At the time of the Renaissance Italy was governed by a number of powerful city-states. These were some of the largest and richest cities in all of Europe. Some of the more important city-states included Florence, Milan, Venice, Naples, and Rome
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3 Wonderful Hikes in Portofino Not to Miss
Forget the Cinque Terre and go hiking Portofino! All right, this might be a bit of an overstatement - after all, the Cinque Terre is one of the most popular destinations in Italy for international travelers - but believe me, the area of Portofino Natural Park is beautiful. Provided that you go off-season. But this is true almost everywhere in Italy if you want to beat the crowds. #italy #hiking #traveling #portofino