This trip will be an authentic surprise. All different and incredible, Easter traditions in Italy will certainly leave you speechless. Suggestive, misterious and moving: in this article, we'll introduce you to 10 of the most authentic and unmissable Easter traditions in Italy. Piedmont: where Jerusalem is on stage every 2 years. Speaking of Italian...

The Alta Via dei Monti Liguri is a “border” route that separates the Mediterranean coast from the wild hinterland, between sea and sky, the Alps and the Apennines. Like a green highway it crosses the whole of Liguria, for a total of 440 km along sunny ridges, grassy prairies and shady woods. Who ventures to the Alta Via dei Monti Liguri a piedinbsp...

Atop an idyllic hill in the Italian Riviera sits a tiny village with a big dream: becoming an independent nation. The Principality of Seborga already has its own flag, national anthem, passports, stamps, currency and, of course, a monarch. It hopes to one day back them up with legal recognition of its sovereignty, which it has been seeking since th...

If its being overlooking the sea, with one of the most important ports of the Mediterranean, is not enough to convince you to visit Genoa, its Aquarium and the adventurous experiences proposed will surely make you change your mind. Immersed in the wonderful biodiversity of the Aquarium of Genoa, you can spend an unforgettable experience: the Night...

The Mayor of Genova Marco Bucci says enough is enough and is pushing back on cancel culture. In a recently published article in il Secolo XIX, the Genovese newspaper, Bucci expressed his disappointment in American mayors, especially in that of Genova's Sister City, Columbus, Ohio, who have removed Christopher Columbus statues in their cities. Bucci...

At the Columbus Historical Society Friday morning, David Terry lifts the plaster maquette, or small rendition used for a larger piece, of what would be the Christopher Columbus statue that stood at Columbus City Hall. Around Terry are fellow volunteers, from center left, Mike Frush, Rich Gomez and Jody Maclean. Created by Italian sculptor Eduardo A...

Around 700 noted Italian buildings and historic sites open their doors to the public on the weekend of 26-27 March as part of the annual Spring Days initiative organised by the Fondo Ambiente Italiano (FAI). The sites include rarely-opened palaces, castles, abbeys, libraries, parks, nature trails and gardens in 400 towns and cities across Italy, in...

The Castle has been restored and is now used for concerts and cultural events. The walls were built during the 12th century, while the tower is more recent. It was restored in 1310, then it was abandoned in the 18th century. Entering the old town from the main street, you will see the Oratory of Saints Sebastiano and Rocco, built in 1647 in Baroque...

The territory of the Cinque Terre extends between Punta Mesco and Punta di Montenero, in the Ligurian Riviera of Levante, in the province of La Spezia, the provincial capital connected by the railway line. On this stretch of coast, narrow by the mountains that drop down to the sea, there are five characteristic villages: Riomaggiore, Manarola, Corn...

It rivals Florence for Renaissance-era palaces, Venice for medieval alleyways and Naples for its prime Mediterranean position. It’s a city that lives its history instead of calcifying it into museums; where takeaways sell farinata crepes (the recipe for which hasn’t changed in centuries), shops are slathered in frescoes, and antique public lifts wh...