Italy Travel

Foostock at Rome - Street Food Festival 1 April
Italy Travel · 28 March 2023
The countdown begins in view of Foodstock, the Street Food Festival in Rome, which will take place at the Appia Joy Park, the new 45,000 m2 multifunctional park in Rome. Duration of the event is over the weekend of 1 and 2 April and 15 and 16 April, from 10 to 22. A must for food lovers, a unique event that offers over 160 irresistible culinary propositions accompanied by a vast selection of beers and wines.
Spring has arrived in Cefalù  - Sicily!
Italy Travel · 22 March 2023
In Cefalù, due the optimal weather conditions last week-end, the bagni /bathing establishments were already well attended, with the first few brave people going for a swim in the sea. Early spring in one of the most beautiful spots on the Tyrrhenian Sea, is definitely worth a visit! Last Sunday with optimal weather conditions saw many Sicilians and tourists, visiting Cefalù. Cefalù boasts a number of historic sights and charming Centro Storico, ideal for a spring time trip.

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.

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