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New Netflix Film “Six Underground” set in the City of Florence.

New Netflix Film “Six Underground” set in the City of Florence

New Netflix Film “Six Underground” set in the City of Florence A new Netflix film starring Ryan Reynolds and directed by Michael Bay is taking place in the city of Florence! According to Deadline.com, Six Underground is based on an original idea from writers...
Pistoia

Italian Town bans Fast foods & non-Italian Shop signs

Italian Town bans Fast foods & non-Italian Shop signs Pistoia has banned new kebab shops from opening in the historic centre, as well as all shop signs must be written only using the Italian alphabet! The tough new rules were set out by the city council on Monday, and apply...
La Maddalena Archipelago National Park

La Maddalena Archipelago National Park

La Maddalena Archipelago National Park The Maddalena Archipelago, comprising 60 islands and islets scattered off the north-eastern coast of Sardinia, was the Region’s first national park, created in 1996. The islands of the archipelago, made of granite and schist rock, form a...
Ex Stabilimento Tonnara Florio di Favignana e Formica

Ex Stabilimento Tonnara Florio di Favignana e Formica

Ex Stabilimento Tonnara Florio di Favignana e Formica The former Florio delle Tonnare plant of Favignana and Formica is an ancient tonnara (a traditional fishing system for catching tuna), one of the largest in the Mediterranean Sea.   It was here that Mr Ignazio Florio, by...
“Archeological Enigma” discovered in Rome

Archeological Enigma discovered in Rome

“Archeological Enigma” discovered in Rome Archaeologists have been left at a loss by the discovery of some mysterious ruins in Rome, which could be the remains of one of the city’s earliest churches. The find was made at Ponte Milvio, a bridge along the River Tiber in the...
A Pompei riemerge la Domus

New Domus re-emerges at Pompeii

New Domus re-emerges at Pompeii   First Pompeian style ‘vintage’ home was rich with frescoes Excavations at the Pompeii archaeological site have uncovered a new ancient Roman treasure – a home that has been baptised Domus ‘Vintage’. The domus on...
Ponte Vecchio - Florence

Ponte Vecchio

Ponte Vecchio The symbol of Florence is also the River Arno’s oldest bridge The Ponte Vecchio is a world-famous symbol of Florence and it is also the Arno’s oldest crossing: a bridge has stood in that position – the narrowest part of the river’s urban stretch – since Roman times,...
Monteriggioni

Monteriggioni

Monteriggioni PERCHED ON A GENTLE HILLTOP, THE 14 TOWERS LEAD US INTO THE PAST Monteriggioni, whose stone halo shines from the top of a hill, is one of the most memorable towns in all of Italy. The town stands illusion-like to travellers wishing to...
Palazzo Merulana gallery inundated

Palazzo Merulana gallery inundated

Palazzo Merulana gallery inundated 9,000 visitors in two months new Rome space has been open Rome’s newest “art salon”, Palazzo Merulana, has been open for just two months and is experiencing a surprisingly high number of visitors.     The space...
Salento beaches

Salento: tour along the most trendy Italian beaches!

Salento: tour along the most trendy Italian beaches! Apulia Region, the “heel” of Italy, where you can enjoy two seas, a wild nature and a VIP movida! These are the 200km more trendy and fashion of all the Italian coasts. The perfect place where to meet celebrities, VIP, actors,...
Cilento - Infreschi

Cilento

Cilento Cilento, terrain in the Region of Campania marked by gently-rolling hills covered in olive trees that see their reflection in the blue of the Tyrhennian, is pure magic and a crossroads between multiple populations and traditions. Traversed by savage torrents and...
Verona arena cover

Verona arena cover KO’d

Verona arena cover KO’d  It would have been a wound says mayor Verona’s fine arts superintendency on Wednesday rejected a project to cover the Veneto city’s ancient Roman amphitheatre, the Arena. The project was presented by a group of German architects who won...
Artcity features women in jazz

Artcity features women in jazz

Artcity features women in jazz Series also includes conversations on photography, architecture This summer Rome’s Vittoriano museum will host Artcity, a series of cultural initiatives with free events starting July 6 through September 12, for the third consecutive year. The...

29th June: How Rome celebrates its patron saints’ day

29th June: How Rome celebrates its patron saints’ day June 29th is the feast of St Peter and St Paul, the two patron saints of Rome, and public holiday within the capital. That’s right, Rome has two patron saints: St Peter, first bishop of Rome and namesake of the...
amalfi coast ravello garden

Amalfi Coast and Surrentine Peninsula Hidden Treasures

Amalfi Coast and Surrentine Peninsula Hidden Treasures The Valley of the Mills (Sorrento) In the historic centre of Sorrento nature took possession of an old abandoned place, the Deep Valley of the Mills. The name of this place derives from the existence of a mill functioning...