Pollino National Park is the widest protected area in Italy and it is named after Pollino massif. It was established in 1988 and it covers a surface of 192.565 hectares, of which 103.915 are in Calabria and the others are in Basilicata including the areas of Potenza, Matera, Cosenza and other 56 municipalities. The territory presents different char...

Our country is home to vast expanses of lavender. The purple, blue and lilac-coloured flower gives shape to fragrant parks, which are the most popular destinations for lavender lovers. A walk through Italian villages and lavender fields is therefore one of the best ways to leave the greyness of winter behind and to welcome spring and its scents wit...

All’Università della Calabria c’è l’unico centro di ricerca sulla letteratura e la cultura italoamericana di tutto il sistema universitario italiano. Il progetto si chiama “Italian Diaspora Studies” ed è stato fondato dalla visione coraggiosa e lungimirante della docente Margherita Ganeri nell’anno accademico 2016/2017. «Mi sono resa conto che c’er...

Calabria is a land where spirituality and nature often merge, giving life to places of extraordinary beauty. In Paola, near Cosenza, a seaside town, the Sanctuary of San Francesco is a stop not to be missed when you visit Calabria. The patron saint of Calabria and the people of the sea was born in Paola, where his remains are kept and a lot of mira...

If you find yourself in authentic Cosenza in southern Italy’s Calabrian region, take a scenic day trip to the charming village of Castrolibero. Why Castrolibero? Not ever hearing of Castrolibero before, which is definitely off the tourist radar, I’m invited to this sleepy village to take photographs. A lovely Calabrese friend Erika from Pro Loco Ca...

If you’re a foodaholic, then Cosenza is definitely the town for you – food here is amazing! The passion for food in Italy is an obsession, especially in Calabria. Fresh and seasonal produce creates deliciously mouth-watering traditional dishes that have evolved through centuries whilst influenced by the many cultures that arrived in Cosenza. Grown...

Ever heard of Cosenza, Italy’s alluring and undiscovered city in Calabria? Perhaps not. And, this is the reason that I’m sharing with you a little information on captivating Cosenza. Where is Cosenza? Mention to someone that you’re in Cosenza and typically, the response is “where?” My reply is always the same: “southern Italy, near the toe of the b...

Calabria’s officially declared ‘City of Art’ is a cultural, historical and artistic hub characterized by mountains, valleys, hills and hundreds of miles of spectacular coast. Cosenza’s magnificent landscape is incredibly diverse and runs from the Tyrrhenian shores in the west to the Ionian coast in the east, from the Pollino mountain range in the n...

Al Comune di Cosenza ha proposto un progetto, denominato “Experience Calabria” al quale sta lavorando da un anno e che scommette sul potenziale turistico della regione. L’obiettivo è portare tanti americani e italo-americani in Calabria e, in particolare, a Cosenza. Nel corso del suo viaggio esplorativo, Siciliano ha voluto incontrare l’Assessore a...

L’Università della Calabria firma un protocollo con la Delaware Law School degli Stati Uniti d’America. È quanto avvenuto ieri ad Arcavacata di Rende, alla presenza dell’assistente del preside di facoltà, Eileen Grena e della direttrice del corso Pamela Beech, del rettore Gino Crisci, del coordinatore del corso di studi in Giurisprudenza, Enrico Ca...