Category Archives: Art & Culture

Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Alba in Piedmont
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With the Piedmont region being one of finest destinations for foodies and wine connoisseurs, the picturesque town of Alba features high up on the list of Italy attractions. Gourmand travelers from all over the globe love Alba for its precious white truffles, pedigreed red wines and excellent restaurants. In medieval times Alba was as the […]

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Italy churches: Siena cathedral

Italy churches: Siena cathedral
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Italy churches are treasure troves for art and history lovers. Each of them offers a glimpse into the glorious past of the country. The Cathedral of Siena is one of the most spectacular examples of a church that was built, extended and decorated over a number of centuries thus accumulating a dizzying amount of masterpieces […]

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What to see in Florence: Boboli Gardens

What to see in Florence: Boboli Gardens
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The Boboli Gardens are one of the most beautiful gardens in Italy and one of the things not to miss during your visit to Florence. If Bronzino had not already done so, there should be a monument to Eleonora of Toledo, the beautiful wife of Cosimo de Medici. It is thanks to the beautiful duchess, […]

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Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont

Italy attractions: Monferrato in Piedmont
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This year the vineyard landscape of the Monferrato area together with Langhe-Roero was recognised as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Monferrato is a series of hills below the River Po in the southeast corner of Piedmont. Still off the radar of many tourists this area is one of Italy attractions and is certainly worth discovering if you […]

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Famous places in Rome: the Quirinal Hill

Famous places in Rome: the Quirinal Hill
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The Quirinal Hill is one of the Seven Hills of Rome located at the northeast of the city. One of many famous places in Rome, the area boasts many architectural gems built over centuries by Roman aristocrats as well the splendid official residence of the Italian President Piazza del Quirinale, one of the highest points in the […]

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Live at Pompeii

Live at Pompeii
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Imagine this, live at Pompeii: the bold luxury in the Casa della Caccia, with its interiors decorated with frescoes and sumptuous sky-blue panels; the elegant decorations of the House of Apollo with its colorful images of the god; the ancient home of the Larario di Achille, with its frames in bas-relief telling the story of […]

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Churches in Rome

Churches in Rome
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There are nine hundred churches in Rome brimming with artefacts, so it can be rather overwhelming to decide which ones to see when you are visiting the Eternal city. Here are some suggestions. A few minute walk from the Colosseum you will find the 12th century Basilica of San Clemente, that has one of the […]

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Italy Unesco Heritages: Matera

Italy Unesco Heritages: Matera
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Matera is one of the most extensive and ancient cave cities in the world. Matera is the first southern city to earn the seal of UNESCO world heritage site, back in 1993, and a finalist against five other Italian cities for the title of European Capital of Culture in 2019. While enjoying a trip in […]

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Top places to visit in Italy: Pisa

Top places to visit in Italy: Pisa
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There is more to Pisa than the Leaning tower. The city is one of the top places to visit in Italy for many reasons. If you spend some time wondering in Pisa you will discover its charm, gastronomy and traditions. Piazza dei Miracoli is certainly worth a stop. While others strike a pose for snapshots […]

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Places in Rome to visit: Testaccio

Places in Rome to visit: Testaccio
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Rome provides an endless supply of ancient ruins, old frescoes, opulent palaces and magnificent churches for wide-eyed tourists. However, there are many less-known places in Rome to visit that offer a glance at the contemporary life of the city. The Testaccio neighborhood is one of them. Located in the southern part of central Rome, across […]

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