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Italy Travel Photo: The Christ of Maratea
Published on Monday, May 12, 2014 by   In 1963, commissioned by Count Rivetti, who first put Maratea's name on the tourism map,  Florentine sculptor Bruno Innocenti crafted the 72-foot statue called Il Redentore (the redeemer) out of white marble. It towers over Maratea (a beach resort in Basilicata) from Mount St. Blaise near the basilica of the town's patron saint. (If you're wondering, th...
Italy Travel Photos: Christmas in Milan
Published on Friday, December 6, 2013 by Milan is stunning during the Christmas season. Check out these photos of Milan's Duomo and holiday lights. Photos by Italy Chronicles and  abnormalbeauty,
Italy Travel Photo: Red Vespas in Rome
Published on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 by You can't visit the city of Rome without coming upon a Vespa parked on almost any street or whizzing by. These red Vespas truly stand out against a Roman backdrop. Photo by tekaybe,
Italy Travel Photo: Everyone Loves The Beach on Sardinia
Published on Sunday, June 23, 2013 by The stunning beaches on the island of Sardinia aren't just for people apparently! This photo was taken in Porto Pino in southern Sardinia. Photo by emmequadro61,
Italy Travel Photo: Taormina Sicily
Published on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 by Taormina is one of the most beautiful towns in all of Sicily.  One of the most famous sites in Taormina is the 3rd century Greek theater at Monte Tauro, offering views of Mount Etna. There are also plenty of opportunities for fun in the sun at nearby beaches and golf courses. Taormina is a stop on Perillo's 12-day South & Sicily Tour. Photo by scott1723, f...
Italy Travel Photo – Alabaster Craftsman in Volterra Tuscany
Published on Thursday, May 16, 2013 by   One of the magical experiences of visiting Italy is watching master artisans at work... This craftsman is in the town of Volterra, in Tuscany, a place known for its alabaster creations. Photo by Theodore Scott,
The Italy Mix: New Hotel Initiative in Italy, New NY-Milan Flight
Published on Sunday, April 14, 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: New Hotel Initiative in Italy: The Italian government leases abandoned castles to hoteliers for cash. ( Slide Show: Fast Lane in Italy: Take a midnight Vespa ride through a Tuscan vill...
Italy Travel Photo – Salt in Trapani Sicily
Published on Friday, April 12, 2013 by Trapani in Sicily is famous for some of Europe's oldest salt marshes - providing tasty sea salt and beautiful to look at as well! Photo by dapho,
Italy Travel Photo: Ravello on the Amalfi Coast
Published on Monday, March 25, 2013 by There are few places in Italy as stunning as the Amalfi Coast and few places as magnificent on the beautiful coastline as the cliffside paradise of Ravello. This photo was taken at the gardens of Villa Cimbrone, a must-visit. Photo by dalbera,
Italy Travel Photo: Tuscany in Snow
Published on Saturday, February 23, 2013 by Tuscany is simply a dream any time of year. But can you imagine the rolling hills of Chianti covered in snow? This photo is from a beautiful snowfall in 2009. It doesn't snow very often in Tuscany but when it does, what a sight to behold. Photo by artistica2004,