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7 Amazing Medieval Towns In Italy

7 Amazing Medieval Towns In Italy 1 Umbria Umbria is a region of great historical importance. It is known for its medieval architecture. In Perugia, its capital, as well as in many towns and villages, the medieval style prevails.  2 Le Marche Le Marche is another region that...

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 dive into the Middle Ages and...
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30 Interesting Facts about Florence, Italy

30 Interesting Facts about Florence, Italy 30 Interesting Facts about the City of  Florence in Italy 1.Nearly a third of the world’s art treasures reside in Florence, according to UNESCO (United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization). 2.In 1339 Florence became...

Anghiari

Anghiari Anghiari is a striking medieval town hugging the slopes of the Sovara torrent and the Tiber Valley. Its name is famous for a 1440 battle, fought on the plain in front of the town and depicted by Leonardo da Vinci in a legendary fresco lost somewhere in Florence’s Hall of...

Moresco

Moresco The name According to legend, at the time of the raids along the Adriatic coast, a group of Moors went further inside in order to build a fortress. Others think that the Castrum Morisci was built near the sea to reject the assaults of the Saracens. The place’s name may...
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The origins of Tombola

The origins of Tombola A Christmas classic Traditionally, Christmas Day is a family occasion in Italian households when all members, from elderly grandparents to newly born babies, gather around the table. After lunch, when the dishes have been cleared away, an odd assortment of...
Living Nativity in Sassi di Matera

Living Nativity in Sassi di Matera

Living Nativity in Sassi di Matera Matera is one of the most beautiful and particular Italian city located in Basilicata Region. In fact it has been named the European Capital of culture for 2019. During the Christmas period, in Matera take place an unforgettable exhibition: the...
What Churches to See in Rome

Top Churches to Visit in Rome

Top Churches to Visit in Rome What Churches to See in Rome ••• Rome has many interesting churches with fine artwork worth a visit. Many churches stay open all day but some close for a few hours in the afternoon. These churches have free entrance but some have museums, cloisters,...
FICo BOLOGNA

Are you ready for the world’s largest agri-food park?

THE WAIT IS OVER! Are you ready for the world’s largest agri-food park?   THE MUNICIPALITY OF BOLOGNA, PRELIOS, FICO EATALY WORLD, AND FICO FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE FICO’S OFFICIAL OPENING DATE FICO Eataly World – the world’s largest agri-food park in Bologna, Italy – will...