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San Biagio: Renaissance Jewel in Montepulciano, Tuscany

The church of San Biagio in Montepulciano, Tuscany, is considered one of prime examples of Renaissance architecture.

6 months ago

Renaissance Florence According to Rushdie

I was browsing a bookstore on the Upper East Side yesterday when I saw that one of the store employees…

11 years ago

Leonardo da Vinci: Where to See His Works in Italy

Leonardo da Vinci, the original Renaissance Man, was born in Italy more than 500 years ago. Yet despite being one…

1 month ago

Luxe Stays in Italy: Three New Choices for 2019

Two hotels in Rome and one in the countryside of Emilia-Romagna are some of the most-talked about new luxury properties…

2 months ago

UNESCO Heritage Sites in Italy

Italy holds the record for the most UNESCO heritage sites in the world. (more…)

3 months ago

June in Italy: Holidays, Festivals, and Other Events

Glorious June begins straight away with a celebration. Republic Day (Festa della Repubblica) takes place on 2 June with patriotic…

4 months ago

Michelangelo in Rome: His Frescoes in the Sistine Chapel and Beyond

Michelangelo Buonarotti is most associated with Rome because of his masterpieces in the Sistine Chapel. But his work is all…

5 months ago

The Iconic Landscape of Val d’Orcia, Tuscany

Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, the hills, valleys, and trees of the Val d’Orcia “exemplify the…

9 months ago

Designer Outlets in Italy: Where to Go for Designer Discounts

Italy is renowned for its designer fashions. Learn more about outlet shopping in Italy and how to make a discount…

9 months ago

House Museums of Rome: Art-Filled Oases Minus the Crowds

The house museums and palace galleries of Rome are among the city's best-kept secrets.

1 year ago

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