Newest addition to Trenitalia's fleet (photo: Creativita e Broadcasting – FS Italiane)
Crisscrossed with railroad tracks that link cities big and small, Italy is the ideal country to explore by train. And when you choose to ride the rails this summer, you'll have even more options in comfort and price, now that Trenitalia has introduced the sleek, new Frecciarossa 1000 train on its mo... Read more...
Cappuccino Newsletter 29 July, 2015


Cappuccino is our monthly newsletter. Select Italy's travel experts provide stories about current trends and happenings in Italy.

Il Postino

A newsletter exclusively for travel agents, Il Postino contains travel industry news, tips for trip planning and selling points for Italian destinations.



How to...
Get Around

Don't plan to drive in Naples. Road rules are different from what you're used to, and despite being confusing to most outsiders, they keep the city going. You'd be the wrench thrown in the perfectly oiled wheel! No right turn on red anywhere in Italy!

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Useful Tourist Info...

Visiting a foreign country can feel overwhelming. Don't leave home before reading this essential information on traveling in Italy.

Tips for The Travelers:
Best restaurants, food markets, shops, hidden gems and much more!

Emilio Comici Refuge
Plan de Gralba, 24, Corvara; Tel.: 0471-794121
This refuge located in the Dolomite's scenic Val Gardena offers a natural haven for foodies and nature lovers alike. Take advantage of visiting their herbal garden, stop for a lunch or local cuisine, and finish with a taste of the elegant cake buffet. This hidden gem is also reachable on foot, by hiking the pleasant Naturonda trail, which offers scenic views of the towering mountains.

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Villa Spiza
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Kruziceva 3, Split; Tel.: +385 95 905 3879
A city dweller's paradise, this no-frills joint puts together a daily menu after a morning shopping trip to Spilt's Pazar food market. The cutlery and plates don't match, giving this little eatery its charm as you eat at the counter while observing the kitchen preparations. Keeping things simple, the beverage menu sticks to only one beer, wine, and juice option. Find this budget bistro down a narrow lane behind the Pjaca Square.

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Italian Innovation


LIBRIVIVI: An Italian literary revolution: the audiobook, becomes the "audiomovie". List all books...

Librivivi Dorian Gray

LibriVivi are cutting-edge audiobooks that bring the greatest works of literature to life by means of new, emotionally engaging techniques that transform the book into a veritable "movie."

Living Comics System:
Italian Genius in Digital Art

Digital animation enters the world of comic books. Experience the first release "Sulphur & Dana" depicting the triumph of love over prejudice, discrimination and mistrust.

Living Comics - Sulphur & Dana

Introducing Whaiwhai:
New Touring Experience

The New York Times calls Whaiwhai "a high-tech Italian game that is part 'Amazing Race' and part treasure hunt, with a bit of DaVinci Code-style storytelling..."