Not only tourists, but travelers. Grand Tour Italy invites you to discover real Italy. Not only the most famouses cities and museums, not only the most important places. There's more and more to see and learn about this great country.
Post by post you'll meet old villages, amazing legends, misterious corners, traditional recipes (you can find one recipe every post), curiousities, art and photographies.
This is the chance to meet traditions and autenticity of this sunny pensinsula in the middle of the Mediterranean sea.
Rome, Flocence, Milan, Venice are just some of the most famouses Italian cities. But have you hearded about Scylla? This is the name of an ancient fishermen village situated in Calabria region. Well, right here Ulysses, the hero of the Odyssey, passed through the stricht of Messina, surviving to Scylla and Charybdis, the two monsters situatedd in both of the coasts of Calabria and Sicily. Still today, visiting Scylla, you can see the rock where was hidden the dangerous monster.
Urbania is another great city, in the heart of Marche region, near Urbino. Well, here you can see eighteen mummies well preserved in a little Church named "Church of dead". But there's more to discover in Urbania, a nice town frozen in time.
For each of the places mantioned, at the end of the post, you can find a traditional local recipe. Some times there are old recipes, sometimes special plates; but always easy to prepare and share with friends and relatives.
So, if you're planning to visit Italy or you just want to know more of
this country, from north to south, following the ways of its ancient
mountains or sayling along to the amazing coasts, you have to follow