ROME:HERTZIANA LIBRARY RESTORATION

 

The Biblioteca Hertziana, Rome, considered one of the most important centres of documentation of Italian art in the world, is undergoing a major restructuring project. ...

22 Sep 2008 More

 

VENICE NEW BRIDGE OPENED

 

A new bridge over the Grand Canal, Venice, was opened quietly last week. The bridge, name Constitution Bridge to mark the 60 anniversary of the Italian constitution, was given a down-key inauguration ceremony due to controversy over the elevated cost of the project, designed by Spanish architect, Santiago Calatrava, as well as criticisms raised in some quarters regarding the structural design and the lack of disability access.

18 Sep 2008

HOTEL OF THE MONTH

Hotel Lichtenstern (Bolzano)

 

The family-run Hotel Lichtenstern nestles among woods and green meadows in the uplands of Renon above Bolzano (Alto Adige region) with magnificent views towards the towering pinnacles of the Dolomites.....

14 Sep 2008 More

SENIGALLIA HOST'S "PANE NOSTRUM"

The Adriatic seaside resort and fishing port of Senigallia (Marche region) hosts the great Bread Festival “Pane Nostrum” between the 18  and 21  September.

14 Sep 2008 More

ETHIOPIAN ICON RETURNED

 

 

The 1,700-year old Obelisk of Axum has finally returned home from Italy after years of controversy and setbacks.

11 Sep 2008 More

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