Nice

Image of Monaco

Monaco and Nice If you hear Monaco and think of Casinos then you have to imagine sandy beaches and the city Aristocrat when you hear the name Nice. These two cities are actually really close, a good 10 kilometers. In many ways they share many similarities, but on the other hand are also very different. Monaco is a city of sports while Nice is of culture. Nice came under the authority of France in 1860 as a reward for the French because their aid in the Italian liberation war. Austria…

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Genoa

Image of Piazza De Ferrari in Genoa

Dating back to the ancient times Found in the northern part of Italy, Genoa was once a hugely important port city and a birthplace of the famous explorer Christopher Columbus. Fact is that Genoa is often overshadowed by Italy’s bigger cities such as its capital Rome, Venice or Milan. Genoa has a very rich history and a beautiful old part of town that shouldn’t be missed. These highlights and many others have earned it the 2004 European Capital of Culture title. Genoa Port is still known for playing a strong…

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