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High tide coupled with fierce storms flooded Venice this week damaging homes hotels and the crypt in Saint Marks Basilica. Its the worst flooding Venice has seen since 1966.  @elle_flour #italynews

High tide coupled with fierce storms flooded Venice this week damaging homes hotels and the crypt in Saint Marks Basilica. Its the worst flooding Venice has seen since 1966. @elle_flour #italynews

A thing I love about @luccacomicsandgames taking place now until 3 November in the Tuscan city of Lucca is that it proves that Italy is more than just a lot of old ruins and churches. Though I love how this cyborg is juxtaposed here against the 14C façade of the church of San Michele in Foro Lucca Comics is the second largest celebration of its kind in the world and the largest in Europe. @thelazydesigner #italynews #tuscany #luccacg19

A thing I love about @luccacomicsandgames taking place now until 3 November in the Tuscan city of Lucca is that it proves that Italy is more than just a lot of old ruins and churches. Though I love how this cyborg is juxtaposed here against the 14C façade of the church of San Michele in Foro Lucca Comics is the second largest celebration of its kind in the world and the largest in Europe. @thelazydesigner #italynews #tuscany #luccacg19

Arancini the cone-shaped Sicilian rice balls is now a word in the Oxford English Dictionary. The masculine plural version of the word for the snack food  arancini  comes from Catania while the feminine version arancine is what they call them in Palermo. Either way theyre delicious. So everybody wins!  @pasq_isa #italynews #italyfood #sicily #sicilia #catania #arancini

Arancini the cone-shaped Sicilian rice balls is now a word in the Oxford English Dictionary. The masculine plural version of the word for the snack food arancini comes from Catania while the feminine version arancine is what they call them in Palermo. Either way theyre delicious. So everybody wins! @pasq_isa #italynews #italyfood #sicily #sicilia #catania #arancini

#Venice will begin charging an entry fee for day-trippers beginning in July 2020. The city council will charge between 3-10 euros per person. Is this too much? Too little? Ive got opinions but Id love to hear what you think. #italynews

#Venice will begin charging an entry fee for day-trippers beginning in July 2020. The city council will charge between 3-10 euros per person. Is this too much? Too little? Ive got opinions but Id love to hear what you think. #italynews

Lonely Planet has released its annual list of top travel destinations and the region of Le Marche (The Marches) comes in at the second spot for 2020. One reason many people love to visit Le Marche is for the Palazzo Ducale in Urbino a massive Renaissance palace that defines the city and once influenced the wider area known as Montefeltro. Le Marche and Urbino will also be in the spotlight in 2020 because it will be the 500th anniversary of the death of Raffaello Sanzio aka the painter…

Lonely Planet has released its annual list of top travel destinations and the region of Le Marche (The Marches) comes in at the second spot for 2020. One reason many people love to visit Le Marche is for the Palazzo Ducale in Urbino a massive Renaissance palace that defines the city and once influenced the wider area known as Montefeltro. Le Marche and Urbino will also be in the spotlight in 2020 because it will be the 500th anniversary of the death of Raffaello Sanzio aka the painter…

Thousands of sailboats prepare to race at yesterdays Barcolana the largest regatta in the world. The Regata Barcolana is held each year in Trieste.  @regatabarcolana #Barcolana51 #B51 #ItalyNews #sailing

Thousands of sailboats prepare to race at yesterdays Barcolana the largest regatta in the world. The Regata Barcolana is held each year in Trieste. @regatabarcolana #Barcolana51 #B51 #ItalyNews #sailing

Italofile on Instagram: “An Italian court has blocked the loan of Leonardo da Vinci‘s “Vitruvian Man” (L’Uomo Vitruviano) to France, claiming that the piece was too…”

Italofile on Instagram: “An Italian court has blocked the loan of Leonardo da Vinci‘s “Vitruvian Man” (L’Uomo Vitruviano) to France, claiming that the piece was too…”

Italofile on Instagram: “An Italian court has blocked the loan of Leonardo da Vinci‘s “Vitruvian Man” (L’Uomo Vitruviano) to France, claiming that the piece was too…”