In an underground laboratory deep beneath a mountain in Central Italy, an array of crystals, chilled to within a hair of absolute zero – the coldest possible temperature in the universe – has been steadily compiling one of the most precise measurements to date in pursuit of a rare particle process. If it is proven to exist, this process may well be...

Many Italians take to the mountains for a winter holiday. But it's not all about the Alps. If you want to explore further, here are some alternative ski destinations around Italy. Camigliatello Silano, Calabria – The ‘toe’ of Italy’s boot-shaped peninsula might be more commonly associated with beaches and summer sunshine, but within the woods of Ca...

The foreign ministry on Thursday praised the recognition Italy received from the United Nations cultural organisation for three traditional practices - seasonal livestock droving along Mediterranean migratory routes, Alpinism and The Celestinian Forgiveness annual celebration in the central city of L'Aquila. The foreign ministry said it "welcomes w...

Transhumance, the traditional farming practice of seasonal migration of livestock along storied tracks towards better climate conditions, was unanimously inserted Wednesday into UNESCO's list of of intangible cultural heritage. The successful bid was made by Italy, Austria and Greece. With this new inclusion, Italy has overtaken Turkey and Belgium...

Get into the holiday spirit when you visit these Italian villages where Christmas is celebrated with special events. Candelo (Piedmont) Located about 60 kilometers northeast of Turin, Candelo is a medieval village known for its ‘Ricetto’, a fortified storehouse made of a group of houses and streets surrounded by walls, which the local population us...

Traveling by train in Italy is one of the best ways to move within the boot and luckily for passengers, there are some seriously scenic routes that one can enjoy. They offer mountain views, coastal perspectives and panoramas of the stunning countryside dotted with medieval hilltop towns. For those who are also conscious of their impact while explor...

After months of courting its fourth sister city, Boynton Beach this week hosted representatives from its latest counterpart, Farindola, Italy, and zeroed in on signing into effect a partnership rooted in economy, tourism, the arts and history. The six-person Italian delegation included Farindola International Arts Festival board members and Farindo...

Gli studiosi dell’Università della Tuscia in collaborazione con il Parco Nazionale della Majella hanno individuato in Abruzzo un esemplare di Pino Nero, il Pinus Nigra, nel territorio di Fara San Martino in provincia di Chieti. Una presenza già nota in Abruzzo ma che fu segnalata per la prima volta solo nella prima metà dell’ottocento e risalente a...

A mountain region with a rich plant and faunal heritage, a coastal area and four provinces, Abruzzi is a land featuring strong and distinctive culinary traditions, together with a major wine industry. Most of its gastronomy is native, showing life-long links with local ingredients and is made of land and sea dishes. In particular, Abruzzi maintains...

Fra qualche anno l’aeroporto di Pescara potrebbe diventare uno scalo internazionale capace di ospitare aerei di grandi dimensioni capaci di collegare il capoluogo abruzzese con nazioni quali gli Stati Uniti d’America, il Canada, la Cina e la Russia. Non si tratta di semplici auspici, ma di programmi basati su una importante novità delle ultime ore....