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summer snow
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 5th, 2019
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Viewpoint: Miracle of Summer Snow

People gather outside the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore on Rome’s Esquiline Hill to witness a soap foam re-creation of the Miracle of Summer Snow… Photo by Getty Images Legend has it… that on the night More...

cascate del mulino
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Viewpoint: Cascate del Mulino

The Maremma’s Cascate del Mulino (Cascades of the Mill) are fed by hot spring waters that flow underground from the site of the Terme di Saturnia Spa… Photo by Getty Images  Just upstream from here, the Terme More...

The Calvary of Manduria. Puglia. Italy.
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019
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Viewpoint: Calvary of Manduria

In a small town in Puglia, at the edge of the Piazza San Francesco, stands the Calvary of Manduria in Puglia, the work of a 19th-century artist… Photo by Getty Images Calvary (also known as Golgotha) was the More...

Marionettes in the warehouse of the Carlo Colla and Sons
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Viewpoint: Carlo Colla & Sons

A troupe of marionettes patiently await their curtain call in the warehouse of Carlo Colla & Sons before a show in Milan last year… Photo by Leonello Bertolucci/Getty Images In May this year, the Carlo Colla More...

Bosa in Sardinia, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 29th, 2019
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Viewpoint: Bosa old town

Bosa Marina is the area that is interesting international property buyers right now, but the coloured houses of the old town of Bosa have their charm too… Photo by Getty Images Regular readers will recall that More...

Bridge of Sighs, Venice, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, March 30th, 2019
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Viewpoint: The Bridge of Sighs

It may not command the location of the Rialto Bridge, but the Bridge of Sighs is arguably the greater achievement and perhaps Venice’s most beautiful bridge… Photo by Getty Images Steve Marriott crossed “over More...

PALLANZA, ITALY APRIL, 25, 2018 - Terraced gardens in the botanical garden of Villa Taranto in Pallanza, Verbania, Italy.
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Viewpoint: Botanical Gardens at Villa Taranto

The Botanical Gardens at Villa Taranto in Pallanzo on the shore of Lake Maggiore were established in the 1930s by a Scotsman called Neil Boyd Watson McEacharn… Photo by iStock/ Getty Images Captain Neil Boyd More...

Sunset over Monte Cervino, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 14th, 2019
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Viewpoint: Monte Cervino

The sun catches the peak of Monte Cervino, aka the Matterhorn, as it sets over the Italian border with Switzerland in Val d’Aosta… Photo by Getty Images It is the region of Dolomites, at the eastern end of More...

Father Christmas, Venice, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Viewpoint: Father Christmas in Venice!

Six rowers, all dressed as Father Christmas, cut a steady course across the Venetian lagoon on their mission to deliver presents to children… Photo by Getty In the far north of Italy, the bringer of gifts is More...

Path of the gods, Amalfi Coast
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018
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Viewpoint: Path of the Gods

The Amalfi Coast’s breathtaking ‘Path of the Gods’ stretches from the hilltop town of Bomerano to Nocelle, a frazione of Positano Photo by Getty Images The ‘Path of the Gods’ – Il Sentiero degli Dei More...