NEW GUIDE TO VIA FRANCIGENA

Walkers will greatly appreciate the new guide to the 200 km tract of the Via Francigena, the historic pilgrim’s route to Rome from Canterbury, that runs between Radicofani in Tuscany to the Eternal City.

11 Dec 2012 More

VATICAN ISSUES COLONNADE STAMPS

In order to raise funds to complete the restoration work of Bernini’s monumental colonnade at St. Peter’s, the Vatican has announced that it will issue two commemorative stamps, complete with certificate of authenticity.

           

08 Dec 2012 More

MOZZARELLA DI BUFALA CAMPANA DOP PROMOTIONAL DRIVE

The consortium of Mozzarella di Bufala Campana DOP has embarked on an extensive promotional drive to make consumers aware of the difference in quality of the genuine product and its many imitators.

 

05 Dec 2012 More

VENICE LAUNCHES “RESTAURI APERTI” PROJECT

Italy’s expert restorers of old buildings, monuments and works of art recently demonstrated their skills during the “Restauri Aperti” (Open Restoration work-in-progress) project involving a number of prestigious Venetian buildings, including the famous Gritti Palace hotel, Palazzo Papadopuli, the Church of the Jesuits and Cī¿½ Corner della Regina. A

02 Dec 2012 More

MILAN DUOMO LAUNCHES ADOPT A SPIRE APPEAL

Milan’s magnificent gothic cathedral has 135 spires, all in desperate need of restoration and the Venerando  Fabbrica del Doumo, which has been in charge of maintenance since the Duomo was built in 1387, has launched an appeal for sponsors to help with repairs.

29 Nov 2012 More

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