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Free Museum Sundays Are Back
Published on Sunday, November 24, 2019 by To the delight of art lovers, Italy’s popular free museum Sundays are back. This popular program, which offers free entry on the first Sunday of the month for both Italian and foreign visitors at state-run museums around the country, was introduced in 2014 by Culture Minister Dario Franceschini. About 15 million visitors took advantage of the offering in total Ho...
The Italy Mix: Dan Brown’s New Book, Prisoners Making Wine
Published on Saturday, June 1, 2013 by The Italy Mix is a 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: Dante Fever in Florence: Dan Brown's latest book The Inferno has tourists flocking to Florence to follow in Robert Langdon's steps.  (The Daily Beast) Venice's Hidden Neighborhood:  The workin...
In Honor of Christopher Columbus, The Highlights of Genoa Italy
Published on Sunday, October 9, 2011 by Perhaps the world's most famous explorer, Christopher Columbus was born in the port city of Genoa (Genova in Italian) in the northwestern corner of what is now Italy. Genoa was a republic at the time of the birth of Christopher Columbus in 1451. In honor of Columbus Day, here is a quick look at what to see in explorer's hometown, Genoa: Historic Caruggi: The Carug...