After an attempt to postpone the trade show, Vinitaly 2020 has been eventually cancelled due to coronavirus crisis. The international wine fair will take place in 2021, from 18 to 21 April at Veronafiere, as scheduled, while extraordinary investments will be made on wine events abroad. This was officially announced by a statement from VeronaFiere’s...

Look down into the waters of the Venice canals today and there is a surprising sight – not just a clear view of the sandy bed, but shoals of tiny fish, scuttling crabs and multicoloured plant-life. “The water is blue and clear,” said Gloria Beggiato, who owns the celebrated Metropole Hotel a few steps from St Mark’s square and has a view over the V...

“Venice is in my blood,” says tour guide Nadia Danesin, the founder of Friend in Venice, her small tour company which helps clients from all over the world discover Venice in all its layers of history, in all its hidden corners, and through Nadia’s own eyes, the eyes of a Venetian.  “Now that we’re stuck at home, it’s almost as if we couldn’t see o...

The canals of Venice have become as clear as streams thanks to the absence of tourists and much-reduced traffic due to Italy's quarantine measures to tackle the Coronavirus outbreak. The bottom of the canals can be now be seen, with fish clearly visible as they weave their way through the channels of the north Italian lagoon city. The enhanced visi...

The Navy is shutting schools, child development centers and base gyms at Naval Support Activity Naples, and cancelling “base group activities” starting Tuesday, joining Army and Air Force efforts to fight the spread of the coronavirus in Italy. In an announcement posted Sunday on the NSA Naples Facebook page, Navy officials said the measures are “b...

Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte tried to ward off alarm from spreading throughout Europe’s fourth-biggest economy after he personally unveiled drastic measures in the middle of the night to contain the spread of the deadly coronavirus. In a hastily convened news conference, the head of a government already hanging by a thread confirmed Italy...

Per tutta la vita ho sognato di andare al carnevale di Venezia e lo scorso fine settimana il mio sogno finalmente si è avverato. Dopo tanta pianificazione e preparazione sono saltata sul treno, trascinandomi dietro il mio grande costume, e mi sono diretta al nord. Avendo una famiglia prevalentemente nel sud, il posto più lontano del nord Italia ch...

Built along the banks of the Adige river, the city of Verona has been a Unesco World Heritage site since 2000. Founded in the 1st century B.C. by the Romans, it was later conquered by different Barbarian tribes, until it became an independent municipality in the 12th century, when it prospered under the rule of the Scaligeri family. This wealthy an...

Una spada di 5000 anni fa, tra le più antiche armi anatoliche al mondo, è stata scoperta - per caso -  da una dottoranda dell'Università di Ca' Foscari, Vittoria Dall'Armellina, nel monastero dell'Isola di San Lazzaro degli Armeni, a Venezia. L'arma è custodita nel Museo di San Lazzaro; si tratta di una piccola spada, collocata in una vetrina insie...

Italian health authorities asked residents in northern Italy to ride out shuttered schools, closed factories and other public health measures for a little longer Friday as the country's count of coronavirus cases rose to 888, the most by far of any nation outside Asia. Under quarantine orders the government imposed on 11 towns a week ago, only supe...