Don’t miss the cave churches near Matera

A lot of tourists (like me) don’t realise that the cave churches near Matera form part of Basilicata’s three-in -one UNESCO World Heritage package.

Things to see in Sulmona by night

Things to see in Sulmona

Ancient history and colourful sweets are among the things to see in Sulmona. A smallish Abruzzo town with charm as massive as the surrounding mountains.

Trento and the counter-reformation

Trento and the counter-reformation

The central square of Trento Italy looks pretty in the early morning sun. And in the corner there is a religious complex with a prominent place in history.