Two of Italy's leading contemporary art institutions have launched a peaceful, symbolic protest against the violent response by Iran's security forces to a wave of demonstrations over the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini. The Milan Triennale and the MAXXI National Museum of 21st Century Arts in Rome invite visitors to leave a small lock of their ha...

Milan is a fast, frenetic city, at times sculpted in the future, but if you let yourself be enchanted by the testimonies of the Milanese architecture that was, you immediately realize how stratified it is over time. A walk through Milan is a journey through the history of architecture, in which the protagonists of each style parade here and there,...

Milan might be known as Italy’s fashion capital, but explore beyond its bevy of designer shops—and it's also one of Europe’s most under-the-radar romantic cities. Whether you and your partner prefer strolling ancient cobbled streets or an aperitivo on the town, read on for the best spots to sip, stay and play on the ultimate couple’s getaway weeken...

Valcamonica is a wide expanse of flat land that runs through the Central Lombardy Alps and the Provinces of Brescia and Bergamo. Crossed by the Oglio River, the Valley hosts one of the largest collections of prehistoric cave art in the world; it is so important that it was inserted onto the UNESCO World Heritage List as far back as 1979. To visit t...

ARIES – The first sign of the zodiac, these rams love to be number one and aren’t afraid to dive into challenging situations, no matter how hard they may be. The same is true of MATERA, a city dug into a rocky outcrop in Basilicata whose challenges are (quite literally) as hard as stone. Annoyed by excessive details and needless nuances, Aries woul...

Milan Fashion Week opened Wednesday on an optimistic note, despite the shadows cast by the soaring cost of energy. Almost 70 catwalk shows and 110 presentations are scheduled over the next six days, featuring the giants of Italian fashion, from Gucci to Prada, Versace, Armani, Dolce & Gabbana and Bottega Veneta.  The return of a mostly full live pr...

Milan is Italy’s most expensive city and a hub of fashion and finance. With its high concentration of luxury brands and Michelin-starred restaurants — particularly in the Duomo, Brera, and other central areas — shopping trips, museum entrance fees, aperitivi and dinners can add up fast, even when the exchange rate is in your favor. However, if you...

Urban Italy unfurls a wealth of spectacular travel experiences. The rich historical sites of Rome, founded in 753 BC. The artistic exuberance of Florence. The epic grandeur of romantic sea-faring Venice with its Grand Canal and more than 110 islands and 400 bridges. The architecture, gastronomy and heritage of Palermo in Sicily, a crossroad of civi...

Italian excellence and style were in the spotlight at the 74th edition of the Emmy® Awards. The Television Academy, organizer of the event which was held on the 12th of September in Los Angeles, chose Franciacorta as the Official Sparkling Wine of the event. Not everyone knows that Franciacorta has an ancient story that comes from a unique territor...

It will be the Grand Prix of records, that of the 100-year history of the circuit, which is the oldest still in use, and of the 350,000 spectators who had never been seen here. Built in 1922 in just 110 days, the Autodromo di Monza is one of the longest-running in the F1 calendar: Monza was the third permanent facility built in order of time after...