If you think weddings are a lot of work, try walking a couple of trees down the aisle. Every spring, Accettura, a mountain village of about 2,000 people in the Basilicata region of southern Italy, celebrates its patron, Saint Julian, with an arboreal wedding. Called Il Maggio di Accettura, the wedding is an ancient pagan tradition that draws thousa...

L’Italia è ricca di borghi, castelli, chiese e musei da visitare. Il nostro paese detiene anche il primato per numero di siti tutelati dall’Unesco. Su un totale di 1.031, infatti, l’Italia ne vanta ben 51. Tuttavia, oltre ai luoghi di maggior fama, lungo la Penisola è possibile imbattersi in posti che, o perché abbandonati o perché poco frequentati...

From Tuesday, November 13, 2018 to Tuesday, December 18, 2018. From 6:00 pm To 8:00 pm EDT. Entrance: Free. Italian Cultural Institute of New York, 686 Park Avenue - New York, NY 10065. Organized by the American Academy in Rome and presented in the US by the Italian Cultural Institute, this exhibition highlights how photography has framed modern pe...

When: Monday, November 5, 2018 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM - Where: Italian Cultural Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL Join us as two Italy-only travel companies, La Dolce Via Travel and Divertimento Group (DG) showcase two hidden Italian jewels: Murano, the island hidden within Venice's lagoons and Matera, the city chosen as the 2019 European Capital...

With more than 1.5 million hectares of protected areas (equal to 5% of the national terrain), the 24 Italian national parks make up the country’s green heart. Inside the protected areas nature and its life cycles are preserved and passed down from generation to generation by means of environmental education, initiatives and events that take place a...

La mole dei dati analizzati non può che spingerci a definirli gli Oscar online delle Regioni Italiane. Sono i premi assegnati da Travel Appeal sotto l’insegna “Italia Destinazione Digitale”, insieme a Best Western Italia, Destination Italia, Human Company, Keesy e Unicredit. Già, perché la startup specializzata in intelligenza artificiale applicata...

Autumn in Italy means good food, great wine, and gorgeous colours. But where are the best spots to visit during the cooler months? Here are eight great destinations for an autumn getaway. Langhe, Piedmont. About an hour from Turin, this corner of Italy is great for wine, cheese, and truffles, the staples of an Italian autumn menu. Look out for the...

Dal Sud Italia al Nord Africa, dalla Grecia alla Turchia. Dal tamburello all’oud, dalle ballate ai canti femminili. E la musica diventa la voce del mare, il Mediterraneo, narrando storie e tradizioni. Si intitola “Mediterraneo”, l’ultimo album del gruppo Newpoli, di base a Boston, che sarà presentato a New York il 5 ottobre.   Carmen Marsico, canta...

Italy is an extremely diverse country, which has both large cities and huge metropolises, such as Rome and Milan, which are flanked by towns and small villages. Some of these are really tiny. However, they are not ghost cities, but places with their own character and personality, so interesting to visit! We are talking about places with thirty or e...

In recent decades, Italy has been repeatedly considered the perfect set for a lot of unforgettable international cinematographic productions, due to its fascinating cities and gorgeous natural beauties spread across the country. Despite there are many Italian directors who decided to portrait our countrysuch as Vittorio De Sica or Federico Fellini,...