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Elegant, inimitable, exciting and romantic, precious: this is Venice, the gem on any tour of Italy where churches, palazzi, ancient bridges, monuments and piazzas confirm its artistic and cultural vitality. All has testified to and continues to testify to the long history of the city.  Venice’s beating heart is Piazza San Marco, Europe’s most elega...

In the past few years, the Italian real estate market has been attracting millions of potential buyers and investors who are fascinated by Italy’s culture, landscapes and cuisine, among many other factors. One of the first questions that investors ask when they approach the Italian real estate market is: how much does it cost to purchase or rent a...

Born and raised in Norwalk, Connecticut, Julia Sferlazza embodies the rich tapestry of her Italian American heritage. A proud descendant of both Ischia, an island in the Gulf of Naples, and the towns of Lercara Friddi, Messina, and Potenza in Sicily and Basilicata, Julia's roots run deep into Italian culture and heritage. Now residing in Rome, Ital...

We cannot afford the slow and uncertainties with which the implementation of the 2030 Agenda is proceeding. Even in some policies in our country. Think of the delay on renewable energy. Take action immediately, not postponing but anticipating and accelerating investments in the green transition and renewable energy, can not only increase the our co...

The Valle d’Aosta wine region of Italy tucked in the northwestern corner bordering France to the west and Switzerland to the north is truly one of Italy’s hidden gems. I explored this region on my honeymoon and was glad we went out of the way to venture there. I was thrilled to find a bottle of Valle d’Aosta wine the end of last year at a wine shop...

Food waste, scarcity of resources and raw materials, and global warming are challenges that also involve what is one of the sectors par excellence of Made in Italy, food. Bringing innovation with projects that can have positive effects in the Food- and Agri-Tech sectors is one of the goals of the FoodSeed accelerator by Cassa Depositi e Prestiti Ve...

Villa d'Este is a masterpiece of the Italian Renaissance, included in the UNESCO list of world heritage with its fountains, nymphs, grottoes, plays of water and hydraulic music. The history of the villa is closely related to the history of its first owner, Cardinal Ippolito II d'Este, son of Lucrezia Borgia. Appointed in the sixteenth century Gover...

Dear friends, 2023 is coming to an end. It has been a year full of events and content, but in this last part of 2023 we are preparing big news for 2024, which for We the Italians will be a different, better year from the previous ones. Stay tuned! Since the last editorial, We the Italians has had the pleasure of participating in three different eve...

The Asiago Plateau (Province of Vicenza, Veneto), also known as “dei Sette Comuni” (lit. trans. the seven townships), rises to an altitude of 3,281 feet. This enchanting landscape hosts green forests that are completely covered by the wintertime snow. A precipitous street – with ten hairpin turns along the way – that climbs upward from the plain of...

The third week of November is the Settimana Mondiale della Cucina Italiana in the USA. During this week I join the Embassy of Italy and the Italian Trade Agency in celebrating the value that true Italian cuisine brings to our health, our homes, our communities, and our daily lives. November is also Diabetes Awareness Month – a worldwide campaign to...

Cycling is a sport that creates real legends because of the epic feats that can be achieved in this tough sport. Everything in cycling is legendary, from the long, grueling tours of more than 2,000 miles such as The Tour de France, The Giro d'Italia, and The Vuelta a España, to the difficult one-day classics such as Paris-Roubaix, Milan-San Remo, t...

Gianrico Carofiglio (1961) is a widely known Italian author. Before engaging in literary activity, he was the Anti-Mafia Deputy Prosecutor in Bari, a port on the coast of Puglia. During this time, he has taken part in trials regarding corruption, organized crime, and the trafficking of human beings. Then, in 2002 he published his first book – Invol...