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Guide to unusual places in Italy.

A small island full of history: Etruscans, Greeks, Romans, hermits, prisoners inhabitated this island for more than 3000 years before to become a nature reserve. The history of the island begins with the Iron Age. The Etruscans exploited the forests...
ROME (Reuters) - Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi is due to hand in his resignation on Friday, a parliamentary source said on Wednesday, after a pummelling loss in a national referendum on his flagship reform at the weekend. The 41-year-old...
"Osteria Francescana" in Modena, Italy wins the "best restaurant" honour for the first time. Massimo Bottura's "Osteria Francescana" ascended to the top of the annual ranking of the world's best restaurant for its inventive twists on traditional Italian dishes...
In 1908 an earthquake and tsunami hit Messina and Reggio (in the Messina Strait, Sicily-Calabria) causing 123,000 deaths. Both cities were almost completely destroyed. On December 28, 1908 the ground shook for some 30 to 40 seconds, and the destruction...
Ten minutes video about the Acqua Alta phenomenon in Venice. This is an exceptional tide peaks that occur periodically (mainly during autumn) in the Venice Lagoon, partially flooding Venice and Chioggia. Those events can be categorized as: intense (80 cm...
Burial catacombs preserving a baby mummy in perfect conditions and other 7999 in Palermo. Catacombs of the Capuchins are burial catacombs in Palermo. Palermo's Capuchin monastery outgrew its original cemetery in the 16th century and monks began to excavate crypts...

Florence wine tours

Being the capital of one of the most famous wine regions in the world, Florence is not just a great starting point for the many wine tours the Tuscany countryside has to offer, but has a great wine culture...
The Salt Cathedral of Realmonte is an underground Catholic church built within the tunnels of a salt mine underground in a halite mountain near the town of Scavuzzo, Agrigento, in Sicily. Salt deposits in Realmonte were formed 6 million years...
The Tradeshow Event for Women’s pre-collections and contemporary menswear during milan fashion week. With 250 brands on show, WHITE - exhibition sponsored by the Municipality of Milan – grows on the precollections segment with Semicouture special guest and Vivetta...
Italy was officially a member of the Triple Alliance with Germany and Austria-Hungary. Despite this, in the years before the war, Italy had enhanced its diplomatic efforts towards the United Kingdom and France. This was because the Italian government had...

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