Palmanova and the “casoni” in Friuli

Today I would like to tell you about Palmanova, an extraordinary fortified town, an ideal city with a triple circle of walls to protect it from the foreshadowing enemy invasions of the North, already begun by the Romans giving it its current shape. In 1593, in 1658 and in 1806, 3 successive fortifications were built …

Verona – Humanity Treasure

Verona is a beautiful city in the north of Italy,  homeland of Romeo and Juliet, which is so well written by Shakespeare in his book. In Verona I like to stroll by Piazza delle Erbe and have a look in the flea market, and sometimes go to the great Arena of Verona  where it is …

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 …