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La Festa dei Ceri in Gubbio medieval town

Gubbio is home to the Corsa dei Ceri, a run held every year always on the 15th day of May, in which three teams, devoted to St. Ubaldo (the patron saint of Gubbio), S. Giorgio, and S. Antonio, run through throngs of cheering supporters (clad in the distinctive colours of yellow, blue and black, with white trousers and red belts and neckbands),...

Caffè Greco in Rome

Some of the most charming, antique cafes here include Antico Caffè Greco, located in elegant Via dei Condotti, and considered to be Italy’s oldest after Caffè Florian in Venice. Founded in 1760, Caffè Greco owes its name to its Greek founder, Nicola della Maddalena. A stomping-ground for both foreign and Italian artists and intellectuals since the 19th Century, and a...

Superfast ferry

"The Superfast vision began to materialize in 1995 with the deployment of the first pair of pioneering German-built car passenger ferries on the Patras-Ancona route reducing travelling time from 36 to 20 hours and setting new standards in maritime transport between Greece and Italy." (official website) Superfast Ferries is the ferry company in the Italy – Greece routes with 4...

Roman Carnival

The History The Roman Carnival is an ancient tradition whose origins date back to the Middle Ages. It is one of the most famous and popular events celebrated in Italy. Traditionally, Roman carnival consisted of a large public celebration that lasted 8 days, ending the night of Fat Tuesday, the day marking the beginning of Lent. Carnival in Rome became a popular celebration...

Wine cellar Buccone in Rome

“Once it was Marquesses Cavalcabò’s coach-house, then a tavern and since 1969 it has been changed into a wine cellar. It was the first in Rome that poured out high quality wines, among which the famous Picolit, since 1980, after Mr. Domenico Buccone’s death, Maddalena, Domenico’s wife, enriched the service by adding specialized food, pasta, honey, jam.” Most of the store’s...

Bicycle in Rome

The Campagnolo Cycling Race in Rome ROME - 14. October 2012: Bike Show and Expo. International exhibitors presenting their new products. ROME - 14. October 2012 (ecological day, against air pollution): cyclists in road Fori Imperiali during the prohibition of the movement of cars in the city center.

Feltrinelli & IBS book stores in Rome

Feltrinelli International A big Daddy of books in languages other than Italian. If you’re looking to stock up on the latest titles from around the world or browse a great range of dictionaries or grammar books for studying Italian, this is the place to get the job done. The Feltrinelli Group is one of the main Italian cultural industries, with a...

The House of Cinema in Rome

Inside the historical Casina delle Rose, one of the most beautiful areas of Villa Borghese, the building of the Casa del Cinema (House of Cinema) , completely restored, covers an area of 2,500 square meters. The heart of the building hosts an extraordinary movie house, the Sala Deluxe. It not only has the most modern projection and sound systems, but also...

I Primi d’Italia (The First Courses of Italy)

I Primi d'Italia (The First Courses of Italy) is the first and only National Festival of First Courses. Pasta, rice, soups, gnocchi, polenta are the protagonists of the more appetizing culinary marathon of Italy. An event that dresses up the entire historical center of Foligno, promoting all-round culture of the first dish on the table. I Primi d'Italia takes place the last week of...

Chioggia’s fish market

"A red spot behind the ancient city barn: it's the fishmarket. The colour of the city is red: red is the sunset on the lagoon and the dawn on the sea. Red stand the houses, between ochre traditional sails. Red hot is the temperament of its crabby inhabitants. Red are the barboni (mullets) and the freshly captured fish. Red...

Settembrini Café and bistrot in Rome

“Settembrini is not only a meeting place and a social space but also your home. A place best experienced and discovered little by little, an engaging, laid back, carefree world and a place full of history and events, of food and kitchens, of wines and cellars, of pantries and living rooms. We love to believe that walking into one...

Bar del Fico in Rome

"Named after the ancient fig tree outside, this hipster hangout near the beautiful Santa Maria della Pace church is very popular with chess players of all ages, together with those filling their boots at the free pizza Aperitivo, which is accompanied by DJs. Decorated like an old Parisian cafe and split over two rooms, with the chess tables outside, the atmosphere...

Louis Vuitton in Rome

Louis Vuitton is a house founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. Louis Vuitton is one of the world's leading international fashion houses; it sells its products through standalone boutiques, lease departments in high-end department stores. The company operates in 50 countries with more than 460 stores worldwide. The Louis Vuitton label was founded by Vuitton in 1854 on Rue Neuve...

Giolitti, old ice cream shop and bar in Rome

"Since 1900 has nutrured a taste for perfection. Harmonies of flavors and great tradition for one of the oldest and most renowned locations in Rome, famous and appreciated in Italy and around..." It all began back in 1890 when Giuseppe and Bernadina Giolitti opened a creamery on the Salita del Grillo, where they sold milk from their own pastures in the Roman countryside....

Everyday scenes and people in Rome, snapshots… (Part one)

Walking around Rome. Some snapshots of everyday life in Rome. People and viewpoints of the city's places.

The Port of Ancona

The Port of Ancona lies on the eastern Adriatic shores of central Italy about 126 nautical miles southeast of the Port of Venice. It is also some 250 kilometers northeast of the Port of Civitavecchia (Rome's main port) on the western shores of the Italian peninsula. After World War II, the Port of Ancona pursued extensive efforts to rebuilt...

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