Category Archives: Art & Culture

Lifestyle in Bologna between the past and the future

Violin making, Bologna

Bologna is a living city, which knows how to combine its past and innovation. If you plan a day trip of the city, you cannot miss a walk inside the area of the so-called “Quadrilateral”. Bordered by Dell’Archiginnasio Street, Rizzoli Street, Castiglione Street and Farini Street, it is the core of the ancient medieval crafts […]

Easter 2020 – The Italian Lakes

Offer 2020 - Easter Italian Lakes

Let’s start with the countdown! Springtime and the first bank holidays will soon arrive! Are you looking for the best touristic destination in order to spend your Easter? Of course, Italy! Come to visit our charming Lake District: from the westside with Lake Maggiore, Lake Orta and Lake Como, to the eastside with Lake Iseo […]

Fashion passes through Parma and Giuseppe Verdi

Foulard Gardoni Parma

Just because fashion is culture, so Parma is paying tribute to 2020 by the preview presentation of the GardoniRemix Creation dedicated to the Italian Capital of Culture in the core of the Italian fashion district. On 16th September last, on the occasion of the Milan Fashion Week, the Gardoni sisters from Parma, Miriam, Teresa and […]

The Pilotta Museum is dressed in “contemporary art”

Pilotta Museum - Parma 2020

Perhaps the Present and the Past are both present in the Future are the lines by the poet Thomas Stearns Eliot which, since November 2019, have been illuminating La Pilotta, a museum complex, along the four sides of St. Peter’s courtyard. The permanent 190 metres long blue installation, neon thread made, is one of Maurizio […]

What is the best time of the year to visit Florence?

Visit Florence in autumn

What is the best time of the year to visit Florence?That is one of the questions our customers often ask us.The answer is always the same: all the seasons are perfect to discover and fall in love with one the most enchanting Italian cities. Are you an Autumn time lover? Have you ever thought of […]

Raphael at the Pemanente Museum in Milan

Raphael in Milan

The art exhibition dedicated to Raphael in Milan (4th October 2019 – 2nd February 2020 , housed in the rooms of the Permanente, celebrates the 500 years since the famous Urbino painter’s death, one of the greatest protagonists of the history of Italian Renaissance art. Together with other national celebrations focused on his figure, such […]

A painting by Monet in Pilotta, Parma

Claude Monet in Pilotta, Parma

One of the famous cliffs painted between 1882 and 1897 by Claude Monet, one of the most significant protagonists of Impressionism, will be exhibited from 15 June to 28 August in the Pilotta monumental complex, in collaboration with the Cariparma Foundation. The admission is included in the Pilotta Museums ticket. The canvas, presented up until […]

The secret of time at the Baths of Caracalla

The Secret of Time at Caracalla

A new part of the underground passages of the Baths of Caracalla opens to the public for the first time and on the occasion of the exhibition “The Secret of Time” by Fabrizio Plessi, a contemporary video artist. A difficult project that, moreoever, let some ancient finds, once located there, return to that place. Plessi […]

The Vasari Corridor: a great re-opening in 2021

Vasari Corridor Florence

News from the Uffizi Gallery in Florence! A few days ago Mr. Eike Schmidt, the Uffizi Gallery director, informed the Italian and international press that the Vasari Corridor is going to be reopened. It is the suspended enclosed passageway connecting Palazzo Vecchio to Pitti Palace – both of them were once the Medicis’ residences – […]