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Weekend in Ravenna – a mosaic of beauties

February 9, 2011 | by Francy

The city of Ravenna has seen on its territory so many different peoples, Latins, Romans, Barbarians, Byzantines, and all have left evidence of their transit. This is why there are eight monuments in Ravenna that have been declared World Heritage... Read the rest

London: the city of envy

January 24, 2011 | by Francy

Seven cities for seven deadly sins. London: the envy Envy is a feeling, as well as one of the seven deadly sins, which is felt against someone who has something you do not have. It is direct, when you want... Read the rest

Siena and its Renaissance

January 13, 2011 | by Francy

The history of Siena as a free and independent municipality starts by the end of the eleventh century, when the middle class rebel against the bishops imposed by Charles V, putting an end to feudalism, and then stops with the... Read the rest

Rome: a few feet below

January 11, 2011 | by Francy

The monumental heritage of underground Rome is vast and complex. Much of this archaeological heritage below the Eternal City, belonging to different historical periods, has been recovered and made accessible to tourists, but often these sites are visited only by... Read the rest

Travel to Rome, quick guide

December 4, 2009 | by Francy

Rome is the Eternal City, Caput Mundi, capital of Christianity and dolce vita of Marcello Mastroianni and Anita Ekberg. Rome is a wonderful place for holidays … and for millions of tourists from around the world: U.S., Japan, China and... Read the rest

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