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Castello di Santa Severa, Lazio italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Past Italia: Il Castello di Santa Severa

The medieval castle of Santa Severa faces out to sea on the Lazio coast, just 40 minutes north of Rome The Castle of Saint Severa is named after a young girl whose entire family was martyred. Her father was a More...

Arezzo Cathedral, Tuscany, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Past Italia: Arezzo Cathedral

The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Donatus in Arezzo, Tuscany, boasts a long history and some eye-catching architecture Arezzo Cathedral (iStock) La Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Donato is the city cathedral of More...

antique picture Italy: Naples, Pasta Factory
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Past Italia: Pasta in Italy

This image of a 19th-century factory in Naples illustrates just how fundamental pasta is to Italian cuisine Where or when pasta originated is something we will never know. A lot of the problem lies in what we mean More...

Brisighella
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Past Italia: Brisighella

An unusual clock tower overlooks the land surrounding a small town in the province of Ravenna… What is now the Torre dell’Orologio of Brisighella was originally built in 1290 under the orders of the condottiero More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Past Italia: Scilla

Overlooking the Strait of Messina, Scilla is a holiday haven, with a terrible story to tell… Now, don’t let it go spoiling your holiday, because this story isn’t true, but when Odysseus sailed through the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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Past Italia: The Piave River

It looks serene and peaceful today but at the end of the First World War this was the scene of intense fighting between Italian and Austro-Hungarian forces – and that wasn‘t the first time the river had seen More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016
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Past Italia! Cività di Bagnoregio

Marooned like a tiny island on an outcrop of crumbling volcanic rock, the once-thriving settlement of Cività di Bagnoregio in Lazio clings to a perilous existence When you catch sight of its precarious position More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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La Palazzina di Stupinigi – Past Italia!

In the woods and fields around the Palazzina di Stupinigi, outside Turin, between harvest time and Christmas, no animal big enough to be hunted was safe… The silhouetted figure on top gives a clue as to what More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 2nd, 2016
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San Giorgio – Past Italia!

If you visit Ascoli Piceno in the heart of Le Marche you’ll find a wealth of incredible religious artworks by a Renaissance artist who fell in love with the region This detail of San Giorgio is part of the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, July 31st, 2016
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La Vara di Messina – Past Italia

Every August the people of Messina draw a 40-foot statue through their streets, and they have been doing this for 600 years. The edifice represents the final resting place of the Virgin Mary… The still photograph More...