No imagination is needed to find spooky sights in Rome. In honor of All Saints’ Day, here are some of our favorite creepy sights. When staying in Italy Perfect vacation rentals you can easily visit these strange sights.
The Capuchin Crypt “Church of the Bones” contains the bones of 3700 monks that decorate the rooms of the crypt below the church to remind us of the impermanence of life. Via Vittorio Veneto 27.
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Florence is known as the birthplace of modern art, beginning in the 15th century with the Renaissance ‘rebirth’ when Florence became the incubator for a massive burst of creativity and the beginning of the modern era.
Renowned as the cradle of Renaissance, it is not known for its contemporary art and Florentines remain skeptical about modern art. Things are slowly changing on the art scene however, creating an opening to the twenty-first century while providing Florentines and visitors alike an opportunity to view some striking works of modern art in historic settings. Continue reading Contemporary Art in Historic Florence
Save big while enjoying the quieter November and early December season in Italy when the crowds thin out, the weather is mild and dining on the delights of the season is a daily pleasure. The Italy Perfect Blog provides tips on why this is our favorite time to visit Italy.
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Fall is a great time to enjoy the many seasonal harvest festivals that take place throughout Tuscany which celebrate the rich tradition of food and wine.
1 – GREVE: CHIANTI CLASSICO WINE FESTIVAL
This enticing wine festival is held every year in the city of Greve, in the Chianti area, on the second weekend of September. All you need to do is buy a wine glass from the Cassa (cashier) booth (in the range of €10 euros) that allows you to taste up to eight of the wines offered at the stands. In addition to the wine tasting, a variety of events is offered during the four days. [http://www.greve-in-chianti.com/en/2010_wine_festival.htm]
2 – IMPRUNETA: GRAPE FESTIVAL
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Italy is a seemingly endless landscape of culinary delights. The Italy Perfect team put together a tour of our favorites Italian sweets. Full of flavors, from fruity Gelato to chocolate gooey Nutella, from the crunch of Biscotti to the flaky delicious Sfogliatelle, this list has a taste for every palette. Try one or try them all!
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