Italy Travel Notes presents: by Levi Reiss
If you are looking for a European tourist destination, consider the Marche region of central Italy. Depending on your interests, it is an ideal vacation spot. You can get classic Italian food, and wash it down with fine local wine. And the Marche region hasn`t yet been discovered by tourists. There`s a tradeoff; you won`t have to fight the crowds to see what you want to see. On the other hand, you`ll have a hard time finding fancy hotels. And the roads are not always the best, not much of a surprise when you consider the region`s hilly terrain. We`ll start our tour of this region in the north and work our way south.
The little town of Urbino is a UNESCO World Heritage Site that was once a great center of learning. The University has about twenty thousand students, considerably more than Urbino`s resident population of approximately fifteen thousand. How do you say town and gown in Italian?
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