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From Rembrandt & Van Gogh to Delft, bicycles & beer, this art tour of Holland is a masterpiece.
Rome is an integral part of Italy tours for many different reasons. The capital city appeals to everyone from history buffs to art enthusiasts, and even if you just spend the day visiting some of its many fountains, you'll certainly leave feeling fulfilled. Bargain hunters will find Rome especially appealing thanks in large part to the famous Porta Portese flea market, where they will likely leave having found a great deal.
The flea market is hosted every Sunday morning from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in one of the city's most historic areas. The gates surrounding the market date back to 1640s and its location in the Trastevere neighborhood places it among narrow cobbled streets and Medieval homes that lend a unique charm to the weekly event.
As for the market itself, there's surely something for everyone. A trip to Porta Portese offers the chance to visit as many as 4,000 different vendors who sell everything from traditional flea market souvenirs to more useful goods. Perhaps most popular is the market's antiques section, which has likely yielded its fair share of impressive finds over the years. Plus, if you're good at bartering, chances are you can find yourself plenty of good deals if you know where to look.
However, as is the case with most forays into foreign culture, there are a few things to consider when visiting the Porta Portese flea market. Experts warn that street markets are where pickpockets tend to do the most damage, so it's important for visitors to be vigilant when making their way through the crowds.
Embark on this adventure through sundrenched Greece. Explore Athens, Mykonos and Santorini, and get happily lost in its vast and varied landscape and abundant treasures of antiquity. Book this Kensington classic itinerary as is by Dec 15th 2014, for travel anytime between May 1st - October 31st 2015, and save $1000 per couple!
(Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich)
Explore the three main cities of Germany: Berlin, Frankfurt and Munich. With comfortable train travel, well appointed 3* and 4* hotels, and a mix of private and shared touring, this trip covers the must-see highlights of this culturally rich country.
The scent of rich pine forests lingers in the breeze as the 13th-century ruins of Turaida Castle are revealed before your eyes in the lush Gauja River valley in a medieval sanctuary untouched by the march of time.
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