Air view of Ortigia, Siracusa, Italy

Ortigia is a small island which is the historical center of Syracuse, Sicily. It is also known as Città Vecchia (Old City). Thanks to Lisa.

Air view of Ortigia, Siracusa, Italy

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Palace of Venaria in Piedmont, Italy

Palace of Venaria in Piedmont, Italy

The Palace of Venaria (Reggia di Venaria Reale) is a former royal residence located in Venaria Reale, near Turin. It is one of the Residences of the Royal House of Savoy, added to the UNESCO Heritage List in 1997. The Palace was designed and built from 1675, commisioned by Duke Charles Emmanuel II. In 1978 it was sold to the Ministry of Culture, and in 2007 it was open for tourism. Thanks to Renato.

Palace of Venaria in Turin, Italy

Lake Orta and Isola San Giulio in Piedmont, Italy

Lake Orta and Isola San Giulio in Piedmont, Italy

This lake is in Piedmont, northern Italy, there is a village in the shore of the lake named Orta San Giulio. The buildings in the little island are quite picturesque, it is currently a monastery. Thanks to Barbara.