Italy Art Bucket List: Definitive Guide To The Best Art In Italy

Want to know here to find the best art in Italy? Look no further! This is the definitive guide to the best art works and masterpieces in Italy. This guide includes famous paintings, sculpture, and frescos from ancient Rome to the Renaissance to Modern art. I describe the art works and tell you where to … Read more

Guide To Andre del Verrocchio’s Sculptures In Florence

Here’s my guide to seeing the masterpieces of sculptor Andrea del Verrocchio in Florence Italy. Posterity knows Verrochio mostly as the teacher of the immortal Leonardo da Vinci. But Verrocchio is one of the most important and underrated artists of the Renaissance. Unless you’re a Renaissance devotee, he may be the most influential artist you’ve … Read more

Top Attractions In Mantua, A Renaissance Marvel in Northern Italy

Here’s my guide to visiting the lovely town of Mantua in northern Italy’s Lombardy region. This Mantua guide covers the top attractions in art-filled Mantua. You’ll discover the must visit churches, opulent palaces, and historic landmarks. Mantua is a small town with big art. It’s the perfect for art lovers and history buffs. Italy is … Read more

One Week Venice To Milan Itinerary

Here’s my guide to the perfect one week itinerary for a road trip from Venice to Milan in northern Italy. This is a popular tourist route. It’s only a 3 hour drive from Venice to Milan. But this route is dense with some of Italy’s top landmarks. You’ll find medieval UNESCO towns, ornate palazzos, Roman … Read more

Visitor’s Guide to Mantegna’s Groundbreaking Camera degli Sposi in Mantua Italy

Here’s my guide to Andrea Mantegna’s famous Camera degli Sposi in Mantua Italy. The Camera is a magical room frescoed with illusionistic paintings in Mantua’s Ducal Palace. It’s a hugely influential masterpiece from the Early Renaissance. The fresco is considered the first trompe l’oeil in the history of painting. For its beauty and uniqueness, the … Read more

2 Days in Venice Itinerary (With Options for Extending Your Trip!)

“Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” — Truman Capote Here’s my 2 day itinerary for exploring the unique floating city of Venice. This Venice itinerary covers all of Venice’s must visit attractions and landmarks. It tells you the best things to see/do/eat in Venice. Venice is one of … Read more

45 Famous Landmarks in Italy, For Your Italy Bucket List

Are you planning a trip to Italy and need some destination inspiration? Here’s my guide to 45 must visit famous landmarks in Italy. These Italian landmarks will take your breath away. Italy is show stoppingly beautiful. The country has heady mix of world famous attractions — stunning cathedrals, ancient Roman ruins, and masterpieces of Roman … Read more

Put It In a Box: A Nutshell History of Venice

“Venice is like eating an entire box of chocolate liqueurs in one go.” — Truman Capote Here’s my nutshell guide to the history of the beautiful floating city of Venice. If you’re thinking of visiting this magical place, you may want to acquaint yourself with its incredible history in advance. Venice is the most unique … Read more

Visitor’s Guide To the Stunning Scrovegni Chapel in Padua, a Day Trip From Venice

Here’s my guide to visiting one of Italy’s must see wonders, the Scrovegni Chapel in Padua. Wallpapered with exquisite frescos by Giotto, the chapel is one of the world’s greatest art works. It was just enshrined on the the UNESCO list of world heritage sites in 2021. In 1303-05, Giotto painted a cycle of 39 … Read more

Virtual Venice: How To Tour Venice From Home

Here’s my armchair travel guide to Venice Italy. Via 15 virtual tours, you can visit Venice’s famous landmarks, must see attractions, and world class museums from your couch or computer. You can feel like you’re in Venice even if you’re not. La Serrenissima is one of the world’s most beautiful and captivating cities. No other … Read more