Tag archive for ‘Viewpoint’
Cacti Glasshouse Pallanca Exotic Garden Bordighera
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Viewpoint: Giardini Esotici Pallanca

The cactus greenhouse at the Giardini Esotici Pallanca in Bordighera, where just some of the Garden’s 3,000 succulents are kept… Giacomo Pallanca left the olive oil trade in 1861 to work with the German botanist More...

Bridge of Mary Magdalene near Borgo a Mozzano (Lucca), Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Viewpoint: Ponte della Maddalena

The Devil’s Bridge is one of Italy’s most beautiful, and most strange… The Ponte della Maddalena, otherwise known as the Ponte del Diavolo, straddles the Serchio river at Borgo a Mozzano, in Lucca, Tuscany. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Viewpoint: transhumance in Aosta

The transhumance of livestock in Italy is a tradition that dates back centuries, even millennia…   Transhumance, the act of moving livestock ‘across ground’ to new pastures, has been practised in Italy More...

Fishing boats on Porticello Beach - Lipari Island, Aeolian Islands, Sicily, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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Viewpoint: Porticello Beach

Porticello Beach lies on the northeastern end of the island of Lipari, one of the glorious Aeolian Islands just north of Sicily… This pebbly beach on Lipari is notable for its content of pumice. Pumice mining More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Viewpoint: Cagliari Cathedral

Cagliari Cathedral was built in the 13th century in the Pisan-Romanesque style and later renovated in the Baroque style. Both can be seen here… Every Easter, the Cagliari branch of the Confraternita del Gonfalone More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018
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Viewpoint: The Fountain of Diana

Close-up of the fountain of Diana, Archimede square in Ortigia, Syracuse The Fountain of Diana on Piazza Archimede in Ortigia is the work of the Italian sculptor Giulio Moschetti and was completed in 1907, two years More...

Beautiful View of Procida, Campania Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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Viewpoint: Procida

Lying quietly between the Neapolitan mainland and the tourist haven of Ischia, the unspoilt island of Procida is the Bay of Naples’ best-kept secret… With a land area of just four square kilometres and a permanent More...

Mount Etna
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 11th, 2018
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Viewpoint: Mount Etna

At well over 3,000 metres tall, despite its southerly location, and subcutaneous magma, Mount Etna is perfectly capable of holding a little snow Last month, in our Winter in Italy issue, just after our features More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Viewpoint: Urbino, Le Marche

A recent snowfall accentuates the beauty of the walled city of Urbino, Le Marche. The World Heritage site is within easy reach of two lesser-known ski resorts… Most ski enthusiasts will be heading for the slopes More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 10th, 2017
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Viewpoint: the intervention

An art installation by Lorenzo Quinn on Venice’s Grand Canal symbolises the threat to the city from rising waters caused by climate change… Opposite the Rialto fish market, two giant hands emerge from the waters More...