While Italy is home to countless masterpieces of architecture and art, it is also home to a number of odd sights that show the crazy side of this country’s culture. Here are 5 of these odd tourist attractions in Italy: L.O.V.E., Milan Nothing says “F***ing capitalism!” than this sculpture of a giant hand flipping the bird, located right in the heart of the country’s financial district. Located in Piazza d’Affari, in front of the Italian stock exchange headquarters, is the sculpture entitled L.O.V.E. Created by Maurizio Cattelan in 2010, the sculpture got its name from four Italian words: Libertà, Odio, Vendetta, Eternità (Freedom, Hate, Vengeance, Eternity). Seen as a critique of the banking system that brought Italy down to its knees in 2008, the work is also quite political. Instead of the four other fingers folded back, they are actually cut off; if the fingers are complete, it would form […]
Our trip was fantastic!
Our trip was fantastic. We had such a great time! Tour was great; a lot in short time. Our son Alex had a blast. Everyone on the tour loved him; he was the only kid. We did Pisa and a gondola ride as add-on and couldn’t ask for better. Our guide and driver were super nice. Couldn’t...
Marger Pensenstadler (Philadelphia, PA)
Dolce Vita, April 2016