The town of Sepino. located 20 kilometers south of Campobasso, is home to some important Roman ruins and considered one of the most extraordinary archeological sites of central Italy where excavations began in the early 1950s. It has approximately 1,915 inhabitants, known as Sepinesi. The town was rated among the “borghi piu belli d’Italia“(most be...

The Parco Nazionale d’Abruzzo was established in 1923 to protect nature and to save certain wild animals from extinction. It’s in the heart of the central Apennines between Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise and its some 50,000 hectares are home to 25 towns. The scenery here is characterized by mountain chains, karst phenomena, rivers (including the Sangro...

Caciocavallo Silano DOP is without doubt one of the oldest and most typical spun curd cheeses of southern Italy. It was mentioned by Hippocrates in 500 B.C. when describing the art used by the Greeks when preparing “Cacio” (cheese). This dairy tradition, which originated in the Sila Plateau, gradually expanded along the Apennine ridge in southern I...

Oratino is a quaint little village in the province of Campobasso, Molise. With its 1,450 inhabitants, of which only about 200 live within the old borough, Oratino well embodies the image many of us have of the “traditional Italian hamlet” we learned to love.  The earliest attestation of its existence dates from 1251: it was the inventory of all the...

If you’re planning a trip through Europe, don’t forget to consider these Italian villages. “To visit them is to participate in Italy’s beauty while helping keep these enchanting places alive,” says Fiorello Primi, president of the “Most Beautiful Villages in Italy” association (I Borghi più belli d’Italia). While you know Rome, Florence, or Milan,...

Despite the consequences of climate change, Italy registered a 15% increase in oil production, with respect to 2020, approaching 2019 in terms of overall output. This year we decided to double our efforts, both when it comes to the Oli d’Italia guide, and in terms of supporting the world of extra virgin olive oil. We decided to start by bringing to...

Choosing Molise as a destination for summer holidays is always a great solution: on one side the sea, on the other side the opportunity to discover breathtaking natural landscapes and ancient villages for postcard-proof shots. A place not to be missed is definitely Petacciato Marina, a village of just 3500 inhabitants located on top of a hill overl...

One of the most attractive towns on the Adriatic Coast is indeed Termoli, in the region of Molise, a sensational place for its long sandy beaches, crystal-clear sea and stupendous historic center. If walking through its bright tiled streets might remind of Puglia, actually Termoli retains a peculiar character in its own, maybe a bit wild, typical o...

For those who love uncontaminated places, which allow you to spend whole days immersed in nature, the MAB nature reserve of Collemeluccio-Montedimezzo is the ideal destination: established in 1971, it covers 347 hectares and is a UNESCO biosphere reserve. The MAB Program (acronym for Man And the Biosphere) was started by UNESCO in 1971 with the aim...

Molise is perhaps the region that has best preserved its authentic soul, maintaining a strong relationship with its most ancient traditions and with nature: not everyone knows that this small region preserves one of the largest biodiversities in Italy, with varied and rare animal and plant species. Molise allows you to experience a reality on a hum...