Italy makes the world fall in love: the postcards filmed by a drone during Eurovision 2022 from May 10 to 14 captivated travelers from every continent. The Peninsula was seen, told and appreciated 200 million times and more than 6 million in a single day. The narrative focused on promoting the peninsula's well-known and lesser-known locations with...

Supported by a grant from the United States Embassy to Italy to foster diversity, equity, and inclusion in museums, professionals from The Phillips Collection in Washington, DC will conduct a week of collaborative workshops from May 2 – 9 with Italian contemporary art museums in Turin (GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea), Rome (Mu...

Battery manufacturer Italvolt has signed a memorandum of understanding for its Gigafactory in Scarmagno, Italy, where it will deliver 45 GWh production capacity for battery cells. By June 2022, the final design is expected to be submitted, construction permits are expected by early 2023 and production will start in 2024. The Italvolt project plans...

Despite being now far from its past as an 'automobile mono-culture' dominated by Fiat, Turin is still a city with a strong industrial vocation. Manufacturing, and in particular the automotive and high-tech sectors, continue to play an important role in the economy of the metropolitan city, according to the Mista project, carried out by the ESPON Eu...

After Italy’s win last year, Eurovision 2022 is set to take place in Turin in May. If you were lucky enough to secure tickets, or simply want to head to the city to soak up the atmosphere, here are some suggestions for things to do in and around Turin. Surrounded by Alps, it has a slight French feeling to the city, and was historically home to the...

If you know us a little bit, you will already know that we are great lovers of Italian cuisine. In every city we travel to, one of our priorities is to taste some of its typical dishes. We think it’s an essential part of a trip, and we love it! We once lived in Bergamo, and when it came to food, we were very lucky! From one side, Bergamo is not amo...

This May Turin’s stately boulevards and grand piazzas will be flooded with sequin-clad divas and flag-brandishing fans, as it gears up to host the 66th edition of the Eurovision song contest. This is only the third time ever that Italy has hosted the competition, following Rome in 1991 and Naples in 1965. The country’s first ever capital (from 1861...

Around 700 noted Italian buildings and historic sites open their doors to the public on the weekend of 26-27 March as part of the annual Spring Days initiative organised by the Fondo Ambiente Italiano (FAI). The sites include rarely-opened palaces, castles, abbeys, libraries, parks, nature trails and gardens in 400 towns and cities across Italy, in...

The historic cafés of Italy aren’t just places for drinking coffee; having retained the atmosphere and traditions of times gone by, they represent the memory and identity of those times and, therefore, of a part of Italian history. Not that the coffee and treats they offer should be overlooked. They are just as popular for their identity as they ar...

There are several ‘lucky’ spots in Italy where, according to popular belief, if you visit them or perform a simple ritual, often passed down through the centuries, you will get lucky. Some lucky spots you may have heard of include Juliet’s House in Verona, the statue of the bull in Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II in Milan, the statue of the Porcellin...