Tag archive for ‘Viewpoint’
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...

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

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

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

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

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...