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Villages in the city

Discovering the villages in the heart of the great Italian cities

The Superga Basilique: a charming votive baroque jewel

The Superga Basilique of Turin, among the best masterpieces of Baroque architecture, the mausoleum of the House of Savoy and symbol of the Piedmontese victory over the French army that besieged the city. Turin is a city in the north-west of Italy.

The ancient Città Alta, like an ancient village in the heart of Bergamo

Bergamo Alta, the ancient center of the city. From Piazza Vecchia to Piazza del Duomo among alleys, arcades, artisan shops and historical places. Among towers, palaces, museums, then the Cathedral, the Baptistery, the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore

Gubbio, the ancient village and the license of madmen

Alleys, squares, medieval buildings: Gubbio welcomes its ancient village of rare beauty, unchanged over the centuries. A heritage to discover and an unusual license to achieve

The suggestive charme of Byzantine Ravenna

The Byzantine masterpieces in Ravenna, which make this city one of the best and most important centers of the Byzantine culture in Italy: Saint Vitale's Basilique and the characteristic mosaic of Ravenna. Ravenna is a city in the north-east of Italy.

The Medieval masterpieces of Parma

The Cathedral and Baptistery of Parma. Parma is a city in the center-north of Italy. Parma has medieval masterpieces which make this square one of the most beautifull in Italy.

Gallipoli, the 'beautiful city' of Salento

Gallipoli, a popular destination not only for its iconic beaches such as Lido Pizzo, Punta della Suina and Baia Verde but also for its ancient history and its ancient village

The district of San Ferdinando, like an ancient village in the heart of ancient Naples

The monumental center of ancient Naples, between art treasures and historic cafes, between Piazza del Plebiscito and Palazzo Reale, from Castel Nuovo to the Teatro San Carlo, from Galleria Umberto I to Gran Caffè Gambrinus, among alleys, squares, shops an

Rome and its Trastevere, like a picturesque village beyond the Tiber

From Piazza Trilussa to the Gianicolo, between the charm of the Basilica of Santa Maria. Then the alleys and streets, from Via della Lungara to Vicolo del Bologna to Salita Sant'Onofrio to Lungotevere Raffaello Sanzio.

Cosenza, the ancient capital of the Bruzi.

In the Calabrian hinterland there is the ancient heart of one of the main cities of the region. Historical treasures, panoramas and flavors of the past make it one of the most evocative destinations in the south.

The district of Venezia Nuova, the ancient center of Livorno

In the ancient heart of the maritime city, among canals, bridges, ancient buildings and picturesque corners. The only district in the city to have preserved the architectural heritage after the Second World War.

The historic center of Bolzano, a delightful heart of the Alps.

In the heart of South Tyrol there is one of the most beautiful historical centers of the Alps. History, culture, traditions and much craftsmanship in the city that was an important center of merchants. The Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta is very beautifu

The ancient Ferrara, a jewel city in the Estensi lands.

The immense Este castle, the cathedral of San Giorgio, the many historic shops, herbalists, bookshops and delicatessens, then eel, the tasty rolled bacon and pampepato.

Old Grosseto, the ancient heart of the Tuscan Maremma

The ancient city center between squares, historic buildings, churches and streets where you can stroll and do shopping. Among the delicacies, local salami and cheese, pici all'amatriciana and wild boar. Among the desserts cantuccini with Vin Santo.

Old Bari, the ancient heart of the Apulian capital

The ancient district of San Nicola, among churches, votive niches, the Byzantine cathedral of San Sabino, the Norman castle, the Basilica of San Nicola, then a taste of rice, potatoes and mussels.

Between the walls of the ancient heart of Lucca

As a walled village in the heart of the city, among the Ducal Palace, the Duomo, the picturesque Piazza dell'Affiteatro and the Giunigi Tower, between a spelled soup and tornelli.

The San Marco sestiere, like a hamlet in the heart of Venice

The oldest and most famous of Venetian sights, between St. Marco's Square and the Grand Canal, between Rialto and the Phoenix, between bacars and restaurants, shops and vaporetti, churches, palaces and canals, bridges, calli and campielli.