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"The Boboli Gardens cover 11 acres and sit perched above historic Florence. From certain vantage points within the garden, you can see the cityscape as the neighboring Pitti Palace acts as a barrier between the gardens and the rest of the Florentine world.The Boboli Gardens are the work of a who’s who of Italian artists and architects. A compilation of talent created idealized Renaissance order for the needy Medici of Florence. Mannerist and Baroque sculptures scatter about. Click for more."

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Visit the Picturesque Town of Positano, Amalfi Coast

Positano is one of Italy's most romantic and luxurious vacation spots. Built vertically on the face of a cliff, it started out as a fishing village and became popular with writers and artists in the 1950's.