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!

Antico Ristorante  Pagnanelli
Via A. Gramsci, 4, Castel Gandolfo; Tel.: 06-9360004
Situated in a panoramic position overlooking Lake Albano, the restaurant is right next-door to the Pope's summer residence. Owned and operated by the Pagnanelli family since 1882, the interior boasts chestnut wood ceilings and terracotta floors while in summer you can dine on a flower-filled terrace with a spectacular view of the lake. The cuisine offers seasonal dishes using products from the family farm. But the truly special feature are the wine cellars, cut from the volcanic rock and recently restored with dignified elegance.

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Cafe' Cafe'
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via dei SS. Quattro Coronati, 44, Rome; Tel.: 06-7008743
On a tranquil side street not far from the church of San Clemente, this is a delightful place to spend time over morning cappuccino and homemade cake or afternoon tea following a visit to this church or to the nearby Colosseum.

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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..."