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The artificial sun in Viganella, Italy

25 April, 2020
In the Antrona valley in the Piedmont region there’s a small village which lies in the dark shadow of a high mountain; for centuries, the hamlet had to make do with it but a few years ago a huge mirror…

Skiing in Italy: health spa deals in Piedmont

22 April, 2020
Skiing can be hard work, but skiing in Italy is nothing but easy with plenty of health spa offerings to relax. After a day of chair lifts and black run skiing with some ice, there’s nothing better than to unwind…

Castles in Italy: buying or renting castles

20 April, 2020
If you’re looking for a castle to live in, you’ve come to the right place. The “Inlistings” site has a range of options on castles in Italy, with one in Piedmont and one in Puglia.While the one euro price tag…

Italy's most beautiful parks

16 April, 2020
We don’t know yet which Italian park will win the contest Il Parco più bello d’ Italia or Italy’s most beautiful park; there are so many contenders that is almost impossible to tell which one will prevail and win; the…

Ivrea Carnival and the Battle of the oranges, Italy

5 April, 2020
This year the Ivrea Carnival with its famous Battle of The Oranges will take place from 22 to 24 February; this rather singular battle originated in the 19th century, though it has its roots in the Middle Ages when, according…

Italian Villa on lake Maggiore up for sale

5 April, 2020
If you has always dreamed about owning one of those opulent Italian villas you usually see in movies and travel magazines, this is a chance you can’t afford to miss ; set in the almost other-worldly beauty of the Lake…

Italian castle up for sale near Tortona

5 April, 2020
If you have always dreamed of living in an old castle, you can now make your dream come true; located near the lovely town of Tortona, Piedmont, the Brignano Frascata castle is up for sale. With its beautiful frescoes, sculptured…

New year 's eve party at Cortanze castle, near Asti

4 April, 2020
Tired of celebrating New Year’s eve in the usual and boring way? If so, you can’t afford to miss the elegant party which will take place at the amazing Cortanze castle, near Asti. It will be like being in a…

George Clooney to buy new Italian villa on Lake Maggiore

30 March, 2020
In more gossip from Italy, George Clooney could buy a new luxury villa in Italy on Lake Maggiore, replacing the famous Clooney Villa Oleandra on Lake Como at Cernobbio. According to reports, the new villa may or may not be…

Restaurants in Turin: C’era una volta

23 March, 2020
To have dinner at the restaurant C’era una volta in Turin is like stepping into a world where time has stood still; its atmosphere and superb cuisine hasn’t changed a bit since the famous restaurant opened years ago. Situated on…

Luxury Turin accommodation: Villa Matilde Relais

19 March, 2020
More Turin luxury accommodation after the Villa Matilde Relais is available at the Bella Rosina Relais near Venaria Reale, in the Mandria national park. It might not have the same grand setting as other Italian villas, but it has some…

Adventure sports in Italy: trekking in Piedmont

18 March, 2020
There is an adventure sport in Italy which is a mix between trekking, climbing and caving. Called “ferrate” the sport involves walking through rocky mountainous areas where some equipment and support is required to negotiate the sometimes perilous rocky outcrops.…