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Florence From the Top

Florence From the Top

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One might say that the idea to build panoramic decks on the top of new skyscrapers is a new trend of modern architecture counting in a best case scenario only one hundred years. Still, by traveling to Italy, we might easily discover that local Florence visionaries realized this kind of viewing points half a millennium ago.

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Dolce Vita at Lake Lugano: A One Day Sweet Retreat

Dolce Vita at Lake Lugano: A One Day Sweet Retreat

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While exploring Northern Italy and after having visited beautiful Milan, Como, Bergamo and Stresa, and their seething streets pumping with sun, energy and life, it is time to escape in a peaceful and quiet paradise. After busy days of intense shopping, sight-seeing and walking-walking-walking wouldn’t you enjoy a one day retreat in a place where you don’t have to do anything? Just to sit on a shore taking in the the sun, alpine air, a soft breeze and a breathtaking view on… Switzerland!

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Pantheon: 2000 years of history

Pantheon: 2000 years of history

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The Pantheon in Rome is one of the most famous monuments of the city and perhaps the most enigmatic building of the whole Italy. This splendid church dedicated “to all the gods” was commissioned by Marcus Agrippa during the reign of Augustus (27 BC – 14 AD) and was finally completed in 128 AD by the emperor Hadrian. This makes this amazing construction one of the oldest examples of architecture we have on our planet today. Built about two thousand years ago, it is still there!

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Rising Vacations

Rising Vacations

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Cultural Italy is very pleased and proud to welcome Rising Vacations, a new travel agency specialized in vacations to Europe! Born at the same time of the new British princess, Rising Vacations can be considered a true Royal Baby. In the same way Cultural Italy provides luxury travel service for Italy, Rising Vacations is available for other must-see European destinations.

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Millenary Parma Cathedral

Millenary Parma Cathedral

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Parma is one of the oldest cities of Italy. It was founded long-long time ago, in 183 b.C., by the ancient Romans. So no wonder, its tall two-thousand-years-old history is famous with its artistic and architectural tradition.

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Arco della Pace: French heritage in the heart of Milan

Arco della Pace: French heritage in the heart of Milan

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Milan is well known for its museums, theaters and numerous architectural attractions. However, as far as the weather is getting better and the sun warms up more and more cozy streets of this Italian city, we think it is the right moment to speak about open air monuments of the capital of Expo-2015.

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Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa: legends & miracles

Piazza dei Miracoli in Pisa: legends & miracles

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Architecture is one of the strongest travel attractions in the world. Somehow some buildings are surprisingly capable to constantly draw thousands and thousands of visitors. Often just to see the world’s best stone works people are ready to cross oceans flying for dozens of hours toward an opposite side of the globe. Isn’t it a kind of magic?

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