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Targa Florio, history and memory

“And then you feel, / even if they keep telling to you you can / stop midway or at sea, / that there is...

Magnalonga: food, fun and bicycles in Rome

As the name suggests – with a play on words mixing the Italian ‘marcialonga’, a type of long-distance race, and ‘magnare’, which is slang...

“La Storica”, beautiful fun on wheels

Unione Ciclistica Finalborgo organized the first edition of “La Storica” in 2008. Its rules are similar to those set by Siena’s “Eroica”, which also...

Palio di San Giuseppe, a concert for muscles and oars

In La Spezia, Liguria, spring starts a few days earlier than in the rest of the world. The date is March 16th, to be...

The Eroica: cycling, love, poetry

Since 1997 the Eroica has challenged hundreds of cyclists along the roads of Chianti, near Siena. Running across Val d’Arbia, Montalcino and Val d’Orcia,...

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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...