It is well-known that tourists have always been in love with Italian food and wine, but the fact that the latter are fundamental elements in planning a trip to Italy is a phenomenon that we have only began to observe in the past few years. According to the “First Report on Italian Food and Wine Tourism” – drafted by Roberta Garibaldi under the scie...

The mountainous and sparsely populated region of Molise has only been recognized since 1963. Before this, Molise was an isolated province of Abruzzi. Today this otherwise forgotten region is bordered by Abruzzi on the north, Lazio to the west, Campania and Apulia to the south and east. To the northeast, Molise has a small coastline bordering the Ad...

Mantua is famous for its history, but culinary enthusiasts know well its delicacies. The mostarda and the sbrisolona, risottos made out of Vialone Nano rice and pumpkin-filled tortelli, Mantuan salami and Vaniglia cotechino, Grana Padano and Parmesan Cheeses...all this in a single Province! It displays the projects of Vespasiano Gonzaga: The histor...

Nell’ambito delle azioni di co-marketing con il network di Agenzie di Viaggio “Virtuoso”, per la promozione della destinazione Italia sul segmento lusso, l’Enit di New York ha svolto il primo dei 4 webinar in programma nel 2019, a cui hanno partecipato 100 agenti di viaggio da tutti gli Stati Uniti, Canada e Sud America. Durante il webinar, ENIT-N...

In a world plagued by over tourism, it seems surreal to find places that are actively seeking tourists. Yet, if there ever were a place that fits the ‘off-the-beaten-path’ definition, the Apennines between the Parma and Piacenza provinces of Emilia-Romagna would be it – a forgotten corner of Italy, not far from the busy Po Valley, but visited by fa...

Monteriggioni is located in Tuscany, in the province of Siena. Monteriggioni is located on a top of a hill and is a completely walled medieval town which has managed to retain its ancient roots and its medieval looks over the centuries. Many scholars describe it as one of the best examples of medieval villages in all of Italy. The walled town was o...

Ah, Italy. Scenes like this from Murano are so charming you'll most definitely want to view them in person. Throw in homemade pizza and wine and you've got yourself a mid-week Italian daydream realized. This photo gallery stuffed with 50 drool-worthy reasons to visit the most stunning boot in the world will have you searching for flights faster tha...

In 1922, the Masua mining operations in Sardinia, which had been active ever since the early 1600s, had reached a peak of production. Zinc and lead were in high demand, and modernized mining methods meant that more ore was being extracted than ever before. Efficiency, however, was becoming a serious issue. At the time, transporting the zinc and lea...

With the ghosts of the Italian Renaissance looming in every shadow, with their spectacular feats of engineering and mastery of harmonic proportions, Florentine architects who’ve followed have barely stood a fighting chance to shine. But an abandoned 19th-century landmark has been given another shot. Set into a hillside above the Arno River in Flore...

A simple “thank you, Vernazza” is not enough for all you have given me. From your first train station village views, your daily “Buongiorno” from all who crossed my path, your sunrises and sunsets, and the last sounds of the Ligurian Sea—my heart is full. I did not visit Vernazza for a couple of hours, or for a day, but for four glorious, amazing d...