Hop in the car, drive the countryside roads, enjoy the fall colors and stop at one of these charming villages for a dive into the past and a taste of delicious seasonal products. Rango, Trentino In the northern mountainous region of Trentino, Rango is part of Italy’s ‘Most Beautiful Villages’ network, having maintained its ancient fortified structu...

Well known Dolomites are a mountain group within the Italian Alpine chain. They stretch through three regions: Trentino Alto Adige, Friuli and Veneto and include some of the most popular places in Italy for those who love snow, hiking and the mountain, both in summer and winter. However, being very extensive, it is difficult to visit them to the fu...

Secondo i dati raccolti da Eduitalia, associazione che si occupa di organizzare soggiorni di studio per studenti stranieri in Italia, sono 35.366 gli studenti americani nel nostro Paese.  L’Italia, oltre a confermarsi saldamente al secondo posto in termini di meta di destinazione di studio, registra rispetto allo scorso anno una crescita pari all’...

Le Marche’s pastoral landscape is bookended by two of its most dramatic features: the rugged Sibylline mountain chain bordering the region to the west and the vast eastern coastline, stretching almost 200 kilometers and lapped by the Adriatic Sea. Most visitors to the region concentrate on one or the other, either exploring the Sibylline Mountain N...

In campagna, seguendo le vie le vino. Nelle grandi città d’arte, per una full immersion di mostre, storia e cultura. Tra vette già innevate o su spiagge solitarie e romantiche. Lontano dal caos estivo e prima delle vacanze invernali, l’autunno è la stagione ideale per partire e staccare la spina per un weekend o poco più: non c’è folla e i prezzi s...

Train journeys in the South of Italy from Rome downwards towards Sicily are infamous for their slow pace and inefficiency. Yet the genuinely epic train ride from Rome to Naples, through the tale of the Italian Alps at Calabria should really be experienced at least once. At the final station on the peninsula at Villa San Giovanni, the carriages are...

The National Italian American Foundation (NIAF) announces today that applications are open for its Ambassador Peter F. Secchia Voyage of Discovery Program. Now in its 19th year, this all-expenses paid cultural and educational initiative sends Italian American college students to Italy each year, to strengthen their understanding of their heritage a...

There are thousands of travel agents and tour guides that specialize in trips to Italy. However, there are not many like Giovanni Catalano and MJ Parri of Italy Plus Tours. Certainly, they, like the thousands of others, guarantee their clients will receive the best experience in European travel, especially to Italy. However, what sets them apart is...

Venice may not be the first association one thinks of when they hear the word "casino", however, Las Vegas could most probably be the first thing that comes to mind. But Venice indeed is the place that the first casino in the world opened its doors to visitors. It was estblished in 1638 to be a theatre with a wing for gambling. It definitely starte...

Italy offers the possibility of places to ski even in the month of October, and this thanks to the presence of glaciers on the mountain range of the Alps that delimits the Italian territory to the north. One of these places is Cervinia which is located in Val d’Aosta. Italian Traditions will guide you on the discovery of this magnificent mountain v...