Italy Archive

Attend a Masquerade Ball in Venice

Ten days before Martedi Grasso or Shrove Tuesday (which falls either in February or March) the Italian city of Venice, Veneto plays host to the world’s largest and most famous Masquerade Ball.  The tradition of the Masquerade Ball dates back to the fifteenth century, although

Explore the Uffizi Gallery in Florence

The Italian city of Florence is home to many great museums, however on the Pizzale Delgi lies possibly the finest art museum in Europe – Uffizi Gallery.  Established back in 1581 the Uffizi Gallery is also one of the oldest museums in Europe.  The gallery has a huge collection of artwork and