With their spectacular backdrop of the Alps and a mild climate all year round, it’s no wonder Lake Maggiore and Lake Como have provided the inspiration for many authors, poets and painters over the years. The charming islands dotted across the lakes are the home to delightful Renaissance villas with stunning gardens that flourish in the Mediterrane...

Val Camonica, one of the largest valleys of the central Alps, located in eastern Lombardy (northern Italy), is home to the first Italian site registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List, in 1979. The site contains one of the largest collections of prehistoric petroglyphs in the world - more than 140,000 symbols and figures carved in the rock over...

Arona Arona, in the province of Novara, is one of the most enchanting villages on the shores of Lago Maggiore, impossible not to fall in love. Since 2018 recognized as one of the most beautiful villages in Italy, Arona has much to offer tourists despite the small size. The Lungolago Marconi, completely pedestrian, is ideal for a walk on the shores...

Un’astronave interrata nel Chianti fiorentino. Una tartaruga nel cuore della campagna umbra. Una bolla di vetro sui colli piemontesi. Dalla Maremma alle Langhe passando per il Veneto e la Sicilia, il fenomeno delle cantine d'autore ha conquistato tante delle case vinicole del Bel Paese. Le nuove ‘cattedrali del vino’, firmate dai grandi nomi dell’a...

The city of Bergamo has Celtic origins. Its name derives from the words "Berg" (a mountain) and heim (a house). Surrounded by the Pre-Alps, the city was soon conquered by the Romans who did not miss an opportunity to use this natural strategic stronghold. With the end of the Roman Empire, Lombards and Franks followed one another in the dominion of...

Let’s start talking about Mantova by recommending a visit to Palazzo Te, the villa of leisure and entertainment, made at the request of Federico II Gonzaga in the first half of 1500, by Giulio Romano. The idea is to transform a stable of horses of the Gonzaga family in a villa of fun to use to welcome international guests and organize pompous parti...

Elettrico, fortemente innovativo, attento al territorio e dallo spiccato contenuto social: sono le quattro caratteristiche principali di #EViaggioItaliano, un tour tra le eccellenze regionali ideato per il rilancio del turismo nazionale che mette insieme natura, cultura, enogastronomia ed alta tecnologia e vedrà la sua prima tappa in Campania dal 4...

Monte Isola is definitely the main attraction of Lake Iseo. One of the largest lake islands in Europe, it is the ideal destination for a day trip on the lake. The island can be easily reached by ferries. Once landed on the island you can visit the Santuario della Madonna della Ceriola located on top of the island at over 600 meters above sea level....

The words Italy and wine generally direct the brain straight toward pasta-friendly reds like Chianti and Nebbiolo. The well-versed know there’s an entire galaxy of overshadowed white wines within the country’s borders. Many of these varietals are native to Italy and offer something incredibly distinctive in the glass. In terms of overall production...

If statues could talk, what stories would they tell? Massimiliano Finazzer Flory is a gifted playwright, director and actor who has been promoting Italian culture in the US for years. His new short film Ali Dorate – Golden Wings – filmed in a city under lockdown, animates public statues across Milan during the tragic days when the coronavirus rende...