Are you planning a fancy a romantic escape in the mountains? There are at least five unique locations in Trentino to visit with your loved ones. For a sophisticated couple getaway, the Loggia Veneziana – Castello del Buonconsiglio, Trento is ideal: a rose stone colonnade, ornaments, archways and frescoes overlooking the city of Trento. Wooden sculp...

La prima volta in Italia fu nel 1979 in Valcamonica. E negli ultimi 39 anni il loro numero è cresciuto, fino a toccare quota 53. Quella della numerosità dei siti Unesco riconosciuti come patrimonio dell’Umanità è una classifica che vede, anche ragionevolmente, il nostro Paese in testa. Più della Cina (30 volte più grande e 20 più popolosa), che si...

Sure, you’ve heard of the pastel-colored Amalfi coast, the glamorous island of Capri, and the foodie capital of Sicily, but what about Sardinia? One of Italy’s best kept secrets, the island of Sardinia has long been a vacation getaway for Europeans. From the high-end hotels, sprawling resorts, white sandy beaches, and high-end galleries of Porto Ce...

The loggia, which is part of a medieval merchant’s square, doubles as a whispering gallery. It’s an unusual acoustic phenomenon that occurs beneath perfectly domed buildings and archways around the world. The rounded, circular architecture of a whispering gallery allows even the softest sounds to travel to awaiting ears. According to local legends,...

Ottime notizie per la cultura italiana: i dati definitivi 2017 segnano il nuovo record per i nostri musei: "Superata la soglia dei 50 milioni di visitatori e incassi che sfiorano i 200 milioni di euro, con un incremento sul 2016 di circa 5 milioni di visitatori e di 20 milioni di euro". I dati sono stati presentati dal ministro Dario Franceschini c...

Il 2017 "anno record" per i musei, che hanno registrato +9% visitatori e +13% incassi, e per il turismo con +7,8% arrivi e +7% di spesa degli stranieri in Italia. Ad annunciarlo il ministro dei Beni e delle Attività Culturali e del Turismo, Dario Franceschini, su Twitter.  I dati ufficiali e quelli delle principali associazioni di categoria raccolt...

Visitors to Rome's Pantheon, an ancient temple-turned-church, will have to pay to visit the site from May next year, Italy's culture ministry announced on Monday. Tickets will cost €2 and will be introduced on May 2nd, 2018, so locals and those planning to visit the capital before then still have a chance to visit the site for free. And even after...

When I still lived abroad, I once visited my brother in Rome with two Irish friends, who were astonished by the fact the city only had two underground lines (it’s three today). “Well, every time they begin digging, something archaeologically valuable comes out of the ground!” - my brother would cheerfully explain. While that may not be the sole rea...

Consolidating Lombardy as a major tourist destination and enhancing tourism as a driver of economic development, in a logic of integrated attractiveness are the objectives of the new communication campaign “#inLombardia there is so much to discover,” which will be conveyed until 31 January next with billboards, press, radio and TV, digital and soci...

Thanks to a new 3D visor, visitors to Caracalla's Baths in Rome have been restored to their ancient glory with marbles burnished, statues restored and fountains fuelling newly revamped units of its spa complex. Also restored are the gymnasiums where people exercised and the grand colonnades where they met to chat and preen. "It gives everyone a cha...