Festivals

Flowers and poetry in Pienza

“Pienza and flowers” is a flower and plant trade fair held every year in the name’s gorgeous Renaissance town in the province of Siena....

Floracult, nature takes center stage a few kilometers from Rome

Floracult is gearing up for its 6th edition, to be held on April 24-26 in “I Casali del Pino”, part of the beautiful Parco...

Vulandra kites: beauty in the wind

Every year, Gruppo Aquilonisti Vulandra makes beauty soar in the skies above Ferrara with its awesome works of art. Since 1980, when the original group...

Uberto Bonetti and the Viareggio Carnival

In 1930, Uberto Bonetti (1909-1993) invented Burlamacco, the Viareggio Carnival mascot, after working on a modern reinterpretation of classic Commedia dell’Arte characters for a...

Festa del Torrone in Cremona, from sweets to violins

The Festa del Torrone in Cremona is a festival dedicated to Italy’s favorite Christmas nougat (‘torrone’). This year’s edition pairs the traditional sweet with...

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The Great War Museum: history at high altitude

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloOn the top of the Marmolada, at 3,000 meters of altitude, you’ll find the Marmolada Great War...

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli: neo-gothic inspiration

Palazzo Giordano Apostoli is located in Sassari’s central Piazza d’Italia. It was built by will of Giuseppe Giordano Apostoli in 1877, in...

Move To The Top takes you to the roof of the Dolomites

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle Nebiolo On 4 July 2020, the cableway to Malga Ciapèla will re-open. Its short,...

Tenute La Montina, the realm of Franciacorta

Author: Barbara PalladinoTranslation by Michelle NebioloTenute La Montina is located in Monticelli Brusati (BS), in the north-east of Franciacorta, next to an ample...