Photo: Marek Poplawski
The ancient Roman ruins will not be adorned with the Golden Arches and the scent of cheap burgers any time soon.
Source: McDonald’s Denied a New Restaurant at This Famous Historic Landmark — Eat This Not That
McDonald’s loses bid to build a drive-through at Roman archaeological site. The fast food business attempted to open a restaurant at the Baths of Caracalla. Italy’s Council of State vetoed McDonald’s bid on December 28. Site is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Source: McDonald’s loses its plan to build a drive-in in the thermal baths of Caracalla
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Many important ancient Greek temples are located in Greece as well as other countries that were then part of the ancient Greek world.
Source: 10 Ancient Greek Temples You Must See
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Uncover the best islands in the Mediterranean with this easy to read guide to the land of olives and pine.
Source: The Best Islands in the Mediterranean for Your Next Trip
Photo: Gunter Standl
In Padua, Giotto’s masterpiece tells a story central to the Christmas season.
Source: These frescoes shattered conventions in Italian art
Photo: The Travel
Royal Palace of Caserta in Naples deserves a little limelight.
Source: A look around the Royal Palace of Caserta, Naples, Italy
Photo: Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore D.O.C.G
Source: Vancouver Is Awesome
Italy now has the most UNESCO World Heritage listed sites of any country – with 58 entries, followed by China with 56 and Germany with 51.
Source: Italy tops UNESCO World Heritage list as Bologna porticoes given recognition
Photo: Carlo Baroni
Skiing’s just been made easier in the Dolomites with the new ‘starpass’. But there’s lots more on offer if hitting the slopes isn’t for you.
Source: Trentino: Hit the slopes in this magnificent Italian region
Photo: Jess Fleming
Last month, more than 40 Pioneer Press readers and Jess Fleming spent a healing week in the Tuscan sunshine.
Source: A magical week spent in Tuscany with Pioneer Press readers