Brace yourself, Spring is coming! And there's no better way to enjoy spring in Lombardia than a trip to the Italian Lakes – Lake Como, Maggiore, Garda and Iseo, all four of which can be found in Lombardia! And if you want to know more about Lombardia food, here's our post about the best vegetarian Lombardia food!   Winter may not be over, bu...

In Europe, German tour operators taking travelers to Italy report increased bookings especially with respect to holidays in Italian mountains rather than cultural destinations. British, French and Spanish tour operators all report positive sale trends as well.   Tour operators from Sweden reported +3% in sales of Italian tours, Danish tour o...

When traveling to Italy, there are many great cities to choose from. Everyone knows about Rome, and many have seen its splendors through the eyes of Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday. Fashion lovers will find the catwalks and shops of Milan to be inspiring. Those who love romance often head for Venice.   The architecture lovers head for Floren...

In order to help tourists planning a trip to Italy, Trivago.it, one of the world's largest hotel search website, has recently released the new rankings related to hotels online reputations.Among Italian regions, the best one for hospitality standards is Umbria, while among cities Sorrento gained the gold.   While Umbria was followed by other...

The personalities, battlefields and invasion locations of Italy come to life during Alpventures WW II "Battleground Italy" Tour.   The sites of the battles and amphibious invasions aren't as widely known as the US battles in France and in the Pacific during WW II, but they were equally as ferocious and important in the final outcome of the w...

Americans love to visit Italy, especially Tuscany, and one of the reasons is the grape called sangiovese. Best known when made into the red wine called Chianti, it is called "the defining grape of Italy." It has been both the region's boon and its bane.    Infinitely malleable, it is so familiar to centuries of Italian growers that they...

Di Daniela Tanzj e Andrea Bentivegna Le trentuno persone che quel 4 giugno salirono a bordo della motonave Sicilia non si rendevano certamente conto di essere solo i primi ad avventurarsi in quella traversata che di lì a poco avrebbero tentato diversi milioni di emigranti diretti sull'altra sponda dell'oceano. Quel piccolo bastimento impiegò ben...

Here are five Italy travel trends to keep in mind when booking your trip to Italy in 2014:1. The Pope Francis Effect: Rome is the place to be these days. Tourism was up 5% in the Eternal City in 2013 with a total of 12.6 million tourists visiting Rome in 2013. At least half of these visitors showed up to see the new Pope Francis and tourism offici...

by Frank Carlson There is something oddly attractive about a place slated to disappear, and at first glance, Civita di Bagnoregio is just that: a charming medieval town in central Italy that, thanks to its geology, has been slowly crumbling for thousands of years.   The Etruscans chose the site for its high ground in the 6th century B.C., b...

Milano, 4 marzo 2013. Prende il via oggi a Milano, al Grand Visconti Palace in viale Isonzo 14, la manifestazione che mette il mercato americano a confronto con il trade italiano. L'evento che nasce dalla collaborazione fra Visit Usa, Brand Usa e l'Us commercial Service, vedrà nella mattinata odierna i tour operator e i rappresentanti del mice inc...