The Gardens of Trauttmansdorff Castle, also known as the Gardens of Sissi, in honor of the beloved Austrian empress who stayed there several times from 1870, are located in Merano, on a large sun-kissed amphitheater, occupying a sloping area of 12 hectares. Opened in 2001, they bring together 80 botanical environments, including landscapes, themed...

Easter lunch in Italy is a celebration of the colors, scents and flavors of the new season, spring. While there are common dishes and ingredients, from north to south, such as lamb, boiled eggs,  savory pies, chocolate eggs and colomba, each Italian region has its own typical dishes or variations on Easter classics. Each region would need its own d...

This is a spring unlike any other. To be enjoyed outdoors, savouring every moment, like a beautiful conquest. Smell the scent of freshly blossomed flowers, breathe in the mountain air after a long walk, listen to the sound of a stream that breaks the silence of the forest. Precious gems to be treasured with a pure heart and the awareness of the ine...

Few places in the world call to mind stunning natural landscapes and romantic vistas like The Dolomites. Also known as the Dolomite Mountains, this spectacular mountain range located in northeastern Italy was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2009. And as you make the journey toward this magnificent natural wonder, it’s easy to see why. In a...

Trento — in Trentino-Alto Adige, Northern Italy — has the charm of alpine cities which combine cultural heritage with winter enjoyment. The calling of the snow, the well-equipped pistes and the woods immersed in silence is felt all the way to Trento from nearby Monte Bondone. It only takes a few kilometers to find oneself immersed in an enchanted l...

There are more than 1,500 lakes with different features in Italy - dug by glaciers or of volcanic origin, enclosed by the mountains or a few steps away from the sea - where you can explore villages and natural areas but also engage in sporting activities. Here we have picked up ten Italian lakes among the most suitable for those who wish to spend a...

All over the world there are famous sports techniques invented by some athletes, such as the high jump with dorsal overrun invented by the Portland (OR) athlete Richard Douglas "Dick" Fosbury. Italians, always recognized as a people of geniuses, thanks to the countless inventions of every kind that they have realized during the centuries, have left...

In the province of Vicenza, a minor township stands on the hills, separating the two Italian regions of Veneto and Trentino-Alto Adige. It is Asiago, known for its famous cheese and its fabulous ski resorts. Here, the colors are those of nature: green, brown, grey, and blue. The fragrances are those of the woodlands. Time passes slowly, far from th...

Spring awakens the desire to travel. Sunny days and mild temperatures make departures more pleasant and stimulate traveller's fantasies. You don't feel like visiting big cities? If you want to discover new and more intimate places, the Italian villages are just what you need. Relaxation, culture, nature, sport, enchanting landscapes, and history: s...

When you think of Italy, the first things that come to mind are probably art, architecture, and delicious Italian cuisine. But if you’re thinking of visiting during the winter months, you need to know that Italy is actually one of the best destinations in Europe for skiing. Its western borders are home to the Swiss, Savoy, and French Alps, which ar...