Close your eyes and think about a Roman amphitheatre. The first image that will appear in your mind will certainly be that of the famous Flavian Amphitheatre also called the Colosseum, the most majestic building left us by the Romans. But there are many other arenas in Italy that have hosted fierce combats over the centuries. Today we want to take you to discover an authentic wonder, unknown to the general public: let’s start our virtual tour of the famous Amphitheatre of Capua (or Anfiteatro Campano). This majestic Roman amphitheatre in the city of Capua, is indeed second only to
For those on a diet, you know, the Christmas season is the worst of all: dinners, lunches, happy hours, work parties…it is truly impossible not to fall off the wagon!!! The good food is indeed at the centre of this period of the year: not only gifts, lights, and decorations, but also traditional recipes, pastries, and cakes typical of each region. Our desserts, in particular, are delicious, tasty, assorted, numerous and irresistible.  And from North to South it is possible to taste any kind of dessert, from flavoured biscuits to cakes filled with creams or fruit! But how to cope
Each year during the Christmas holidays, the city of Salerno organizes its unique “Luci d’Artista” event, a spectacular open-air exhibition of lights, colours, flowers, snow and stars installed in the parks, the streets, the squares of the city to create a unique magical atmosphere that attract thousands of visitors from all over the country! This year's general theme is floral arrangements: a real forest of lights works, sea waves, tropical flowers, constellations, planets, jugglers, flying bears, light sculptures, reindeer, huge trees full of bright branches, lemons of the famous ceramics of Vietri and Chandeliers of the King all together to
Rome is in turmoil because on Saturday 7th December it’s the Maritozzo Day! Now in its third edition, the event organized by Tavole Romane returns to celebrate the popular Roman dessert, from the classic cream-filled version to more adventurous creations. This unique pastry symbol of the Eternal City loved all over Central Italy and beyond, will be available for tastings in numerous pastry shops, bakeries, pizzerias in the capital and beyond! But let's take a step back… What is a “maritozzo” and where does its strange name come from? The origin of the Roman Maritozzo dates back to the dawn
Events, Lights & Traditional Markets Christmas is undoubtedly a charming moment of the year all over the world but in Florence is pure magic: lights shimmering like stardust along the narrow cobblestone alleys, pine trees and street decorations shining around every corner and unique artisanal nativity scenes to surround you with the perfect traditional Christmas spirit! Let's see in detail what the wonderful city of Florence has organized this Christmas to amaze its citizens and the many tourists that crowd its streets every year even during the Christmas Holidays! THE FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS The popular local F-Light Festival returns from
Looking for an unusual activity while visiting Rome? Here is a suggestion to make your Roman Holidays a unique and funny adventure! Since 2011 the famous Cinecittà Studios in Rome, where several national and international movies have been filmed, have opened to the public with the Cinecittà Shows Off project, a cultural initiative that enhances the historical and architectural heritage of the Cinecittà Studios, allowing visitors to experience in person the exhibition halls with movie costumes, pictures and objects and the permanent sets of great movies and TV shows!  This unique project provides indeed public access to the Roman Dream
How To Visit Highlights And Save Money Are you planning to visit Naples and explore its surroundings for few days? If you know you’ll be packing in a lot of popular attractions into your stay, you may be able to travel on a budget by purchasing a city pass. The Campania ArteCard is indeed the local pass that allow you to save money and time while visiting the most beautiful attractions that this unique area can offer to visitors from all over the world. This city pass gives you free or discounted entries into dozens of attractions over a set
World Press Photo Exhibition has finally arrived in Naples for its 2019 edition! The location of this important photojournalistic event will be the impressive lobby of the MANN - Archaeological Museum of Naples: the choice is not at all accidental, but reflects the desire of the museum’s director Paolo Giulierini to underline the subtle bond that unites the uniqueness of the art of the past with the contemporary sensibility of the present. As stated by the Director of the Museum himself "the great world photojournalism, the courageous witness of freedom of expression even in the most difficult contexts is compared
Capri travel Tips: how to optimize your visit of the Blue Island. Famed for its natural beauty since the 1960s when celebrities like Jacqueline Onassis, Elizabeth Taylor, and Sophia Loren put the island on the jet-set map, Capri is no longer so hidden. But with its wild steep cliffs rising majestically from an impossibly blue sea and its spectacular villas, it's easy to forgive Capri for being so famous and popular. The island is indeed a seductive combination of fairy-tale landscapes and fun, which over the centuries has conquered Roman emperors and Hollywood stars. With its whitewashed villas and small
Are you tired of visiting museums, historical buildings, and archaeological areas? Are you looking for something different while in town? Are you an art lover? There is a magic place in Naples, a museum famous for housing some of the most interesting events and exhibitions about contemporary art, music, photography, installations, performances, and paintings. This unique place is called PAN (Palace of the Arts of Naples) and it is located off the beaten path in the wonderful Via dei Mille, in the lovely District of Chiaja. On the 25th September has been inaugurated at the Pan a brand new exhibition
Naples can surely be defined as one of the most intriguing cities in the world. Over the centuries the fusion between the sphere of the sacred and the profane has led indeed to the stratification and consolidation of ancient religious and magical beliefs that still continue today. The history of San Gennaro (Saint Januarius), the patron saint of the city, is undoubtedly the first of these ancient local beliefs. He was bishop of Benevento and a martyr of the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Churches during the Roman Empire. Despite the lack of official documents and accounts, it
Who has never dreamed to go racing in the street at night like James Dean or Marlon Brando? Well, if you are such a dreamer you really should not miss a unique event that is going to take place near Venice. The title itself is something: Roll ‘n Flat Beach Race, the famous rally of American vintage cars and motorcycles that takes place every year in Caorle (Venice). This year edition, set on the 6th and 7th September, will be not only a meeting of fans and aficionados but also a seaside hot rod race with more than a hundred
The very last day of August and the beginning of September are truly a special occasion for the cities of Amalfi and Atrani, two of the most beautiful locations that the Campania region holds in its coasts. Have you ever heard of the famous Capodanno Bizantino (Byzantine New Year)? It is a grand revival of the ancient splendour of the Maritime Republics era, when the cities of Venice, Pisa, Genova and Amalfi itself ruled the entire Mediterranean. The leading theme of this edition will be the landscape of Amalfi Coast that has been appointed a World Heritage Site by the
Pompeii continues to unveil its secrets or, better to say this time, its treasures. In these days, the news of a mysterious new finding is going all around the world indeed, since it casts a light on how the inhabitants of Pompeii were dealing with magic, omens, and superstition. The archaeologists who found this unique treasure named it the “Sorcerer’s treasure trove”: a trunk containing a stash of ancient amulets along with a vast variety of fascinating yet mysterious objects such as buttons made of bones, beetles from the Orient, dolls, miniature penis, and a tiny skull. The amulets, in
They say if you get bitten by a tarantula on a summer night then you will start to dance like a crazy, your feet will burn to the ground and yet you will not stop until you…die. Well, this is not a screenplay of a new horror movie, but a folkloristic tale about the birth of one of the most famous popular dances from South Italy, the tarantella. The term tarantella indicates a very ancient style of dancing and gathers a series of traditional dances belonging to the different regions of South Italy, such as Puglia, Campania, Calabria, and Sicily.

The eternal city, a place where you can walk among the ancient remains of one of the greatest empires that humankind has ever known, a city where you can breathe, touch and experience the essence itself of the Italian way and lifestyle. Rome with all its endless treasures ready to be discovered. But, exploring this charming city on a summer hot day can be quite a challenge for the great distances to cover and the precious little shade: for this reason several enchanting monuments and archaeological areas offer to visitors the chance to explore Rome by night: imagine yourself walking

Imagine losing yourself among the heroes made famous by Homer in his Iliad, looking at Achilles running towards the great walls of Troy or Ulysses and Diomedes playing chess, while Hector watches over his wife and child. Do you prefer maybe a more “mystical” experience? What about taking a walk with Dionysus inside the sacred forests swarming with satyrs and nymphs? Well, there is only one place where you can take such a unique chance: the MANN (Archaeological Museum of Naples), right in the heart of Naples, the city whose bones lie on one of the first Greek colonies in
Have you ever wondered how would it feel to be part of Leonardo Da Vinci’s world, losing yourselves in his creations?  Well, it is possible if you are ready to enter the doors of the Leonardo da Vinci Museum in Florence, a place of unique wonder! Located in a welcoming and appealing historical building in Via de Servi 66 (100 meters from the Accademia Gallery) right in the heart of places most visited by Leonardo da Vinci and other key Renaissance figures, the museum is suitable for an adult audience, young adults and families willing to discover a past of
A new "illustrious guest" will finally arrive in Naples at Palazzo Zevallos for a prestigious temporary exhibit: Sandro Botticelli, one of the most representative artists belonging to the so-called Florentine School who flourished under the patronage of Lorenzo de’ Medici during Golden Age of Italian Early Renaissance, will be on display in the bustling city of the South of Italy with a unique yet  controversial masterpiece. Why is the painting considered controversial? In some point of his life, Botticelli was deeply influenced by the spiritual preaching of Girolamo Savonarola in Florence, an influence that affected him to the point of
Want to experience Rome from a different point of view and keep you kids engaged? Are you ready to relive the ancient splendours of the Circus Maximus in Rome during the Imperial Age through a stunning virtual experience? A place of entertainment and an incomparable landmark, the Circus Maximus comes back to life thanks to an innovative project based on augmented (AR) and virtual reality (VR) that will grant visitors to see the building in its maximum magnificence. The Circo Massimo Experience will finally enable visitors to see life as it was in those days with all the people strolling
The Uffizi Gallery is not only the most famous museum in Florence but also one the most important museums in the world. The building dates back to 1560, it was built by Giorgio Vasari for Cosimo I de’ Medici to house the administrative and legal offices, uffizi in ancient Italian, of Florence. Giorgio Vasari completed it a few years later with the addition of a corridor, the Corridoio Vasariano, connecting the Gallery with the Pitti Palace, the new residence of the Medici family. In 1574 the works were entrusted by Francesco I de’ Medici, son of Cosimo I, to the architect Bernardo Buontalenti. Once the works were finished in 1581, Francesco I decided
The Charterhouse of St Martin (known as the Certosa di San Martino) perched high above the Vomero Hill overlooking the Bay of Naples, has been bearing witness to the long monastic and intricate history of the city.  A superb repository of Neapolitan ancient splendours, riches, intrigues and mysteries, this unique monument has been decorated, adorned and altered over the centuries by some of Italy’s finest talents before becoming one the largest monumental complex in Naples and one of the most successful examples of Italian artistry. But when the fascinating history of this one-of-a kind imposing Charterhouse started?  Let’s travel back
Pompeii and the lives of its inhabitants have always been at the core of many a debate, waving from truth to fantasy, reality to legends. A way to pierce the mysterious veil of time that covers this immortal city could be now possible thanks to the brand new exhibition running from May to 5th August 2019, called “Vanity: Stories of Jewel from Cyclades to Pompeii”. Vanity as an ephemeral pleasure always displayed through immense wealth, even in the Greek and Roman world, is indeed the theme of this unique refined even whose aim is to cast a light on the

When asked to describe his paintings, Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio used to say: “I borrow bodies and objects. I paint them to remind myself of the magic of the balance that governs the entire universe.” Magic itself is the right word to express the profound bond that tied such an inimitable artist with the city of Naples, whose unique and mysterious charm deeply inspired Caravaggio. This incredible rebel artist spent about 18 months in Naples between 1606 and 1609 until his death in Porto Ercole on the journey back to Rome: a blissful encounter with the Neapolitan lively local art

Hugo Pratt’s Famous Sailor Lands In Naples Sailing the sea, under the gentle cloak of thousands and thousands stars, looking for a new adventure beyond the horizon. This is indeed the spirit of Corto Maltese, the famous sea captain created by the genius of Hugo Pratt in 1967, whose ship is now landing to Naples to enter the halls of the MANN - Archaeological Museum of Naples - from 25th April to 9th September 2019. Born on the island of Malta in 1887, son of a sailor from Cornwall and a gypsy woman from Seville, Corto Maltese is the main
David Bowie the singer, the poet, the performer, the icon. The Thin White Duke has been undoubtedly one of the most representative artists of the XX century and after, since his music and songs have influenced many a generation. To quote one of his most famous lines he is truly a hero. This very word is the name of the brand new exhibition, Heroes, that the Japanese master of photography, Masayoshi Sukita, has dedicated to his long gone friend David Bowie. A collection of more than 60 pictures that will be displayed in the fabulous setting of Palazzo Medici Riccardi,
Antonio Canova is without any doubt the most refined embodiment of Neo-classic sculpture who has been hailed as “the last of the ancients and the first of the moderns” by generations of critics for his talent in melting together ancient and modern arts. He was an unparalleled genius able to transform marble into living flesh, shaping absolute masterpieces such as Psyche Revived by Cupid’s Kiss, The Three Graces, Pauline Bonaparte as Venus Victrix to name some. For the first time his refined works will be on display at the MANN of Naples for the stunning exhibition “Canova e l’antico” (Canova
They say that Marc Chagall’s art is like the sun reflecting its light through the windows of a church resulting is a carnival of colours. Looking at his beautiful paintings there could not be a more appropriate definition. Chagall a Russian naturalized French painter of Jewish origin, whose real name was Moishe Segal, has been undoubtedly one of the most representatives artists in the contemporary art. His paintings, inspired by the Russian fairy tales and the Holy Bible, were a stunning expression of how colours can overcome the outlines and expand to the infinite as it happens only in dreams.
Everybody knows Leonardo da Vinci, the genius, the talent, the innovator, the spirit of Italian Renaissance. But what about his mentor? Yes, Leonardo also had a master who was able to inspire in him the will to dare and go beyond the limits of human fantasy. His name was Andrea del Verrocchio, an emblematic artist of the Florentine Renaissance, whose major artworks will be on display at Palazzo Strozzi from 9th March to 14th July 2019. The exhibition will be undoubtedly a stunning and refined showcase with over 120 artworks including paintings, sculptures and drawings coming from the world’s leading

Free Entry To Italy’s Most Famous Attractions In March Would you like visiting the Uffizi Gallery, the Archaeological Site of Pompeii, the Royal Palace of Naples and the Colosseum for free? Next week you can! From the 5th to the 10th March 2019 will be inaugurated the Museum Week, a special event organized by the Minister of Cultural Heritage Alberto Bonisoli together with the MiBAC: locals and tourists from all over the world can finally visit some of Italy’s most famous attractions without paying a cent!   This first edition of Museum Week will include six days in a row

Are you ready to experience the best Carnival you have ever had? If your answer is affirmative then you really should not miss the Great Carnival in Maiori, one of the most awaited events on the Amalfi Coast since the Seventies. Thousands of masks, floats, dancing groups and a rain of confetti are going to fill the streets of the small village along with live music, traditional games and various entertainment. The first edition dates back to 1971 when the parade was called Gran Carnevale Maiorese and focused on life in the ancient Roman Empire: a huge banquet was set
Vincent Van Gogh is undoubtedly of the most controversial and genial artists the world has ever known. A man whose art has deeply influenced the twentieth century and not only. In the arc of a decade, he created about 2100 artworks, above all paintings, mostly characterized by a deep and dramatic representation of reality, whose ultimate yet elusive meaning, has profoundly inspired modern art. This very meaning is now living in Florence among the walls of the deconsecrated church of Santo Stefano al Ponte, a short walk from the Ponte Vecchio, thanks to the multimedia exhibition Van Gogh Alive –
The Castel Nuovo (or Maschio Angioino) is one of the most famous and important symbols of the city of Naples. It majestic architecture, facing the deep blue Mediterranean Sea, has been part of the history of Naples over the last eight centuries, silently witnessing the constant succession of men who have made the history of the city great. But what’s the real history of Castle Nuovo? Let’s start from the beginning of the story… Named Castrum Novum (New Castle) to distinguish it from the other two royal residences of Naples (Castel dell’Ovo and Castel Capuano), this huge Neapolitan medieval fortress was
If you are looking for a unique and tasty Valentine’s Day or if you simply crave for chocolate you should really come to Naples and let yourself be charmed by Chocoliamo, one of the biggest fairs of chocolate and sweets in Italy. This amazing event dedicated to all chocolate lovers will take place from Friday 8th to Sunday 17th February with ten days of celebrations in the charming neighbourhood of Chiaja, surely of the most enchanting and magic venues of Naples. Walking among the characteristic alleys and buildings of Piazza San Pasquale, Piazza Amendola e Laboratori, all chocoholic will have
Gelato, the good quality one, knows no climate or season. Italians can consume gelato to cool off during summer time or they simply enjoy it for the pure pleasure of tasting an authentic delicacy! At any given time of the day, you’ll indeed find Italians sitting in the squares, walking in the streets, socializing with one another, and enjoying each other’s company over a cone or two. Cioccolato, pistacchio, stracciatella, nocciola, vaniglia…. you are spoilt for choice! But Gelato has also a social value. It has the power to create a sense of belonging and to brings people together. Even
Are you a fan of vintage clothing? Do you like to dress with style and unique garments? Here an unmissable winter event that will definitely suit you! From Wednesday 23rd to Sunday 27th January 2019, the scenic location of the Cavaniglia Pavilion within the Fortezza da Basso in Florence, will host the 33rd edition of the unique fashion fair “Vintage Selection”, considered one of the most prestigious fashion events and an unmissable appointment for vintage clothing lovers. Organized by Stazione Leopolda together with Pitti Immagine, Vintage Selection is a must-see for all fans of vintage culture in search of original
A Brand New Exhibition In The Recently Opened Antiquarium A great news for all Archaeology lovers: the famous Antiquarium of Herculaneum, after almost 44 years, has finally opened to the public to hosts the brand new exhibition “SplendORI, Luxury in the Ornaments of Herculaneum”. Running from the 20th of December 2018 until the 30th September 2019, this incredible collection includes more than 100 jewels and objects from the ancient Roman city of Herculaneum. A unique exhibition that will tell us hundreds of stories of all those who died during the tragic eruption of Mount Vesuvius back in 79 AD. The
Rome is definitely full to the brim with cultural sights, attractions, incredible exhibitions and unmissable events. You may feel overwhelmed and spend your whole time in the Eternal City dragging yourself between monuments and museums without the time to fully discover what this unique city has to offer. Time can indeed be a big issue when traveling, but sometimes you may drift into missing very interesting events while chasing more famous sights.  If you want to wander off the beaten path, if you are a true art lover or simply if you need to catch your breath during your winter
Christmas in Naples is something unique and astonishing, a perfect fusion between the sacred and the profane, the tradition and the innovation: the bustling streets of the historical city centre filled with decorations, the traditional melodies of the zampognari (bagpipes players), the smell of roasted chestnuts and hazelnuts coated in caramel melting together with the unique aroma of the Neapolitan espresso coffee, and, above all, the famous presepe (nativity scene), surely the most representative example of the Neapolitan Christmas. How many of you have walked along the narrow streets of San Gregorio Armeno and have been enchanted by the countless
Another extraordinary female image re-emerges in Pompeii during the new excavations of the Regio V. The myth of Leda and the swan depicted in a unique fresco has been indeed discovered during the stabilization and re-profiling of the excavation fronts, in a cubicle (bedroom) of a house along Via del Vesuvio. The painting, a triumph of sensuality, represents the junction between Zeus, transformed into a swan, and Leda, daughter of Thestios, the King of Pleuron and wife of Tyndareus king of Sparta. According to the Greek myth, Zeus, in love with Leda, turned into a swan to mate with her
Naples is definitely an amazing city with over 2000 years of history and endless things to do and to visit.  It is often gritty and chaotic, with its bustling streets and open air markets but beautiful and authentic at the same time. A place of soul-stirring art-works and landscapes, fascinating buildings and unexpected, inimitable treasures. Everybody knows about the city aboveground with its castles, the museums and the sun-drenched streets, but the real essence of Naples, its heart, lies in the shadow. Naples underground is full of mysterious and gloomy labyrinths where history meets with legend, magic and spirituality. There
A recent discovery in Pompeii seems to change without any doubt the date of the catastrophic eruption of Mt Vesuvius that destroyed the ancient Roman cities in the I century AD. In a letter to the historian Tacitus written 25 years after the tragic event, Pliny the Younger recalls the last days of his uncle and the violent eruption of Mt Vesuvius  dating it back to “nonum kal Septembres”, which is nine days before the beginning of September or the 24th of August 79 AD. A day that has always been taken for granted to calendar this natural disaster. Until
If you are planning to visit the MANN (Archaeological Museum of Naples) in these days, you should be aware of Le quattro giornate di Napoli, the four days of Naples, a fundamental event in the Neapolitan and Italian history. Le quattro giornate di Napoli took place between 27th – 30th September 1943 and refer to those days when Neapolitan people gathered and fought to send the Nazi army away, by counting only on their forces and will of freedom. An important event indeed since Naples was the first city in Europe to free itself from the German army’s oppression and
Cumae, Discovered An Ancient Tomb Featuring A Naked Servant Cumae,  the oldest Ancient Greek settlement in the western world, is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful and intriguing places for archaeologists. Founded in the second half of the 8th century BC by Greeks from Euboea, later sacked by the Oscans and then incorporated into the Roman Empire, this ancient city and its precious and amazing findings have indeed casted a light on crucial aspects of the Greek culture and on the ancient civilization of Ancient Campania. In recent years archaeologists have focused the excavations on an area where a Greek
Rome 2018 Aperol Spritz Festival: A Unique Event To Taste The Famous Italian Cocktail Have you ever heard about Spritz? Would you like to taste this amazing Italian long drink? Well, if the answer is “yes” you cannot miss the event Rome 2018 Aperol Spritz Festival hosted by Roma.Eat, that will take place in the Italian city on Sunday 23 September 2018 at Palazzo Brancaccio. For one day the halls of this marvellous historical palace will be transformed in Aperol Spritz bars opened from 6pm to 2am: 5 stands in total, where famous Italian bartenders will prepare their best cocktails for a
Florence Jazz Fringe Festival 2018 Have you ever heard about the Florence Jazz Fringe Festival (FJFF)? It is one of the most successful and lively festivals in Italy, born from an idea of Furio Di Castri, an Italian musician, who during the first edition was able to register 25,000 admissions, a considerable achievement undoubtedly. FJFF will be back for the Florentine Summer 2018 from 5 to 9 September: 5 days for 70 hours of music, 150 artists who will perform in 12 places for over 50 performances, with a program that will celebrate and enhance the originality of music. FJFF
The Rome Of Kings: A Journey In The Ancient Rome How was life in the Rome of kings, when neither the Senate nor the Empire existed? The answer may lie in the new exhibition that is taking place in Rome at the Capitoline Museums within the rooms of Palazzo Cafarelli and in the area of the Temple of Jupiter until the 27th of January 2019. “The Rome of the kings. The story of Archaeology” it will be indeed the first of a series of temporary exhibits whose aim is to allow visitors to learn about the most ancient phase in
“In Search Of Stabiae”, A New Exhibition Casts Light On The Ancient City Of Stabiae And Its Inhabitants “In Search of Stabiae” is the title of a new exhibition that has been inaugurated at the Antiquarium of Pompeii on the 31st July 2018, and will be on display until the 31st January 2019. The exhibit will focus on the Ancient town of Stabiae that,  together with the archaeological sites of Pompeii and Herculaneum, is without a doubt an area of great interest in the reconstruction of territory settlement dynamics in Campania during the Roman Empire and before it. Thanks to
FERRAGOSTO IN ITALY: regular openings for museums and archaeological sites   Ferragosto is a special day for Italian people, celebrated every year from North to South on the 15th of August. Nowadays it is a catholic feast day in honour of the Virgin Mary, but its roots date back to the Roman Empire. The name Ferragosto comes from the Latin “Feriae Augusti”, which means “August’s rest”, and indicated the days set to celebrate the emperor Octavian Augustus, the first Roman emperor, from which the month of August takes its name. In ancient times, as a pagan feast, it was celebrated
NIGHT WALK IN POMPEII, OPLONTIS AND STABIAE A night with history or better say in the light of history. This could be the motto of the event promoted by the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities that will take place from Friday 27th until 28th September along the routes of the Vesuvian archaeological sites: Pompeii, the Villa of Poppaea at Oplontis, the Antiquarium of Boscoreale and, for the first time, the Villa S. Marco at Stabiae will be illuminated on Friday and Saturday evenings for an evocative night walk. In Pompeii the night walk will begin from Porta Marina and
The Ravello Festival – 66th Edition of the great music event From 30th June to 23rd August 2018 the suggestive village of Ravello on the Amalfi Coast will host the 66th edition of the Ravello Festival, one of the oldest and most renowned music festivals in Italy. A summer event well known all over the world that In over half a century, with its stage overlooking the sea, has hosted excellent international symphony orchestras, opera singers, composers, dancers, choreographers, actors and directors. The kermesse this year will be enriched by 26 appointments where tradition melts with innovation and the classical
"Drink and Run" the famous sporty aperitif of Florence Among the many events, fairs and festivals every summer Florence offers to its visitors, there is a very unusual one called Drink and Run where the participants will be asked to literally…drink and run! A funny 8 Km carefree race among the most suggestive paths of Florence at sunset enhanced with rivers of iced beer to restore the strength: these are the three magic ingredients of this very amusing event that will take place on Tuesday 3 July in the Tuscan city. The meeting point will be at 7 pm at
Concerti al Tramonto: Art, Music and Theatre Festival on Capri Island Imagine yourself sitting on a beautiful terrace in Capri island, drinking a glass of wine and listening to your favourite songs while the sun sets behind your back. It definitely sounds like a beautiful, gentle dream and the good news for you is that it isn’t just a dream but reality! “Concerti al tramonto” is indeed the name of a musical festival that will take place in the breath-taking location of Villa San Michele, which was once the residence of Axel Munthe, the famous Swedish doctor and writer, who
Vinòforum wine festival in Rome Excellent food and wine go on stage at Vinòforum - The Space of Taste, the kermesse dedicated to wine and quality food that will animate Rome with tastings, exclusive dinners, cooking shows, workshops, didactic lessons from 15th to 24th June. The festival will be hosted at Lungotevere Maresciallo Diaz (Farnesina) in Rome and this year, to celebrate its 15th year anniversary, it will inaugurate four brand new areas: the Wine & Gourmet Arena, the Alchemiq Bar, an Oil Shop and an amazing Lounge Bar Distillery. Vinòforum will include hundreds of wineries - some of the best on
DISCOVER THE HISTORIC CITY CENTRE OF NAPLES - PART I Naples is definitely like no other city in Europe. You may love its gritty urban landscape and vow to return the moment you leave, or you will most probably hate it. Its untamed original spirit retains a selection of outstanding elements of the city glorious past and many of its amazing monuments may still be seen in their popular context. Naples is indeed an ancient and compelling city, whose richness requires from every tourist will to explore, time and above all some knowledge of the extraordinary Neapolitan history. So let’s
Poison Naples - “The Power Of Poison” The Great International Exhibition For The First Time In Italy For the first time in Italy in the heart of the city of Naples, the great international exhibit Poison Naples - The power of Poison dedicated to one of the most fascinating and feared topic in nature: the Poison! Extremely powerful and sometimes an incredible instrument for attack or self- defence, the poison can have different origins and shapes within the animal and plant kingdoms. Some species like the yellow scorpion of Palestine, the golden poisonous frog or even the ivy and the

IO DALÍ: an amazing exhibit in Naples to unveil the imagery of Salvador Dalí From March 1st to June 10th 2018, the PAN | Palazzo delle Arti of Naples will be hosting the incredible exhibition “IO DALÍ” that investigates and reveals the secret life and eccentric personality of Salvador Dalí. From the construction of the myth to his immortality, the exhibit aims to unveil the truth behind the Catalan artist, his genius and his one and only artistic talent.   The exhibition, curated by Laura Bartolomé, Lucia Moni and Francesca Villanti in collaboration with the Fundació Gala Salvador Dalí, focuses on

Naples Art Subway Stations   Naples is a city of a thousand faces.  Above ground, the hustle and bustle of its erratic and frenzied daily rhythm while below ground, an unexpected beautiful, comfortable and functional environment. The city underground system has been indeed converted into an eclectic contemporary art museum with the installations of some of the most famous artists inside the subway stations. The project has been supervised by Achille Bonito Oliva, a well-known art critic and curator: the “art subway” as Mr Bonito Oliva declared himself “wasn’t about decorating the architecture, it’s about enhancing the space with the

Van Gogh in Naples – The Immersive Experience The amazing exhibit “Van Gogh – The Immersive Experience” housed in the suggestive location of the Basilica of San Giovanni Maggiore in Naples has been extended until May 13th 2018.   Thanks to a synergy between art and technology and an innovative 3D mapping system all visitors can completely immerse themselves in the masterpieces of the Dutch painter, one of the most famous artists of all time. The exhibition, created and distributed by Exhibition Hub and Next Exhibition, has entirely transformed the interior of the Basilica of San Giovanni Maggiore in Naples with

The Lombards: People who changed history The Archaeological Museum of Naples is housing from 21st December until 25th March 2018 the exhibit The Lombards: people who changed history that illustrate Langobards’ past and the challenges they faced that caused the political and historical fragmentation of the Italian Peninsula. The Lombards (also known as Langobards literally meaning “people with long beards”) were a tribe of Germanic warriors who crossed the Alps and began invading Northern Italy starting from 568 A.D. Some regions remained under the control of the East Roman Empire, others started a brand new phase. Italy had changed forever: it turned into