This Month’s Featured Region

Piedmont

Former “capital region” of Italy, Piedmont witnessed some of the major developments in history. The region also offers picture-perfect landscapes, enchanting villages, beautiful castles, top of the art wineries and world renowned local food specialties. Read More about “Piedmont”

Agriturismi in Italy

Agriturismi in Italy (farm stays, but not only!)

The trend for agricultural tourism has increased exponentially in Italy in recent years. Across rural Italy more than 20,000 places offer the very popular form of accommodation known as agriturismo on farms, wine producing properties and mountain chalets, but also in mansions and ancient castles involved in primary agricultural production (land cultivation, livestock farming, forestry). Read More about “Agriturismi in Italy (farm stays, but not only!)”

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The baroque towns of the Val di Noto: a walk in Sicily’s flamboyant past

The baroque towns of Sicily are a group of nine towns of Medieval or pre-medieval origin located in South-Eastern Sicily: Caltagirone, Militello, Catania, Modica, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa, Ispica and Scicli. They were all rebuilt in a unique late Baroque style after the 1693-earthquake that partly or entirely destroyed them.

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