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Il Complesso di San Lorenzo

Il Complesso di San Lorenzo

That the Medici family acquired enormous power and wealth as bankers and financiers and influenced the legacy of Florence and Tuscany is undeniable…...
Stendahl Syndrome in Florence

Stendahl Syndrome in Florence

In 1979 Stendhal syndrome was first diagnosed in Florence. An Italian psychiatrist defined the disorder after treating over 100 cases among visitors...

Travelling to Italy with Victoria: Florence

Victoria's trip in Italy has officially started. Her return to Italia began in the “cradle of the Renaissance”, Florence! My Day on the “Other Side”…...
View of Lake Como from Lecco

Lecco, the quiet side of Lake Como

Not as famous as Como, Lecco is a beuatiful small town on the same lake, although it is located on the west branch. Nominated "Alpine town of the...
The ghost town of Craco

The fascinating ghost town of Craco

Only 25 miles away from the Gulf of Taranto sits Craco, one of Italy's most famous ghost towns. Built around the 8th century, the village once...

Ventimiglia: Balzi Rossi beach

The little Balzi Rossi beach of Ventimiglia is formed by unusual egg-shaped pebbles. Here, apart from eating, swimming and having some quality rest,...
Let’s Visit Lecce, The “Florence of the South”

Let’s Visit Lecce, The “Florence of the South”

Victoria takes us to Lecce, a town in Puglia which has been called the "Florence of the South". Like so many Italian cities, Lecce has a fascination...
Sicily: Beauty walks nearby Agrigento

Sicily: Beauty walks nearby Agrigento

Roxana Iacoban takes us to Agrigento on her last day in Sicily. Beauty walks: Punta Bianca Sunday had arrived. Only the 3rd day in Sicily and it...
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...
50 Trivia Facts about Italy (Part Four)

50 Trivia Facts about Italy (Part Four)

The Tuscan Muse walks us through the last part with the most interesting facts about Italy. Here what makes Italy popular and unique! The longest...

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