The city of kings, consuls, emperors and popes; for its excellent position in the center of Italy it become the largest city in the Mediterranean in antiquity.

Did you guess what city it is? Rome or l’Urbe, the city par excellence, according to the Latins, today has 2,800,000 inhabitants.Rome, l’Urbe, is the capital of the Latin language and is the only city that hosts a State: we are talking about the enclave of the Vatican State.For our visit to Rome we start …

2019 opens at Caracalla baths…

in Rome at the Baths of Caracalla, the ancient and largest known Roman baths, opened Km of huge gallery underground where the carts used to carry wood to heat the baths passed. This is the technological part of the Spa consisting of the oven, the boilers and the chimney.   The Baths of Caracalla are …

5 stage of your Grand Tour: Naples

NAPLES: Forget everything and start the journey again; on a sunny day, the first sun of the South that makes the colors of absolute sharpness and sublime nature. A stroll through the alleys in search of the Veiled Christ, a harrowing eighteenth-century representation of man; today we still ask ourselves what makes transparent marble: a …

Rome: 4 stage of Grand Tour

Arriving in Rome I suggest you Museo Nazionale Romano a Palazzo Massimo  (whose ticket allows the visit of 3 other sites) in largo di Villa Peretti 67, just in front Termini Station on the left side with beautiful Roman frescoes and a pair of Roman villas (just ask at the reception for the free, obbligatory …

6 stage of your Grand Tour: the capital of Sicily : Palermo

“Italien ohne Sizilien macht gar kein Bild in der Seele: hier ist erst der Schlüssel zu allem!””Italy without Sicily leaves no image. Sicily is the key to everything!” Stentorian words, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe’ s words. Palerme … To forget Palerme is impossible: the city where mothers go hand in hand with their guys, where …

Venezia – Venice: 2 stage of your Grand Tour

Colin Firth  said that there is a life before seeing Venice  and a life after seeing Venice. I agree. Venice is a dream, especially in November when the “silhouttes”  of palaces arise from the midsts of the fog in the canals,  illuminated by the huge Murano glassed light poles. I suggest you to get a …

Florence 3 stage of your Grand Tour

In Florence to visit the Uffizi Museum  book a few days before at the number 055 294883. to avoid the queue; it is  better than on internet. A Palazzo Pitti you can make two visits: the museum of Argentieri with alll the personal collections of Medici’s family, Boboli garden with the beautiful pavillon with the …

Milan: 1 stage of your Grand Tour

MILAN  is a rich and interesting town, not only  the capital of fashion. Fashion has entered in the heart of Milan, around the most chic streets of Italy: Via Montenapoleone, Via Manzoni, Via della Spiga, Via Sant’Andrea: the famous fashion district around which Milan has become a city known internationally.Wandering through these streets you will …