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A couple of months back I wrote this post on 10 Charming Small Towns in Italy. I loved all your suggestions and comments on it and would like to add a few more to the ever expanding list today.

Murano:

The glass making island Murano is often overshadowed by its colourful neighbor Burano as per me. Murano is equally quaint and charmingย with itsย beautiful bridges, towers and museums not to forget the glass shops selling chandeliers, souvenirs and jewellery. Everything is so exquisite and expensive but who charges to window shop ๐Ÿ™‚

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Fiesole:

The noise of the busy cities sometimes gets to me andย Fiesole has a lot of quietude that one might wantย during their Italian travels.ย Only 20 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Florence is a typical small Italian town with narrow alleys, beautiful piazzas and cafes.

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Monopoli:

Only a 5 minutes train ride from Polignano a mare is the town of Monopoli with a very authentic local feel and an important port. Even though the historic centre finishes as soon as one reaches, the town is molto tranquillo (very peaceful) for a day trip. There is aย stunning cathedral and a recently restored castle as well.

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Gallipoli:

Another beautiful town in Puglia, Gallipoli is relaxing day trip from Lecce.ย Pugliese produce such as sandals, wine and olive oil are neatly stacked in shops for tourists like me. The homes of locals smell of freshly baked cookies or pasta and the sea is warm and inviting.

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Orvieto:

One of my favorite towns in Umbria and such an easy day trip from Rome too, Orvieto is a gem. It is famous for its magnificent Duomo and Orvieto Classico wine. It has a small bell tower you can get sweeping views of the Umbrian countryside and an underground city which you can take tours of. Need more reasons??

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