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At the Baia del Corallo Youth Hostel in Palermo you can take advantage of a very special offer: until 30 September 2010 if you book at least 3 consecutive nights you will pay only € 13 for the night from the third night (included) onwards. But that is not all!

If you book a week, you will receive a free ticket for the sightseeing tour (value € 20) to make the sightseeing tour of the wonderful Palermo.

The Baia del Corallo Youth Hotel has 76 beds divided into double and quadruple rooms, all with private bathrooms.

It is located in the Sferracavallo area, a seaside resort also renowned for its numerous restaurants that will allow you to appreciate the true Sicilian cuisine.

The property is well connected to the city center by public services, departing directly from the hostel.

A position, therefore, that allows you to reconcile the sea and nature with culture and art, in one of the oldest cities in the Mediterranean. The hostel also represents an excellent strategic base for excursions to the nearby towns of Erice, Segesta, Cefalù, Agrigento and many others.

Until 18 September in Palermo the doors of Palazzo dei Normanni open again.

For the third consecutive year, the “Palatine Nights” initiative, organized by the Federico II Foundation, is repeated. An edition full of surprises and news that enrich the experience of the night visit to the Monumental Complex of Palazzo dei Normanni.

Trieste: Mirò. The poet of color The exhibition displays over seventy original works by the Catalan master made in the typical colors of his palette: lithographs, pochoir and etchings, testimony to the work of illustrator that made Joan Miró protagonist – with Matisse and Picasso – in the history of the book. ‘artist.


Costa Edutainment lands in Livorno and manages the aquarium

The Livorno Aquarium offers the public an integrated tour route that combines the aquarium exhibition with the historical-scientific one.

The structure is spread over 2 floors for a total exhibition area of ​​about 3,000 square meters, 20 tanks, 150 species for a total of about 1,200 animals; the space on the second floor is instead dedicated to temporary exhibitions and hosts a terrace of 1,000 square meters with a panoramic view of the Lungomare di Livorno.

All this will be visible in about 1h and 30 min. In addition to the exhibition tanks, there are about 850 square meters of technical spaces, with curatorial tanks intended for the quarantine and reproduction of animals or for water treatment (this part can be visited with special ‘Behind the Scenes’ itineraries).

The structure also hosts the exhibition THE TELESCOPE OF GALILEO. The instrument that changed the world “, conceived by the Museo Galileo in Florence, curated by Giorgio Strano.

The exhibition will be hosted by the Livorno Aquarium until spring 2011 Villa Morazzana is an authentic dim or a n o b i l i a r and built at the end of the 18th century in an extraordinary panoramic position that enjoys a magnificent sea view.

The villa has been recently renovated giving life to a particular and comfortable structure. The hostel beds are divided into 6, 8, 10, 12 bed dorms with common facilities on the same floor. Family rooms also available. For information and reservations:

In recent months, Islay’s Port Charlotte hostel has become a real top destination for many visitors of all ages.

The hostel was built in a former whiskey distillery and is located right on the seashore, facing the bay of Loch Indaal.

Among the many high-quality services, it also boasts that of being particularly suitable for hosting children, a reason that drives many families to choose this enchanting structure as a vacation spot.


The First of Italy In Foligno From 23 to

Primi d’Italia is the exceptional festival where you can find not only a healthy and tasty diet, but all the “first courses” that represent the best our beautiful country offers.

The famous people who have won the Primi d’Italia Prize in various fields, the artists who will perform on stage, the companies that collaborate with the Festival, the regions that offer their excellence and finally the best related products will also be on stage. to good food.

From this year, I Primi d’Italia is also an eco-festival that aims to progressively reduce the environmental impact, through new sustainable scenarios of consumption and waste management.

In fact, only disposable and biodegradable products will be used during the event. Furthermore, a correct and efficient management of the separate collection of organic waste will be carried out.

( The Pierantoni Youth Hostel in Foligno is located in the city center, in a splendid sixteenth-century building with a cloister and internal garden.

At guests’ disposal reading rooms, meeting areas and common spaces to facilitate the social life between young people. The rooms, frescoed with late Baroque mythological themes, range from 1 to 6 beds.

The AIG has organized a photo contest that will have as its theme the Hostels for the

Italian youth and the lively and educational life that takes place within them every day.

The prizes will consist of vouchers that can be spent in all Youth Hostels in the world and more precisely: 1st prize – 500 euro voucher; 2nd prize – 300 euro voucher; 3rd prize – 200 euro voucher and Youth Special Section (up to 14 years of age as of 30 September 2010) – voucher for a weekend in one of your choice from a selection of Italian hostels for your entire family, travel excluded .

The works, which will consist of a maximum of 5 shots per participant, can be either in digital jpg format, in good resolution, or printed on photographic paper.

Participation in the competition is free and the works can be sent by 30 September 2010 to the following


Perugia: The Dream Theater From Chagall To Fellini

The dream is the theme, the subject, or the pretext that invaded the aesthetic image of the artists chosen by Luca Beatrice to build the exhibition itinerary of an exhibition that intertwines the symbolism of the early twentieth century with contemporary art, the different “surrealisms” with some of the most evocative expressions of cinema.

The works of these artists will take place as if on a stage, set up in the exhibition spaces of the National Gallery of Umbria.

Some of the most representative exponents of the surrealist movement, together with the artists who in the heart of the twentieth century measured themselves with the world of the unconscious – Marc Chagall first of all and then Salvador Dalì, Giorgio de Chirico, Paul Delvaux, Max Ernst, Renè Magritte, André Masson , Joan Mirò, Man Ray, Alberto Savinio, Yves Tanguy, Fernando Botero -, will dialogue with the first visionary experiences related to dreams, present in the exhibition with works by Umberto Boccioni,

Arnold Böcklin, Paul Klee, Max Klinger, Plinio Nomellini, Gaetano Previati.

A fundamental part of the exhibition will in fact be dedicated to cinema: Luis Buňuel’s surrealism, Samuel Beckett’s absurdity, Andy Warhol’s “Sleep” and his contemporary counterpart by Sam Taylor Wood, “Spellbound” (I’ll save you) from 1954 by Alfred Hitchcock – whose dream sequence was created by Salvador Dalì – with an important tribute to Federico Fellini of which, in addition to the films “The clowns” and “The city of women”, original posters and drawings of his famous “Book of dreams”.

( For admission to this particularly suggestive exhibition, reachable from the hostel in just 10 minutes with the Minimetro, there is reduced admission for AIG members (€ 7.00 instead of 9.00) .

And not only! The Ostello di Perugia has designed an essential package for those who want to visit the exhibition and the city of Perugia.

With only 65 euros per person (children up to 5 years free) you will be entitled to:

  • 3 nights in a Family Room (with en-suite bathroom) – 3 buffet breakfasts – 2 Dinners (first, second, side dish, bread, water and fruit) – entrance ticket to the exhibition – information material (In Double or Double room the cost of the package is € 73 per person) NOTES: reservations are considered valid only after confirmation by the hostel – the offer is not valid in the periods 15/16/17 and 22/23/24 October; from 31/10 to 04/11 inclusive; from 30/12 to 01/01/2011

Discounts at the hostel if you go to the Vasco concert!

There is not much time left and if you don’t want to miss Vasco Rossi’s super concert in Cagliari, Bologna and Florence you have to hurry up, both to buy the ticket and to book you free fuck finder … The AIG Hostels located in the cities where the Vasco Europe Indoor Live Concert are hosted have reserved discounts and concessions to those who will stay overnight in the hostel during the event, upon presentation of the entrance ticket.

The AIG “Hostel Marina” of Cagliari is a charming and comfortable structure in the heart of the city. Inaugurated last year, it is already counted among the most popular Italian hostels.

Upon presentation of the entrance ticket to the Vasco Concert
the hostel will apply a 10% discount on all types of accommodation. But that’s not all: the Hostel Marina can also book the concert ticket for you!

The AIG “Europa-Villa Camerata” Hostel, the largest in Florence with its 322 beds, is located in a 17th-century villa and surrounded by a magnificent garden, perfect for relaxation and able to make you forget you are in the city. Double, triple, quadruple and bungalows make it comfortable for families, couples, or groups of friends.

To all those who show the ticket for the Vasco Rossi Concert, the hostel will apply a 10% discount on the “night and breakfast” rate!

The AIG “Due Torri – San Sisto Due” hostel, located in a quiet area of ​​the city well connected to the center, offers numerous services: fax, internet point, WiFi, secure luggage storage, pizza delivery service, free movie rental, bike rental, postal service and basketball court available to guests. For those who present the concert ticket there is a 5% discount on all types of accommodation.