Tag archive for ‘Viewpoint’
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

48 hours in Assisi

Jane Keightley visits the famous Umbrian hill town to see the sights, enjoy the food and find out more about the saint whose values are woven into the life of Italians nationwide… Photos by Jane Keightley. As More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Viewpoint: Sulmona confetti

Sulmona, in the province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo, is chiefly famous for being the world capital of confetti, the dragée almonds given to wedding guests… Harry and Meghan had them at their wedding. So did William More...

Poggio Allemanno
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020

Viewpoint: Poggio Alemanno

A midwinter’s dawn breaks at Poggio Alemanno in Oltrepò Pavese, illuminating the remains of the previous night’s light snowfall. Photo by Getty Images We tend to associate winter snow with northern Europe, More...

Madonna Della Corona
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 9th, 2019

Viewpoint: Santuario Madonna della Corona

This is obviously quite an unusual place to build a church, but the story of why the Santuario Madonna della Corona is here is even more unusual… Photo by Getty Images The people of Monte Baldo were baffled by More...

dawn in Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019

Viewpoint: dawn in Tuscany

Dawn breaks over Tuscan countryside… mist-shrouded valleys gently yield views of their ripening vineyards and fertile terraces, and nary a dog dares to bark… Photo by Getty Images Tuscany has long held an appeal More...

Waterfall Tivoli
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, October 6th, 2019

Viewpoint: waterfalls at Tivoli

The ancient and modern town of Tivoli lies at the falls of the Arienne river as it descends from the Sabine Hills on its way to meet the Tiber in Rome… Photo by Getty Images Just 30km from the capital, Tivoli More...

summer snow
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 5th, 2019

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

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

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

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...