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As an astonishing representation of human perfection, Michelangelo's imposing marble "David" has few rivals in the history of art. Emblematic of the guiding spirit of the Renaissance, there is no more iconic (and immediately recognizable) symbol of the genius of Italy. That's why a copy of the famou... Read more...
Cappuccino Newsletter 31 March, 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!

How to...

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!

Il Canto alla Certosa di Maggiano
Strada di Certosa, 82/86, Siena; Tel.: 0577-288182
Il Canto takes its name from one of the old farms belonging to this restored 14th century abbey which is now a luxurious hotel in the Relais & Chateau group. The farm produces olive oil and fresh vegetables that Paolo Lopriore, the creative and award-winning chef, transforms to enhance their true essence and flavor. During the summer months, there is restaurant service on the colonnaded porch near the pool. From March-October, open for dinner only; both lunch and dinner are served in low season. Reservations required.

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Caffe' di Colombia
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza Navona, Rome; Tel.: 06-6879647
Right across from Bernini's famous Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, this favorite spot is perfect for cappuccino, gelato or an aperitivo while sunning yourself in the most characteristic of all Roman piazzas; a great place to people watch!

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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..."