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Rome. Generali opens a space for major exhibitions at Palazzo Bonaparte.

SINCE 2016, GENERALI’S CULTURE VALUE PROGRAM HAS SUPPORTED HISTORICAL AND CULTURAL HERITAGE IN EVERY PART OF ITALY. TODAY FIND A FIXED HOUSE AND IS THE HISTORICAL PALAZZO BONAPARTE OF ROME. We had already spoken of this on the occasion of Ca ’Corniani –...

In Florence, they reopened one of the historic “Buchette” of the wine

In Florence one of the most curious traditions of the city comes back to life. Or at least, it’s coming back to life in a specific point, but who knows, it could launch a fashion. In short, after centuries it has reopened a “buchetta del vino” …  ...

LATINVM 2019: HARLEY DAVIDSON RALLY IN ROME

Rome is preparing to welcome over 1,500 Harley bikers from all over Italy for a weekend in the eternal city: the meeting is Friday 5 and Saturday 6 July with the spectacular Latinvm Regional Rally 2019, the Harley-Davidson® Rally organized by the five official Chapters HOG,...

FENDI STAGE A FASHION SHOW IN ROME TO HONOUR KARL LAGERFELD

Luxury fashion house Fendi is to stage a couture catwalk show in Rome on 4 July in homage to its late creative director Karl Lagerfeld. The event will pay tribute to the German fashion designer who was Fendi’s creative director for 54 years, serving from 1965 until his...

Restoration of “Le Rampe” in San Niccolò, Florence

Between  Piazzale Michelangelo and San Niccolò Tower there is the area known to all Florentines as ‘Le Rampe’.  Built between 1872 & 1876, thanks to architect Giuseppe Poggi, who had initially presented his urban plan to celebrate the choice...

RELIVE THE ANCIENT SPLENDOURS OF CIRCO MASSIMO OF IMPERIAL AGE WITH AUGMENTED AND VIRTUAL REALITY

One of the most significant monument of Rome, Circo Massimo comes back to live through an innovative project of valorization in augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality VR). For the first time Circo Massimo can be visited in its historical periods thanks to a forefront...

Nerone’s first villa opens to the public

From Friday April 12th, in Rome, the “Domus Transitoria”, the first villa of the Emperor Nerone on the Palatine Hill, re-opens to the public after a long restoration work. The “Domus Transitoria” was the urban villa built by the roman Emperor Nerone, after the big fire that...

HOLY STAIRS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

On April 12th 2019 in Rome, the famous Scala Sancta (Holy Stairs) open to the public until June 9th 2019, the holy day of Pentecost. According to the tradition, Jesus went up this staircase the day of His death to go to Pontius Pilate, in Jerusalem, and it was brought to Rome by...

JOURNEYS THROUGH ANCIENT ROME

From April 17th to November 3rd 2019 in Rome at the Roman Forum, people will be able to live the experience of life in the Ancient Rome thanks to the project “Journeys through Ancient Rome” that recreates the Forum of Augustus and the Forum of Caesar with the use of advanced...

NEW ROOMS FOR PALAZZO BARBERINI

Palazzo Barberini, the house of the National Gallery of Ancient Art in Rome, has reacquired 10 rooms that were used by the Italian Air Force until a couple of years ago. These rooms, located at the south wing on the noble floor, were restored and converted into a museum that will...

VINITALY: THE 2019 WINE EXPOSITION STARTED LAST SUNDAY

Verona is hosting the Vinitaly exposition from April 6th to April 10th 2019. This is the 53th edition of the exposition, indeed it first took place in Verona in1967. Vinitaly is an international wine exposition and competition in which thousands of wine firms present their...

Accessible Etna

The volcano Etna is worldwide renowned as the greatest active volcano of the Eurasian zone. Around the Volcano there are wonderful landscapes, full of rich vegetation, animals, wild sounds and perfumes. The Etna Park is important to preserve and enhance the unique kind of flora...

HOW INACCESSIBLE ARCHEOLOGICAL SITES BECOME ACCESSIBLE? RENT OUR WHEELY TREKKY SPECIAL CHAIR!

Holidays are that time of the year awaited by both young and old. However, start planning a holiday trip is never easy. First of all, you have to decide where and when to go and what to visit, after that comes the boring part: find a good hotel and make the reservation. For...

MAUSOLEUM OF MONTE DEL GRANO

When we talk about Rome and its historical heritage we can think about a lot of monuments, buildings and other stuff that you can see when you take a walk in its street. However, there are some that are still unknown to many people, even Romans. One of them is the Mausoleum of...

CASTLES OPEN THEIR DOORS IN EMILIA-ROMAGNA

Castles all around Emilia-Romagna opens its doors to the public for special tours and exhibitions from March 23rd to 24th 2019. Some exhibits will be dedicated to children, like the workshop about Harry Potter at Rocca Sforzesca or the one about the Japanese theatre at Rocca...