by Chiara Assi   Did you know that Italy counts a whooping 50 UNESCO World Heritage Sites? That makes it the country with the most sites on the World Heritage List. And while some are very well known around the globe – think glitzy Amalfi Coast, the stunning archeological area of Pompeii, and the historical centers of cities such as Florence...

L'anno 2014 segnerà per Pisa un anniversario importante, di valenza internazionale: quello dei 950 anni dall'inizio della costruzione della Cattedrale. Nello stesso anno ricorrerà il 450° anniversario dalla nascita di Galileo Galilei e si concluderanno a Pisa alcune opere di grande rilevanza come l'apertura al pubblico della cinta muraria medievale...

The numbers say that Italy is the first non-Anglophone country in the whole world for incoming of American students. Every year some thirty-five thousand American students spend some time in Italy to improve their knowledge and their skills: it is a huge number. They come here through programs organized by American Academic institutions, the vast m...

by Nick Antonaccio   As I recently reported, I attended a wine tasting event in New York City. A consortium of the top winemakers across Italy presented their world-famous wines. The group, Grande Marche, is an amalgam of 19 family-owned wineries perennially considered the most prestigious in the land.   Winemakers poured one rep...

WTI Magazine #83    2016 September 16Author : Jennifer Gentile Martin for www.vinotravelsitaly.com      Translation by:   With so much talk of rosé this summer, and every summer for that fact, it totally makes sense that our Italian Food Wine & Travel group (#ItalianFWT) is highlighting rosé wines of Italy from any region while some of our food a...

It's no secret that Italians take their food and wine seriously. But in Tuscany, the passion runs much deeper than just producing perfect samples of gelato, risotto and Chianti.The region in central Italy boasts a whole resort built around an olive oil theme, an entire town devoted to knife production, and a natural spring that the Medici fami...

The Italian Cultural & Community Center is launching a new program called "Le Strade del Vino". Le Strade del Vino are paths within territories, wine growing areas, as well as vineyards, wineries, farms, natural attractions, cultural and historical sites that are particularly significant for the purposes of integrated tourism within Italy. &nb...

by Luisa Taliento   Alberghi diffusi are true gems created in communities where you can breathe in the history. A model of responsible tourism, they include dozens of structures all over the country, many brought together in the Alberghi Diffusi Association (alberghidiffusi.it), creating an accommodation that is halfway between a home and a...

The exhibition presents bronze copies of famous works of art by artists such as Michelangelo, Donatello, Giambologna, and Etruscan masters, realized by the renowned Ferdinando Marinelli Foundry in Florence. The shows highlights the peculiar casting techniques employed in Tuscany and the role that the art of bronze casting plays in the conservation...

The history of Siena and its Cathedral is on display until September 30 right on the façade of the "new Cathedral", the uncompleted 14th-century cathedral known as "Facciatone". The front of the building turns into a splendid, 800-square-meter screen every day after sunset, coming to life with a wonderful 3D videomapping projection.   The hi...