by Rick Steves   Even when it's hot, crowded, or on strike, Italy is lots of fun. More than any other Western European country, though, travelers to Italy need up-to-date information to travel smart, saving both time and money. Here are a few updates to help you make the most of Italy in 2014:   Florence is notorious for long lines at...

"We made it!", ce l'abbiamo fatta. A fare che cosa? L'Italian American Country tour: 35 giorni di viaggio negli States, 10.100 km al volante, 16 tappe e 25 stati attraversati dalla East alla West Coast, 130 ore di guida e 130 di sonno, 6 aerei, 105 persone intervistate originarie di 19 regioni italiane, 60 ore di materiale video girato e più di 8.0...

La parola borgo è un eufemismo, più appropriata la definizione di gioiello architettonico. Questo in due parole è Postignano. "Piazzato" nel cuore dell'Umbria in posizione strategica (29 km da Norcia, 34 da Cascia, 35 da Spoleto e 36 da Foligno) il centro sta vivendo una seconda vita (di lussso). Una vera e propria rinascita dopo l'abbandono. &nbs...

Here is the "fall/winter collection" by ENIT (Ente nazionale italiano del Turismo), now known as Agenzia nazionale italiana del turismo (Italian National Agency for Tourism).   It includes posters, brochures, and magazine covers that the public authority entrusted with promoting the country's touristic offer since 1919 produced in the first...

Italian piazzas, or squares, are the beating hearts of every Italian town and city. They can be big or small, intimate or dramatic, humble, opulent, old, new and everything in between. In fact, sometimes a piazza isn't a square at all (see: the Piazza del Campo in Siena, among others).   What all Italian piazzas have in common is their civic...

After the summer break, the evening openings of the Vatican Museums will continue until the end of October in the grandiloquent Vatican City exhibition, located in the heart of Rome.   Every Friday evening, from 07.00 pm, the Pio Clementino Museum, the Egyptian Museum, the Upper Galleries (Candelabra, Tapestries and Maps Galleries), the Raph...

La Camera di Commercio Italiana Americana di Chicago annuncia TOURISM EXPO 2015. L'evento di promozione del turismo italiano più importante del Midwest degli USA. In collaborazione con l'Associazione Americana dei Tour Operator ITPC (Italian Travel Promotion Council). Chicago, 26-27 Ottobre 2015   Tourism Expo e...

di Rosanna Gattuso   Da nord a sud, l'Italia nasconde villaggi, paesini e borghi belli dal punto vista storico, architettonico e naturalmente anche paesaggistico. Il Club de I Borghi più Belli d'Italia, nato per volere della Consulta del Turismo dell'Associazione dei Comuni Italiani (ANCI), ha stilato una lista dei piccoli centri divisi per...

by Becky Zeferino   Tripadvisor has officially announced the results of the study TripBarometer run for half a year. The study was about the world's greatest and most popular places to travel to.   About one in every four people surveyed (28%) said that if money was not an issue they would love to travel to Italy, making the "Bel Paes...

by Gina Mussio   Italy is on everyone's bucket list, but it's a long way for many to travel and the country is so jam-packed with spectacular sites and amazing things to do that choosing what to do in Italy on a two week vacation is nearly impossible.   Don't worry, we've got your back. We've combed through our extensive archives, tal...