Culture and History

Whether you are keen on ancient Empires, like Byzantine, Roman, or Greek, dark medieval secrets, inspiration behind Renaissance and Baroque, or the European 20th-century turmoil, our region holds enthralling stories and remarkable treasures from every era. Extraordinary here is that such a small territory packs so much heritage, from UNESCO-listed towns, monumental forts, walls, palazzos, and churches, to immaterial traditions like lace and silk-making, equestrian games and folk dances. Discover the labyrinthine history and culture in these bespoke programs.