Villa d'Este, in Tivoli, less than 30 km from Rome, is a true masterpiece of hydraulic engineering and a spectacle of Renaissance architecture. It is defined as a "water dream" for its theatricality that amazes and accompanies visitors during their stay in this oasis of peace a stone's throw from the capital, lulled by the cadenced rhythm of the fo...

Assisi is one of those places to visit once in a lifetime. The blend of art and spirituality makes the city of St. Francis a unique destination. And it is also a mouth-watering destination for good food lovers. A city of art, a symbol of peace and a popular destination for pilgrims and tourists from all over the world, Assisi is a much-loved destin...

Unesco has recognized the Aeolian Islands as a world heritage site, not only for their natural beauty characterized by unique flora and fauna but especially for their morphology, shaped over the millennia by the volcanoes and their activity. - Virgilio, Eneide, Libro I The Naturalist site of the Aeolian Islands was named a UNESCO World Heritage Sit...

Every day at dawn, bird-watchers board boats at small villages near the coast of northeastern Italy to explore a natural wonder—the Po Delta Biosphere Reserve, a UNESCO-designated site, where the iconic 400-mile Po River meets the Adriatic Sea. In the shallow waters and knotty reed thickets, visitors look for purple herons and pink flamingos, just...

The whole Italian peninsula, excluding the city of Rome, is filled with an endless number of towns big and small that, still today, offer many Roman ruins. However, even though the towns of Pompeii and Herculaneum are the most popular ones at an international level, there are many places that are not particularly known but are worth seeing. Italian...

Italy is full of old towns that still today preserve their history. One of the most fascinating is, without a doubt, Palmanova, the star-shaped town in Italy. Its main feature has to be its fortification all around town, which is still intact to this day and that gives it the shape of a nine-pointed star. This beautiful place is located in the Friu...

Italy, deemed as Europe’s cultural powerhouse, has once again taken command of the world with its iconic landmarks, extraordinary artwork, stellar food and wine, and a whole host of other historical and natural-made wonders. Let’s face it. The world has been fascinated by Italian culture for centuries, and rightly so. As of July 2021, Italy added t...

Naples unfolds in the middle of the gulf closed off by the Vesuvius, the Sorrentino Peninsula and the island of Capri, Ischia and Procida. It is one of Italy’s most beautiful cities and in the Mediterranean in general, the third largest city after Rome and Milan, with its fame connected to an extraordinary combination of history, culture, tradition...

The historic centre of Urbino is a magical place and, since 1998, its beauty has earned it inclusion on the UNESCO World Heritage List. The beautiful palaces, churches and characteristic narrow streets transport the tourist directly back to the atmosphere of fifteenth century when Urbino was the glittering city of the dukes, rich, in cultural ferme...

After two years of negotiations, the Intergovernmental Council of UNESCO has inscribed the territory of "Monte Grappa" in the List of UNESCO MAB Biosphere Reserves. The works of the Intergovernmental Council of the UNESCO MAB Program started on Monday 13th and will continue throughout the week. The Italian delegation, led by Professor Pier Luigi Pe...