

 

Lago di Sorapis, Lake Sorapis, Dolomites, Cortina, Italy

Lake Sorapis in the Dolomites

 

The Dolomites were my favorite part of this trip, really bringing a great combination of natural beauty as well as some solitude on our favorite hike, Lake Sorapis. We saw only a few people and really got the best of what hiking in the Dolomites is about. High mountains, impressive cliffs, via ferrata routes, and one of the most stunning alpine lakes in Europe.

 

 

Tre Cime Hike, Dolomites, Italy

Church and Tre Cime

 

Check out our full articles and content from our trip in Italy here:

Best Summer Hikes in the Dolomites

 

Hike to Stunning Lake Sorapis

 

Hiking the Tre Cime de Lavaredo

 

Hiking the Cinque Terre

 

Sibillini National Park and Mount Vettore Hike

 

The Best of Southern Tuscany and Umbria

 

 

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