What is it about Italia that keeps us coming back? Is it the romantic Renaissance architecture? The flawless fashion? The iconic ruins? Take all of that, mix in to-die-for Italian cuisine, and you’ve got yourself a recipe for one dreamy country. Like its wine, Italy gets even better with age. Here, our favorite vintage photos of 20th century Italy.
Waiting for the train at Ventimiglia Station on the border of France and Italy, July 1960. Photo by Brooksbank.
Italy, early 1960s. We could walk up and down this street for hours. Photo courtesy of free photos.
Piazza Cavour in Milan circa 1910. Today the buildings are the Swiss Corner. Photo courtesy of Milano Sparita.