With nearly 5,000 miles of coastline, Italy has countless beaches up and down the boot as well as its magnificent islands. Here are seven worth exploring for the Mediterranean seascapes as well as the surrounding areas: Cala Corsara, Spargi island (Sardinia) The Maddalena archipelago, a cluster of islands off the coast of northern Sardinia, has lon...

Tropea is a sea side resort located in the Calabria region of Italy in the province of Vibo Valentina. The town is famous for its many beaches, which attract several tourists during the summer months. Tropea is located on a reef in the gulf of St. Euphemia and is connected to the Tyrrhenian Sea. The town offers dramatic views in the region and its...

On cold winter days, our thoughts turn to Calabria, located at southernmost tip of the Italian peninsula. Stretching between the Ionian and Tyrrhenian seas, the narrow region’s beaches rise quickly into mountain ranges. This rugged terrain naturally created pockets of isolated societies, many of whose culture continues to reflect the region’s leadi...

I have an American friend who, at the mention of Calabria, breaks into song. No, not the popular “Calabria Mia,” written and sung by Mino Reitano, as you might expect, but an opera aria! He croons the work of a Calabrian from a different era and genre, perhaps just as well known in certain circles for his Adriana Lecouvreur as is Reitano for his no...

Regine delle "stories" a loro insaputa. Tanto belle da essere le più fotografate, condivise, ammirate: le spiagge italiane dominano incontrastate l'estate social, tanto da essere fra le più apprezzate e taggate su Instagram. A raccontarlo è il portale Holidu, motore di ricerca per case vacanza, che ha realizzato uno studio per capire quali fossero...

At around 7.30am swimmers who had arrived early for a day at the beach saw the ship, which had 56 Syrian and Iraqi Kurd refugees on board, sailing with obvious difficulty towards the bay at Isola Capo Rizzuto, between Capopiccolo and Sovereto. When the ship became stranded a few metres from shore, holidaymakers and locals quickly came to the rescue...

Italy’s riches extend to its 7600-kilometer coastline where you can find dozens of beaches with such lavish beauty it's hard to decide which one to choose. Here are seven of these spectacular coastal havens—ranging from north to south and to the islands of Sicily and Sardinia— that offer unforgettable seascapes and often surroundings that are as me...

Sono l’alter ego delle Bandiere Blu per i comuni rurali. Come quei vessilli azzurri certificano i migliori tratti di mare in base a una quantità di parametri ambientali, le Spighe Verdi sottolineano l’attenzione al territorio, alla qualità della vita, all’agricoltura e alla sostenibilità (anche quando, in certi casi, vengano assegnate a località ma...

Avrà come tema “Italians”, in omaggio al contributo dei musicisti italo-americano nella storia del jazz, la 38/a edizione del Roccella Jazz Festival “Rumori Mediterranei”. La rassegna prenderà il via con una sessione a luglio di tre serate (domenica 8, venerdì 13 e sabato 14) e proseguirà con altre dieci serate dal 12 al 22 agosto. “Quest’anno – ha...

Mediacom Communications founder, chairman and CEO Rocco Commisso was one of 38 people honored on July 4 as a Carnegie Corp. “Great Immigrant, Great American” an annual program that highlights the contributions made to American culture by naturalized citizens. Commisso, who came to the U.S. from Calabria, Italy, when he was 12 years old, founded Med...