June 26 2009 / Places

The Big Guy

Arona

Locals call him Carlone, (big Carlo, pronounced Car-low-nayh), and for over 200 years his statue, on a hilltop in Arona,


October 22 2008 / Local Interest

Home to Violins and Cellos

Cremona

In Cremona, Stradavari is known to have made the finest violins in history. Italian violinmakers of the 17th and 18th


May 13 2008 / Events

The Mille Miglia

Brescia

We don’t know if Enzo Ferrari was correct when he defined it “the world’s greatest road race”. But in Italy