Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum

Pompei

The mighty ruins of the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum and their villas buried by the eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 AD, provide a complete and vivid picture of everyday life in a particular historical period, unprecedented in the world. Pompeii was built in the 6th century BC, while Herculaneum is said to have … Read more Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum

Rome’s historic center

Better known as the “Eternal City”, “caput mundi”, “navel of the world”, Rome is without doubt one of the most beautiful and historic cities in the world. Its historic center is bounded by the Aurelian walls and the Gianicolense walls, guarding over 25,000 points of environmental and archaeological interest. The World Heritage site, includes some … Read more Rome’s historic center

Syracuse

Sicilia Siracusa il Duomo

The province of Syracuse occupies the south eastern part of Sicily. Its shores are washed by the Ionian Sea to the east and to the south by the Mediterranean Sea. The southernmost tip of the province is represented by Capo Passero that is bathed by both seas. The coasts of the province of Syracuse are … Read more Syracuse

Trapani

Sicilia Trapani

The province of Trapani is situated in the western part of Sicily and is wet by the Tyrrhenian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea, it has also had a long history and has been in contact with many civilizations of which we can still admire the archaeological remains. Its coastline alternates long sandy beaches to steep … Read more Trapani

What to do and see in Vibo Valentia

Vibo-Valentia-panoramica-centro-storico

The old town is characterized by the geometry of the medieval town, with monumental buildings. The main attractions are the bell tower of St. Michael and the Norman Castle that today houses the  Archaeological State Museum. Inside the museum preserves one of the most precious finds from the Hellenic past: the “Thin gold sheet”, the … Read more What to do and see in Vibo Valentia

Sicily

Sicilia

Sicily as well as being the largest Italian region is also the largest italian island; is surrounded by the Tyrrhenian Sea, the Ionian Sea and the Mediterranean Sea and is divided from Calabria via the Strait of Messina (about 3.5 km wide). This region has hosted over the centuries various civilizations that have occupied the … Read more Sicily

What to do and see in Enna

Sicilia Enna Piazza Armerina Villa casale

Because of its central geographical limitation, Enna, capital of the province, is called the “Navel of Sicily” and for the beautiful views is called the “Belvedere of Sicily”. The city has an enviable panoramic position that allows, from the old town, to appreciate its location; the Castello di Lombardia, symbol of the city, is an imposing … Read more What to do and see in Enna

Messina

Sicilia Messina

The province of Messina occupies the north eastern tip of Sicily. Its coasts, a total length of about 220 km, bathed by two seas; in the northern part by the Tyrrhenian Sea and in the east by the Ionian Sea. In the city of Messina is the closest point to the coast of Calabria and … Read more Messina

Palermo

Sicilia Palermo

The province of Palermo is the largest province of Sicily. Is situated in the northern part of Sicily on the coast overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea. Its territory, on the inside, is mostly mountainous and hilly instead the coastal territory consists of many plains, the best known is the Conca d’Oro where stands Palermo,the capital of … Read more Palermo

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