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Tresigallo: built to be a symbol of rationalist urban planning

The town of Tresigallo, located between the Valleys of Comacchio and Ferrara, is a place that was born to be a utopic ideal, a...

Five historical cafés loved by artists and intellectuals

Between the end of the 1700s and the beginning of the 1800s, cafés were a place for intellectuals, middle class, aristocrats and the penniless...

Tour delle Delizie: Milan’s Navigli and the memory of water

Tour delle Delizie is a journey through the memories of Milan, who some experts say is named after the waters it used to be...

Street Alps Festival: murals and mountains

Since its first edition in 2014, the Street Alps Festival has established itself as an international street art review at the foot of the...

Beyond the Gates, the hidden beauty of Italian historical residences

Brothers Alessandro and Giacomo Cavazza are on a mission to open the doors to beauty. Their “Beyond the Gates” project has invited people who...

The Bugatti International Meeting in Sardinia

The Bugatti International Meeting in Sardinia is ready to start on June 5th, 2017. The vintage and classic car event will start from Is Arenas...

“Trenonatura” across the beautiful Val d’Orcia

“Blessed are the railways!” reads a book from the second half of the 1800s that describes part of the itinerary covered today by “Trenonatura”,...

Monte Conero: paradise in Marche

by www.lovelyancona.it Monte Conero (or Mount Conero) is a small slice of paradise on the Adriatic coast. Give it one look, and you’ll be in...

Trieste, city of historical cafés

Historical cafés in Trieste are an urban institution: they are and always have been places for talking about business, playing chess, reading newspapers and...

Ten great bike trails in Italy

Writer Alfredo Oriani once claimed, “A bicycle can be well worth a library”. Of course any book-lover will take that statement to be ironic,...

The Milan Historic House Museums Network: history and art at the heart of the city

Trieste-born poet Umberto Saba once dedicated a lyric to Milan, speaking to it as he would an old friend, whispering: Among your stones, in your fog,...

Fall gardens, Italian wonders

Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard once claimed he preferred autumn to spring because in the autumn one looks at heaven – in the spring at...

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by Barbara Palladino The Stradivarius violin is renowned as the perfect musical instrument. Playing one is a dream come true for any...