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The Amphitheater of Capua: the first gladiator school

Santa Maria Capua Vetere, simply known as Capua in Antiquity, was one of the most important cities in the Roman Empire. Indeed,...

Alembics and mysteries at the Antica Spezieria of Saint John

The Abbey of Saint John the Evangelist is an important Benedictine complex, founded in Parma in 980 by bishop Siegfried II....

Rococo luxury at the Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi

The Palazzina di Caccia of Stupinigi, near Turin, was designed by Filippo Juvarra and built in 1729; between the 18th and 19th...

The Flavian Amphitheater in Pozzuoli and Saint Januarius

The Flavian Amphitheater located in Pozzuoli is the third biggest structure of its kind after the one in Capuano and, of course, Rome’s...

The Sanctuary Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows: where Neo-gothic style shines bright

The Minor Basilica of Our Lady of Sorrows (in Italian, Basilica Santuario di Maria Santissima Addolorata) was built in Castelpetroso – in the province of...

Forte Spagnolo: symbol of L’Aquila and its history

The majestic Forte Spagnolo, also known as Castello Cinquecentesco, is a castle in L’Aquila, Abruzzo. It is a classic example of military...

The Basilica of Santa Maria di Collemaggio: the first Jubilee

A national monument since 1902, the Basilica in Collemaggio de L’Aquila, outside the city walls on the hill of the same name,...

A legend of love at the castle of Torrechiara, “nunc et semper”

Author: Barbara Palladino Translation by Michelle Nebiolo The Castle of Torrechiara rises next to the medieval town of the same name in Langhirano, in the province...

Montemerano, a medieval town at the heart of Maremma

Montemerano is a hamlet in the municipality of Manciano, in the province of Grosseto. Considered one of Italy’s most beautiful villages, it rises on...

The Sansevero Chapel: art, legends and esoteric symbols

Author: Barbara Palladino Translation by Michelle Nebiolo The Sansevero Chapel, also known as Church of Santa Maria della Pietà or Pietatella, rises between the alleys at the heart...

The cosmopolitan vibe of Milan’s Fifty House Soho

by Barbara Palladino Fifty House Soho is the latest achievement in the Fifty House Hotels chain, following the success of Fifty House Cellini and Asian restaurant...

The sea’s endless inspiration is served, at Pacifico in Milan

Author: Barbara Palladino Translation by Michelle Nebiolo Pacifico is a restaurant on Via della Moscova, in Milan’s most central and fashion-forward district. The brainchild of chef Jaime...

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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...