Italy TravelThe Italy Mix: Silent Places, Hidden Art in Florence

The Italy Mix: Silent Places, Hidden Art in Florence
Published on Sunday, February 23, 2014 by

silent-placesThe Italy Mix is a weekly post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web each week. Here are our top picks for this week:

Academy of Silence: A new organization in Tuscany seeks to gather a list of the quietest hotels, towns and other places in Italy.  One of them, Eremito Hotelito del Alma in Umbria is pictured above. (

Hidden Art in Florence: The Contini Bonacossi Collection, next to the Uffizi, is usually closed to the public. But it will be open for a special run through April 29.  (Visit Tuscany)

Journey with the Shepherds: For a truly authentic experience, travel along the old shepherd’s route through Abruzzo to Puglia.    (Herald Sun)

Pompeii in 3D: Ever wondered what it was like to be in Pompeii in 79AD when Vesuvius exploded? A new 3D movie might give you an idea.  (movie trailer)

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