Gardens

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by dreambook2011 | Tue, 04/19/2022 - 03:09
Flowers (fiori) flourish in Italy’s rich soil and year-round sunshine. Be blown away by blankets of wildflowers, rambling rose bushes or enchanting lanes…
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by dreambook2011 | Thu, 02/17/2022 - 01:50
Take a carefree stroll with the one you love. These beautiful gardens are some of the most romantic in Italy. From trimmed topiaries and burbling fountains to…
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by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/04/2022 - 03:11
Among the many marvels of Villa Borghese in Rome is a water clock few may be aware of.  To admire it in all its beauty and engineering prowess, you have to…
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by Silvia Donati | Thu, 06/24/2021 - 04:44
Whether it’s your first time in Rome or the tenth, the following often overlooked places will give you some great insight into the history, art and archeology…
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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…