New direct high-speed services will soon start running from the northern city of Turin to the southern tip of the country, state railway company Trenitalia and its rival Italo have both announced. Italo announced on Wednesday that its high-speed trains would soon be providing a new direct link between Turin and Reggio Calabria in the south, startin...

"Se mi chiedete si quest'estate le vacanze si faranno, io rispondo di sì, quest'estate si faranno le vacanze: saranno diverse, dovremo osservare le misure che ci sono prescritte per tutte le attività: il distanziamento, in qualche caso le mascherine e la sanificazione, tutte misure che conosciamo ormai molto bene. Saranno vacanze diverse, ma si pot...

With the term street food (in Italian “cibo di strada”) we indicate those foods, salty and sweet, prepared, served and consumed in the street, often cheap and hearty. An ancient practice that in Italy has its roots in the regional culinary tradition. Every city has its own delicacies, and Puglia is no less so. Here we make you discover the genuine...

Italy has taken another major step in its emergence from one of the world's strictest coronavirus lockdowns. In a decree issued early Saturday, the Italian government laid out its timeline for lifting restrictions on domestic and foreign travel. Come Monday, people will be allowed to move freely within their own region, and on June 3, officials exp...

No matter where you travel in the world, there is usually one special place that you never tire of visiting. In this exclusive “Where to next?” blog series, we talk to some of the biggest travel influencers in the industry, as they give us expert insights into their favourite parts of the world – shining a light on beautiful destinations through th...

Beach season is around the corner and all along Italy's vast coastlines, preparations have begun to attract sun-worshippers and their wallets while safeguarding against the lingering coronavirus. Most beaches throughout the country remain off-limits. Along some stretches of seafront, however, the sight of colourful, carefully spaced parasols and lo...

ONE OF THE MOST ICONIC places in the Royal Palace of Caserta is the waterfall located behind the building., but the water did not flow in naturally from the surrounding hills to feed falls.  In 1753, work began on an aqueduct to supply water to the Royal Palace of Caserta and the nearby San Leucio complex began. It was designed by Luigi Vanvitelli,...

Touring Club Italiano è entrato a far parte di Google Arts & Culture, la piattaforma tecnologica sviluppata da Google per promuovere e preservare la cultura online, nel 2018 con una Collezione digitale di oltre 5000 opere. La Collezione digitale La prima fase dei lavori ha portato alla digitalizzazione di 5.000 cartoline dalla collezione storica de...

Il turismo ricomincia a muovere i primi passi verso la giusta direzione, anche se ci sono ancora molte limitazioni. Anche molti Paesi stranieri stanno iniziando ad aprirsi alla possibilità di viaggiare, ed è dunque tempo di pensare a quali potranno essere le destinazioni che ci faranno sognare. A sorpresa (ma non troppo) c’è anche l’Italia. È il Ne...

The archaeological area of Agrigento, known as the ‘Valley of the Temples,’ is located along the southern coast of Sicily; a Unesco World Heritage site since 1997, it comprises the vast territory of the ancient polis (i.e. a city-state in ancient Greece), from the Rupe Atenea hill to the acropolis of the original ancient city, as well as the sacred...