Archive for October, 2008

Property Puglia

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

For investors looking to buy property Puglia offers a wealth of opportunities. Most buyers tend to be drawn to Ostuni, the region’s famous white city that sits, like a whitewashed citadel, astride three hills. A two-bedroom restored villa a couple of miles outside Ostuni may set you back around €100,000. ...

The sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro

Sunday, October 12th, 2008

One of the most characteristic churches on Italy’s Liguria coast is the sanctuary of Our Lady of Montallegro, nestled in woods in the hills overlooking Rapallo. It sits on a ridge some 612m above sea level, one side offering a stunning view across the bay while the other looks ...

Italian property: Experts remain confident

Friday, October 10th, 2008

Technorati Tags: real estate,homes,homes for sale,property in italy,homes for sale in italy,property for sale in italy Italian property experts have voiced confidence that the sector will weather the worldwide financial storm. As banks collapse and others require bailouts, takeovers and nationalisations, many savers have opted to keep their assets, ...

Property in Campania

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

A year ago at a Barcelona real estate seminar, a colleague tipped the Cilento coast as the ideal place to buy property in Campania at a fraction of the cost on the nearby Amalfi coast. Many who took her advice have seen the value of their investment rise by ...

Italy’s art treasures

Monday, October 6th, 2008

From the Pantheon in Rome to the ruins of Pompeii, no country has striven more than Italy to diligently preserve its centuries of art and tradition. Now another of those ancient monuments, the Colosseum in Rome, is staging an exhibition showcasing how Italy has fought to safeguard its ...