Art

Rome Panorama Photo by Michael David

Impressions of Rome

I first visited Rome nearly 30 years ago but since then have been back far too little. So many places to see in the world, never enough time… So I recently returned to Rome, to re-discover [...]

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Readers Share #UnforgettableDay Ideas for Rome

Baglioni Hotels’ recent Facebook contest on the Unforgettable Day resulted in so many wonderful proposals from our readers and social media followers. So in a series of posts we’ll now share some [...]

VENICE Photo by Brandan Dolan Gavitt

The Charm of Scuola Grande di San Rocco

Venice houses many treasures. San Marco, the Ducal Palace and the Rialto Bridge are just some of the best. But there are others that are tucked away, out of sight. They hide in amongst the trees [...]

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Rome – A City of Visual Art

All of the world's major cities have art galleries of various distinction but when you visit Rome, it quickly becomes evident that Rome itself is probably the world's greatest gallery of visual art.

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Refresh your perspective on an Italian art holiday

I am an ardent fan of the author Sarah Dunant. Her books, invariably set in Italy, are always intelligent and enjoyable. Her interest in Italian Art History is a real draw and being both a writer and painter I knew that a trip to Italy to paint was always going to be on the cards one day.

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Visiting Tivoli and Villa D’Este

Cardinal Ippolito II D’Este arrived in Tivoli in September of 1550 with a sizeable chip on his shoulder. He had just failed in his bid for the papacy.

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