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Castello di Ama, Tuscany

Castello di Ama is located right in the heart of the Chianti Classico wine region, near the city of Siena, which is known for its 13th-century Gothic cathedral...

Grand cultural tour of Italy. Milan-Venice-Florence-Pisa, Italy

Expo 2015, the Fondazione Prada art centre in Milan, the Biennale in Venice and British artist Antony Gormley’s mega exhibition...

CalaGoloritze beach, Sardinia, Italy

This picturesque bay close to CalaGonone in Sardinia has been declared Italian National Monument status and elected to be a UNESCO site...

Stintino beach, Sardinia, Italy

Stintino beach is another beauty of Sardinia, made of rice size pebbles that bringout the most amazing colour of the sea...

Lake Como, Italy

A holiday at Lake Como, whose natural beauty has been widely appreciated since the Roman times, is pleasing to the eyes...

Rialto Market, Venice

Quite possibly the best way to start the day in Venice (unless it's a Sunday or a Monday) is visiting the Rialto market. Ideally, you should make it a very...

S.a.i.d, Rome

A place where Roald Dahl's story about Willy Wonka seems larger than life - even if the time when you believed in stories disappeared long ago in the...

Matera - the ancient city of caves, Matera

Once upon a time, three million years ago - at the time that has come to be known as the first period in the history of mankind - the first human settlement...

Cafè Florian, Talanted Mr Ripley (1999), Venice

The Café Florian is a Venetian institution whose history is so closely intertwined with that of the city that they have become inseparable...

Alla Madonna, Venice

Located not far from the Rialto Bridge (Ponte di Rialto)... no, please don't frown: although you will indeed have to make your way through the throngs of tourists, this...

Trattoria Cavalier Gino, Rome

Politicians from the nearby parliament building head for Trattoria Cavalier Gino at lunchtime and, if you are there at the same time, the atmosphere...

Villa Monastero, Lake Como

Villa Monastero, featuring baroque, classical and Moorish styles, is located in a small town of Varenna. As compared with other places around...

Villa Carlotta, Lake Como

Villa Carlotta dating from the early 18th century is the most beautiful jewel of Tremezzo village. Tremendous wealth of its original owners...

Gran Teatro La Fenice di Venezia, Venice

Designed by the architect Giannantonio Selva, the opera house carrying the name of Phoenix - La Fenice...

Piccolo Teatro di Milano, Milan

Alongside Teatro alla Scala, this is another theatre that has made Milan famous among the enthusiasts of the performing arts...

CINEMA NUOVO OLIMPIA, Rome

This small Roman cinema is well-hidden in the heart of the city, in the narrow Via in Lucina. The building originally housed a music-hall and Teatro Olympia...

Fattoria Nittardi, Tuscany

The site of Fattoria Nittardi was once a fortress, and, if historical documents are to be trusted, grapes have been grown there since the 12th century...

Fontane Bianchi beach, Sicily, Italy

Fontane Bianchi is a little Sicilian star.Caribbean style white sand and turquoise blue waters are adream destination to any beach lover...

CalaGabiani beach, Sardinia, Italy

CalaGabbiani is a well kept secret of the locals. This remote beach on the Baunei coast of Sardinia is accessible only by boat...

CalaMariolu beach, Sardinia, Italy

CalaGonone, found on magnificent coast of Sardinia, is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. CalaMariolu is just one of them...

Golfo di Orosei, Sardinia

The Golfo di Orosei (Gulf of Orisei) is the wildest and most impressive coastline in Sardinia. The white sandy beaches of the small...

Catania Fish Market, Sicily

Catania fish market exudes an atmosphere of an exotic oriental marketplace with a pinch of local Sicilian flavoring - the presence of ever restless Etna...

Four Legendary Pizzerias in Naples, Naples

They say that Naples is the most crime-ridden Italian city with about 30% of its population "boasting" criminal past of some sort or another...

Porta di Po, Turin

Italy perhaps isn't the best place where to look for Michelin starred restaurants, failing to meet my expectations more than once...

Arco, Italy

The Northern Italian town of Arco near Lake Garda is a serious rock-climbing site that boasts a wealth of traditions...

Latteria San Marco, Milan

In Milan, it is quite possible to have an incredibly expensive meal and not get the slightest pleasure out of the whole thing...

Villa del Balbianello, Lake Como

Villa del Balbianello once provided settings for the shooting of one of the "Star Wars" episodes. A creative team of the film had to admit...

Villa Melzi, Lake Como

The cornerstone of neo-classical Villa Melzi was laid in 1801 but already in 1810 the entire villa complex including its park was completed...

Teatro alla Scala, Milan

The secret of the fascination that Teatro alla Scala holds over the minds of music-lovers worldwide lies in the musical events which have...

Arena di Verona, Verona

The white and pink limestone Arena di Verona, one of the most exciting opera outdoor venues, is actually a place with a horrifying history...

Teatro Argentina, Rome

Teatro Argentina, built in 1730 by the wealthy Italian family of Sforza Cesarini, counts among the oldest theatres in Rome...