Tutti pazzi per il Colosseo, a dirlo non sono solo i romani ma i viaggiatori su Tripadvisor nel 2019, l’anfiteatro Flavio è infatti l’attrazione più prenotata dell’anno. L’Italia e gli Stati Uniti sono gli unici posti che hanno 3 location nella top 10. A Roma ci sono anche i Musei Vaticani, accompagnati da Piazza San Marco a Venezia. Al secondo pos...

The three monumental doors of Florence’s Baptistery, bronze and gilded masterpieces of late Medieval/early Renaissance art, have been reunited after almost 30 years apart. The South, North and East doors can now be admired next to one another inside the Museo dell'Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore, the museum containing many of the original works of a...

It’s almost always tourist season in Rome, thanks to its prolific assortment of museums, landmarks, food tours and parks everybody will recognize. However, as Rome is just as famous for its equally impressive tourist numbers, Turin — the first capital of Italy, which underwent an extreme makeover for the 2006 Winter Olympic Games — provides a pleas...

Italy may be considered one of the world’s best summertime escapes but there are many advantages in visiting during the winter months. When you travel during low season, you’ll find fewer tourists, optimal skiing conditions in the north with mild temperatures in the south and a festive spirit around the holidays. Not to mention, Italy’s most beauti...

The so-called 'Basilica of the Mysteries' has been reborn in Rome. The basilica, one of the most magical and mystery-shrounded underground locales in Rome, has been restored with funding from Swiss foundation Evergete. The restoration has restored the whole northern wall of the lefthand nave, with its refined decorations, and the blazing whiteness...

The Dolomites are my absolute favourite destination in Italy and Lago di Braies is one of the many stunning places to see here. I don’t know about you, but whenever my friends talk about their holidays to Italy, they always mention Rome, Milan, the Amalfi Coast or Venice. Don’t get me wrong, they are all beautiful places, but I noticed that people...

 In his biography of Leonardo da Vinci, written 30 years after the artist’s death in 1519, Giorgio Vasari said Leonardo had “such a power of intellect that whatever he turned his mind to, he made himself master of with ease.” In this 500th anniversary year of the artist’s death, the Musée du Louvre in Paris has undeniably stolen the limelight with...

When people visit Naples, the sunny seaside city in the South of Italy, there are a few stops that generally are automatically added to every itinerary. A day trip to Pompeii, or even an Amalfi Coast road trip, if they really want to feel the vibe of our beautiful region. Yet there’s an ancient part of Naples that not many people know about. And th...

Get into the holiday spirit when you visit these Italian villages where Christmas is celebrated with special events. Candelo (Piedmont) Located about 60 kilometers northeast of Turin, Candelo is a medieval village known for its ‘Ricetto’, a fortified storehouse made of a group of houses and streets surrounded by walls, which the local population us...

The church of Santa Maria dell’Isola is one of Tropea’s icons: it towers on a promontory facing the Calabria town’s beach, hiding its ancient origin in the new look it acquired when its was extensively renovated after being damaged by a terrible earthquake in 1905. Likely built between the 6th and the 9th century, at first it welcomed a community o...