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The Sferisterio in Macerata: from sports to theater

by Rino Alessi Historically speaking, a sphaeristerium was a place where ancient Greeks played ball (‘sfera’); in modern times, the word ‘sferisterio’ in Italian came to...

The Violin Museum, where the nightingales sing

The Giovanni Arvedi Auditorium, inside Cremona’s Violin Museum, has a small 85-square-meter stage almost at the center of the hall. Its designer – who...

Bologna’s Museum Of Music

The International Museum and Library of Music in Bologna hosts a vast collection of books, paintings and musical instruments – including an 1844 Pleyel...

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The Great War Museum: history at high altitude

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloOn the top of the Marmolada, at 3,000 meters of altitude, you’ll find the Marmolada Great War...

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli: neo-gothic inspiration

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli is located in Sassari’s central Piazza d’Italia. It was built by will of Giuseppe Giordano Apostoli in 1877, in...

Move To The Top takes you to the roof of the Dolomites

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle Nebiolo On 4 July 2020, the cableway to Malga Ciapèla will re-open. Its short,...

Tenute La Montina, the realm of Franciacorta

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloTenute La Montina is located in Monticelli Brusati (BS), in the north-east of Franciacorta, next to an ample...