Too much tourism? A new interactive map offers a detailed analysis of the Italian destinations most at risk of overtourism. The Overall Index of Tourism Overtourism (Icst), uses five indicators to assess the impact of tourism on several Italian cities and regions, revealing how excessive tourism can negatively affect local communities and the envir...

In the beating heart of Italian craftsmanship, there is a tradition rooted in a history that goes back thousands of years: ceramics. In every corner of the country, the art of ceramics lives on in specialized villages, true custodians of a knowledge that has been handed down from generation to generation, representing one of the excellences of Made...

Walking into an Italian restaurant in Italy for the first time can feel both exhilarating and a little bit scary. The Italian dining experience can look like a carefully arranged and very internal performance to an outsider. From knowing when a double espresso is appropriate, to what the various headlines on the menu stand for, understanding some o...

Said to be one of the most walkable cities in Europe, the Italian city of Bologna offers a wide range of interesting attractions that visitors are able to easily access on foot. Located to the north of the country, Bologna's history can be traced back to around 900 BCE, with many of the narrow streets in the city centre built before cars were inven...

I’ve had the privilege of writing and talking about many of Italy’s little gems over the past few years, but few could be more "gem-like" than Parma, a lovely corner in the heart of Emilia-Romagna where art, history and food get along almost too amiably. You sense it as you stroll through Parma: the beauty of the city’s streets, with their elaborat...

As I saw the images—the first time in 2,000 years that anyone had laid eyes on them—I felt a great surge of emotion, especially because they remain only yours for a few moments before they are consigned to the admiration of the whole world. We had just uncovered stunning frescos inspired by the Trojan War painted on the splendid black walls of a ba...

It is not easy to make a list of the most beautiful beaches in Calabria. We are talking about 800 km of coastline, which is surprising for its evocative and diverse landscapes: white sandy bays, Mediterranean maquis and rocky cliffs overhanging the sea. The sea is one of its most prized assets, and both Italians and foreign tourists appreciate it g...

In 2023, Puglia was the most sought-after Italian region by foreigners who decided to tie the knot in Italy. It was a record year for the destination wedding sector, with a turnover of nearly €850 million. And the upcoming season already shows a positive sign. In addition to tourism, Puglia has become a confirmed destination for those who want to g...

Are you looking for an experience that will leave you breathless and allow you to connect with the natural world? Look no further: the Stanghe Waterfalls are waiting to give you an unforgettable experience. Come discover this hidden treasure of Racines and prepare to be enchanted by its beauty. A journey into adventureIn the picturesque alpine regi...

In agreement with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MAECI), Trenitalia will offer a discount to Italians registered with AIRE. The purpose of the discount is to provide Italian citizens living abroad and travelling in Italy with the possibility of purchasing Trenitalia-Frecciarossa train tickets at special conditions, t...