Anneliese Alzetta, “era una bella signorina,” was a beautiful girl. Anna was the name she preferred. She grew up in the quaint village of Grizzo, in the region of Friuli-Venezia-Giulia. It lay at the base of the majestic Dolomites, about 60 kilometers west of the once-disputed city of Trieste. Young Anneliese, with flowing blonde hair, had a wonder...

The magnificent Dolomites, a treasure chest of natural sceneries, are the ideal destination for nature lovers, mountaineers, and winter sports enthusiasts. Let's discover together some of the most enchanting and picturesque villages in the Dolomites to visit in winter, nestled in beautiful valleys, and rich in history, art, ancient traditions, and...

Milan (Lombardy), Rome (Lazio), Venice (Veneto). These are the cities on the podium for the locations chosen by wealthy Europeans interested in finding a fine residence in Italy. 9.1% choose the city of the Madonnina, in first position compared to 8.7% of those who choose the Italian capital. In third position is Venice with 2.5 percent. While the...

The Italy-America Chamber of Commerce Southeast and PromoTurismoFVG bring to Miami the FVG Week, an inspiring journey among the flavors and traditions of the Friuli-Venezia Giulia Region. Join us for a whole week full of initiatives: 5 days in-store tasting; 2 trade only events for professionals of tourism and F&B industry; 2 happy hours + dj set....

We Italians love playing cards, but our decks must be quality ones! Modiano is a brand of our Made in Italy known around the world for the beauty and quality of its playing cards, so much so that, since 2015, it officially supplies the Las Vegas World Series of Poker. The company is located in San Dorligo della Valle, some 10 miles from Trieste, in...

In Friuli-Venezia Giulia, a region of northwest Italy where Dolomite peaks slice into the sky and expansive vineyards stretch out alongside them, witches have historically been in control of both wine and crop production. Starting in the 1500s, four times a year, an epic battle between good and evil witches decided the future of the region’s haul....

There are Italian villages that sell houses for the price of a cup of coffee, places that pay you to move there -- and now there's a region that will pay you just to visit. Friuli Venezia Giulia, in the far northeast of the country, will reimburse visitors' journeys if they travel by train from anywhere in Italy. If that's not enough to make you ho...

Not even the pandemic had managed to tame it, but where the virus had failed, bad weather had struck. Trieste's most beloved regatta had been canceled in 2020 under the threat of the bora, then wind gusts had struck in the next edition, putting the racers to the test, while the shadow of the Covid had decimated the visitors. Yesterday, Oct. 9, 2022...

Refining Prosecco Doc Trieste in its Gulf, using the experience of a large group such as Serena Wines 1881 and the inspiration of a company from Karst such as Parovel 1898: it is the dream, that came true, by two families of friends historically dedicated to wine production. It is called “Audace”, and it is a journey that from the hills of the Kars...

The Dolomites are one of the best places in the world to go hiking. But what if you don’t want to go hiking. Is it still worth visiting the Dolomites if you never plan to set foot on a hiking trail? Yes!! In this guide, we coverthe best things to do in the Dolomites that involve little to no hiking. What do we mean by little to no hiking? Most thin...