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the area’s history in selected books

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Welcome to my website giving insider information on Italian lifestyle,  itineraries and insight into Italian history, art, antiques and  culture.

You will discover stories and curiosities gathered  during  5 decades of  life in Rome plus information on sites  outside Rome, in the  Etruria/Tuscia area  of Northern Lazio between  Umbria and Tuscany.

 

Just Released Audio Guide for Viterboviterbo fountain

“Stories and Secrets of Viterbo”

click on link  to download the app and take the tour

  Latest  Book  – Mary Jane’s 7th publication about  central Italy  

     “The Painted Palazzo …Palazzo Dipinto”  is now available . A  limited edition of 120 pages, in both English and Italian, makes this latest book valuable to language students and teachers as well as  curious travelers, scholars  and history buffs.

Order your copy  now, cost 10 euro .                                                            For multiple copies a discount will be applied. copertina Palazzo  Read reviews and more on the Books page.  Order  copies of Etruria Editions’ books here.   USA readers  can  save on international postage  thanks to  a limited supply of books  now  available in USA. Ask for  our USA contact , pay with paypal and receive a copy of “Etruria Travel, History and Itineraries in Central Italy  $15.60.

To order directly from the author just send an email -I answer usually within  24 hours.

Students, teachers and tour operators use these books to create study abroad programs. Cultured travelers  find them important to enrich their stay in Italy.

Perfect for Cruise passengers  docking in Rome (Civitavecchia) , Livorno, Sorrento and other central Italian towns  for planning shore excursions.  See my Cruise Enrichment page.

Coming soon:  audio guide for  Civitavecchia’s  historic center!

Etruria - Storie e Segreti

Seconda Stampa, copie ancora disponibile

 

bracciano letto

Italian Lifestyle-sleeping in a castle

In Italy  purchase copies from local bookshops or at  our  (click here for list )  recommended  B&B and Agritourism places- some located in  castles and  medieval towers  in  central Italy.

 

 Non dimenticare di visitare  il blog: 50yearsin Italy.  cliccate sul bottone  arancione  in alto

Find out more about central Italy on  my blog 50yearsinItaly.  Just click on the orange tab at the top of the page.

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