Abruzzo is a land where the mountains and sea meet
Mario Batali, aka Molto Mario, is known for his outsized appetites: as a chef, restaurateur, and expert on the history and culture of Italian food, his advice on where to find the best eating in Italy is golden. So when his pick of 10 top places to eat in Italy includes three in a single region &nda... Read more...
Cappuccino Newsletter 29 May, 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!

Ristorante Al Tram
Via Roma, 1, Sarnico; Tel.: 035-910117
Opened in 1951 in an old tram station on the Bergamo line, this characteristic place serves tasty local dishes like risotto, handmade casoncelli or fettuccine pasta with various toppings, lake fish, saltwater fish and grilled meat. It faces directly onto tiny Lake Iseo and there is a shady garden for summer dining. They started their own vineyard in 1972 under the 'Il Calepino' label, producing 200,000 bottles annually.

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Profumo di Piadina
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via Cairoli, 24, Ravenna; Tel.: 333-2928079
Locals say piadina, a traditional flatbread, is like espresso: it should be made and consumed immediately. This small takeout shop near the Piazza del Popolo makes it on the spot, folding it in half to create warm sandwiches like prosciutto and arugula, or fig jam with the region's creamy squacquerone cheese. A great place for a quick lunch while visiting the City of Mosaics.

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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..."