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Let’s go to le Marche: Frontone and the Castle!

Let’s go to Le Marche: Frontone and the Castle!

Studentessa Matta takes us for a visit in Le Marche region. A unique place to discover... Le Marche is a beautiful region of Italy that is bordered...

Bracciano: Where Modern Meets Medieval

Close your eyes. Imagine walking down winding, cobbled lanes that slope increasingly downward, wandering away from the cream and mustard colored...
The Mausoleum of Hadrian, usually known as Castel Sant’Angelo is one of the main tourist attractions in Rome.— Photo by GekaSkr

Secret History of Italy: the Prisons of Castel Sant’Angelo

When visiting Rome, I like staying close to the Vatican: there’s something magic in seeing “il cupolone” first thing in the morning that I wouldn’t...
The Development of Antognolla Castle

The Development of Antognolla Castle

According to the Italian News Agency, Russian Andrei Yakunin is investing 150 million euros in the development of the medieval castle of Antognolla...
Venice, Arsenale historic shipyard, Gate and Canal View. Photo by lsantilli

The Arsenale in Venice – Modern Mass Production in Medieval Times

Taking its name from the Arabic for workshop, Venice’s Arsenale enormous shipyard was the real powerhouse of the city. Its 16,000 workers built an...
Zavattarello Castle

Zavattarello Castle in the upper Oltrepò Pavese

Zavattarello is a village in the upper Oltrepò Pavese, at the centre of the 4 provinces: Pavia, Alessandria, Piacenza and Genoa. A strategic location...
A Historic Italian castle for sale for $8.3 million

A Historic Italian Castle for Sale for $8.3 million

A historic Italian castle has been listed on Douglas Elliman Real Estate for $8.3 millions, donated by Emperor Otto in 962 and passed along to the...
The Castle of Rocca Sinibalda and its Restoration

The Castle of Rocca Sinibalda and its Restoration

An Italian castle once owned by hedonistic American libertine who first patented the bra has been returned to its former glory. The fortress of Rocca...
Rocca Calascio among the most beautiful castles

Rocca Calascio among the most beautiful castles according to the National Geographic

Rocca Calascio Castle has been included among the 15 most beautiful castles in the world by National Geographic. The castle is located in a small...
Verona’s ‘Faire Old Castle’ ~ Lords of Foul Play?

Verona’s ‘Faire Old Castle’ ~ Lords of Foul Play?

Mystery surrounds Lord Cangrande I (1291 to 1329), early Lord of Verona, like a dark shadow. Historical documents claimed he expired suddenly from...

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