The Verona street game project Tocatì was on Thursday added to UNESCO's list of intangible cultural heritage, ANSA sources said. The UN cultural body said "Tocatì, a shared programme for the safeguarding of traditional games and sports, is considered an exemplary practice for safeguarding the intangible cultural heritage". The seventeenth session o...

When, in 1968, Bruno Ferrin first set foot in the poplar forest on a hill near Treviso, Italy, he knew he had found a good spot. “I was looking for a way to work in my spare time,” he says. “And thought I could open a casual food stand in the woods.” Fifty-three years later, that patch of woods on Montello hill is home to something a fair bit large...

Venice is one of those heralded cities that tops the bucket list of billions of people around the globe. People are drawn to its ethereal beauty, romantic gondola vibes, and of course, the traditional Italian food and wine. And while there are plenty of things to see, do, and photograph in Venice, it’s not a city that warrants an extended trip, eve...

Set in the jagged Dolomites of Northern Italy, just two hours from Venice airport, Cortina offers low-key glamour, stunning scenery and a taste of la dolce vita. What was once an icy battleground during the First World War is now the resort of choice for well-heeled skiers, as well as a few A-listers. Also known as ‘queen of the Dolomites’, the are...

You may not know that Venice is made up of many islands. Experts actually cant really agree on the final number but its around 118-120 islands. Don´t worry, as when you travel to see Venice your visit will be to a handful of islands at the most. A popular cruise ship stop, Venice is served by Italy´s fourth busiest airport Venice Marco Polo. Here a...

The beautiful Padua, also known as the city of stars and of the "three without", is located in the Veneto region, a short distance from the more famous Venice. City of stars because it was during his stay in Padua that the great astronomer and physicist Galileo Galilei spent the most fruitful years for his studies. He would later recall his time in...

The magnificent Dolomites, a treasure chest of natural sceneries, are the ideal destination for nature lovers, mountaineers, and winter sports enthusiasts. Let's discover together some of the most enchanting and picturesque villages in the Dolomites to visit in winter, nestled in beautiful valleys, and rich in history, art, ancient traditions, and...

Milan (Lombardy), Rome (Lazio), Venice (Veneto). These are the cities on the podium for the locations chosen by wealthy Europeans interested in finding a fine residence in Italy. 9.1% choose the city of the Madonnina, in first position compared to 8.7% of those who choose the Italian capital. In third position is Venice with 2.5 percent. While the...

Venice has once again postponed its contentious plan to introduce a visitor entry fee which had been due to come into effect on 16 January 2023. The booking system, which will involve an entry fee for day-tripper tourists arriving in the lagoon city, has now been pushed forward at least six months, reports state broadcaster RAI. The reservation sys...

In the historic Carnegie Hall, amid the shimmering lights of Broadway, the Fondazione Arena di Verona held a special concert to celebrate their 100th anniversary and to promote the 2023 season. The concert was held in Zankel Hall, Carnegie’s newest concert venue and was opened with a speech by Cecilia Gasdia, Artistic Director of the Fondazione Are...