Spend a lazy summer evening beside Rome's Tiber River
When the temperatures soar, Romans gravitate to the mighty river that winds its way through the middle of town. The Tiber – "Tevere" in Italian – becomes the protagonist of annual summer festivals like Lungo Il Tevere which animates the river banks every evening until the end of August. ... Read more...
Cappuccino Newsletter 30 June, 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!

Trattoria da Nicola
Via Valle, 9 , Sant'Ambrogio di Valpolicella; Tel.: 045-7760180
This family-run trattoria overlooking Lake Garda has been serving home-style dishes like handmade egg pasta and steak braised in Amarone wine for over 50 years. It's high on a hill near the ruins of a 19th century Habsburg fort with a splendid view of the lake from the outdoor dining terrace. They make their own extra-virgin olive oil and Valpolicella wine, as well all the homemade desserts. In fall and winter, wild game with a side of polenta is the star of the menu, along with truffles and porcini mushrooms.

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Baratti & Milano
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza Castello, 29, Turin; Tel.: 011-4407138
This post-Liberty jewel of a bar opened in 1875 and remains the perfect place to spend an afternoon enjoying the barís retro ambience and its delicious pastries and sweets.

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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..."