His name was Giovanni Ricamatori, in this absurd year there would be his first retrospective in his native Udine in Friuli Venezia Giulia, until the end of next week. Like many other artists already discussed, he was part of Raphael's workshop and like many of his colleagues Giovanni was the founder of a genre, the Grotesque and more generally the...

Like any frontier city, Trieste has an undisputed charm and bears the evidence of a complex and interesting history. While not often enough on the main tourism routes for those who visit Italy, the city is certainly worth at least a few days stay. It's definitely a place to be discovered at a leisurely pace, in fact you can easily visit it on foot....

It was around noon on a sunny autumn weekday when I first walked into the Enoteca di Cormons, hoping to get directions to a nearby winery. I’d sought out the town’s wine bar after a two-hour train ride from Venice, where I was living while writing a novel. A Venetian restaurant I frequented had served me a Pinot Grigio from an Italian region called...

In the UK you’d count yourself lucky to find a Shell garage with a Ginster’s-branded microwave and a working Costa machine. The average service station in Italy, on the other hand, is a culinary delight. Espresso is deliciously rich, arancini are made on site and there are little tables to stand around and read the paper. People stop there for the...

The Origini Italia Program in Export Management and Entrepreneurial Development is aimed at descendants of Italian emigrants around the world. Besides teaching business management skills and entrepreneurial attitudes, Origini Italia offers participants the opportunity to establish professional and cultural ties with their land of origin.The Program...

In October 2018, the Vaia storm struck the alpine forests of Friuli-Venezia Giulia in northeast Italy for hours. Winds that blew at the speed of a hurricane and in a few days, millions of trees were lost. Locals were faced with a challenge: what to do with the fallen trees so as not to waste them? Among the several projects, that of chef Stefano Ba...

Palmanova is a municipality of about 5000 inhabitants in the province of Udine (region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia) between Venice and Trieste. Its foundation took place in 1593 by the Venetians who built this fortress town with the characteristic polygonal geometry consisting of a nine-pointed star. Called the "star-shaped town", in 1960 it was decla...

Visit Italy presents the Romantic Wine Getaway tour between Veneto and Friuli Venezia Giulia: castles, food and wine. A tour of 6 nights and 7 intense days between COLLINE DEL PROSECCO, TREVISO, SAN DANIELE DEL FRIULI, UDINE, CIVIALE DEL FRIULI, COLLIO GORIZIANO, AQUILEIA, TRIESTE. It will be an intense trip full of free moments to be managed indep...

Urban trekking was born from the union of "walking" or "hiking" and the wonders that each Italian town or village offers. Urban trekking is an expression born in Siena in 2003 and a proposal of slow tourism to live the Italian cities intensely. It is not suitable for those who choose "hit and run" tourism. The birth of this expression "urban trekk...

San Daniele is the name of a place that is home to a sensational product that shares all its features: it is Friuli’s crowning achievement. Connected to a very old production method that has remained unchanged over the centuries, Prosciutto from San Daniele is a highly prized product. San Daniele Prosciutto DOP is made by curing fresh legs of Itali...