The 2021 edition of the Mille Miglia rally will see more than 400 classic and vintage cars travel from the northern Italian city of Brescia to Rome and back again this week. One of the world’s oldest car rallies, the Mille Miglia began in 1927, taking place 24 times until 1957 and bringing international fame to luxury sports cars such as Alfa Romeo...

Ferrari on Sunday rolled out its first in-house fashion collection, offering fans of the Ferrari brand and its supercars a touch of “couture” within a contemporary clothing range. The launch marks a major step in Ferrari’s new brand strategy, one of its biggest investments outside the car business, which the company wants to account for around 10%...

Two of the most beautiful Italian art cities, Parma and Cremona, are only at 1 hour of car or train far. An ideal destination for a trip in autumn season! First Parma, for those who are coming from Rome. You can visit the town preparing to become the Italian Capital of Culture 2020. Stendhal paid it tribute in the pages of “The Chartreuse of Parma”...

What is a little free library? A little free library – literally a small free library – is a publicly owned place where free books are exhibited, available to everyone without timetables. The idea of sprinkling the world with books accessible to all started from the USA, where Todd Bol and Rick Brooks built in 2009 the first “Little Free Library” a...

The history of early Christian art in Italy has a precise date. It was the year 313 when the Roman emperor Constantine granted Christians freedom of worship.  It was a moment that inevitably changed not only the history of the time, but also the history of today, both in Italy and in Europe. From that moment onwards, the way of living and understan...

The third edition of Motor Valley Fest will take place in Modena, Italy, on Thursday, July 1 through Sunday, July 4, 2021. The event pays homage to the “Made in Italy” excellence of Italian race cars and motorcycles, marvels of engineering and design. Modena, the birthplace of the legendary Enzo Ferrari, is one of three cities (along with Ravenna a...

This summer Italy will launch 'Dante's Train,' a special route tracing the journey of the Supreme Poet from Florence to Ravenna. The train will take visitors from the Tuscan capital of Florence to Ravenna in the Emilia Romagna region where Dante fled in 1302 to avoid the prospect of being burnt at the stake. The train will stop in Borgo S. Lorenzo...

Certified Piadina Romagnola PGI is becoming more and more popular, so much so that last year its production has reached an all-time high exceeding 20,000 tons. This is confirmed by the figures of the Consortium for the promotion and protection of Piadina Romagnola PGI. Last year, Piadina Romagnola production reached 22,030 tons, up +23.3% compared...

As Stanley Tucci showed the world in his TV series Searching for Italy, Emilia-Romagna is a treasure trove for food lovers. In 2023, the first Italian B Corp hotel opens in Parma. To clarify, B Corporations comprise the innovative companies that pursue profit while maintaining a positive impact on the environment and people. The Palazzo dell’Agrico...

It’s a reasonable question to ask why, since all cheeses are made from the same ingredients—cow, ewe or goat’s milk—are there such myriad differences among the thousands of types from so many countries.   To find out why Parmigiano Reggiano is un-reproducible anywhere but around Parma, I asked Nicola Bertinelli, a producer and President of the Parm...