A prominent resort city for centuries, Baia catered to the recreational whims of the rich and powerful among the Roman elite. The city, which was located over natural volcanic vents, was famous for its healing medicinal hot springs which occurred all around the city and were quite easy to build spas over. Some of antiquity’s most powerful figures s...

Today the Foreign Ministry presented a promotional event with an innovative take on the so-called “roots tourism”: journeys to our Country by Italians and by people of Italian descent residing abroad to rediscover their roots and their family history, their land of birth, cultural traditions, crafts and food and wine products. Through this “roots t...

Carloforte is a beautiful village in South Sardinia. The municipality coincides with the entire island of San Pietro and is known for the fact that its residents do not speak the Sardinian dialect but “tabarchino”, and ancient Ligurian language brought over in the 18th century by Genoese settlers from the Tunisian island of Tabarka, where they had...

The deep crack in the rock which houses the crumbling buildings originated during a huge eruption which devastated the Mediterranean area 35.000 years ago. The flour mills, built from stone as far back as the 13th century,  took advantage of the constant stream at the bottom of the valley. They ground all the types of wheat needed by the Sorrentine...

South Tyrol, Italy’s ‘less-Italian’ region, is a fine blend of natural wonders (hello, Dolomites) and historic charm, with its well-groomed mountain villages, to be savored slowly, just as slow is the pace of life here, where tradition and modern coexist rather than clash. Here are three villages in South Tyrol to include in your Italian travel wis...

The rain lightly pelted my window just as dawn was breaking on the Ionian Sea. I was lying snugly in my hotel bed in Syracuse, the venerable, ancient city on the eastern coast of Sicily. I dozed off for another hour or so before I was awakened once more by morning light through the balcony window. Does travel get any better than this? I thought. I...

In the baroque town of  Caltagirone, Sicily, the main attraction is its ceramics industry. The name of the town derives from the Arabic word qal’at-al-ghiran, meaning Castle of Vases. There are ceramics everywhere you look: tile murals on buildings, as signs, and in the many ceramics shops just waiting for a savvy voyager to select a few special pi...

Continuano a crescere le offerte di voli low cost per gli Stati Uniti e il Nord America. Voli in partenza non solo dalle principali città europee, ma anche dall’Italia. La prima ad inaugurare le rotte low cost per gli Usa era stata la Norwegian Air, con il primo volo da Roma a New York decollato a novembre 2017. L’offerta è subito cresciuta con l’a...

La Provincia Autonoma di Trento si è presentata a New York per promuovere l’offerta turistica del territorio insieme a Trentino Marketing e al Consorzio Trento Doc. Il programma di iniziative ha permesso di raggiungere lusinghieri risultati sia promozionali per la prossima stagione estiva 2018  che strategici con riferimento alla prossima stagione...

The Italian region of Emilia-Romagna is the best place to visit in Europe for 2018, according to a prestigious travel guide. It saw off competition from destinations across Spain including Cantabria which came second, the UK, France and Greece to top Lonely Planet's Best in Europe list for 2018. And a surprising entry on the list is Scottish city o...