Highly Recommended tours, artists, websites

June 8th , 2015 Tagged with:
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Living here for more  5 decades  working with a myriad of  companies, schools, guides, universities and  editors, I have developed a wide network of  trusted friends.

Here is my  personal list of  “raccomandati ” 

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One of the many guide books by Mary Jane

Want  to be among our recommended  partners ?     Please contact  me, perhaps we can work together .

Da  50 anni  sono alla ricerca  dei posti più belli  in centro Italia   da  far conoscere  all’estero.    Vedi anche  mio blog    50 years in Italy  e articoli sulla pagina  Bibliography 

ainsley etruscan tombs

Etruscan tomb byS.J. Ainsley who accompanied George Dennis author of “Cities and Cemeteries of Etruria”


Contattami  se  avete una struttura  speciale  in Lazio, Umbria , Toscana o Le Marche.

Blogs  and websites about  culture, art, special tours  that  I recommend.  

 Updated  every 6 months .  Would you like to be included ?       Contact me.   

montalto castello giuglelmi

Montalto di Castro Castello Guglielmi by Samuel Ainsley


How to  find and explore the  newly discovered site, The Etruscan Pyramid near Bomarzo

Mark and Ginger Medina-Rios  are your Culinary Concierge and private chefs in central Italy.

Eva Ohtonen, Finnish photographer living in Venice, for photo tours, Weddings and insider knowledge

Michiel’s website about minor sights in Italy, India and other exotic places

Pamela’s  blog about exploring central Italy

Dave’s walks in the Roman countryside and along ancient roads built by the Romans

Elifant Tours -Maureen Fant’s archeological and culinary tours.

Opera Extravaganza -music, opera, events in historic theatres  in central Italy

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Bolsena Lake by S. J. Ainsley


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Ainsley, Ponte Clementino, Civita Castellana


Besides Ainsley, many other artists have depicted the Etruria, Northern   Lazio area.


Justin Bradshaw works on zinc and copper, Rome itinerary

Kelly Medford   Rome sketching tours and  workshops in Umbria

Patricia Glee Smith works in Otricoli , Umbria itinerary

Kevin Murray, an Australian in Rome  also character actor in films

Michele Telari,  his “Papal Palace at sunset” is the cover of “Etruria Storie e Segreti”


Are you an artist who paints in central Italy ? Contact me if you would like to be featured on  my blog 50 years in Italy.