Apulia is a fantastic region which offers its visitors beautiful scenery, a pristine sea and lots of art and culture: the beaches of Salento, UNESCO sites such as Alberobello, not to mention the beautiful buildings built by Frederick II of Swabia, who loved this land and gave it monuments of inestimable value. Let’s begin with the imposing and impr...

Crespi d'Adda, a genuine, ideal and picturesque village, was built by the Crespi Family in the 1800s and 1900s for the employees (and their families) of the textile factory that stands right next to the village. Crespi d’Adda - described as an "exceptional example of the company town phenomenon, the most complete and best-preserved in Southern Euro...

The Leaning Tower, the icon of Pisa, is the most famous Italian monument in the world. Together with the Cathedral and Baptistery, the Tower makes up of a complex of works that poet Gabriele D’Annunzio defined as “Miracles,” hence the baptizing of the piazza that hosts them as Piazza dei Miracoli. Of course the city of Pisa’s first and foremost poi...

Syracuse was defined by Cicero as “the most beautiful city in Magna Graecia.” He was right of course. Still today the echoes of its ancient grandeur reverberate from the streets, churches and monuments, corroborating its religious and cultural importance: Syracuse is a destination no traveler should pass up and, with Sicily's Mediterranean climate...

The city of Ferrara rises on the banks of the Po di Volano River, in the southern plain of Emilia. Over the centuries, this magnificent city has been able to maintain the great prestige it experienced during the era of the House of Este.

For Rome’s tourists, the ancient fountains in front of the Spanish Steps, in Piazza Navona, that called Trevi and many others are the objects of ceaseless wonder and admiration. And Romans’ age-old relationship with their water is unique and eternal, given the majesty of their aqueducts and, above all, their fountains.

  WTI Magazine #27    2014 Apr, 25Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Ferrara, in Emilia-Romagna, with its invaluable testimonies from the Renaissance, is one of 49 Italian sites on UNESCO's World Heritage List, inserted in 1995. The Po Delta Regional Park, a highly precious natural ecosystem, was inserted on the List in 1999 for being a u...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Genoa, the Capital of the lively Region of Liguria, is "superb for its people and its walls," as Petrarch characterized it. One could walk right into infinity, treading the city's historic center and enchanting caruggi, the tight and winding streets lined by very ta...

  WTI Magazine #78    2016 April 15Author : italia.it      Translation by:   It is one of the most populated provinces in Italy and the eighth for extension. With its 367 miles of coast, the Province of Cosenza occupies 44.1% of the surface of Calabria, essentially the entire central and northern part of the region. Calabria's singular landscape...

  WTI Magazine #29    2014 May, 8Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Ancient habitations dug into the tuff rock of a chalky plateau open up around a hollow, the Gravina di Matera, traversed by a torrent that flows in this spectacular and unique city in the Region of Basilicata. Roofs by turns become the foundations for new habitations on t...