The Island of Sicily is rich with water infused with geothermal energy. Thus a thermal itinerary of Sicily is in order to discover the equally-fascinating but lesser known facets of the island. Splendid towns that boast hot springs for re-invigorating body and spirit also have heaps of art, ancient culture and exquisite cuisine to offer its curious...

At the point in which Italy, Austria and Slovenia meet, majestic mountain peaks lie in wait, proffering up innumerable paths that unwind for miles and miles and sometimes run through a forest of 23,000 hectares. From the heights of these peaks the topography swoops down into an extreme dip, that is into Val Resia, inhabited by an ancient Slavic com...

Seven are the islands of the Tuscan Archipelago: Elba, Giglio, Giannutri, Capraia, Pianosa, Montecristo and Gorgona. The largest of these islands is Elba – the third largest island in the entire Mediterranean, and with a seemingly-infinite array of assets, Elba requires a generous amount of time to visit and enjoy all of it. It is made up of eight...

The actual fortified area of Cordovado, also known as ''The Castle'' (11th century) is the result of centuries of modifications. The modifications involved castle's walls, towers, moats and drawbridges. The medieval village is in the area of The Castle. There are some interesting buildings : beautiful dwellings (Palazzo Ridolfi, Palazzo Bozza Marru...

  WTI Magazine #68    2015 September, 18Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Cortina d'Ampezzo sits in the heart of the Veneto Dolomites, in an ample valley surrounded by high peaks, and is one of the most famous mountain localities in the world. Host of the 1956 Winter Olympic Games and defined solely in the terms of chic and ski, Cortina...

  WTI Magazine #67    2015 September, 4Author : italia.it      Translation by:   With its still expanses of olive trees as far as the eye can see, the Itria Valley is red soil, green groves and vineyards, and white trullo houses under a serene blue sky – essentially, a marvelous chromatic effect that repeats it...

  WTI Magazine #55    2015 March, 6Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Friuli Venezia Giulia is a terrain waiting to be discovered: its landscape and scenery, from the mountains in Carnia to the sea of Trieste, it is a neverending show. Nothing's better than exploring this region on foot, traversing the innumerable hiking trails winding th...

  WTI Magazine #29    2014 May, 8Author : italia.it      Translation by:   Halfway between Venice and Trieste (in the Province of Udine) lies Lignano Sabbiadoro. Given its natural characteristics – along 5 miles of fine-sand beaches – and its excellent lodging structures, this tiny Friulian Comune has obtained a number of important national and...

  WTI Magazine #40    2014 July, 23Author : italia.it      Translation by:   In Apulia, land of centuries-old olive groves and an uncontaminated sea, Lake Lesina lies between the Tavoliere delle Puglie Plain and the Gargano Promontory. An evocative, salted lake 12.5 miles long, it is separated from the Adriatic Sea by a sandy, wooded strip of la...

WTI Magazine #78    2016 April 15Author : italia.it      Translation by:   The Murgia National Park was established in 1990 with the name of Parco Regionale Archeologico Storico Naturale delle Chiese Rupestri del Materano (Natural Historic Archaeological Regional Park of the Rock Churches of the Matera region). It has been included in the UNESCO...