Category Archive: Places

Video An Aerial View of Piedmont

Turin lives under the sign of Taurus. The first inhabitants had the bull as their emblem. They were Taurinorum Gens (from Latin Language, People of the Taurus) whence Turin. Giorgio de Chirico, Artist… Continue reading

Hunchbacked Bridge in Bobbio in Emilia-Romagna

The Hunchbacked Bridge is in Bobbio in the province of Piacenza and crosses the river Trebbia. It’s called Hunchbacked for the interesting architectural design of arches reaching different heights and different one from… Continue reading

Ponte Gobbo a Bobbio in Emilia Romagna

Il Ponte Gobbo si trova a Bobbio in provincia di Piacenza e attraversa il fiume Trebbia. Si chiama Gobbo per l’interessante disegno architettonico di archi che raggiungono diverse altezze e sono uno diverso… Continue reading

Video An Aerial View of Lombardy

Lombardy borders Switzerland to the North. The name Lombardy comes from the Langobards, Germanic population that invaded Italy in the 6th century AD. Most of the inhabitants speak the Lombardic dialect and Italian… Continue reading

Alpini Bridge Bassano del Grappa

The Alpini Bridge is made of wood, completely covered and was designed by Andrea Palladio in 1500. It is in the Region of Veneto in Bassano del Grappa near Venice. The bridge, destroyed… Continue reading

Ponte degli Alpini Bassano del Grappa

Il Ponte degli Alpini è di legno, completamente coperto e fu disegnato da Andrea Palladio nel 1500. Si trova nella Regione del Veneto a Bassano del Grappa vicino a Venezia. Il ponte, distrutto… Continue reading

Video An Aerial View of Trentino – South Tyrol

Trentino Alto Adige borders with Switzerland and Austria in the North. This leads to contacts with Austrian and Swiss populations. In this region the majority of the population speaks German, Italian and Ladin,… Continue reading

Dolceacqua (Sweet Water) Bridge in Liguria

Dolceacqua (Sweet Water) Bridge is located in Liguria on the border with France in the medieval village of Dolceacqua and was built in the 15th century on the river Nervia to connect the… Continue reading

Ponte di Dolceacqua in Liguria

Il Ponte di Dolceacqua si trova in Liguria vicino al confine con la Francia nel Borgo Medievale di Dolceacqua e fu costruito nel XV secolo sul fiume Nervia per collegare le due parti… Continue reading

Video An Aerial View of Aosta Valley

  The Aosta Valley is an Autonomous Region of Italy with a Special Statute. It borders France and Switzerland. For this reason the classes in schools are in Italian and in French and… Continue reading