If you had the patience to attempt to travel to Europe this summer, there's a reasonable chance that you traveled to Italy. After all, a report from Confcommercio, an Italian organization that represents tourism businesses, the main driver of the country's tourism recovery this summer came from the 2.2 million Americans visiting between July and Se...

September is a perfect month to go on holiday in Italy. Temperatures are still mild but more pleasant than in July and August. The beaches and art cities empty out, without the large crowds of tourists. Prices for flights and accommodation are much lower than in the other summer months.  But where to go in Italy in September? The temperatures are s...

Everyone knows Italy has mastered the art of "il dolce far niente" — and for travelers craving a taste of "the sweetness of doing nothing," there's no better place on earth than an Italian resort. Taking the time to enjoy small, idle moments feels much richer surrounded by Tuscan vineyards or the turquoise Tyrrhenian Sea. Add plenty of pasta and wi...

In a small town in the province of Como in Lombardy, specifically in Fino Mornasco, there is a group of 180 young people who have decided to deal with Space. Space in all senses, the cosmic one and the one that contains all material things, as the definitions found in physics books recite. The same books that teach how every material object can occ...

In Lombardy, in the province of Lecco, lying on Lake Como and surrounded by mountains, Mandello del Lario is a quiet and colourful village, immersed in an atmosphere of yesteryear.  With its privileged geographical location, Mandello is the ideal place to explore the area on foot and enjoy the cool waters and views of the lake. The historical centr...

Love it or hate it Milan is, with Rome, the most important city in the country. For many, it is the real capital of Italy, because it is its main economic and commercial center. Milan is also, needless to say, the trendiest city we have because it’s our capitale della moda, as well as one of the fashion capitals of the world. But how did it gain th...

It is the longest river in Italy and it gives the name to one of its richest areas, the Pianura Padana,  but the Po, especially for the people who live along its banks, from Piemonte to Emilia Romagna, it’s much more than that. It’s livelihood and fertility; it’s wealth and happiness; it’s history and family. It’s memories and future at once. It is...

Would you like to try an unforgettable experience near Lake Como enjoying the breathtaking views that the lake and its surroundings can offer you? Then experience an adventure in the name of love for nature and animals, with a horseback ride in one of the best riding clubs in the Lake Como area.  Il Grillo Horse Riding Club is located in an old far...

Of course, George and Amal. But long before my favorite non-portmanteau'd star couple nurtured their privacy and inestimable style along the shoreline of Italy's Lake Como, centuries of elites—from cardinals and composers to millionaires and movie stars, and, yes, even James Bond—knew the power of this peak-crowned lake to inspire us all to dress b...

It was 1975 when Gardaland opened its doors for the first time. This was the first amusement park in Italy, located close to Lake Garda. Gardaland, a success story How was Gardaland? Thanks to the merchant Livio Furini who was delighted by his visit to Disneyland, California, and decided that Italy deserved a similar place. So, he founded a company...