Located in the northeast corner of Italy, bordering Austria, travelers will find the Dolomites. Le Dolomiti (in Italian) share some of the alpine styles of neighboring regions, but boast a culture — and even a language — all of their own. Ladin is a language spoken in South Tyrol, Trentino, and Belluno, though you're just as likely to hear German a...

Are you ready to come back to Italy? Have you packed your bags already or are you still thinking about the best destination for your yearly visit to the Belpaese? Well, if you follow our suggestion and take part in our new sweepstake, the Amalfi Coast Experience, you may well get to fly to Amalfi for free and enjoy the Costiera on us for a week… So...

IN THE COUNTRYSIDE NEAR THE city of Brescia stands the Padernello manor, which, towards the end of the 1300s, was a simple defensive tower protected by a moat. Starting in 1391, the structure became the property of the Martinengo, a family of mercenary soldiers who left their homeland of Bergamo during the 12th century to move to the outskirts of B...

Right in the heart of the Tuscan Maremma in the province of Grosseto stands the beautiful Follonica, the ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday surrounded by a beautiful sea and beautiful landscapes. A very popular tourist destination especially for families for the quiet places, the calm sea and the shallow waters up to several meters from the sh...

It may be because the extent of the vineyards is neither large nor small (3,000 hectares of vineyards), or perhaps because the neighbouring denominations, such as Valpolicella, Soave, Conegliano Valdobbiadene or Bardolino make more “noise” and mostly other figures, the fact remains that the district of the Colli Berici – a sort of hilly island that...

In central Bologna, there’s a street with no numbers called Via Mariano Tuccella. Hundreds of people live there, but you wouldn’t be able to find it on a map. Dozens of people, who may not even know each other, all live at the same address in Turin: 1 Via della Casa Comunale, while in Rome, more than 19,000 people live on Via Modesta Valenti. But e...

The last two years have been of great criticality for the whole tourism sector, and consequently for wine tourism, with the restrictions related to the Covid-19 pandemic and the consequent economic crisis which caused important damages to the sector, while making new and difficult challenges emerge which all the people involved in the sector have b...

Land of artists and poets, green valleys and soft sandy beaches, also famous for its immense food and wine heritage. A list of good reasons to visit Tuscany would be basically endless. In every corner you can breathe a centuries-old history, which took place against the backdrop of a landscape that still today  enchants and amazes. To see Tuscany i...

Going to Rome is like taking part in a living history lesson. Wherever you go, there are layers of evidence beneath your feet, or crumbling remains of former glory around every corner to remind you that here was a powerful civilized world when the rest of us were no more than tribal groups living in wooden huts. For a sense of how it was to live in...

The mysteries of the ancient Etruscan civilization hidden among the streets carved in tuff that unite, as in a magical triangle, the villages of Sovana, Sorano and Pitigliano, in the green of the wild Tuscan Maremma. A ride to the discovery of traces of authentic history, preserved in the infinite pores that only a stone like tuff can give, between...