San Martino di Castrozza, a petite and cozy Alpine town in eastern Trentino, lies in the heart of the Dolomite Mountains (themselves a UNESCO World Heritage Site).  Part of the municipalities of Tonadico and Siror, San Martino di Castrozza boasts 4,757 ft between it and the level of the seas, and it calls the slopes of the majestic Pale di San Mar...

Ah, Italia – land of spaghetti, mozzarella, pizza, and so many other Mediterranean delights. New to the list of the peninsula’s treasures, however, is Made-in-Italy malt whisky! With great enthusiasm and profound passion for the Scottish “water of life,” the Ebensperger family founded PUNI, Italy’s first-ever distillery, in 2010 near the Ortler mou...

Did you know that one in three bites of the food we eat depends entirely on bees? But these key pollinators don't stop there. They also give us one of nature's greatest gifts: sweet, complex miele, or honey. At Eataly, we source honey from Mieli Thun, a purveyor of nomadic honey based in Trentino Alto-Adige. This family-run company is known for its...

The Strada Statale 48 delle Dolomiti (SS 48 - State Road of the Dolomites), also known as the Great Dolomites Road, is a scenic mountain road that runs through the Dolomites, built between 1901 and 1909 to connect the city of Bolzano in Alto Adige (South Tyrol) to Cortina d’Ampezzo in Veneto, passing by beautiful mountain landscapes and such iconic...

Un’astronave interrata nel Chianti fiorentino. Una tartaruga nel cuore della campagna umbra. Una bolla di vetro sui colli piemontesi. Dalla Maremma alle Langhe passando per il Veneto e la Sicilia, il fenomeno delle cantine d'autore ha conquistato tante delle case vinicole del Bel Paese. Le nuove ‘cattedrali del vino’, firmate dai grandi nomi dell’a...

When we think of Italian immigration to the US,  our thoughts immediately go to the sunny shores and hills of Southern Italy and we’re not making a mistake, really: of the 9 million people who arrived to America from the  Belpaese between 1880 and  1915, about 70% was from the  South.  But believing that Northerners weren’t interested in realizing...

How many people worldwide know that in South Tyrol, an Italian province wedged up against the borders of Austria and Switzerland, three different languages are spoken and live together peacefully? I would guess the answer is only a few people know. But in South Tyrol, this diversity can cause a loss of identity to say the least. When the Treaty of...

Elettrico, fortemente innovativo, attento al territorio e dallo spiccato contenuto social: sono le quattro caratteristiche principali di #EViaggioItaliano, un tour tra le eccellenze regionali ideato per il rilancio del turismo nazionale che mette insieme natura, cultura, enogastronomia ed alta tecnologia e vedrà la sua prima tappa in Campania dal 4...

The Arco Arboretum, in Trentino Alto Adige, was created by Archduke Albert of Habsburg near the Archducal Villa, around 1872, when the town was the winter residence of the Austrian imperial court. In the 1960s, Walter Larcher, professor of botany at the University of Innsbruck, was entrusted with the creation of the botanical garden. In 1993, follo...

Tenuta San Leonardo boasts a wine-producing history that goes back over 1,000 years, beginning when the Frati Crociferi (a religious order) practiced winemaking, supplying the Austro-Hungarian court at Vienna. In the 1700s, the Gresti family purchased the estate, and then, over 100 years later, they joined with the Marchesi Guerrieri Gonzaga family...