Category Archives: Art & Culture

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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Day tour excursion from Rome: Tivoli & Villa d’Este

Day tour excursion from Rome: Tivoli & Villa d’Este
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The sound of falling water from the innumerable fountains and the many steps take us on a series of ups and downs that encourages us to discover this place in its entirety. This place is Villa D’Este, a building with three floors and gardens decorated with majestic marble. Protected by the Unesco, it is located […]

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Florence attractions: the best gardens in the city

Florence attractions: the best gardens in the city
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Visiting Florence can be overwhelming sometimes with hordes of tourists queuing to the museums and churches, looking at palaces, exploring shops, enjoying the fine dining that the city has to offer. However, don’t forget one of the Florence attractions: the city’s beautiful gardens where you can escape from the busy streets and chill out among […]

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Best things to see in Piedmont: Cuneo

Best things to see in Piedmont: Cuneo
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Travelling through Piedmont? One of the best things to see in Piedmont might just be Cuneo. The Cuneese territory is one step away from France, not very well known but rich in historical and natural wonders. Cuneo takes its name from the plateau on which it stands, a wedge placed at the confluence of the […]

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Best museums in Italy: the Wine museum in Torgiano

Best museums in Italy: the Wine museum in Torgiano
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Best museums in Italy are not always large and widely known. Some of them are hidden gems frequented mostly by connoisseurs of all things Italian. The Wine Museum (Museo del Vino) in Torgiano in central Italy is a good example. The museum opened in 1974 born from the passion of the Lungarotti family for history […]

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Florence to Venice : Basilica of Santo Stefano Bologna

Florence to Venice : Basilica of Santo Stefano Bologna
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If you are looking for a stopover during your transfer from Florence to Venice, we suggest a visit to the Basilica of Santo Stefano in Bologna. The St Stephen’s Basilica is the most interesting Romanesque monument of Bologna. It is an overlap of seven churches from different eras embedded into one another. According to legend […]

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Valley of the temples: Agrigento

Valley of the temples: Agrigento
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If there were an award for picking the best location to build temples, the ancient Greeks would win it hands down. The Valley of the Temples in Agrigento is a proof of that. It is one of those amazing places that you remember for a long time after visiting, so if you are trying to […]

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Best place to visit in Italy: Positano

Best place to visit in Italy: Positano
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Clinging precariously to the slopes of the Monti Lattari Positano has more tourists than locals for a reason: dramatic sea views, delicious seafood and beautiful architecture have turned this once backwater fishing village in one of the best place to visit in Italy. In medieval times Positano was a prosperous mercantile city. It went through […]

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Rome to Assisi: Visit of Spoleto

Rome to Assisi: Visit of Spoleto
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In a timeless city where eras chase each other, overlap, coexist, and lead to the present day, I cross Ponte Garibaldi, one of the main bridges that provide access to the city of Spoleto, and immerse myself in one of the oldest cities in Umbria, now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. I was travelling from […]

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Sights to see in Rome : Theatre of Marcellus

Sights to see in Rome : Theatre of Marcellus
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One of the best sights to see in Rome is located right in the heart of the city, between the Tiber River and the Capitoline Hill: Theatre of Marcellus, an ancient Roman structure built 80 years before the Colosseum at the behest of Augustus. The theater has a semicircular structure, originally 32 meters high with […]

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