La mostra è stata un successo oltre le nostre aspettative. Ma quello che mi ha colpito di più è stato l’interesse dei giovani, il loro entusiasmo nel vedere gli artigiani al lavoro. Credo che oggi considerino il saper fare qualcosa con le mani una cosa cool»: Alberto Cavalli ha impiegato due anni a organizzare Homo Faber, la grande mostra sui mesti...

When it comes to romantic getaways or solo weekend trips, few cities deliver quite like Verona. The Italian city, famous as the setting for Shakespeare's "Romeo and Juliet," offers walkable streets, decadently rich gelato and impromptu dancing in the streets. Here's how to spend a weekend in Verona. Start with a short half-hour trip outside the cit...

In 1931, Harry’s Bar opened along a canal off Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy: Giuseppe Cipriani’s dream of creating an establishment where clients were held in high regard and treated like kings and queens came to life. Fast-forward to 70 years later in 2001 and Harry’s Bar received the high honor of becoming a national landmark, as deemed by th...

An 8-ton marble monument to Guglielmo Marconi dedicated by American signal soldiers 45 years ago is to be hauled off base and handed over to local Italians for a planned museum. The monument to the radio pioneer, dreamed up by troops at the U.S. Army Communication Site Coltano and dedicated in 1973 at a ceremony attended by the U.S. ambassador to I...

What do Lord Byron, the Armenians, a leper colony and Venice have in common?  The answer is the tiny island of San Lazzaro degli Armeni in the Venetian Lagoon. It all came about following years of persecution when the Mekhitarist monks sought a place of safety after fleeing Constantinople. In 1717 the pope asked the Republic of Venice to grant the...

Autumn in Italy means good food, great wine, and gorgeous colours. But where are the best spots to visit during the cooler months? Here are eight great destinations for an autumn getaway. Langhe, Piedmont. About an hour from Turin, this corner of Italy is great for wine, cheese, and truffles, the staples of an Italian autumn menu. Look out for the...

Sparkling wine lovers have declared a day of mourning after video footage emerged showing 30 thousand liters of prosecco being unceremoniously wasted after a tank exploded at an Italian reservoir. The tragic spillage was filmed on Tuesday in Conegliano Veneto, in the province of Treviso, after the pressurized tank exploded because it was overfilled...

“It’s a pity you’re here when the weather is so bad!” I had heard again and again upon arriving in northeastern Italy’s Südtirol province just as it was getting pounded with three days of rain, more than residents said they had seen all summer. If ever a region were made for dramatic skies, it was this one. Its landscape is dominated by the Dolomit...

From ancient Roman ships in Pisa to a deeper understanding of Pompeii, via a cycle route in Siena, there's plenty still to look forward to in Italy as part of the EU28-wide celebration of culture. As one of the most culture-intense EU nations, Italy has plenty to offer for the European Year of Culture Heritage 2018.   Italy is hosting 1,136 events...

In recent decades, Italy has been repeatedly considered the perfect set for a lot of unforgettable international cinematographic productions, due to its fascinating cities and gorgeous natural beauties spread across the country. Despite there are many Italian directors who decided to portrait our countrysuch as Vittorio De Sica or Federico Fellini,...