Chianti Classico has inspired artists since Vasari and Leonardo da Vinci, who immortalized it and made it famous in the sixteenth century. Then, Vasari, the renowned biographer of the greatest painters and sculptors, sealed the duo art-Black Rooster, with his famous “Allegory” in the Salone dei Cinquecento in Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, in which C...

Looks like a red chilli. In fact, Naples' traditional good luck charm is a horn. This is supposed to ward off the "evil eye". The lucky charm must be stiff, hollow, crooked and pointed to be effective, so they say. And you have to Cornicello or Curniciello (as it is correctly called in Neapolitan) on being given as a present... The writer Matilde S...

Planning for the best things to do in Naples Italy is the basics for a perfect trip to Southern Italy. Cuddled up in the shadow of Mount Vesuvius and close to the Tyrrhenian Sea lies Naples, also recognized as the third-largest city in Italy. Naples has a rich history that goes way back to the Neolithic period. As such, the cultural arts you can fi...

The fascinating city of Fabriano is off the tourist trail in the rarely explored region of La Marche, Italy. If you love handmade paper (Remember? We once used paper to communicate with each other), then you will love this city, famous for its production of paper and for inventing the watermark in the late 1200s. Tucked between two Apennine Mountai...

Flexible, sustainable and safe: thanks to its intrinsic characteristics, the open-air sector in recent years has been able to earn and win the trust of Italians. Credit also goes to its ability to evolve, intercepting the needs and demands of new target audiences. If on the one hand the pandemic has brought people closer to a more conscious and pro...

Rome's Fiumicino airport, known officially as Leonardo da Vinci, has three new direct high-speed connections with Naples and Florence as part of a major development to link rail and air travel for its passengers. The new Frecciarossa services comprise two running to and from Napoli Centrale and Napoli Afragola and one departing from S. Maria Novell...

An alternative to the Via Appia was built by Emperor Trajan in 109 AD as part of a building spree after his defeat of Dacia (modern Romania) replenished the coffers and ushered in an era of relative peace. A roman coin was issued commemorating the Traiana. Strabo notes that the new coastal road was a day's travel shorter between Benevento and Brind...

L'estate è arrivata e tutti noi cerchiamo di stare al fresco quando viaggiamo in Italia! Ci sono oltre 1000 laghi e oltre 230 spiagge Bandiera Blu * in Italia. Abbiamo chiesto ai nostri lettori che ci seguono su Instagram, di nominare le loro spiagge e laghi preferiti in Italia. Garda DOC e Piave DOP: un abbinamento perfetto per l'estate! Trova il...

Walking past the stone-walled buildings of Castelfalfi’s sequestered streets, it’s easy to imagine how this haven was once a quaint borgo. Originally settled by ancient Etruscans and once owned by the astute Medici family, the historical castle and its surrounding properties passed through a variety of stewards before being left uninhabited as a re...

In Italy there are beautiful places where you can spend holidays immersed in nature between incredible views. One of these is the Valle di Comano in Trentino at the foot of the Brenta Dolomites. Here you can find out where this valley is and find out what you can do during your stay. Also you will know what are the excursions not to be missed in th...