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Friday, January 06, 2006

Italy in 2006

Looking for a reason to travel to Italy in 2006? Here's a list of some of the best events Italy has to offer in the New Year:

*Torino Olympic Games: February 10-26th – The world will be watching Torino this February as it hosts the XX Olympic Winter Games.

*Carnevale di Venezia: February 17-28th – Venice lives up to its reputation as a city of masks during two weeks of decadent balls and parades.

* The Italian Motorcycle: A Century on Two Wheels Between Art, History and Sport: through March 12th – Milan's Fondazione Antonio Mazzotta will host an exhibition of paintings, photographs, and models covering 100 years of the role of motorcycles in Italy.

*Giro d'Italia: May 8-29th – Italy's equivalent of the Tour de France, the Giro d'Italia winds cyclists from Reggio Calabaria to Milan in pursuit of the maglia rosa.

*Naples Pizzafest: September 8-18th - Naples celebrates the creation of pizza with two weeks of concerts,shows, and great deals at pizzerias throughout the city. -- Shauna Maher


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