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 Vinosus
Piazza del Duomo, 15, Orvieto; Tel.: 0763-341907; mobile 349-3253087
"Life is too short to drink bad wines!" is the motto of this attractive trattoria and you won't drink any here. Only the best Italian and Umbrian wines accompany high-quality, seasonal dishes like duck terrine with oranges, fresh tagliolini with black truffles, fresh pappardelle pasta in a meaty rabbit sauce and codfish Orvieto style. There are outdoor tables with a fabulous view of Orvieto's Gothic cathedral for fine weather dining, as well as the cozy Tinello dining room on the restaurant's ground floor.

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Bar Berto
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Piazza della Erbe, 6r, Genoa; Tel.: 010-2758157
With outside tables in Genoa's lively pedestrian-only Piazza delle Erbe, this bar is a good choice for lunch or an aperitivo. They brew their own beer, too; a refreshing choice on a hot day.

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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..."