Places to Visit in Umbria: Best Hill Towns and Things to Do


Nicknamed the "green heart of Italy," Umbria is uniquely land-locked, bordering neither sea nor another country. And while nature formed its glorious landscape of valleys, plains and mountains, successive civilizations have formed its culture, traditions and cuisine. From the Etruscans to the Romans to medieval lords; all have left their mark. Not...

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Brera Art Gallery: Discover the treasures of Milan’s Pinacoteca


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Milan is famous the world over for its fashion houses, Gothic Duomo and soccer. But no visit to the city is complete without a trip to the Pinacoteca di Brera, or Brera Art Gallery, one of Italy’s most important and impressive art collections. With over 500 paintings and sculptures by Italian masters spanning 600 years, set in the middle of...

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