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  • Giotto’s Madonna di San Giorgio on Display in Florence Giotto’s Madonna di San Giorg... Published on Friday, March 9, 2018 by
    Giotto’s painting Madonna di San Giorgio alla Costa hasn’t been on public display in 25 years, until now, as it has moved to the Opera del Duomo Museum in the Duomo Cathedral complex in Florence. The tempera and gold painting depicts the Madonna as a queen, holding the Christ Child, w...
  • An Italian Village That Wants To Be A Principality An Italian Village That Wants To Be... Published on Saturday, March 3, 2018 by
    In modern times, most countries are moving away from governance by a monarchy – with the exception of something of a principality in Italy, which adopted a monarchy in 1963 and is now seeking to become a sovereign nation. Seborga, a 5.4-square-mile parcel of land near the French-Italian...
  • Air Italy To Start Flights Between U.S.-Italy Air Italy To Start Flights Between ... Published on Monday, February 26, 2018 by
    The second-largest Italian airline, Meridiana, has rebranded under the name Air Italy. With financial support from new shareholder Qatar Airways, Air Italy is looking to become Italy’s premier airline, as Alitalia is undergoing bankruptcy proceedings. Qatar Airways bought a 49% share in ...
  • Florence’s Duomo Adds Metal Detectors Florence’s Duomo Adds Metal D... Published on Thursday, February 22, 2018 by
    In anticipation of peak summer tourist season, the Duomo cathedral complex in Florence is stepping up security measures by installing seven metal detectors in the building. The new walk-through metal detectors will replace the old handheld detectors, with the goal of reducing the time spen...
  • Destination Florence: New Movie About Florence Destination Florence: New Movie Abo... Published on Saturday, February 17, 2018 by
    The short film Destination Florence is now playing at the Cinema La Compagnia (Via Cavour 50/r) every day at 6 p.m. The 25-minute movie, set at nightfall in Florence, shows a different and intimate side of Florence with stunning imagery. Churches, towers, piazzas, streets, paintings and...
  • “Coolest Neighborhoods” In Italy Announced “Coolest Neighborhoods”... Published on Saturday, February 10, 2018 by
    Three Italian neighborhoods are among Business Insider’s list of Europe’s 18 coolest neighborhoods to visit in 2018: Monti and Piazza Cavour, both in Rome, and Campania (which is really a region but who's arguing) in southern Italy. The list was curated by travel experts, including fro...
  • Venice Celebrating Tintoretto’s 500th Birthday Venice Celebrating Tintoretto’... Published on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 by
    Venice is gearing up to celebrate Tintoretto’s 500th birthday all year, with the main event on Sept. 7. The painter, whose real name was Jacopo Robusti, was born in Venice in 1518, though his exact birthdate is unknown. The months-long celebration will include special events around the c...
  • Gucci Garden Opens In Florence Gucci Garden Opens In Florence Published on Monday, January 29, 2018 by
    Gucci recently opened Gucci Garden, an experiential retail space in Florence dedicated to promoting the brand and its history. The concept is located in a 14th-century palazzo and comprises three floors. On the ground floor is a boutique with items exclusive to Gucci Garden – includin...
  • In Florence, Cosimo’s Bathroom Opens To Public In Florence, Cosimo’s Bathroo... Published on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 by
    At the Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, a newly restored bathroom used by Cosimo I de’ Medici – called the Comodo di Cosimo – is now open to the public. More like a spa than a bathroom, the Renaissance-era Comodo di Cosimo features a large stone bathtub, a hydraulic system used to he...
  • Italian National Anthem Legally Named Italian National Anthem Legally Nam... Published on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 by
    After 71 years of retaining unofficial status, the Italian senate has legally adopted the Italian national anthem as the national song. Officially called Il Canto degli Italiani, the song is colloquially known as L’Inno di Mameli (Mameli’s Hymn) after its writer, or Fratelli d’Itali...
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