Baroque towns, religious processions and a cuisine with an Arab accent make the Mediterranean’s largest island culturally distinct from the Italian mainland.
These five cities are pieces of living history, where the past is not only present in everyday life, but tangible in myriad forms.
BBC Travel reader Gustavo Saraiva is interested in paying a visit to Tuscany’s romantic capital city in the springtime. Our Facebook community offered their advice.
For those with the time and inclination to take the road less travelled, these three lesser-known gems are just a short distance from their more famous siblings.
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