Liguria – Green terraces with a sea view

Sanremo, the enchanting City of Flowers, which includes among its beauties Villa Ormond and its beautiful park. Built at the behest of the Swiss merchant Michel Louis Ormond in the second half of the nineteenth century, following the earthquake of 1887, it was rebuilt to a design by the Swiss architect Emile Réverdin. The park, [...] read more

Pantelleria: a 3000 year long history… the Panteschi gardens

These are typical buildings of the island of Pantelleria, the Panteschi gardens were built to protect the plants from the strong winds that blow on the island in every season. Dating back to the dawn of the culture of the hot arid countries of the southern Mediterranean, these circular buildings, inside which is preserved, closed [...] read more

Kingdom of Two Sicilies: the secret garden of Casa Pennisi in Acireale

We continue our journey in search of the most beautiful Italian gardens that in addition to boasting botanical heritage of historical and natural interest, offer natural terraces with breathtaking views of the sea. In Sicily, we find the historic garden of Casa Pennisi to offer plant scenes embellished with sea views. Located in the heart [...] read more

Kingdom of two Sicilies: beautiful green terraces overlooking the sea, Mortella, Negombo and Villa San Michele

A journey to discover the most beautiful Italian gardens that, in addition to boasting botanical heritage of historical and natural interest, offer natural terraces from which you can enjoy a breathtaking view of the sea. In Campania the Gardens of the Mortella and the Hydrothermal Park of Negombo are the two pearls of the island [...] read more

The Ligurians called it «La Via de l’Amùu», one of the most beautiful roads in the world

The «Via de l'Amùu» is a picturesque pedestrian street overlooking the sea, about one kilometre long, which connects the villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola, in the Cinque Terre, in Liguria (La Spezia). Famous worldwide for its breathtaking views, is one of the most important tourist attractions in the area and is an integral part of [...] read more

The romantic setting of Lake Orta… An appointment with love

Irresistible. A scenography accomplice of every falling in love, there is in fact no better appointment to give to a woman you want to conquer, Orta San Giulio always spectator of tender loves, a first kiss, a promise of eternal love. At the foot of the mountains west of the Piedmont shore of Lake Maggiore, [...] read more