Gardens

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by Myra Robinson | Wed, 04/21/2021 - 10:10
At the end of October, we found ourselves in Rome with a canceled return flight to England, but it wasn’t difficult to plan how to spend the next few days…
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by suzvanallen | Tue, 04/06/2021 - 03:16
La Primavera brings us outdoors to revel in the delights of Italy’s gardens. Here Mamma Nature is tamed to glorious effect, with each spot reflecting the…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/12/2020 - 00:00
Standing on a rocky promontory that once housed the ruins of a Roman villa, the historic Villa Cimbrone boasts one of the most spectacular views of the entire…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 06/26/2020 - 00:00
After two months of lockdown, Italians seem more eager than ever to spend time outside, preferably in nature. Here are eight Italian gardens that have recently…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 12/26/2019 - 00:56
The Royal Gardens of Venice, located adjacent to St. Mark’s Square, have reopened just ahead of Christmas, barely a month after a series of floods caused by…
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by Silvia Donati | Wed, 03/27/2019 - 01:00
Spring is the ideal season to visit the beautiful gardens of Italy. One to take note of, which is about to reopen for the season, is the Garden of Ninfa in…
Life + Style
by csabino | Sun, 09/24/2017 - 17:46
The glories of Rome extend to its countryside, where magnificent gardens, many dating to the 16th century, flourish to this day. Leon Battista Alberti, the…
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by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/31/2017 - 00:00
Italy boasts a large number of fabulous gardens filled with flowers and plants that, comes spring, explode into a myriad of colors and scents. It is the best…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/10/2016 - 02:00
A colorful, profuse display of flowers and vegetation; a magnificent, elegant house by the lake; a stunning backdrop of mountains: Villa Carlotta sure features…
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by Carla Passino | Mon, 03/21/2016 - 04:34
Spring gives me a thirst for greenery. When the scorching sun bounces off the buildings and roads get warm enough that high-heeled shoes sink into the pavement…