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Seven are the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago: Elba, Giglio, Giannutri, Capraia, Pianosa, Montecristo and Gorgona. The largest of these islands is Elba – the third largest island in the entire Mediterranean, and with a seemingly-infinite array of assets, Elba requires a generous amount of time to visit and enjoy all of it. It is made up of eight...

With every new start to the Christmas season, the shopping race takes off, and the Italian streets are filled with exquisitely festive colors and light. Shop windows are decorated to attract the eye, while most cities also host their own Christmas markets, where you can purchase typical products and, most of all, presents and almost anything to do...

For Rome’s tourists, the ancient fountains in front of the Spanish Steps, in Piazza Navona, that called Trevi and many others are the objects of ceaseless wonder and admiration. And Romans’ age-old relationship with their water is unique and eternal, given the majesty of their aqueducts and, above all, their fountains.

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Charming, spectacular Aosta Valley is a region with a lot to offer its visitors. We'll show you a route created ad hoc, that combines nature, sports and culture: A tour of the fantastic castles of Aosta Valley. In addition to being well-known for its mountains, this...

  WTI Magazine #85    2016 November 21Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The name Tropea alone signals (to Italians and foreigners alike) sun, sea and unforgettable sceneries. This splendid setting lies within the Provice of Vibo Valentia, along the Coast of the Gods, also known as the "Beautiful Coast" (Costa Bella) for its inspiring pan...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : italia.it      Translation by:   One of the most famous towns in Italy is Assisi, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and, above all, homeland of St. Francis, the man who renounced all his possessions in order to devote his life to helping the needy. Dedicated to him is the splendid Basilica, one of the em...

  WTI Magazine #84    2016 October 17Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Many know it as the Riviera of Fun, given its expansive and well-maintained beaches and innumerable attractions; the Adriatic Riviera (in Emilia Romagna) is one of Italy's best-known beach resort localities, and no doubt that the Riviera of Fun is a definition that su...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The magnificent scenery of Lake Como (also known as Lake Lario) has enchanted artists and travelers for centuries: from French novelist Flaubert to musicians of the caliber of Gioacchino Rossini, Giuseppe Verdi, and Vincenzo Bellini; it was here that he composed his op...

  WTI Magazine #82    2016 August 19Author : italia.it      Translation by:   An exceptional historic testimony to Magna Graecia's presence in this area, as well as to subsequent epochs, the archaeological site at Agrigento, in Sicily, was inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1997. The remains from the Hellenic city, and additionally...

  WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : italia.it      Translation by:   In Italy tourists and travelers love staying in agritourisms (agriturismi), authentic agricultural enterprises that are often outfitted with all the comforts and modern conveniences. From the magnificent hills of Tuscany to the magical borgoes of Umbria, from the cou...

  WTI Magazine #76    2016 February 15Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Florence is a city whose charm and splendid past have remained unaltered. At least, this is how the enchanting Tuscan capital appears – it continues to enchant, by means of its artistic masterpieces, colored marbles and architectural works that evoke the pomp and cir...

  WTI Magazine #74    2015 December 11Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Rivoli Castle perches on a hill in the beautiful Val di Susa at the gates of Turin. Once the Savoy residence, new restoration work bringing the castle back to its fully glory has given it a new lease of life and since 1984 it houses the Museum of Contemporary Art...