Explore Ancona holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | Often brushed aside as being just another of Italy's bolshie, gritty port towns, Ancona is no beauty at first glance from the ferry, it's true. But there's more to Ancona than meets the superficial eye, and to simply bypass it is to miss much. In the old town, crowned by the <em>duomo</em>, you can peel back layers of history of the city founded by Greek settlers from Syracuse around 387 BC,...

Explore Ancona holidays and discover the best time and places to visit.

How To Travel Italy By Train - A First Timer's Guide incl. Things To Do And Places To Stay | Visit the best of Italy with only one rail pass! Getting around by train is a comfortable and fun way to move across Italy, from Milano to Venice, Florence and Rome... | via @Just1WayTicket | Interrail Eurail Europe Train Travel

How to Travel Italy by Train - A First Timer's Guide incl. Things to do and Places to Stay

How To Travel Italy By Train - A First Timer's Guide incl. Things To Do And Places To Stay Visit the best of Italy with only one rail pass! Getting around by train is a comfortable and fun way to move across Italy, from Milano to Venice, Florence and Ro

Column of Marcus Aurelius in Rome, in Piazza Colonna. Modeled on Trajan's Column, it depicts the story of Marcus Aurelius’ Danubian wars. http://thehistoryofrome.typepad.com/the_history_of_rome/page/2/

What a magnificent structure to look at! Column of Marcus Aurelius in Rome, in Piazza Colonna. Modeled on Trajan's Column, it depicts the story of Marcus Aurelius’ Danubian wars.

Italy's Picturesque Bell Towers | ITALY Magazine

Italy's Picturesque Bell Towers

Explore Calabria holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | If a Vespa-riding, siesta-loving, unapologetically chaotic Italy still exists, it's in Calabria. Rocked by recurrent earthquakes and lacking a Matera or Lecce to give it high-flying tourist status, this is a corner of Italy less globalised and homogenised. Its wild mountain interior and long history of poverty, Mafia activity and emigration have all contributed to its distinct culture. Calabria is unlikely to be t...

If a Vespa-riding, siesta-loving, unapologetically chaotic Italy still exists, it's in Calabria. Rocked by recurrent earthquakes and lacking a.

Milan, Italy, a wonderful city filled with history and fashion. But no trip to the city of Milan is complete without these wonderful foodie experiences. Here are 10 must try before you die foodie experiences to have in Milan. Discover the world at MatadorNetwork.com.

10 food experiences you need to have in Milan before you die

Milan, Italy, a wonderful city filled with history and fashion. But no trip to the city of Milan is complete without these wonderful foodie experiences. Here are 10 must try before you die foodie experiences to have in Milan

History of Italy

Italian History In many ways, the history of Italy is the history of the modern world. So many pivotal moments in our collective past have taken place in Italy that it can be considered Europe’s historical keystone.

Castle of Masino, Piedmont, Italy. www.italianways.com/the-history-of-italy-in-fais-castle-of-masino/ - Italian Ways

The history of Italy in FAI’s Castle of Masino

#Tuscany is an area of #Italy that is full of stunning architecture, fascinating history and delicious food. If you're planning a holiday to Tuscany, here are six beautiful cities to choose from (#sponsored) via @sallyakins

Six Beautiful Cities to Visit in Tuscany

Tuscany is an area of Italy that is full of stunning architecture, fascinating history and delicious food. If you're planning a holiday to Tuscany, here are six beautiful cities to choose from (sponsored)

Florence - Italie

Il Duomo ~ Florence city centre and in the distance Tuscany landscape, Italy. ~~One of the most beautiful sites on our trip to Italy~~

Bell towers - of all styles and sizes - are a defining characteristic of most Italian towns and villages, as we pointed out in this feature about the history of Italy's campanili.  Some of them are world famous, like Giotto's Campanile in Florence or St. Mark's Campanile in Venice; others are not as well-known, but just as beautiful!  From north to south, check out this slideshow of Italy's charming bell towers.

Italy's Picturesque Bell Towers

An "old lady" steeped in the culture and history of Italy, who provided hospitality for emperors, popes, artists and the nobility....

Day Tripper: Tivoli

Discover two UNESCO World Heritage Sites, Villa d’Este and Hadrian’s Villa, on a guided full-day trip to Tivoli from Rome. You’ll learn interesting Renaissance history, discover awe-inspiring archaeological ruins and admire elaborate gardens and dazz

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