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S.Gimignano

Ex convent and jail S.Gimignano

Ex convent and jail S.Gimignano European competition for S. Domenico, a 14th century complex From a place of closure and detention to a symbol of openness and encounter. This is the new future of the complex of San Domenico, an ex-convent dating back to the 14th century and a...
New Pompeii district to be uncovered

New Pompeii district to be uncovered

New Pompeii district to be uncovered ‘Expect great discoveries’ says Osanna An entire quarter of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii is set to be uncovered using drones, lasers and virtual reality, the director-general of the site, Massimo Osanna, said Friday. The new...
Albrecht Dürer in Milan

Albrecht Dürer in Milan: February-June, 2018

Albrecht Dürer in Milan: February-June, 2018 A monographic exhibition ALBRECHT DÜRER e il Rinascimento fra la Germania e l’Italia (ALBRECHT DÜRER and the Renaissance between Germany and Italy) will be on view at Palazzo Reale (Royal Palace) in Milan from February 21 to June...
Dawn of a Nation

Dawn of a Nation

Dawn of a Nation From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano From 16 March to 22 July 2018 Palazzo Strozzi is hosting an exhibition entitled Dawn of a Nation. From Guttuso to Fontana and Schifano, a truly mesmerising exploration of art, politics and society in Italy from the 1950s to...
Milan

30 yrs of Italian fashion on show

Milan • 30 yrs of Italian fashion on show At exhibition at Palazzo Reale through May 5 A thirty-year period of Italian fashion is going on display at Milan’s Palazzo Reale in the exhibition titled “Italiana: Italy Seen Through Fashion 1971-2001“. During this...
Rodin on show in Treviso

The genius of Rodin on show in Treviso

The genius of Rodin on show in Treviso Sculptures on loan from Musée de Paris for centenary end Works by Auguste Rodin are on show at the Museo di Santa Caterina in Treviso for the final event in the programme marking the centenary of the French master’s death. The works on...

Rare snowfall blankets Rome, closing schools

Rare snowfall blankets Rome, closing schools Romans woke up to a rare snowfall Monday, after an Arctic storm passing over much of Europe dumped enough snow to force schools to close and public transport to reduce services. Italy’s civil protection agency decided to deploy...

Florence a roman necropolis has been found

While digging for the new tram line in Florence, a roman necropolis has been found! A few days ago, in the area of the train station in Florence, the maintenance team of the Municipality of Florence, while digging to extend the tram line to the south area of the city, found the...
Caravaggio Uffizi Florence

Uffizi inaugurates new Caravaggio and 17th-century section

Uffizi inaugurates new Caravaggio and 17th-century section Eight rearranged rooms unveiled Updates to the Uffizi Galleries continue with today’s unveiling of a new arrangement of works by Caravaggio and other 17th-century artists.   Caravaggio’s Medusa | Ph....
Room of Achilles

Domus Aurea’s Room of Achilles shines

Domus Aurea’s Room of Achilles shines  Baechi Foundation donated 90,000 euros for restoration After a five-month-long restoration, parts of the Room of Achilles at Skyros in the Domus Aurea (Golden House in Latin), the vast palace built by Emperor Nero after the great fire...
Rome and Italy Group at New York Times Travel Show

Rome and Italy Group at New York Times Travel Show

Rome and Italy Group at New York Times Travel Show The 2018 was the 15th edition of the famous New York Times Travel Show. The Trade Show, held in Jacob Javitz Center in New York, which connect travel experts from all over the world, with clients in needs of information, and...
Italy makes world's longest tiramisù

Italy makes world’s longest tiramisu’

Italy makes world’s longest tiramisu’ Rejects challenge about use of cream A town in the Friuli region on Sunday broke the world record for the longest tiramisù with over 250 metres of the famed Italian sweet. At 266.90 metres, the tiramisù made at Villesse near...

Venice puts on a spellbinding show of masks and magic as thousands turn out for Carnival

Venice puts on a spellbinding show of masks and magic as thousands turn out for Carnival Hundreds of revellers dressed up in colourful outfits and wore elaborate masks to celebrate the world-famous Venice Carnival. Locals donned extravagant costumes to mark a day known as the...
Bulgari opens the New Curiosity Shop

Bulgari opens the New Curiosity Shop

Bulgari opens the New Curiosity Shop Book recounts stories and stars linked to the jeweller Italian luxury jeweller Bulgari has opened a new concept store in Via Condotti. The New Curiosity Shop harks back to the early history of the maison, when founder Sotirio Bulgari opened...
WINE Chianti Lovers

WINE Chianti Lovers

WINE Chianti Lovers February 11, 4-9pm (general public hours) Fortezza da Basso, viale Filippo Strozzi 1, Florence Chianti Lovers is back! The Consorzio Vino Chianti’s annual preview event of the previous year’s vintage will bring 100 wineries with 500 wines in tow to the...