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2024 marks a pivotal year for roots tourism, a movement that Italy is championing with determination and commitment. As more Italians living abroad and their descendants seek to reconnect with their ancestral origins, Italy introduces Italea (www.italea.com), an ambitious project designed to facilitate …

If you have been to Rome, you likely enjoyed a coffee in one of the many elegant, old-fashioned cafés of Piazza Navona: yes, that coffee probably cost you twice as much as anywhere else, but man, was it worth it! …

One of the regions of Italy from which many emigrants left in search of a better life is Campania, especially its southern rural areas, characterized by small villages that have greatly diminished in size but are still rich in culture, …

2024 has been designated as the year of Roots Tourism in Italy, a concept that seeks to bridge the gap between Italians abroad and their ancestral lands. Unlike traditional tourists, roots tourists are motivated by a desire to connect with …

Everyone knows a bit about Italy’s breadbasket, the Emilia-Romagna region, even if they don’t realize it. It’s the home of several of Italy’s most important foodstuffs: balsamic vinegar of Modena, stuffed pastas like tortellini, Lambrusco wine, and perhaps its most …


The region of Molise, nestled between the Adriatic Sea, Puglia, Campania, Abruzzo, and Lazio, has already embraced Turismo delle Radici, the key lifeline of 2024 Italian tourism, as proposed and endorsed by the Farnesina. And it couldn’t be otherwise because …

Visitors to Italy’s Emilia-Romagna region typically visit Modena, home of the famous balsamic vinegar; or Parma, the source of the prized prosciutto and parmigiano-reggiano cheese; or Bologna, a famed “culinary capital” of Italy. But these are big cities by our …

The Rete delle Città Medievali Italiane is a significant collaboration between various municipalities across Italy, all unified by a common goal: to showcase and promote their medieval heritage. This initiative, with Viterbo at the forefront, wants to highlight the architectural beauty and historical depth …

Melfi, located at the heart of the Basilicata region in Southern Italy, is a town rich in history, culture, and tradition. Nestled in the Vulture territory of the province of Potenza, this medieval town has a prosperous and fascinating past, …

What are “root travels” from the perspective of both sides of the ocean? Personally, I began to understand it when root travelers came to me asking for help. In those moments, I quickly realized I wasn’t dealing with typical tourists, there was …


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