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Sicilian carts in Mario Cuccia’s photographs

For years, photographer and documentary filmmaker Mario Cuccia has been researching Sicilian carts, as small and colorful icons of the island’s artisan creativity. With scrupulous...

The Easter Arches in San Biagio Platani: triumph for all

The Easter Arches – also known as Bread Arches – whose tinted shadows envelop the main street in the small Sicilian town of San...

The Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte: maiolica and fire

The Staircase of Santa Maria del Monte in Caltagirone is a waterfall of 142 steps, with each rise covered in beautiful, multi-colored maiolica. Local craftsmen...

Applied arts at “Artigianato e Palazzo”: twenty years of success

This year, “Artigianato e Palazzo” has celebrated its twentieth birthday. Since Neri Torrigiani and Princess Giorgiana Corsini decided it was time to do something...

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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...