San Galgano is Cistercians abbey not far from Siena, in Chiusdino area. The site is composed by a big abbey, now in ruins, and by the Hermitage (Rotonda di Montesiepi), the religious retreat.
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 … Read more
Built by Bourbon kings of Naples during 18th century, the Royal Palace of Caserta was the largest palace in Europe and a perfect example of Baroque art style.
Roads closed to create private racetracks near Etna. Hundreds of Youtube videos showing horse gigs at crazy speed on city streets.
Calanchi di Atri is a beautiful nature reserve in the Apennine mountain range.
Gustave Doré (1832-1883) was a French artist, illustrator and sculptor.
In Italy, he gained endless fame because of his beautiful illustrations of Dante’s Divina Commedia.
Three large and majestic Roman domus (villas) have been restored and will be reopened to the public by Easter: Home of Triptolemus, the House of Romulus and Remus and the House of Marco Lucrezio Frontone.
Camerano underground city is a dense and, partially unknown, a network of tunnels and chambers carved in the sandstone below the old town. Origin and … Read more