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What to see in Italy

Best Places and Destinations to Visit in Italy.

The Venetian Ghetto (ghèto) was an area of Venice where Jews were permitted to live under Venetian Republic. The Ghetto is located in Cannareggio, not far from the train station. English (and Italian) word “ghetto” derived from the Venetian language, ghèto....

Christ of the Abyss

The Christ of the Abyss is a bronze statue placed in 1954 on the bottom of the bay of San Fruttuoso, between Camogli and Portofino inside Portofino's Protected Natural Marine Area, 15 meters deep. The statue was born from an...
Porto Pino beach is located along the south-west coast of Sardinia. The 4 km long beach is divided in three distinct areas: two beaches and the dunes section. In ancient time, Porto Pino bay was a Phonician seaport. The ruins are...
Castel del Monte lies in Apulia, Puglia. In 1996 Castel del Monte was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO as "a unique masterpiece of medieval military architecture". The castle was built directly on a rocky bank, in some places...
Spectacular night-time images as Mount Etna erupts sending columns of ash and lava high into the air. The eruption was accompanied by loud explosions. Mount Enta is the Europe’s most active volcano. Currently Mount Etna counts five distinct craters. Eruptions started...
An impressive Etruscan road network, vertically carved into the tuff (sometimes 6 meters high), links Pitigliano, Sovana and Sorano, in Maremma, Tuscany. Originally, Vie Cave (sunken roads) linked Estruscan necropolis and settlements. Later Vie Cave or Cavoni, became part of...
The cataclysmic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD was one of the most spectacular and destructive event in ancient history. Two towns and many other villas around the area, were completely destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m...
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. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmWmxKnuoz4] Salt deposits in Realmonte were formed 6 million...
The Park of the Monsters (or Garden of Bomarzo), created in the 16th century, is an arcane monumental complex located in Bomarzo, Viterbo, in northern Lazio, Italy. The gardens are composed of a wooded park, near the castle of Orsiny...
Bruno Ferrin, 79 years old from Nervesa della Battaglia, Treviso, built an amusement park consisting of 45 mechanical rides and attractions (including swings, merry-go-round, slides, roller coasters, trampolines) he designed and built; all the rides work without electricity. The...

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