by Claudia Astarita   The three Corno del Renon (Bolzano) ski facilities have opened on December 13th. They have easy slopes, never crowded and with family friendly prices. They offer different activities and options, for the youngest and the eldest within an amazing natural scenario.   Surrounded by an astonishing view on the Dolomit...

The Ladin Carnevale of Val di Fassa has already begun this year, having kicked off on January 17th (the Feast Day of Sant'Antonio Abate, Patron Saint of Alba di Canazei).   In Fassa, where "carnascèr" (Carnival) is the perculiar expression of local culture, in which irony and irreverence are the main ingredients of every Carnivalesque event....

As spring arrives in Val di Non, the Valley in Trentino Alto Adige turns white anew, with thousands of of hectares of cultivated apple blossoms creating the effect of snow. Only Val di Non can offer such a unique showing of beauty. And what better way to celebrate the colors and fragrances in the air with Aprile Dolce Fiorire ("Sweet April Bl...

by Claudia Baroncelli   From the North to the South, Italy boasts many lesser-known yet wonderful small towns where you can breathe a fairy tale atmosphere and enjoy breathtaking landscapes. Let Swide lead into a unique journey through the most beautiful little towns you can find in Italy.   Travelling around Italy, you'll be surprise...

Chef Norbert Niederkofler Ristorante St. Hubertus - Trentino-Alto AdigeApril 28-May 1, 2013 Renowned Italian chef Norbert Niederkofler will be arte italia's special guest for four culinary classes, April 28-May 1, 2013. From his kitchen at Ristorante St. Hubertus in the Rosa Alpina Hotel & Spa in San Cassiano, Chef Niederkofler is intern...

  WTI Magazine #64    2015 July, 10Author : MIPAAF      Translation by:   Speck was created hundreds of years ago through the symbiosis of two methods for preserving meat: curing, which was widespread in the Mediterranean area, and smoking, typical of northern Europe. As such, Alto Adige, a land that merges the two cultures, gave rise to a speci...

For those interested in Trentino specific news and events, such as members of the Circolo Trentino SF, there is a gathering this year that may interest you. From May 25 - 30th 2016, there will be an interactive workshop held in the United States called Blueprint 2016 Trentino for Americans and Canadians aged 18 to 39 with Trentino roots.   T...

by Chiara Baroncelli   Have you ever slept into an igloo or at the top of a lighthouse surrounded by mountains or sea? And what about spending a night inside a mill or on the top of a tree? Such places do actually exist in Italy. Hard to believe?   From Trulli in Puglia to a new age monastery in Umbria passing by an ancient and rich i...

by Alex Schechter   There's a reason Italy ranks as one of the top-visited destinations in the world. Actually, there are a lot of reasons. Its exquisite beauty, its relaxed pace, its startling integration of the ancient and the modern—it all contributes to the magic.   Whether you're flying down pistes in the Dolomites, or sunning yo...

Italians in Italy don't like to rush things like in America...savor the day, and holiday...one at a time. Come the 1st of December though, Italians and visitors from throughout Europe will be ready to shop in Italy's traditional Christmas Markets. In Levico Terme, in Valsugana, the Historical Habsburg Park provides the fairytale location for the t...