The European summer is well underway, and many tourists are flocking to Italy to soak up all the Belpaese has to offer under clear blue skies. Here are five Italian destinations worth visiting in summer, that offer an alternative to the typical tourist spots like Rome and Venice. Bologna, Emilia-RomagnaA foodie’s paradise and home to the world’s ol...

Today we’d like to introduce you to Tiziana Ciacciofera Triolo. Tiziana, please share your story with us. How did you get to where you are today?Thinking about my story is something that always gets me very emotional. Years of sacrifices, difficult choices, such as leaving Italy, and continuous changes, all centered around my greatest success: my f...

I’m always amazed that there are rarely foreigners in this region. And to think that travellers are in a hurry to get down to Sicily as fast as possible, whilst bypassing this beautiful and untouched part of Italy. Known as the Violet Coast for its sublime and dynamic colours, this really is a spectacular region of Italy, and one not to be missed....

Saturday, June 29, 2019 @ 08:30 PM to Sun, June 30, 2019 @ 12:00 AM. Embassy of Italy, 3000 Whitehaven St NW, Washington, DC. Tickets: $90 - $120. ADMISSION TO THE MAIN GALA IS AT 8:30 PM. VIP ADMISSION IS AT 7:00 PM. Travel thousands of miles away and hundreds of years in the past without ever leaving Washington, DC. In a rare opportunity, step on...

Who wouldn’t want their own Sicilian island? A private, sun-kissed refuge in the crystal-clear waters of the Mediterranean, complete with the remains of a 16th-century watchtower, ancient Roman basins and a medieval well. A secluded retreat within swimming distance of Sicily (for the physically fit), yet removed from its bustle and chaos. The Isola...

Dream Loud and 4Ever Brand, the companies that brought the first official July 4th celebration to Italy with Orvieto4Ever are bringing Oscar, Emmy, Tony, Golden Globe and 10 time Grammy Award winner John Legend to perform in the 3,000 year old Ancient Theatre in Taormina for his only performance in Italy in 2019. Also known as the "Greek Theatre" t...

Catania is located on the eastern coast of Sicily in Italy and is the second largest city in Sicily. It is located at the foot of the biggest volcano in Europe, Mount Etna. Catania is a major transport hub, university center and economic hub in the area and is known for its active nightlife and vibrant culture. Catania is also known for its archite...

Una mostra fotografica per ricordare Joe Di Maggio, il più grande giocatore di baseball di tutti i tempi è stata allestita ad Isola delle Femmine, a cura dell’ascoiazione BCsicilia Isola delle Femmine, con lo scopo di far conoscere alle nuove generazione la sua affascinate storia.  La vita di Joe Di Maggio, infatti, è l’icona del sogno americano, d...

Traces of historical kilns and various examples of archival evidence suggest that activities related to ceramics have taken place in Messina since the Arabic period. The first ceramic findings date back to the discovery of the old municipal cemetery (1878-1880), which represents the most authentic expression of the creativity of the craftsmen from...

Sicily is full of superlatives, many of them relating to treasures of the ancient world. In Agrigento's Valley of Temples, for example, you'll see one of the three most perfect temples in the Greek world. At Selinunte is one of the largest of all known Greek temples. Villa Romana del Casale in Enna, with more than 3,500 square meters of mosaics, is...