RAVELLO FESTIVAL PROGRAMME

 

The Ravello Festival renews its commitment to offer the best with its 2014 programme featuring top symphony orchestras and legendary jazz performers. Perched on a terrace high above the Amalfi coast, the Festival offers a unique scenic and musical experience under the stars from the 21st June to the 13th September 2014.


 

 

15 Mar 2014 More

ROME: “LA GRANDE BELLEZZA” TOURS

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Rome tour operators have lost no time in organizing “Great Beauty” tours, based on the places that feature in the Oscar-winning Italian film “La Grande Bellezza”. Apparently, there is already demand to visit little-known beauty spots in the Eternal city,  such as the Acqua Paolo Fountain on the Janiculum hill,  the Garden of the Oranges and the Villa del Priorato on the Aventine hill, the Park of the Aqueducts, the EUR monuments and Bramante’s Tempietto di San Pietro in Montonio.

 

12 Mar 2014 More

POPE’S GARDENS OPEN TO PUBLIC


 

This year, for the first time, the Pontifical Gardens of Castelgandolfo will be opened regularly to the public. The gardens, which surround the traditional papal summer residence in the Alban Hills some 20 miles from Rome, are renowned for their beauty, although few visitors have had the privilege of seeing them in the past.


09 Mar 2014 More

TURIN VENARIA REALE ¿½ YEAR OF “MAGNIFICENCE”

 

The former Savoy hunting lodge just outside Turin re-opens on the 8th March 2014 with a programme of events based on the concept of “magnificence”, in keeping with the opulence of the royal retreat. The exhibition, “Splendours of Italian Royal Houses: the Este family, patrons and collectors of the arts from the ‘500 to ‘700”, featuring works by Titian, Tintoretto, Guercino, Velasquez and other important masters, will run until the 6th July 2014.


07 Mar 2014 More

ITALY: SPRING TOURISM LOOKS GOOD


 

According to data published by the Italian Touring Club, bookings for spring breaks in Italy are up this year. In addition to the traditional “art cities”, other areas have been successful in attracting visitors through events, exhibitions and various initiatives.


04 Mar 2014 More

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