Italy is the world’s largest wine producer, followed by France and Spain. Italy boasts an immense area of 1,730,000 acres of cultivated vineyards, which accounts for roughly 19% of the world’s wine. Although Italy is the biggest exporter of wine in the world, it is also the country with the highest consumption of it. Every region in Italy has its o...

The Petruzzelli Theater in Bari is the fourth-largest opera house in Italy and one of the most important, with La Scala in Milan, La Fenice in Venice, the Regio in Turin, the San Carlo in Naples and the Massimo in Palermo. The project for the theater was presented by the Petruzzelli brothers, Onofrio and Antonio, to their brother-in-law Angelo Mess...

When you’re visiting Southern Italy, the Campania region and Amalfi coast are likely to be on your radar. Most visitors will start in Naples, do a day trip to Pompeii, then go for some relaxation in Sorrento. That’s a perfect itinerary. Only, if you’re going to be in Sorrento, it would be a huge shame to miss a day trip to Capri. Getting to Capri f...

Rome's Fiumicino airport has been awarded the highest 5-Star Airport Rating from Skytrax, the principal rating and assessment company in the international airport sector. Fiumicino, known officially as Leonardo da Vinci International Airport, is only the 12th airport in the world to achieve the prestigious recognition from the London-based organisa...

Norse Atlantic Airways will operate daily scheduled commercial flights between Rome-Fiumicino (FCO) and New York (JFK) from next 19 June. In this way, the Italian capital will become the fifth destination in Europe served by the Norwegian low-cost airline from the Big Apple. It currently flies to the American city from Oslo-Gardermoen (OSL), London...

While Italy’s best-known destinations remain perennial draws for millions of travelers, there are many stunning places for those keen on exploring the country’s less-trodden paths. Here are five areas to consider for vacations this year. Experience the Basilicata Rivieras When it comes to the coast in Basilicata, the mountainous region in southern...

In Via D’Azeglio near the Basilica of San Petrognio, you’ll find the house of the great singer-songwriter Lucio Dalla. At the corner of the apartment building is a silhouette of the artist playing the saxophone surrounded by seagulls painted on the cream-colored wall facing the little square. Beside the image is the balcony where a red tenda (outer...

In Italy there are many wonderful small villages to discover like Castelvetro di Modena in Emilia Romagna. In this territory are made many typical products of the highest quality. These are Lambrusco Grasparossa PDO, PGI balsamic vinegar, Parmesan cheese and Modena ham. Here you can discover where this country is and you can also discover what to s...

If you think about it, Verona, one of our most beautiful cities, has been made world-famous by a Briton. And certainly not a random one: William Shakespeare. The Bard – this is what the residents of the land of Albion like to call him – chose this elegant Veneto town with ancient Roman origins as the backdrop for what is, perhaps, his most iconic t...

The New York journalist, Shana Clarke, has selected 150 of the most beautiful vineyards in the world in South Africa, Argentina, Chile, the USA,New Zealand, Australia, China, Japan, Georgia, Armenia, Germany, Greece, Spain, Portugal, France and Italy that she has published in an art catalogue, titled “150 Vineyards you need to visit before you die”...