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The museum devoted to works from Florence's famed Duomo is opening a short exhibit this week devoted to Instagram photos of the Renaissance cathedral. From Friday through Sunday, the Centro Arte e Cultura dell'Opera di Santa Maria del Fiore is
I took part in the last edition, at the end of August, engaging in a public conversation about Jewish culture and mainstream society, with Enrico Fink, the musician (and director of cultural affairs for the Florence Jewish community) who devised the
Positano to Amalfi, we were quite intent in watching the changing moods of the Tyrrhenian Sea to our right. After about 45 minutes, we turned our heads to look at the other side, and we caught our breaths. Whitewashed stone houses, hundreds of them
History and Coffee During the Roman era, some 20,000 spectators would fill the stone seats of the arcaded amphitheater in what is now Piazza Sant'Oronzo. Today the locals tend to congregate on the lively outdoor terrace of Caffe Alvino on the Piazza
If you go Lodging and dining The Hotel Metropole (Corso Umberto, 154; hotelmetropoletaormina.it ) is an urbane antidote to Taormina's grand antiques-strewn hotels; it has 23 minimalist rooms and suites and an ideal location beside Piazza IX Aprile...
Milan police stopped three people after a parachutist landed in front of Milan's landmark gothic cathedral, the Duomo, at dawn on Thursday. Investigators believe the parachute-landing in the city's main square, Piazza Duomo, may have been a publicity
The tourist, who was not named, was attacked near the famous Duomo cathedral. Doctors at the Santa Maria Nuova hospital said the man suffered knife wounds to a kidney and a lung but was no longer critical, and was conscious and breathing unaided.
A 68-year-old American tourist was stabbed in Florence's main square in front of the famed Duomo cathedral on Tuesday. Police said he was listening to a street musician with his wife when someone tried to mug him and he resisted. Doctors said he
Since 2009, most of the area around the cathedral has been pedestrianised, which makes it much safer for children...It was perfect for children Hayden's age, but would be impossible for younger children as there is no lift. After all that climbing an
When the first earthquakes for half a millennium hit the northern Italian region of Emilia Romagna in May, they cut a swathe through some of the country's most beautiful Renaissance architecture. Six months on, the fight to retrieve and restore those