THE THREE UNMISSABLE CITIES OF ART TO VISIT IN THE MARCHE REGION
The Marche region has for years been a favourite destination for Italian tourists to spend their summer holidays. With its enormous tourist offer linked to the world of summer tourism, consisting of holiday villages, campsites and bathing establishments, this region ranks at the top of Italian tourism.
One of the most popular places is the Riviera del Conero, with its characteristic white beaches and crystal-clear waters, but it is only fair to mention that this region is also one of the major exponents under the artistic and cultural aspect in Italy and the world.
In this article we will discover together three symbols of Marche and Italian art and culture that you absolutely cannot miss during your next holiday and that are also worth visiting outside the classic summer period.
Three cities of art to visit in Le Marche
TOURIST BUS IN PARIS: TICKETS AND TOURS TO DISCOVER MUSEUMS AND MASTERPIECES
Paris is a huge city and the distances between one district and another are truly enormous. It may therefore happen that we feel the need for someone to take us to the most iconic places without having to think about anything else but enjoying the scenery.
You don’t have to be a billionaire to get around Paris without having to worry about travel. There are a number of options such as tour buses and Seine cruises, which you can perhaps even combine with a show or dinner.
Here’s how to get on a tourist bus in Paris, tickets to book and all the tours you can experience.
Sightseeing bus in Paris tickets
ART AND CULTURE IN BELGIUM: THE ART CITIES OF FLANDERS
Discovering art and culture in Belgium means first of all slowing down your pace, filling your eyes with beautiful landscapes and visiting art cities rich in history and masterpieces.
My first time in Belgium was dedicated to Flemish painting and the masterpieces in the museums of Ghent and Brussels.
I returned home with the feeling that I would have to come back because I still hadn’t seen everything, and I did.
In this post I share with you a trip to art and culture in Belgium, discovering the cities of Flanders.
Art and culture in Belgium
Raffaello Sanzio, Ritratto del Cardinale Alessandro futuro Papa Paolo III, 1509-1511
olio su tavola, cm 139 x 91
Napoli, Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte
© Museo e Real Bosco di Capodimonte
PARMA AND THE FARNESES: A HISTORY OF POWER AND BEAUTY
The story of Parma and the Farnese is one of power and beauty.
From the marriages arranged to extend the political influence of one of the most influential families of the Italian Renaissance, to the works of art they collected and commissioned from the leading artists of the time, the Farnese were at the centre of the most important historical events from the 16th to the 18th century and transformed the territory of Parma into a political and cultural reference point.
In this post I will tell you their story.
Parma and the Farnese family
THE FLORENCE CHARTERHOUSE AND THE WOMEN’S CHAPEL
The Florence Charterhouse is a monastery that is well worth a visit, especially now that, after two years of restoration, the Cappella delle donne (Chapel of the Women), which stands in the centre of the small courtyard at the entrance to the Certosa, has returned to its former glory.
Situated on the summit of Monte Acuto, the Florence Charterhouse is a little-known place of peace where several stories intertwine. In fact, it was built in the 14th century by Niccolò Acciaiuoli, one of the leading figures in the medieval economic world of the time.
The Florence Charterhouse and the Women’s Chapel