Si trova in Piemonte, nel cuore della Val Chisone, ed è uno dei maggiori monumenti italiani sia per dimensioni che per importanza storica; eppure sono ancora in pochi a sapere di lui, perchè è sempre stato ai margini dei più consistenti flussi turistici nostrani. Quella che vogliamo raccontarvi nel nostro articolo è l'incredibile storia del Forte d...

Woodpecker Disco – Cervia, Emilia-Romagna: Woodpecker disco is a domed nightclub nestled in a pine forest near Cervia, in the northern Italian region of Emilia-Romagna. The structure was designed by architect Filippo Monti and began operating as a club in the late 1960s. It was considered one of the most popular clubs of the Adriatic Riviera until...

A small chapel was built on the island in the 5th century, most likely in honor of Saint Julius. According to legend, the island had been infested with writhing hordes of snakes and other reptilian monsters until the saint arrived on its shores in the fourth century and banished them. He was buried on the island, and his remains are still there to...

The number of visitors to culture-rich Italian 'cities of art' increased by 22.8% between 2010 and 2017, rising from 93.9 million to 115.3 million, according to data presented at the 22nd Arts and Events 100 Italian Cities Fair on Wednesday. The rise was spearheaded by Matera, the Basilicata gem that will be European Capital of Culture next year an...

The number of visitors to Italian museums and monuments crossed the 50 million mark for the first time in 2017, according to a study presented on Wednesday by Florence's CST tourism study centre and the Confesercenti business association. The report, presented at the 22nd Arts and Events 100 Italian Cities Fair, said that was an increase of almost...

Cardinal Alessandro Farnese could not have chosen a better place to impress the world with his family’s merits and his own stature: the place where the history of Rome began in the 8th century BC, chosen by Romulus – or the real person behind that legendary figure – to found Rome, on the hill whose name inspired the Italian word “Palazzo”, “palace”...

Nevermind how long you have lived in Rome, you’ll always find something new to discover, or so do its lucky residents say. Of course, Rome is art, history and good food. It’s tradition and the very heart of Italian identity. In so many ways, Rome embodies within its streets and alleys, monuments and buildings all the beauty and idiosyncrasies of It...

Tourism numbers rose for bookings of foreigners to Italy during the Easter holiday this year, confirming what was forecast the previous year. As stated by ENIT (the Italian Government Tourist Board), which does periodic monitoring of its data, 69.2% of foreign tour operators reported an increase in sale trends for destination Italy during Easter 20...

A recent survey carried out by Best Countries and Published by US News ranked the world’s countries from best to worst. Finding places like Switzerland, Canada and Germany among the highest ranking is not surprising just as, all in all, Italy’s own 15th place is not as bad as it may appear, especially considering the current economic climate and pe...

Il trionfo della Sicilia. La «resistenza» di Venezia e Roma. L’amore improvviso degli australiani per le località italiane, anche a costo di volare per più di un giorno. La conferma degli statunitensi. Nel complesso nell’estate 2018 si prospetta un altro segno più negli arrivi dei visitatori extra-europei nel nostro Paese. Quelli che, per intenderc...