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Guido De Zan, fire and essence

Chiesa di San Giovanni alle Catacombe di Siracusa - Church of Saint John the Catacombs in Syracuse

San Giovanni alle Catacombe and Saint Paul’s preaching

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Italy’s many palios: horse racing, jousting and Medieval traditions

Lorenzo Villoresi, atelier profumi, Firenze - fragrance atelier, Florence

Lorenzo Villoresi’s philosophy and perfumes

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Botticelli and his Spring, beyond time and space

Villa Arconati, Castellazzo di Bollate, Milano

Villa Arconati, a surprise just outside Milan

Vivai delle Commande, Carmagnola, Torino, mostra delle peonie - peony show

Vivai delle Commande’s beautiful peonies

Fontana delle novantanove cannelle dell’Aquila - The Fountain of the 99 Spouts

The Fountain of the 99 spouts: mystery and imagination

Villa Widmann Foscari, Mira, Venezia - Venice

Villa Widmann, a magnificent home for poets and cardinals

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Paper restorers Giovanna and Bianca

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Six beautiful, historical botanical gardens

Monumento funebre di Ilaria del Carretto, Jacopo della Quercia, 1406-1408, Duomo di Lucca

Ilaria del Carretto, Lucca’s sleeping beauty

Torre Scola, Porto Venere, La Spezia

Ten wonderful coastal watchtowers, looking out to the sea

Camogli (Genova)

Camogli: sea, art and beauty

Il Mulinaccio di Scandicci, in provincia di Firenze

The Scandicci Watermill, a gem hidden in the woods

Villa Manin di Passariano, Codroipo, Udine

Villa Manin: eighteen hectares of history, parks, and art

Castello di Panzano, Greve in Chianti, Siena

Panzano: Middle Ages and the internet in Chianti

Aurelio Amendola, “Pietà” vaticana di Michelangelo Buonarroti

Michelangelo’s wonderful “Pietà” portrayed in Amendola’s photos

Rossini Art Site, Briosco (Monza e Brianza)

Contemporary art and nature in Brianza

Tenuta Porta di Ferro, a Santa Lucia di Battipaglia (Salerno)

Gardens, parks and special events at Tenuta Porta di Ferro

Pitigliano, Grosseto, Torciata di san Giuseppe

The Torciata in Pitigliano: the fire of tradition in a beautiful medieval town

Villa Pisani Bolognesi Scalabrin, a Vescovana (Pd)

Villa Pisani and its green treasure

Mulino di Chiusdino, Siena

The Chiusdino White Mill, surrounded by beauty

Azienda agricola marchesi Paternò Castello di San Giuliano, Villasmundo, Siracusa

The estate of the Marquis of San Giuliano: Sicily’s citrus fruit, oil, and wine

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Bartolini’s Ninfa Arnina, a treasure lost and found

Castrovalva (L'Aquila)

Castrovalva: an old hamlet of silence and lakes

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Corrado Cagli and Ceramiche Rometti

Gangi, Madonie, Palermo

Gangi, a maze of mystery and beauty

Pellestrina, Venezia

Pellestrina: quays, inscriptions and colors

Bartolomeo Bettera, strumenti musicali

Music and still lifes by Bartolomeo Bettera