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  • Steve’s Travel Tips:  Churches in Rome (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: Churche... Published on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I'm thrilled to host a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. How many YEARS would it take you to visit every church in Rome if you visited one a day? Any...
  • Florence’s Basilica di Santo Spirito Opens Cloister Florence’s Basilica di Santo ... Published on Saturday, April 29, 2017 by
    The Basilica di Santo Spirito in Florence has opened its cloister to the public for the first time. The cloister of the former monastery and convent was a space that connected different parts of the complex, such as the basilica and the dining hall, that the monks who lived there used dail...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: Dinner In Italy (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: Dinner I... Published on Sunday, April 23, 2017 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I'm thrilled to host a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. This time I'm back talking about a most important activity in Italy - eating - and what bett...
  • New Membership Card for Italy’s Contemporary Museums New Membership Card for Italy’... Published on Monday, April 17, 2017 by
    On June 1, contemporary and modern art museums across Italy will introduce a membership card that allows access to all participating museums. The project, called Contemporaneamente Italia, was announced ahead of the G7 Culture Summit, held in Florence at the end of March. Cards will cost 3...
  • Gucci To Restore Boboli Gardens in Florence Gucci To Restore Boboli Gardens in ... Published on Thursday, April 13, 2017 by
    Italian fashion house Gucci announced that it will donate  2 million euros to beautify and restore the famous Boboli Gardens in Florence. One of the most beautiful parks in Italy, the Boboli Gardens inspired other elegant European green spaces such as those at the Palace of Versailles in ...
  • Norcia and L’Aquila Apply For UNESCO World Heritage Status Norcia and L’Aquila Apply For... Published on Sunday, April 9, 2017 by
    After taking a year off from submitting UNESCO World Heritage bids, Italy has put forth two bids for the country’s central region for consideration next year. If approved, the sites would be added to Italy’s list of 51 total UNESCO World Heritage sites, the most of any country. The ...
  • Restored Da Vinci Painting Back in Uffizi Restored Da Vinci Painting Back in ... Published on Thursday, April 6, 2017 by
    Leonardo da Vinci’s Adoration of the Magi has been successfully restored and returned to the Uffizi Gallery. The painting spent six years in the Opificio delle Pietre Dure, a Florence research and conservation institute, whose conservation team left the painting cleaner and brighter....
  • Exhibit: Bill Viola Video Installation in Florence Exhibit: Bill Viola Video Installat... Published on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 by
    A new video installation, running through July 23, at Palazzo Strozzi  in Florence celebrates the contemporary work of Bill Viola. The exhibit, Bill Viola. Electronic Renaissance, links the artist’s contemporary work with that of Renaissance painters. Viola, an American contemporary ...
  • Rome Coffee Prices Face Hike Rome Coffee Prices Face Hike Published on Sunday, March 26, 2017 by
    Coffee, a cultural staple in Rome, has long been among Italy’s, and the world’s, cheapest cups of espresso. That may change, though, as coffee prices are set to increase at bars all over the city. Romans, entrenched in the national coffee culture like most Italians, will have to pay 10...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: Easter in Italy (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: Easter i... Published on Wednesday, March 22, 2017 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I'm thrilled to host a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. In this video, I'm talking about Easter in Italy!  No one can celebrate spring and Easter ...
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