Some Historic Facts about Italy

Maybe you didn’t know this before, but the word ‘Italy’ in Greek means the “land of cattle calves and veal”. This article is meant to introduce you briefly to some historic facts that have lead to build what is nowadays known as Italy, one of the most visited countries across Europe each and every year. It is this history that

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Matera – explore unique Cave dwellings in southern Italy

Matera at the canyon Le Gravine di Matera, Basilicata, Italy

Matera is a wonderful place in the arid inland region of Basilicata in southern Italy. Matera is a town situated on the edge of a deep ravine and is divided into busy upper quarter and peaceful lower quarter Sassi (“caves”), which is further divided into Sasso Barisano and more picturesque Sasso Caveoso. Matera residents formerly lived in houses dug into

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Asti – one of the largest architectural and cultural sights

Asti cathedral, Piemonte, Italy

Asti is a city located east of Turin, and belongs to Piemonte region. While strolling around Asti you will feel like on a roller coaster because it lies in the hilly landscape. History and Architecture The city was founded by the ancient Romans and how was their custom, they have built fortifications all around the city. Even today in some

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La Spezia – one of the most important cities of the northern Italian region Liguria

La Spezia, Liguria, Italy

La Spezia is one of the most important cities of the northern Italian region of Liguria, located near the border with Tuscany on the coast of the Ligurian Sea. It lies in a narrow strip between the sea and inland Hills. Historical significance Because of its “defenseless” position, La Spezia has developed one of the largest arsenals and naval military

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