SECRET POMPEII: 5 LITTLE-KNOWN CURIOUS FACTS
Secret Pompeii is a city frozen in time which is waiting to be discovered and understood. For centuries scholars all over the world have been trying to reconstruct the history of this sleeping city, because not everything has been discovered, despite some findings which illustrate the vitality of a city which was one of the most populated during Roman age.
In this post 5 curious facts about secret Pompeii, that is to say that small little-known details of a city frozen in time.
Secret Pompeii: 5 curious facts
WORKS BY GIULIO ROMANO IN MANTUA: AN ITINERARY BETWEEN ART AND MASTERPIECES
Imagine you have a day at your disposal to admire works by Giulio Romano in Mantua and you visit the city guided only by his masterpieces.
Do you like the idea? So, check your organizer and choose a date to make this journey as soon as possible. I recommend the itinerary I followed to you, and in this post you’ll find the legs to see the most extraordinary works by Giulio Romano in Mantua in a day.
Works by Giulio Romano in Mantua
ART OF THE DUTCH GOLDEN AGE: WHAT TO SEE IN LEIDEN AND DELFT
Have you ever been to the Netherlands and have you ever tried to lose yourself in the atmosphere of the Dutch Golden Age?
In this post I’ll talk about my trip from Leiden to Delft, following in the footsteps of Rembrandt and the Golden Age. A journey I recommend to anyone who, like me, loves art and cities where you can find the places and atmosphere you see in many masterpieces.
Art of the Dutch Golden Age : what to see in Leiden and Delft
WHAT TO SEE IN BRUGES IN ONE DAY: ART, MUSEUMS AND PLACES YOU CAN’T MISS IN THE MOST ROMANTIC CITY OF FLANDERS
What to see in Bruges in one day and where to go? If you want to immerse yourself in an old-time atmosphere, you must go to Flanders and more precisely to Bruges. There have been sparks between me and Bruges, and after few days after my return home, I felt the desire to come back to be surrounded by the fascination of this city full of art again. I visited Bruges in one day and in this post I’ll tell you what I saw to help you not to waste your time searching where the monuments and most important places are located.
Visiting Bruges in one day
VAN EYCK AND THE ADORATION OF THE MYSTIC LAMB: MY TRIP TO FLANDERS TO DISCOVER A MASTERPIECE
The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb is the largest masterpiece by van Eyck but is also the most precious and delicate.
The painting is located in Belgium, more precisely in Flanders, a territory which is a treasure trove of treasures and masterpieces, about an hour by train from Brussel. That Flanders was a place full of art I’ve already understood last year, when I visit it for a tour to discover the Flemish painting, as I told you in the post Flemish painting: a tour among the masterpieces of Flanders. So, when I was invited to come back to Belgium for a trip following in the footsteps of van Eyck and his most important masterpiece I immediately accepted.
My trip to discover van Eyck and the Adoration of the Mystic Lamb