Tag archive for ‘Architecture’
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, May 20th, 2016
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The columns of the Palazzo Ducale, Venice

The sculptural decoration on the three exposed corners of the Ducale Palace proclaims the fragility of man. Venice is a wonder which never ceases to amaze me. It often seems, when I look at old favourites, that More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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The Basilica of St Mark, Venice Sights

The smuggling of the mortal remains of St Mark to Venice from Alexandria in 828 satisfied a Divine Will – according to the Venetian version of the story, anyway… When, in the 4th Century AD, St Mark the Evangelist More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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48 Hours in Florence

Florence is the perfect venue for a weekend away if you simply want to be a tourist: there’s so much to see, read about and photograph, and it’s one of those rare places where there’s really no point in trying More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016
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Region Guide: Discovering Tuscany

Rolling hills, beautiful coastline and gothic architecture, we discover what more Tuscany has to offer… Tuscany was one of the first destinations to attract large numbers of travellers from the UK – More...