Umbria is a small Italian region located in the heart of the peninsula. It isn’t bathed by the sea, but Lake Trasimeno makes up for this lack, representing an attraction for bathers and gourmets who want to eat fresh fish. The area then, may not be known for its coasts, but has many other things to offer. One of these is an event dedicated to choco...

Friday October 5, 7:00 pm EDT. Westchester Italian Cultural Center. One Generoso Pope Place, Tuckahoe, NY. Admission: Members $20; Non-Members $25; open to the public. Contact: Lindsay Brewster 914-771-8700 lbrewster@wiccny.org The frescoes of Giotto and followers in the Upper Church of the Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi are world famous depicti...

Un grande successo di pubblico per il side event “Laudato Sì – from theory into practice, cities for a sustainable future”, organizzato dalla Città di Assisi con il Ministero dell’Ambiente e della Tutela del Territorio e del Mare nella giornata di giovedì 13 settembre presso il Consolato Generale d’Italia in San Francisco nell’ambito del Global Cli...

Gemellaggio, Sindaco di Assisi a San Francisco per firma dichiarazione congiunta. La firma di un documento storico tra due città accomunate da valori comuni di pace e fratellanza tra i popoli, di accoglienza, di inclusione, di interculturalità e dialogo, di attenzione all’ambiente e alla giustizia sociale in nome di San Francesco e dei valori franc...

Along the ridge of the Monte Subasio massif, there are some isolated peaks, the most important of which are, from north to south, Monte Subasio (1290 m), Monte Civitelle (1280 m) and La Sermolla (1191 m). In addition, the north-western end of the hill is San Rufino (1110 m) and the south-eastern end of the hill is Madonna della Spella (978 m); furt...

A hilly patchwork of yellow and green Umbrian fields unfolded on both sides of the road as I zipped around hairpin turns in my little red Fiat, feeling every bit the race car driver. Of course, this being Italy, what I thought was death-defying speed wasn't fast enough for drivers coming up behind me. They barely hesitated, passing me on blind curv...

WTI Magazine #73    2015 November 27Author : italia.it      Translation by:   As the heart of one of the world's most significant religions, Italy has always been a destination for those who have made their faith a way of life and who wish to explore the roots of a world that has produced art, architecture, and objects of inestimable value. Italy...

by Madeleine Luckel   Italy is a country with thousands of cities—literally—but most visitors flock to the "big three": Rome, Venice, and Florence. Might we suggest branching out? For those who want an Under the Tuscan Sun experience in Florence but shudder at the thought of hordes of tourists, consider these five charming under-the-radar ci...

This year www.Dronestagr.am, the first social network dedicated to aerial photography, set out to find the best aerial photographs out there. The competition received 6000 entries, which illustrated the vast diversity of the genre, but one image of Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi (above) jumped out.   The competition was broken down into...

There's a family that runs its history through the decades serving the town of San Francisco: before Joseph, then his daughter Angela, now her son Joseph. There's a project called Porziuncola Nuova that connected San Francisco to Saint Francis' town, Assisi. There's a square in front of a church in the North Beach, San Francisco's Little Italy, tha...