Monthly Archives: February 2015

Miniature Italy

The miniature village near Viserba, “Italia in Miniatura” is worth visiting while you are in Italy. There are more than 200 attractions, miniature imitations, among which are mountains, lakes, castles and famous squares like the Campo dei Miracoli of Pisa. It is a theme park dedicated to the historical, architectural and cultural heritage of Italy […]

Padova – The Scrovegni Chapel

The Scrovegni Chapel is the number one tourist attraction in Padova, because of its priceless Giotto’s frescoes. The Basilica of St. Anthony of Padua also attracts tourists and pilgrims alike. However, all across town, a traveler will most likely come upon business folks and students rather than tourists. Other than these two magnificent attractions, there […]

Donnafugata Castello

If you are visiting southeast Sicily and want to get a peek at the recent lifestyle of Sicily’s bluebloods, it is recommended to pay a visit to Donnafugata Castello, 20 kilometers outside of Ragusa near Santa Croce Camerina. Set in rolling countryside among rocks and giant carob trees, the castle dates back to the mid-17th […]

Taste the Flavor of Piedmont

Nizza Monferrato, a little city at the confluence of the Nizza and the Belvo,in the province of Asti in the Italian region of Piedmont. It is the official seat of Confraternità della Bagna Cauda or the brotherhood of Bagna Cauda, a society devoted the this local dish of Piedmont. Bagna Cauda is similar to fondue. […]

Brera Art Gallery

Brera Gallery is not only one of the most sought after tourist attractions in Milan, it is also considered as one of the major art collections in the world. It started with only a small collection of paintings and sculptures. This art gallery has gone on to mesmerize art critics, and is also of immense […]

The Palazzo Dei Papi – Viterbo

Viterbo is in central Italy, around 65 miles north of Rome. The medieval walled hilltown is situated in the Lazio region, and is the administrative centre of its province, the Provincia di Viterbo. Rather confusingly, the area is also known as Tuscia, and lies within the loosely defined area of Etruria, which spreads through Lazio, […]

Cathedral Of Bari

The Cathedral of Bari that dates from the XI century and was rebuilt in the XII century after the destruction by the Norman Guglielmo II il Malo, is another great example of the Apulian Romanesque, though it was modified during the 17th century from a Baroque point of view. The Cathedral is dedicated to San […]

February Calls For Carnevale!

February is a big month in Italy in terms of festivals. The reason to choose February for your Italian holiday is, of course, the world famous celebration of Carnevale. Carnevale is popular all over the country, but some cities are particularly famous for it, Venice possibly being the best example. A relaxed, playful atmosphere characterizes […]