NEWS FROM : ITALY  

The center of Naples is marked with many narrow pedestrian roads, but Via San Gregorio Armeno, also known as Via dei Presepi (Presepi Street), stands out. The street is completely full of shops dedicated to the traditional Neapolitan presepio, the Christian nativity scene. Almost every figure and decoration found here is handmade by local nativity...

On the south-eastern coast of Sicily is a string of marine villages and wild beaches suited for a serene holiday dictated by leisurely nature walks, long lunches with a sea view, naps on the beach, all in the spirit of slow travel. It’s not the Sicily of glitzy towns like Taormina, of high-energy cities like Catania, of enchanting sea colors Favign...

Some of Italy’s best-known destinations lie beyond its fabled mainland, with islands like Capri and Ischia drawing millions to their photogenic coasts each year. But when you want to escape the throngs and help deal with over-tourism (even two years ago Capri’s mayor told The Telegraph he worried about his island “exploding” from all the visitors),...

Romantic Italy beckons lovers of all ages to its magical countryside. Couples can tour several of its beautiful, historic cities including Milan, Florence, Naples, and Rome. Each of these beloved cities has a unique Italian flavor just waiting to be experienced.  Milan’s history dates back to 400 B.C., and contains many wonderful museums, galleries...

Molise is the youngest Italian region, established in 1963, when Abruzzi e Molise was split into two regions. The province of Campobasso is bordered to the east by the Adriatic Sea and to the north by the region of Abruzzo. Puglia is to the southeast, while Campania is to the south. The other Molisan province, Isernia, lies to the west. The Samnite...

Tuscany is home to so many beautiful sites that are firm in the collective imagination that you might be wondering if there’s anything to see off the beaten path. Fortunately, the region also has you covered on that front as well! With a myriad of unusual sites all over Tuscany, you’ll be sure to find a few unique highlights that you probably didn’...

A turquoise diamond set in green woods: Lake Tenno is a feast for the eyes and an opportunity to explore its surroundings, between medieval villages and culinary traditions. The area is located north of Lake Garda, precisely 14 km from Riva del Garda, 570 meters above sea level; near beautiful Lake Tenno we also find Canale di Tenno, one of Italy’s...

Se fino a poco tempo fa il turista enogastronomico ‘tipo’ era un soggetto di media età ad alto reddito, oggi sono i Millennials, ovvero i nati tra il 1981 e il 1998, a farla da padrone. Un segmento in forte crescita nell’ultimo anno in Italia, che testimonia una maggior propensione a intraprendere esperienze enogastronomiche in linea con i coetanei...

Archaeologists have discovered an incredible array of amulets, gems, and lucky charms in Pompeii. Researchers think that the mysterious trove belonged to a female sorcerer who could have been a victim of the catastrophic eruption of Mount Vesuvius more than 2,000 years ago. The experts found more than 100 miniature objects in a wooden crate that ha...

The Italian tomato is prized around the world, but its reputation has soured in recent years over reports of mafia infiltration, slave labour and toxic fires that poison water sources. Southern Europe's biggest hydroponics farm is out to change all that, by growing pesticide-free crops in environmentally friendly greenhouses -- and getting bees to...

Felice Gimondi, three-time Giro d'Italia champion and winner of the 1965 Tour de France and 1968 Vuelta a España, died on Friday afternoon. The 76-year-old was swimming in the sea off the coast of Giardini Naxos in Sicily, southern Italy, when he suffered a heart attack. Gimondi took 14 stages across his five Grand Tour victories, and is one of onl...

As if exploring Italy’s countryside by car wasn't romantic enough, you can now make the trip in a reimagined Spiaggina — the iconic, oh-so-Italian car from the 1960s. The updated version of the classic maintains its original charm, but boasts an electric motor, automatic transmission, and five-inch digital screen (to make sure your romantic Italian...