Desenzano del Garda is a resort town on the southern shore of Lake Garda, in northern Italy. The remains of the Roman Villa include elaborate mosaic floors. The Antiquarium is home to artifacts excavated at the villa, such as kitchenware and lamps. In a former convent, the Rambotti Archaeological Museum displays items from the Paleolithic to the Bronze Age, including a plow. Desenzano Castle has sweeping lake views.
Cannaregio is one of six neighbourhoods or Sestrieri that make up Venice, a great place to explore if you want to appreciate the true local life of the city. It is the second largest sestiere by land area and the largest by population.
Video timeline: 00:00 Santa Lucia Train Station 01:10 Grand Canal and Church of San Simeon Piccolo 02:47 Ponte degli Scalzi 03:20 Rio Terà Lista di Spagna 04:50 Into a 05:30 Trash collectors on Grand Canal 08:10 Campo San Geremia 08:24 Church San Geremia and Lucia (Close) 09:55 Salizada S. Geremia 10:22 Ponte delle Guglie 12:50 Fondamenta Cannaregio 19:37 Ponte dei Tre Archi 22:47 Calle Cannaregio 25:18 Calle del Forner 25:50 Fondamenta delle Case Nuove 29:20 Fondamenta Carlo Coletti 36:45 Bridge to Venetian Ghetto 37:57 Campo de Ghetto Nuovo 38:46 The Jewish Museum of Venice 39:57 On memorial 44:00 Bridge over “Rio del Ghetto” 47:57 children’s skateboards in front of the nursery school
Florence, capital of Italy’s Tuscany region, is home to many masterpieces of Renaissance art and architecture. One of its most iconic sights is the Duomo, a cathedral with a terracotta-tiled dome engineered by Brunelleschi and a bell tower by Giotto. The Galleria dell’Accademia displays Michelangelo’s “David” sculpture. The Uffizi Gallery exhibits Botticelli’s “The Birth of Venus” and da Vinci’s “Annunciation.”
Discover the beauty of Germany’s old towns! Whether they’re in the half-timbered, Brick Gothic, or Renaissance style, many old towns in Germany are a feast for the eyes. Learn about Germany’s oldest preserved bridge in Regensburg, take a stroll through the picturesque alleys of Goslar, Erfurt, and Stralsund, and find out how Görlitz got the nickname ‘Görliwood’. Join us for part two of our journeys through ‘old’ Germany!
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The power of the volcanic island of Santorini creates an energy that overwhelms the senses. Exquisite luxury, amazing food and wine and the unforgettable Santorini sunset are just the start of what this legendary Greek island in the Cyclades offers visitors.
Santorini is one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea. It was devastated by a volcanic eruption in the 16th century BC, forever shaping its rugged landscape. The whitewashed, cubiform houses of its 2 principal towns, Fira and Oia, cling to cliffs above an underwater caldera (crater). They overlook the sea, small islands to the west and beaches made up of black, red and white lava pebbles.
Lazise is a comune in the Province of Verona in the Italian region Veneto, located about 120 kilometres west of Venice and about 20 kilometres northwest of Verona. It is situated on the eastern shore of Lake Garda. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 6,213 and an area of 65.0 square kilometres.
Lake Garda, in northern Italy, is known for its crystal clear water. At the south end, the town of Sirmione is dominated by the Rocca Scaligera, a fortress with harbor views. The nearby Grotte di Catullo archaeological site includes a Roman villa. On the lake’s western shore, in Gardone Riviera, is Il Vittoriale degli Italiani, former home of poet d’Annunzio. The Dolomites frame Riva del Garda, a resort in the north.
Ukraine is a country in Eastern Europe. It is the second-largest country in Europe after Russia, which it borders to the east and north-east.
You have to see these on Madeira: The island belonging to Portugal offers amazing wild nature, lots of art, and a special cuisine. DW reporter Theodora Mavropoulos has been to the picturesque Atlantic island and has brought back five tips for you. What we can tell you is this: Her fourth tip simply magical!
Madeira, an autonomous region of Portugal, is an archipelago comprising 4 islands off the northwest coast of Africa. It is known for its namesake wine and warm, subtropical climate. The main island of Madeira is volcanic, green and rugged, with high cliffs, pebbly beaches and settlements on deltas of the Fajã River. Capital Funchal has botanic gardens and is known for its harbor and a large New Year’s fireworks show.
Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Influential in ancient times, it’s often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is also known for its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.
4K HDR Museum Tour – Inside the British Museum -Filmed MAY 2021
The British Museum, located in London, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art, and culture. Its permanent collection of eight million works is one of the largest and most comprehensive in the world, having been gathered widely during the era of the British Empire. It was the world’s first public national museum. The Museum was established in 1753 and first opened to the public in 1759.