Comincerà domani il viaggio di Luca Ciotoli, Consigliere Comunale di Sestri Levante, in procinto di partire per gli Stati Uniti dove unirà un viaggio privato a un momento di incontro e conoscenza con la comunità di Santa Cruz (California), città gemellata con Sestri Levante il cui Sindaco e il Presidente del Comitato Gemellaggi sono stati recenteme...

The northern Italian region of Liguria is the longest-living in the European Union, according to the latest figures from Italy's national statistics office. More than three of every 100,000 Liguria residents live to at least 105, Istat reports in its annual snapshot of the Italian population: 3.58 per 100,000.  That's compared to Italy's national r...

Architect Renzo Piano has offered a new bridge design for his beloved hometown of Genoa to replace the one that collapsed last month, killing 43 people, saying it must be built to last 1,000 years and be "simple, solid ... but not banal." Piano joined city and regional officials on Friday to present the plans for the new bridge, which officials hop...

When it comes to setting the mood, Italy has so much more to offer than serenades along the canals of Venice. In fact, some of its most dreamy holiday destinations are little-known towns and villages, from low-key Sicilian seaside escapes to medieval hamlets in the Umbrian countryside. This roundup of Italy’s 10 most romantic small towns should pro...

Serie A players will take the field this weekend wearing 'Genoa in our hearts' shirts to mark the August 14 bridge collapse that killed 43 in the northwestern Italian city, Liguria regional officials said Wednesday. The shirt will also be worn by match officials on the second day of play in Italian soccer's top tier, the officials said. The initiat...

How do I get there? Tucked away in a particularly mountainous kink of the Italian Riviera, the Cinque Terre villages were shaped by their profound isolation. Today the villages’ exquisite ruggedness still presents a few challenges for accessibility. Although all the villages can be reached by car, you’ll need nerves of steel for the narrow, twistin...

YOU HAVEN’T FORGOTTEN about pesto, have you? This is a public service announcement. I made pasta with pesto for guests recently, and they loved it. As in, could not stop talking about how good it was while they ate it as fast as they could and then asked for more. The happiness-to-effort ratio was approximately 1,000,000 to 1. I felt like I tied my...

With nearly 5,000 miles of coastline, Italy has countless beaches up and down the boot as well as its magnificent islands. Here are seven worth exploring for the Mediterranean seascapes as well as the surrounding areas: Cala Corsara, Spargi island (Sardinia) The Maddalena archipelago, a cluster of islands off the coast of northern Sardinia, has lon...

The Galata Museum in Genoa is the largest maritime museum in the Mediterranean. Located in what was once the arsenal of the powerful Republic of Genoa, where galleys were built, armed and launched, the museum, inaugurated in 2004, allows the visitor to make a journey through five centuries of maritime history and life, with the chance to visit a re...

Italy is surrounded by the waters of the Mediterranean Sea that make it the ideal place to travel by boat through the beautiful landscapes visible from the sea. Sailing holidays are increasingly appreciated and every year the number of fans increases. This is also due to the meteorological and climatic conditions that are favorable for this type of...