Visiting a Jewish quarter means approaching a fascinating world that perhaps many people still know too little about. It's not only a very ancient civilization, from which the three main monotheistic religions are derived, but also a culture with a strong identity that has found expression in literature, art, phylosophy, complex symbolism, and even...

Ferrara, in Emilia-Romagna, with its invaluable testimonies from the Renaissance, is one of 55 Italian sites on UNESCO’s World Heritage List, inserted in 1995. The Po Delta Regional Park, a highly precious natural ecosystem, was inserted on the List in 1999 for being a unique cultural landscape and example of intelligent human construction within n...

The tour of the Castles of Emilia Romagna will allow you to discover is an Italian region where you can find many fortresses and castles that will allow you to make a wonderful journey through time. You should know that every province in the area has a rich heritage of fortresses, fortifications and ancient noble houses. These testimonies of the pa...

Spring in Italy smells of freshly bloomed flowers and trees that are colored with new light, the climate becomes mild, the squares of the cities come back to life and the sun reappears to make the landscapes shine. In short, for many this is the best time of year to travel and to enjoy landscapes and locations without the confusion of summer or the...

Every morning by 3 a.m., at his shop in the northern city of Ferrara, Italian baker Sergio Perdonati recreates a Renaissance bread. Using a 90-year-old starter (which his father managed to save after the bakery was bombed during World War II), he rolls two lengths of dough, one beneath the palm of each hand, until they begin to curl. He then presse...

Christmas markets, light shows and old traditions: all across Italy there are many events planned for the Christmas and New Year period: here we have chosen the most interesting suggestions for you. The very first traditional Christmas markets date back to around the 14th century in Germany and Alsace and then spread along the Alps, including Italy...

The Renaissance and medieval heart of Ferrara, a Unesco-inscribed town in Emilia-Romagna, comes alive in December with shows, light performances, Christmas villages and Christmas markets, making it an ideal destination to visit with family during this time of the year.    Cheerful Christmas lights envelop the streets of the city center, decorated w...

Italian-American striker Giuseppe Rossi has signed a contract with SPAL, Italy’s Serie B club that last August was taken over by New York-based criminal defense lawyer Joe Tacopina. After spending the 2020 season in Utah with MLS side Real Salt Lake, Rossi, who boasts large international experience at elite European clubs like England’s Manchester...

Investors from North America have recently begun looking at Italian soccer as a land of opportunity. Seven Serie A clubs—AC Milan, AS Roma, Bologna, Fiorentina, Genoa, Spezia and Venezia—currently have American or Canadian ownership, with the count being up to 12 across Italy's three professional men’s soccer leagues.  Among the pioneers of this wa...

The Renaissance, apart from its literature and artistic meaning, may also be characterized by a crescendo of geographical curiosity induced by the discovery of new lands. After centuries, the Europeans start to have access to new seas, while until then they have maintained contact with Asia exclusively by land, as the Arab merchants, skilled in nav...