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!

Dok Dall'Ava LP26
San Marco, 3989 - Campo San Luca, Venice; Tel.: 041-2960764
The fine quality of Dall'Ava's San Daniele prosciutto, proud product of the Friuli region since 1955, is a welcome addition to the Venice dining scene. Their concept store and restaurant is situated halfway between St. Mark's Square and the Rialto Bridge. It boasts a restaurant with an open kitchen on the second floor, a caffe on the ground floor - great for breakfast or a quick snack - and a panoramic, rooftop terrace for cocktails and candlelit dinners that's open till 2:00am daily. Large windows, natural wood furnishings and colorful light fixtures in Venetian blown glass make this a bright and stylish outpost in the heart of Venice.

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Antico Caffe Vitti
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza S. Lorenzo in Lucina, 33, Rome; Tel.: 06-6876304
Since it opened in 1898 in the wonderful little Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina, Caffe Vitti has been have been spoiling its customers' palates with exquisite homemade gelato and pastries (for a real taste treat, try the delicious Sicilian cannoli). The shop also offers take-away delicatessen products and restaurant service where dishes from the Roman delicatessen tradition are interpreted anew in lighter versions. Besides the historic location with outside tables facing on Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina, Vitti has shops in Piazza Colonna, Piazza Capranica, and on Largo Argentina.

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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..."