Photo of a stray dog sleeping among the ruins of Pompeii.
Prato della Valle measures 90,000 sq meters, making it not only the largest square in Italy but one of the largest in Europe.
A close-up detail from Simone Martini’s “Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus.”
Postcard from Caffè Meletti, an historic bar in Le Marche.
Campo Felice is an easy winter day trip from Rome.
Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, the hills, valleys, and trees of the Val d’Orcia “exemplify the beauty of well-managed Renaissance agricultural landscapes.”