Closed since 2012 following a landslide, the Via dell'Amore (Lovers’ Lane), the Cinque Terre’s most famous path, is scheduled to be repaired starting this fall and reopened in 2023, according to a plan presented by the Cinque Terre National Park last week. The scenic trail that connects the villages of Riomaggiore and Manarola, the first two of the...

October 11 2019 Roma, Italy On Friday, October 11, 2019, in the press room of the Chamber of Deputies in Rome, Italy, a press conference was held in defence of Christopher Columbus, organized by the deputy Federico Mollicone, with the participation of the President of We the Italians, Umberto Mucci. During the press conference, a message of greeti...

Italy’s historic shops are among its many treasures, defying the odds and surviving for hundreds of years, despite the country’s complex past. Like Florence and Rome and other destinations, Genoa is committed to preserving these special places, here called botteghe storiche, that were established between the 17th and the first half of the 20th cent...

While Italy has many renowned pasticcerias, some of the country’s most extraordinary and intriguing pastry shops, including some dating to the 18th century, are found in Genoa. Today you can have a delicious walk through the city, savoring its sweet culinary history, as you visit these spots (designated botteghe storiche), located in or close to th...

On April 23, Marco Bucci, the mayor of Genoa, Italy, appointed guitarist Beppe Gambetta an ambassador of the city. Gambetta was honored for representing Genoa all over the world, specifically in the U.S. Gambetta, who has performed in all 50 states, will perform for the first time at Pastorius Park on Wednesday, July 10, 7:30 p.m. He will be accomp...

Si svolgerà dal 27 al 29 giugno a Genova la terza sessione del simposio mondiale “Diaspore italiane” presentato dal John Calandra Institute di New York, il Coasit di Melbourne e l’Istituzione dei Musei del Mare e delle Migrazioni di Genova con il patrocinio del Ministero per i beni e le attività culturali. Ad ospitare l’iniziativa, intitolata “Betw...

The life of the REX ocean liner began on 27 April 1930 at the Ansaldo shipyard in Sestri Ponente, in Genoa, Italy, with the ceremony of the first hull sheet. It was built in only fifteen months and was launched on 1 August 1931; an event that was presided by King Vittorio Emanuele III, and Queen Elena of Montenegro as godmother, in the presence of...

Genova (Italian for Genoa) is the capital of the Genoa province and Liguria in northwest Italy, a city rich with history and importance. Genova is known for being the chief seaport of Italy, and for competing with Marseilles, France, to be the leader among Mediterranean ports. The harbor facilities in Genova were terribly damaged during World War I...

One of the more interesting stories to come out of the 2019 Geneva Motor Show earlier this month was the potentially imminent revival of the DeTomaso Pantera. That would actually be a very good idea, and timely. The Ford V-8-engined Pantera is a classic design (from the American Tom Tjaarda, then working at Italian firm Ghia), and an exhilarating p...

Teatri, musei, gallerie, biblioteche: l'Italia è un immenso giacimento culturale. Misurando la quantità dei siti culturali il portale Holidu ha fatto una classifica delle città perfette da questo punto di vista, quasi un Grand Tour delle 10 città con più cultura d’Italia. Come disse Elio Vittorini “La cultura non è professione per pochi: è una cond...