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In Umbria “Sentieri, Vicoli e Racconti” (Paths, alleys and stories)

In Umbria “Sentieri, Vicoli e Racconti” (Paths, alleys and stories)

Umbria (Italy) – From 6 March to 18 April 2022, in Vallo di Nera, experiences in nature and in cultural places to be covered by walking. A programme of walks in the open air, accompanied by stories of tradition and tastings of local products, to discover the heritage of this “village-monument”. Sunday 6 March the […]

The Roma Whisky Festival returns

The Roma Whisky Festival returns

Rome – The Roma Whisky Festival is back. On Saturday 5 and Sunday 6 March 2022, the tenth edition of the Roma Whisky Festival will be held in the elegant setting of the Salone delle Fontane (which has been hosting the eagerly awaited event for some years now), under the artistic direction of Andrea Fofi and […]

The elegance of the Camellia

The elegance of the Camellia

A delicate yet strong flower, the first specimen of the Camellia arrived in Italy in 1760 as a token of love from Admiral Nelson to Lady Emma Hamilton, the wife of the English ambassador to the Bourbon court in Naples, thus embellishing the English Garden of the Royal Palace of Caserta. An ornamental shrub belonging […]

The Tofana-Freccia nel Cielo slopes: vertiginous slopes and views of the Dolomites

The Tofana-Freccia nel Cielo slopes: vertiginous slopes and views of the Dolomites

From the Olympic slope to the steepest black slope in Cortina d’Ampezzo: in the Tofana-Freccia nel Cielo ski area, modern ski lifts, artificially snow-covered slopes and others completely covered with wonderful natural snow. From the rocky cliffs high up in the mountains to the valley, the high technical level and quality of the black, red […]

ORCHIDAY. Discovering rare orchids from the world

ORCHIDAY. Discovering rare orchids from the world

On Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 February, ORCHIDAY, the seventh edition of the International Orchid Show, will be back at Peraga in Mercenasco (TO). Peraga, one of the largest Garden Centres in Italy – with its 12,000 square metres dedicated to those who love greenery, where plants and decorative objects alternate as in the best […]

5th-century BC statue of Athena arrives in Palermo

5th-century BC statue of Athena arrives in Palermo

Palermo (Italy) – The statue of the Goddess Athena arrives in Palermo from the Acropolis Museum of Athens and will be exhibited for four years at the Regional Museum A.. Salinas Regional Museum for four years. The precious artefact, which dates back to the 5th century B.C., will be accompanied by the Greek Minister of […]

Pandemic in New York: how habits change

Pandemic in New York: how habits change

A study conducted by researchers from the Bruno Kessler Foundation and CNR-Isti, published in Scientific Reports, analysed changes in daily behaviour and the ability to adapt to precautionary measures following the outbreak of Covid-19. A decrease in shop visits and in the number of people staying in places visited was found. What impact did the […]

The Englishman’s Paradise on the Ligurian Riviera. Stories, landscapes and people

The Englishman’s Paradise on the Ligurian Riviera. Stories, landscapes and people

On 25th and 26th March 2022 Villa Marigola will host in Lerici (SP) the study days “Il Paradiso degli Inglesi nella Riviera Ligure. Histories, landscapes and people”: an unprecedented in-depth study of the incredible heritage of parks and residences created by illustrious English personalities who, between the second half of the 19th century and the […]

An exhibition of over 200 masterpieces on the Mystery and Image of Mary Magdalene in Forlì

An exhibition of over 200 masterpieces on the Mystery and Image of Mary Magdalene in Forlì

The long-awaited exhibition on Mary Magdalene is about to open. Il mistero e l’immagine (Mary Magdalene: The Mystery and the Image), which aims to investigate the unresolved mystery of the figure of Mary of Magdalene, a figure that still disquiets and fascinates, through some of the most precious and fascinating works of art of all […]

Romantic getaway or adrenaline experience: the most beautiful beaches in the Canary Islands

Romantic getaway or adrenaline experience: the most beautiful beaches in the Canary Islands

Unspoilt, secluded coves, large volcanic beaches or smooth, golden sandy beaches: the Canary Islands offer days at the beach to suit all types of travellers, from those who want to relax with the family and enjoy the crystal-clear waters of the ocean to those who prefer water sports. For the sports-minded traveller Famara Beach (Lanzarote) […]