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The Castle of Avio in Trentino: perfect day trip for kids

The Castle of Avio is one of the most visited castles in Trentino, Italy. Families travelling in the North East of Italy with children of all ages will love it, as it's like a [...]

2020-03-23T19:20:40+01:00Marzo 23rd, 2020|Categorie: heritage & history|Tag: , , |0 Commenti

How to visit museums with kids and distill enthusiasm about culture

Italy is known for its arts and culture - and for a very good reason! Italy is one of the cradles of Western civilisation, and all the ‘big guns’ of history and the arts [...]

2018-01-28T09:41:34+01:00Marzo 3rd, 2017|Categorie: heritage & history|Tag: , , |1 Commento

Leonardo da Vinci, exploring the genius’ hometown

The town of Vinci is about 40km far from Florence, among the stunning hills of Tuscany. Real international renown of Vinci was earned as being the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, who was born there on [...]

2017-05-17T02:03:39+02:00Settembre 8th, 2016|Categorie: heritage & history|Tag: , , |0 Commenti

Pitigliano, the queen of the Tufa Towns

Pitigliano, Sorano and Sovana are better known as the "Tufa Towns", an archaeological park in the heart of Tuscany, which contains various necropolis connected to each other by several intriguing networks of passageways hollowed [...]

2018-02-03T23:56:49+01:00Settembre 30th, 2014|Categorie: heritage & history|Tag: , , |17 Commenti

Discovering Apulia’s ravines and farm

Our journey in the beautiful Apulia (Puglia region) goes on in a world made of trulli, blue skies and clear sea. But Apulia is not just this. There are less well-known lands, full of magic [...]

2018-01-28T08:29:27+01:00Marzo 24th, 2014|Categorie: art & culture, heritage & history|Tag: , , |3 Commenti

The Egyptian Museum in Turin

I always thought emotions and memories are the best gifts a person can receive. Objects go out of fashion and often finish to be locked in some dusty and dark closet. Emotions and experiences [...]

Walt Disney & the Olympic Theatre

Last week we explained you how a visit to the Palladio Museum could turn out to be an amazing experience for kids. Today we recommend another must to see in Vicenza, with some tips [...]

2015-10-18T09:21:59+02:00Maggio 22nd, 2013|Categorie: art & culture, heritage & history|Tag: , , , |0 Commenti

The Palladio Museum in Vicenza

It is often difficult, for people who are not insiders, to understand the meaning of drawings and items shown in a museum dedicated to architecture. Building plans, elevations or models showing how an architectonical [...]

2015-10-18T09:27:56+02:00Maggio 15th, 2013|Categorie: art & culture, heritage & history|Tag: , , , |0 Commenti

Otzi the Italian mummy

Kids of all ages have always been fascinated by a mysterious and legendary creature: the Mummy. Make them live an unforgettable adventure by visiting one of the two Italian museums where mummies are the [...]