Italian bikescapes: visual chronicles of lonely bikes throughout Italy

(updated April 17, June 2 and June 18, 2014) We have a weak spot for lonely bikes. Bicycles that act as the main characters in beautiful settings throughout the scenic towns and villages of Italy. Urban, practical or whimsical bicycles, … Continue reading

Top 5 most amazing and unusual Chapels in Italy

1. Cave chapel of Genga (Marche)   In 1971 a group of speleologists from Ancona discovered a complex system of remarkable karst caves in the municipality of Genga. The cave system, known as Frasassi grottos, is the largest in Europe. … Continue reading

Top 5 Christmas markets in South Tyrol, Italy (Percorso delle Cinque Stelle)

The Percorso delle Cinque Stelle (Road of the Five Stars) includes the five most enchanting Christmas markets in South Tyrol, combining Germanic tradition with Italian style: Vipiteno (Sterzing), Bressanone (Brixen), Brunico (Bruneck), Bolzano (Bozen) and Merano (Meran). South Tyrol is … Continue reading