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A weekend at Manifesta 12 in Palermo on Sicily, Italy

Summer 2018, we visited Palermo to join the opening of Manifesta 12 event on Sicily. We stayed in Palermo between Thursday June 14 and Sunday 17. The weather was not as warm as expected, but great for a city trip. After this weekend we stayed a week in Cefalu, a bit east of Palermo. Read […]

Atrani on Amalfi Coast – I

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 244 Atrani beach is a beach in Atrani on the Amalfi Coast in south Italy. Atrani beach is a popular beach amongst families with small children. A day on the beach belonging to the smallest town in the whole of Italy is also an excellent opportunity to visit the historic […]

Via Galea in Cetara – I

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 211 The location of these photos is the Via Galea that stretches from the village into the sea in the Porto di Cetara near Strade Statale Amalfitana in Cetara in Italy, just south of Napoli. Cetara is a town and comune in the province of Salerno in the Campania region […]

Corso Cavour in Bari – I

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 196 Corso Cavour is a street in the old city of Bari, Apulia in Italy. in the building close to the fountain, you’ll find the Bari branch of the Banca d’Italia. In the red building behind the fountain, the Teatro Petruzzelli is located. The Teatro Petruzzelli is the largest theatre […]

Via Arese in Terrazzano Rho – I

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 150 Zagato is an independent coachbuilding company and total design center located northwest of Milan in the Terrazzano frazione of Rho, Lombardy, Italy. The Zagato factory have produced two prototypes for Volvo, in 1969 a Volvo GTZ (2+2 Coupé) based on a Volvo 142S and in 1970 a Volvo GTZ […]

Via Ag da Montefeltro Turin – I

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 138 Via Agostino da Montefeltro is a street in Turin in Italy. It was also the place where the Volvo P1800 was born. Here was the famous design study of Frua located, where Pelle Petterson ‘worked’ and make the sketches of the Volvo P1800. Here was also the first prototype […]

Three bridges in Reggio Emilia I

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 135 The bridge pictured above is part a masterplan in Reggio Emillia in Italy, concerning the norht east area of the city where railways and motorways meet. Plans for the bridges originated in 2002, when the city of Reggio Emilia invited Calatrava to design a new railway station, Stazione Mediopadana, […]

Mediopadana AV Reggio Emilia – I

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 134 The Stazione di Reggio Emilia AV Mediopadana is a high speed train station in Reggio Emillia in Italy. It is located outside the city, alongside of the A1 motorway between Milano and Naples. Stazione Reggio Emilia AV Mediopadana – the only stop on the high speed train service between […]

Capo Sant’Alessio in Taormina – I

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 130 Capo Sant’ Alessio is a place on the Taormina coast on Sicily in Italy. Taormina is a comune and small town on the east coast of the island of Sicily, Italy, in the Province of Messina, about midway between Messina and Catania. Taormina has been a very popular tourist […]

Calata Marconi in Portofino – I

International Volvo Photo Locations Part 124 Calata Marconi is located in the Italian fishing village Portofino, now an upmarket resort famous for its picturesque harbour and historical association with celebrity visitors. It is located in the province of Genoa on the Italian Riviera. The town is crowded round its small harbour, is closely associated with […]