Charms of Italy

The most beautiful villages of our country, the UNESCO sites and the art cities. A timeless wealth of landscapes, traditions and flavors for true connoisseurs of the art de vivre.

Turin: the regal charm of the first Italian capital

Turin: the regal charm of the first Italian capital

C as Turin. Capital, cinema and chocolate ... with class. C as the initials of its most famous squares: Castle and S. Carlo. Again, C as the cafes that have written pages of history here. Visiting Turin means diving into the culture that, like a magical aura, surrounds the city first capital of Italy, and…

Castles of Alto Garda: a novel route between the lake and the Dolomites

Castles of Alto Garda: a novel route between the lake and the Dolomites

The Castles of the Alto Garda, standing out among the clearest views of Trentino, hide legends of all kinds. They contain stories that will absorb people of all ages. Toblino Castle is perhaps the best known of the Castles in Trentino. Unique in its kind, it is immersed in the lake in the middle of…

Viaggio nel paese delle meraviglie | Editor’s choice VENICE

Viaggio nel paese delle meraviglie | Editor’s choice VENICE

A journey of discovery in Venice through its architectural beauties, boutique hotels, luxury handicraft and events not to be missed. St. Mark's Square, doorway and beating heart of the enchanting Venice Ca Dario’s cursed beauty Venice, mysterious city of love, legends and jealousy… SWEET DREAMS: Our selection of historic mansions, boutique hotels and small chic retreats.…

St. Mark’s Square, doorway and beating heart of the enchanting Venice

St. Mark’s Square, doorway and beating heart of the enchanting Venice

Romantic, melancholic, masked, and so clearly a lagoon place. That’s Venice. Its beauty, its charm and its lagoon, a UNESCO World Heritage since 1987 , go far beyond definitions. From the red carpet of the Film Festival to the colorful Carnival, the internationality of Venice has deep roots. “It is the finest drawing room in…

After the white Ostuni, here is the blue painted blue of Polignano a Mare

After the white Ostuni, here is the blue painted blue of Polignano a Mare

Polignano a Mare is a small and ancient village in the Greek Apulia, which stands on a promontory overlooking the Adriatic Sea, a few kilometers from Bari. Jutting out between East and West, and a meeting point between land and sea, it has been, over the centuries, the crossroads of peoples and ancient cultures: Arabs,…

Lecce, the Baroque parlor of Salento

Lecce, the Baroque parlor of Salento

Holidays in Puglia? Then you cannot miss a visit to Lecce. As well as to the whole Salento, of which this lovely city is the beating heart. The Baroque and the local stone were the emblems that made this city the “Florence of the South”. The facades of palaces and churches of the old town…

The trendiest Puglia meets the taste of tradition in Cisternino

The trendiest Puglia meets the taste of tradition in Cisternino

Cisternino is an Italian casbah of Itria Valley, in Apulia. Jumped to the headlines for being one of the "immune" places to the Mayan prophecy, Cisternino is ‘the end of the world’ for its extraordinary and genuine charm. It is no coincidence if this place is among the most beautiful villages in Italy but also…

Alberobello, the world capital of Trulli

Alberobello, the world capital of Trulli

"A population of ants" so in the ‘20s Tommaso Fiore called  the inhabitants of Murgia, the mountains that occupies the central part of Puglia. The farmers, sent by the Counts of Conversano in this territory in which at the time constructing was forbidden, if not precariously, were able to turn their weakness into strength, by…

All of Milan’s poetry is reflected in the Navigli

All of Milan’s poetry is reflected in the Navigli

In Milan, the Navigli canals are a landmark for night owls and foreign tourists. The most mundane corner of the city houses also one of its most genuine souls, a piece of history where tradition lives harmoniously with the modernity of the small restaurants and bars, always crowded starting from aperitif. The magical atmosphere of…

Ca Dario’s cursed beauty

Ca Dario’s cursed beauty

"A decrepit old courtesan bent under the pomp of her jewelry". That’s how Gabriele D'Annunzio described Ca Dario, cursed palace in Venice. Yet the facade of this building which is located on the Grand Canal in the Dorsoduro district, is one of the earliest and most elegant expressions of the Venetian Renaissance. Ca Dario is…

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