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!

Via Olivi, 8, Levanto; Tel.: 366-7177613
The restaurant's name means the "artichoke," and you'll find those on the menu when they're in season. Other dishes to savor are the shrimp and truffle ravioli with butter and wine sauce, the gnocchi with truffles, and the pesto prepared right at the table: a treat to watch! Local wines by the glass make a nice accompaniment, and the waitstaff is friendly and helpful. Save room for the special panna cotta - the flavor changes each day. Open for dinner only.

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Il Bar del Cappuccino
Cafe/Sandwich Bar
Via Arenula, 50, Rome; Tel.: 06-68806042
At this otherwise unremarkable cafe' on a busy street right in front of the tram stop, barman Luigi Santoro makes a great cappunccino; he and his fellow barmen are experts at turning frothy milk into tulips and hearts that makes drinking your morning coffee even more fun.

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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..."