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Guido De Zan, fire and essence

Palio Marinaro dell’Argentario, Porto Santo Stefano, Toscana

The Palio dell’Argentario, where the winds race

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Italy’s funiculars: wonderful all the way to the top

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Signorelli and the Sacristy of San Giovanni in Loreto

Burgos, Sassari, Sardegna

The Castle in Burgos and Adelasia’s lonely wait

Villa Buonaccorsi – a Potenza Picena, in provincia di Macerata

Villa Buonaccorsi, the gardens of a Jesuit botanist

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Frasassi Tour: Genga and its wonderful Caves

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Frasassi Tour: Osimo and Loreto, from under the ground to up in the sky

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Italian Stories: Iacopo, the interior decorator

Ostia borgo medievale - medieval village

Ostia’s village, a hidden pearl

Mostra “Fatto in Italia. Dal Medioevo al Made in Italy”, Sale delle Arti della Reggia di Venaria Reale di Torino

“Fatto in Italia”: eight centuries of “Made in Italy” in one exhibition

Calcio Storico Fiorentino, 24 giugno, Firenze - Florence, June 24th

Calcio fiorentino, a noble and ancient sport

Tonnara Bordonaro, a Palermo, Tonnara Vergine Maria

Tonnara Bordonaro is still alive and well

Mandolino Antonio Vinaccia, Napoli, 1781

Antonio Vinaccia, mandolins and the sound of Naples

Roghudi Vecchio, Reggio Calabria

Roghudi Vecchio, hope in an abandoned town

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The rules and chance of Ora X

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A walk among the wonders of the Aventine

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