WTI Magazine #79    2016 May 13Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   The town sprung up along the Brennero road, the most important communication link between Italy and Germany. In spite of the construction of new residential areas, the layout of the town has remained more or less unaltered since the end of the 13th centu...

  WTI Magazine #74    2015 December 11Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   It is impossible to capture in a few lines the pleasure of a visit to Asolo, a "rare town of houses that speak" (Manlio Brusatin). One can start from the central piazza, today named after Garibaldi, with its old fountain beneath the lion of St. Mark...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   Ricetto's fortification was built between the 13th century and the 14th century. This is the best preserved fortification of the whole Piemonte. It was used as a warehouse during the periods of peace and as a shelter during the wars. It is 110 meters...

  WTI Magazine #66    2015 August, 21Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   The village is set against a chalky hill dominated by three selenite cliffs, upon which the Fortress, the Clock Tower, and the Sanctuary of Monticino stand. On the other side it was defended by two concentric lines of walls which can still be seen in...

  WTI Magazine #61    2015 May, 29Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   Someone would be surprised to find that Volpedo is considered among the most beautiful towns in Italy. In fact, the country at first sight seems disordered, not very compact in its urban structure of the medieval imprint(still clearly visible) due to so...

  WTI Magazine #65    2015 July, 24Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   The beauty of Atrani lies in the choreography of the beach around it and the intricate maze of houses, built practically on top of each other, that make it look like a nativity scene, especially at night with the lights glimmering. In the daytime, the...

  WTI Magazine #81    2016 July 15Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   Enlightenment scholars called Sabbioneta "the little Athens of the Po", considering it as the true Renaissance "ideal city", it is actually a "little Rome" created by the maecenas prince Vespasiano Gonzaga Colonna on the model of ancient Roman cities. V...

  WTI Magazine #77    2016 March 18Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   Palms along the river swayed by the wind, a line of low tannery buildings, the river-stone paths of the medieval quarter and moreover, its green nuances, its blue sea, and if you are lucky, the griffins flying around the Castle of Malaspina. This is wh...

  WTI Magazine #75    2016 January 18Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   The cathedral is still the hub around which the entire old town revolves, placed in a fascinating setting between the vast horizon of the sea and the broad mountain rising above it. The Rock towering over the city, called the "promontory of Hercules"...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : I borghi più belli d'Italia      Translation by:   Spello is as valuable a book composed of many pages of which to browse quietly. Starting from the south (the area of "Borgo") climbing up to Porta dell'Arce (the "Belvedere"); you can visually cover the history of a place where you can breathe in the...