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Saint Lawrence not a Caravaggio original

25 April, 2020
After news of a possible discover of a new Caravaggio painting - “San Lorenzo” - the painting has been determined not to be of Caravaggio origin. The ‘Martirio di San Lorenzo’ was originally reported by the Vatican newspaper, Osservatore Romano,…

Bologna hosts exhibition on Federico Fellini

23 April, 2020
A spectacular exhibition dedicated to Italian film director Federico Fellini has been unveiled in Bologna, Emilia Romagna’s key city (Federico Fellini was born just a few miles way). Dall’ Italia alla Luna or From Italy to the Moon, is the…

Raphael painting found in a cellar

22 April, 2020
Raffaello’s works are worth millions and even one of his smallest paintings if put on the block, could easily fetch 40 million euros! I say this because a small painting by this artist has just been found in a cellar…

Summer holidays in Italy: segway tours of Rimini

20 April, 2020
Rimini is one of the liveliest cities in the world attracting thousands of young tourists every summer; famous for its nightlife, the city has plenty to offer; from kilometres of sandy beaches to fashionable discos and exclusive nightspots. But Rimini…

Flower festival in Parma to celebrate autumn in Italy

19 April, 2020
Autumn in Italy will be celebrated by a flower exhibition and festival in Parma, to celebrate harvest time and the fruits of fall. The stunning location for the “Nel segno del Giglio Autunno” is Parma’s royal palace of Colorno.The exhibition…

Night skiing in Italy: snow shoeing in Emilia Romagna

18 April, 2020
You can do your last skiing in Italy this month and a particularly spectacular way of finishing the ski season is with a snow shoeing expedition by night. At Comprensorio del Corno alle Scale a ‘ciaspolata‘ expedition by the light…

Culatello : the finest ham in the world

17 April, 2020
Today we talk about Culatello of Zibello and the annual fair dedicated to this delicious product from Parma and nearby towns such as Zibello and Fidenza. It comes from the leg of an adult hog and it’s usually aged for…

Luxury hotels in Milano Marittima: Palace Hotel

12 April, 2020
The five-star Palace Hotel in Milano Marittima offers guests the finest luxury accommodation available in the region: located only a few steps away from the sea, the hotel has 135 rooms and a restaurant elegantly decorated with Murano glass chandeliers…

Art exhibitions in Italy: Melozzo da Forlì

12 April, 2020
There are artists which history forgot and this despite the seminal importance of their works. So we are glad to publish the news that a major exhibition dedicated to Melozzo da Forli, one of the most neglected and talented artists…

Italian recipes: Bustrengo cake from Romagna

10 April, 2020
Bustrengo is a delicious cake from Romagna and Marche. Actually it’s most famous recipe is from a small village called Borghi in the hills around Cesena; it seems that every housewife in this old village has her own secret recipe…

Summer in Italy: Brighisella festival

7 April, 2020
Every year the summer brings along an abundance of festivals here in Italy and with all those fairs and festivals for food, music and more you and your family are almost guaranteed an event to go to every weekend! Some…

Weekend deals for Autumn Wine Food Festival in Italy

30 March, 2020
If you’re looking for weekend deals for autumn in Italy, try going to some of the Italian food festivals on in Emilia Romagna in the month of November. The Wine Food Festival is on where you can try all sorts…

The Surgeon's House in Rimini

28 March, 2020
If you are interested in ancient history and have a penchant for science you must visit this domus or house which was accidentally uncovered in 1989 by a group of workmen who were restoring Piazza Ferrari in Rimini. This well-preserved…

Fiori: exhibition explores art through flowers at Forlì

28 March, 2020
Next year the San Domenico museum at Forlì will host an extraordinary art exhibition in Italy celebrating the works of artists such as Rembrandt, Monet, Cezanne, Van Gogh and Renoir. The idea is to explore flowers and floral charm by…

Grand Hotel Rimini: Federico Fellini's favourite hotel

25 March, 2020
The Grand hotel Rimini has a glorious and dramatic past; built in 1908 by Paolo Somazzi, a famous architect from South America, the luxury hotel was heavily damaged during the course of its long history; first by a fire (and…

Italian music: Giorgia's new style with "Per Fare A Meno Di Te"

23 March, 2020
Our colleagues at Soundsblog.it have lamented the disappearance of Italian female singer Giorgia’s more individual style. The golden era of Giorgia’s career is perhaps characterised by songs such as Vivi Davvero, and Marzo, but those times seem gone now that…

Spa breaks in Italy: Grand Hotel Terme at Riolo Terme

22 March, 2020
If you are looking for a luxury hotel in which to relax and enjoy the pleasures of life, the Grand Hotel Terme at Riolo, will not disappoint you. Surrounded by the green rolling hills which are part of the enchanting…
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