Italy Travel

The first Beefbar in Italy opens in the 5 Star Ferragamo Hotel in Milan
Italy Travel · 03 March 2023
For its Italian debut, Beefbar chose the iconic city of Milan and a prestigious address, housed in the newly opened 5* Hotel Portrait Milano, owned by the Ferragamo family, and located in one of the oldest seminaries in Europe. For this 1st Beefbar opening in Italy, Riccardo Giraudi and his Executive Chef imagined Italian-inspired comfort food in addition to the Beefbar classics. Homemade Wagyu and veal Bolognese with fresh pappardelle, a lemon & yuzu osso bucco risotto.
A new restaurant arrives at the Uffizi in Florence
Italy Travel · 28 February 2023
After three and a half years, the restoration of the 19th-century rooms of the Reali Poste within the Uffizi Museum in Florence, in the Vasari complex, has come to an end. An evocative space, on the ground floor of the museum wing located behind the Loggia dei Lanzi, which in a few months will house a restaurant; which was recently announced. The menu of the 'Uffizi restaurant', explains the Museum management, "will be entirely dedicated to Tuscan cuisine.

Slow Wine Fair 2023 in Bologna
Italy Travel · 26 February 2023
Bologna is always worth a trip; but this week-end especially as it is where the second edition of the Slow Wine Fair is happening - with the theme of "The future of wine is good, clean and fair”. The fair starts on Sunday 26 February organized by BolognaFiere and SANA, the International Organic and Natural Exhibition, with the artistic direction of Slow Food. The number of exhibitors grew by over 50% compared to last year: wines from 750 wineries from all regions await tasting.
Let's Party - Carnevale di Putignano 2023!
Italy Travel · 25 February 2023
With the 2023 edition of the Carnival, Putignano offers itself as the Italian capital of entertainment from February 4th to the 25th, thanks to an entertainment program that starts with the parades of majestic Paper Giants, papier-mâché floats, and embraces events, guests, music and art of national appeal. It is among the oldest and longest-lived in the world, dating back to 1394. Putignano is also known for its simple traditional cuisine based on fresh produce, and its famous Farinella flour.

Italy launches Snow Train - Treno della Neve - from Rome to the Dolomites
Italy Travel · 22 February 2023
Feel like escaping the hectic and traffic in the City? Take a magic journey through snow-covered landscapes in the Trentino region. A new rail service will connect Rome with the Dolomites in Italy's northern Trentino-Alto Adige region in a move designed to promote ecological tourism among skiers and tourists. The Treno delle Neve, or Snow Train, will depart from Rome's central Termini station at night and arrive just over 10 hours later in San Candido near the Austrian border.
Discovery of ancient glass depicting the goddess representing Rome.
Italy Travel · 19 February 2023
Recent subway construction in Rome has revealed a rare fourth-century golden glass depiction of Roma, the goddess personifying ancient Rome.The excavations for the construction of the #MetroC Porta Metronia station, uncovered the bottom of a golden glass cup with the personification of #Rome. In ancient Roman religion, Roma was a female deity who personified the city of Rome and more broadly, the Roman state. The Porta Metronia station will house its own mini-museum, to be opened in 2024.

Al Covo in Venice - a restaurant with gastronomic tradition
Italy Travel · 06 February 2023
The area of Venice near the Arsenale, the Castello district to be precise, is where the Al Covo restaurant is located. Cesare Benelli, patron and soul of the Al Covo restaurant, is responsible for a significant part in writing the Venetian gastronomic history of the last 30 years. Opened in 1987, instead of following others with standardized mass offerings, Benelli focused on enhancing and making Venetian cuisine known, making dishes the cultural ambassadors of Venice.
"Boom" for a Sicilian destination famous thanks to a TV series
Italy Travel · 04 February 2023
In just a few years, Commissario Montalbano has become one of the most watched Italian TV series in history. Thanks to the fame of the Inspector Montalbano TV series, locations in Sicily such as Ragusa Ibla, Castello di Donnafugato, Punta Secca or Scicli are attracting more and more tourists from all over the world. A real boom in visitors thanks to the TV series inspired by the novels by Andrea Camilleri; here some of the most popular destinations.

Casaprota and the Bruschetta Festival 2023
Italy Travel · 30 January 2023
"The Bruschetta Festival" returns to Casaprota from 28 to 29 January. Known throughout Italy, it will host an entire weekend of tastings of hot and crunchy bruschetta; combined with the green gold of the region - the Sabina Oil. A very high quality extra virgin olive oil with an intense and aromatic flavour, known already in the times of the Ancient Romans. Now in its 60th edition, there will be many tastings such as spaghetti all'amatriciana and that of the Nuroro seadas - the famous dolci.
A weekend at… Cortina d’Ampezzo
Italy Travel · 26 January 2023
Known globally as the "Queen of the Dolomites", Cortina d'Ampezzo is inserted between the splendid peaks: the Tofane, the Cristallo and the Pomagagnon. It is one of the most famous skiing resorts in the world. With its 3 ski areas, 66 slopes of all levels, it is the ideal destination to spend your winter holidays. When the sun goes down, the elegant mountain town is transformed into the alpine living room of the Dolomites: shops, restaurants and discos animate the most exclusive après-ski.

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