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THEFT OF JEWELRY AT PALAZZO DUCALE IN VENICE

THEFT OF JEWELRY AT PALAZZO DUCALE IN VENICE

THEFT OF JEWELRY AT PALAZZO DUCALE IN VENICE Several jewels from the Treasures of the Mughals and Maharajahs show at Venice’s Doge’s Palace were stolen from a case this morning. They are said to be worth several million euros – but very hard to offload on the...

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Rome

New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in Rome Rome rings in 2018 with 24 hours of cultural events from 31 December until 1 January. Here is our guide to enjoying New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day in the Eternal City. Festa di Roma The Festa di Roma,...

Rome’s daredevil divers on New Year’s Day

Rome’s daredevil divers on New Year’s Day Daredevils plunge into Rome’s river Tiber on 1 January. One of the city’s most popular spectacles on the morning of New Year’s Day is the Tuffo nel Tevere, which takes place each year at midday on 1 January. Immediately...
Piazza Navona tightened for Xmas

Piazza Navona tightened for Xmas

Piazza Navona tightened for Xmas Historic square centre of ‘Befana’ celebrations Rome city authorities on Wednesday announced new security restrictions at the central Piazza Navona for the Christmas holiday season and traditional ‘Befana’ festivities on...

‘Time travel’ at Caracalla Baths

‘Time travel’ at Caracalla Baths Technology restores marbles, statues, fountains to ancient glory   Visitors to Rome’s famed Baths of Caracalla can as of Wednesday admire its statues, marbles and fountains in their ancient glory thanks to a special 3D...

Nativity in art, from Giotto to Gauguin

Nativity in art, from Giotto to Gauguin Ten ‘Christmas masterpieces’ in Italy and abroad The birth of Christ is a theme explored by many of the great masters of pictorial art. From Giotto to Gauguin, these artists have interpreted the Nativity in a range of styles,...
Rome to have Tiber beach in summer 2018

Rome to have Tiber beach in summer 2018

Mayor of Rome announces plans to redevelop Tiber river.
Borromini, 'Revolutija' on display

Borromini, ‘Revolutija’ on display

Borromini, ‘Revolutija’ on display   Baroque architect Francesco Borromini’s drawings at the Vatican Apostolic Library and Russian avant-garde art from Primitivism to Suprematism in Bologna are among the masterworks on display at exhibits across Italy...
Six Nations rugby in Rome in 2018

Six Nations rugby in Rome in 2018

Six Nations rugby in Rome in 2018 Rome to host two Six Nations rugby matches in 2018. The 19th edition of the annual Six Nations rugby union championship – which is contested by England, France, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales – kicks off on 3 February and finishes on 17...
Revealed The sunken Roman city

Revealed: The sunken Roman city

Revealed: The sunken Roman city that was once the resort of the super rich but now lies beneath the waves with its treasures intact Baiae was the Las Vegas for the super-rich of ancient Rome and was synonymous with luxury and wickedness But as the centuries passed, much of it was...
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Arcimboldo At Palazzo Barberini

Arcimboldo At Palazzo Barberini Arcimboldo’s “composite heads” on display in Rome’s Palazzo Barberini If you have ever seen a portrait painted entirely of fruit or vegetables or flowers, chances are, it was painted by Giuseppe Arcimboldo (more commonly called Arcimboldo) or one...
Trajan illuminated as 'pop' emperor

Trajan illuminated as ‘pop’ emperor

Trajan illuminated as ‘pop’ emperor Show runs till Sep 2018 marking 1900th anniversary of death A new Rome show on Roman emperor Trajan aims to show his ‘pop’ side, spanning the senses of being hugely popular with the Roman people and Senate and the...
ariccia rome

Ariccia ( Rome area ) – the Xmas lights in the “Enchanted Woods”

Ariccia ( Rome area ) – the Xmas lights in the “Enchanted Woods” The “Enchanted woods” will be held inside the Park of Palazzo Chigi (Ariccia) and there is the chance to visit it until January the 7th. The Xmas lights of Ariccia will be so beautiful and magical that it is a sort...
Leonardo's Codex Leicester set to return

Leonardo’s Codex Leicester set to return

Leonardo’s Codex Leicester set to return On show at Uffizi from Oct 2018 for 500th anniversary of death Leonardo da Vinci’s famed scientific treaties the Codex Leicester is set to return to Italy for the first time in over 20 years. The codex will be loaned by its...
VENICE CARNIVAL 2018

VENICE CARNIVAL 2018: DATES AND EVENTS

VENICE CARNIVAL 2018: DATES AND EVENTS This coming year, the Carnival will run from January 27th until February 13th 2018. Here’s your guide to the key dates and events taking place in Venice. Venice is an incredible city – beautiful and full of atmosphere. Yet once a year,...
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...
Monopoli Naples

Naples inspires new edition of Monopoly

Naples inspires new edition of Monopoly Part of a new series featuring major European cities   The board game Monopoly, created 70 years ago and drawing inspiration from Atlantic City, now has a version based on the Italian city of Naples. The producers have in fact decided...

Chocolate Museum Factory in Rome

Chocolate Museum Factory in Rome If you’re visiting Rome as part of an Italy family holiday this winter then don’t miss out on a visit to the Chocolate Museum Factory, which will be open from November 18th, 2017, to February 18th, 2018 at the Fiera Roma.   The museum has...

Rome 12th most visited city in world

Rome 12th most visited city in world 9.6 million international tourists expected to visit Rome in 2017.   Rome ranks in 12th place on the 2017 Top 100 City Destinations survey, according to statistics compiled by market researcher Euromonitor International. The Italian...
Ostia Antica

Ostia Antica is back to its former glory after the restoration

Ostia Antica is back to its former glory after the restoration After 4 years of restoration works, the archeological site of Ancient Rome is finally back to its former glory, with the re-opening of many areas. The restoration affected 187 areas and sites located on the left side...

Milan, Alba, Pesaro, Carrara join UNESCO

Milan, Alba, Pesaro, Carrara join UNESCO Nine Italian cities now on roster The Italian cities of Milan, (literature), Alba (gastronomy), Pesaro (music) and Carrara (crafts) were among 64 cities from 44 countries to join UNESCO’s list of creative cities Tuesday. Milan joined...

Pope Francis to honour war dead on All Souls’ Day

Pope Francis to honour war dead on All Souls’ Day Pontiff to visit American military cemetery in Nettuno and Ardeatine Caves in Rome. Pope Francis will pay homage to war victims during a visit to the American military cemetery in Nettuno, south of Rome, on the feast of All...

The 12th Rome Film Fest

The 12th Rome Film Fest will be held from 26th October to 5th November 2017 at the Auditorium Parco della Musica and in other venues throughout the city of Rome. The event hosts a large and challenging programme of screenings, master classes, tributes, retrospectives, panels and...

Barberini tomb to open on Via Latina In 2018 underground hypogeum, funeral chamber to open as well

Barberini tomb to open on Via Latina In 2018 underground hypogeum, funeral chamber to open as well by ANSA The Barberini tomb, also known as the Corneli tomb, is set to open to the public for the first time ever in November, following a major restoration. The tomb is situated at...

In Rome “Open Restoration” is born: our treasures will shine again

In Rome “Open Restoration” is born: our treasures will shine again   “St. Marta al Collegio Romano Church” is a masterpiece renovated by Carlo Fontana. This church becomes an “open restoration” lab and the curch can host students, tourists and anyone interested in art. Dario...

Bologna: magnificent ruins will open between November and December

Bologna: magnificent ruins will open between November and December Baths of Mario and St. Zama Crypt date back to 270 A.C. and now we have the opportunity to admire these wonderful ruins. St. Zama Crypt is the crypt of a wonderful Christian Church that lies in the subterranean of...

Rome, Formula E will run in 2018 and the official circuit will take place in EUR area

Rome, Formula E will run in 2018 and the official circuit will take place in EUR area On 14th of April 2018, will take place in Rome the first international exhibition of the electric car race: 2,8 kilometres and 19 laps. The Eternal City opens the European calendar of this...
Top 10 Italian superstitions

Top 10 Italian superstitions

Top 10 Italian superstitions Superstitions in Italy are largely themed around death 1. Looking to brush up on your Italian superstitions? Here’s one to get you started: Singles, don’t let a broom touch your feet when someone is cleaning the floors. If you do, you will never be...
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Gucci goes fur-free from 2018

Gucci goes fur-free from 2018 Animal rights groups applaud move by Kering Group brand Italian fashion house Gucci is to follow in the footsteps of Giorgio Armani, Hugo Boss, Stella McCartney, Yoox Net-a-Porter, Cos, H&M, OVS and Zara and go fur-free next year, according to...
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...