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A star on two wheels: the Vespa

According to the aficionados who took on the challenge of counting its every appearance, it has graced the silver screen in almost one hundred...

The Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia in Palestrina

Palestrina is a town not far from Rome, at the foot of Mount Ginestro. Here, the Sanctuary of Fortuna Primigenia (or Fortune of the...

The Staffarda Abbey: Piedmont’s crown jewel

Welcome to Staffarda di Revello, in the province of Cuneo, Piedmont. The Staffarda Abbey (Abbazia Santa Maria di Staffarda, in Italian) was built here...

Gianni Berengo Gardin tells the story of his Eternal City

The “Gianni Berengo Gardin. Roma” exhibition – the photographer’s first show to be completely dedicated to Italy’s capital – will be open until 12...

Archivio Rubelli: the history of Made in Italy interiors in the world

Author: Barbara Palladino Translation by Michelle Nebiolo Brocade, velvet, silk, damask: Rubelli has always created high-end fabrics destined to famous buildings, historical homes, embassies and museums...

Giacometti’s time from Chagall to Kandinsky. Masterpieces from the Maeght Foundation

Author: Barbara Palladino Translation by Michelle Nebiolo Palazzo della Gran Guardia in Verona is hosting a new exhibition dedicated to Alberto Giacometti – one of the...

Canova’s eternal beauty – an exhibition in Rome

Author: Barbara Palladino Translation by Michelle Nebiolo Open until 15 March 2020 in Palazzo Braschi, the “Canova. Eternal Beauty” exhibition celebrates Rome as the city that...

Carosello: a milestone in the history of communication

Author: Barbara Palladino Translation by Michelle Nebiolo The Magnani Rocca Foundation presents “Carosello. Advertising and Television 1957-1977” at Villa dei Capolavori near Parma: a journey across...

Luciano Pavarotti’s house-museum: where the Maestro lived

Author: Barbara Palladino Translation by Michelle Nebiolo He played no less than twenty-nine roles in his career. Wanting to bring opera to the masses, he performed...

The endless charms of Villa della Porta Bozzolo

Villa della Porta Bozzolo, just a few kilometers from Varese and Lake Maggiore, is a typical 18th-century “villa di delizia” filled with galleries, ballrooms,...

Touching beauty with Maria Montessori and Bruno Munari

On 10 November 2019, Ancona’s Mole Vanvitelliana will open “TOCCARE LA BELLEZZA Maria Montessori Bruno Munari”, highlighting the work of the two Italian icons...

Turin’s Academy of Sciences

Turin’s Academy of Sciences was founded in 1757 as a private scientific society; in 1783, king Victor Amadeus III of Savoy instituted it as...

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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...