One of the most iconic places of Liguria when not of all Italy is Portofino. The former fishing village is located within a dreamlike bay at the southern tip of the Tigullio Gulf bay. Surrounded by the azure blue sea and olive trees you will find pastel-colored houses, the little port and on top of a hill the Castello Brown. Over the years the idyllic place became an international jet set destination and is subject to the masterpiece “Love in Portofino” by Dalida
The mystery behind the Shroud of Turin started back in 1898 a photographer took the first black-and-white negative suddenly reveling all the details of the centuries old linen. As a result thousands of believers and curious people pilgrims to the cathedral of Turin to see it also because they believed that it’s the shroud in which Jesus was wrapped in after his crucifixion.
We are continuing our journey to Lucca, a Tuscan city 20 km northeast from Pisa. Discover in this episode the fully preserved 4 kilometer long city wall as well as the old town with its numerous churches, towers, palaces and the amphitheater.
S2 – E8 – Italian Road Trip Day 8 – Florence
We arrive at the most famous place in the Tuscany: Florence. The city is considered as the cradle of the renaissance and possesses numerous works of art. We take you on the top of the famous cathedral and inside its museum, to the Palazzo Vecchio, the Medici-Riccardi palace and the Mercato Centrale.
S1 – E21 – Sicily Vlog – Catania city center tour
We are going southwards! The first time in my Vlogs I’m documenting the most southern region of Italy and the biggest island in the Mediterranean sea: Sicily. Our tour starts at the foot of the mount Etna volcano in the city of Catania.
Situated at the foot of the Alps lies Bergamo, a beautiful city overlooking the Po level on a top of a hill. Discover in this episode must see places and attractions.
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Corpus Christi festivity in Bolsena and Montefiascone
Every year, since more than 200 years, the “Infioratori” of the towns Bolsena and Montefiascone prepare flower carpets up to 3 kilometers long for the Corpus Christi festivity. Discover the beautiful flower designs, the solemn procession and the unbelievable work behind it including all relevant visitor information.
How to visit the cathedral of Florence (Santa Maria del Fiore)
The Santa Maria del Fiore (Florence cathedral) is the main church and the major landmark of Florence. The church who should enlarge the existing religious structure, was originally designed by Arnolfo di Cambio and got approved by the city council in 1294.
S1 – E4 Florence travel guide, Cathedral, Mercato Centrale & Santa Maria Novella (Day 3)
In this last episode of the Florence series I show you how to visit the cathedral of Florence the best…