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City of arts Teramo with vast Roman history

Teramo takes a special role among Italy’s diverse cities of arts in more than one way. For starters, how about the rather unique location in Northern Abruzzo between the tallest summit of the Apennines and the Adriatic Coast? Moreover, agriculture … Continue reading

City of arts Perugia in the heart of Umbria

The heart of Umbria harbours a very special city. Perugia, both capital of the region and of the eponymous province, can look back on a long history that goes back as far as the Early Iron Age. And this very … Continue reading

Ascoli Piceno – the travertine city of arts

There’s a hidden yet monumental treasure surrounded by three mountains and the confluence of two rivers waiting to be discovered at the heart of the breathtakingly stunning nature of the southern Marche. Ascoli Piceno, capital of the eponymous province, is … Continue reading

City of arts Gradara with world-renowned fortress

Gradara pulls off something amazing. The municipality in the Province of Pesaro and Urbino in northern Marche is both a scenic city of arts that exudes extraordinary allure and one of Italy’s most beautiful villages. Gradara managed to retrain most … Continue reading

City of arts Livorno – ideal town of many fortresses

Tuscany’s cities of arts are widely known for their wealth, their astonishing abundance of sights and secret treasures as well as for their eventful, exciting history full of ups and downs. Livorno, however, slightly breaks what seems to be the … Continue reading

City of arts Pisa – more than just a (leaning) tower

When it comes to Italian cities of arts, Pisa’s usually right up there. The stunning city in northern Tuscany, divided by the river Arno, is known around the world for its Leaning Tower. However, that’s certainly not everything this once … Continue reading

The hidden city of arts Prato in Tuscany

There are many stunning cities of arts in Tuscany, each with their own enthralling history and unique architectural diversity, attracting countless visitors from all over the world year after year. However, many seem to forget the second-largest city of the … Continue reading

City of arts Lucca in Northern Tuscany

An exciting city with a vast musical heritage awaits curious visitors in the northwest of Tuscany. Lucca is the birthplace of famous composers such as Giacomo Puccini, Alfredo Catalani and Nicolao Dorati. You additionally get to look forward to a … Continue reading

City of arts Parma beyond culinary indulgence

When it comes to Parma you will probably first think of the amazing, multifaceted, rich cuisine of the city and the entire province. Parmesan and Parma ham spoil the palate and are both foundation and sides to genuine culinary treats. … Continue reading

City of arts Trieste – where different cultures meet

There’s no doubt that Trieste has a special status. The city in north-eastern Italy, only a few kilometres from the Slovenian border, can look back on an eventful history that left its mark on every corner of the capital of … Continue reading