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The Director of the Uffizi Museum leading Tours for Disabled People

The Director of the Uffizi Museum leading Tours for Disabled People

As reported by the Italian Agency Press, the Uffizi director Eike Schmidt has personally guide da tour for disabled visitors on Friday morning. It is...
Italy Collected 62 mn euros Through Culture Donations

Italy Collected 62 mn euros Through Culture Donations

An Italian government scheme offering tax breaks on art-related donations has encouraged sponsors to gift more than 62 million euros to heritage...
Muro Bigonzetti is New La Scala Director

Mauro Bigonzetti Named as The New La Scala ballet Director

Choreographer Mauro Bigonzetti is the new director of Milan's La Scala Theater Ballet, superintendent Alexander Pereira told a meeting of La Scala...
How Franciscan monks saved Jews in Assisi

How Franciscan monks saved Jews in Assisi

According to Italian Press Agency, ANSA, that recalled a statement by the Roman Catholic order disclosed Tuesday on the website sanfrancesco.org,...
B&Bs in Arezzo, Lecce, Milazzo, Pisa Top Ranked Worldwide

B&Bs in Arezzo, Lecce, Milazzo, Pisa Top Ranked Worldwide

Italy has some the world's best bed and breakfasts (B&B), Tripadvisor and Booking.com travel sites said Wednesday. Italy has four out of Booking'...
Central and Southern Italy hit by snow

Central and Southern Italy hit by snow

Some of Italy's central and southern regions were reeling Monday after the weekend brought snowstorms, ice and plunging temperatures at the weekend...
Big Demand to Rent Italian Historic Lighthouses

Big Demand to Rent Italian Historic Lighthouses

There has been big demand for historic Italian lighthouses put up for restoration and redevelopment by the Italian State. At the end of a three-month...
Italian museums set a record of 43 million visitors in 2015

Italian museums set a record of 43 million visitors in 2015

Culture Minister Dario Franceschini said Wednesday that 2015 was a record year for Italy's museums after they attracted 43 million visitors and...
Matera and San Gimignano hit Trivago top 10 destinations

Matera and San Gimignano hit Trivago top 10 destinations

Italian towns dominated the top 10 in travel search engine Trivago's online reputation rankings for 2016 out Tuesday, with Turkey's Goreme on the...
Arts exhibitions in Italy

Italy's Art Season Kicks Off With Exhibitions Around The Country

The new year will host art exhibitions attracting a wider public to art shows - from the absolute masterpieces of Piero della Francesca to symbolism...