All Around Italy

Discovering little-known gems in my own country has become a bit of a hobby: I’ve been making a list, and I am planning to start visiting them this spring. First of all, traveling is fun, and then… who knows, they …

Monteleone d’Orvieto is a lovely hamlet located in the Umbria region, not far from the border with Tuscany. The closest larger town is Città della Pieve, about 10 kilometers away, which is itself a little jewel of art and history. …

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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 …

Capodimonte porcelain represents a significant chapter in the history of Italian art. Dating back to the mid-18th century and known for its incredibly detailed designs, even the Louvre wanted to showcase its beauty, as demonstrated by the exhibition currently gracing …

Crecchio is a small village located in the province of Chieti, within the Abruzzo region in central Italy, known for its well-preserved historical features, including its striking castle. It is also a member of the I Borghi più Belli d’Italia (The Most Beautiful …

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Nestled above the valley, on the southern slope of Mount Subasio, lies the ancient hill town of Spello, surely one of Italy’s prettiest. Around every corner, down every winding street and alleyway, are stunning photos just waiting to be taken.  …

Walk the quiet stone streets of Lucignano and it’s easy to see why it was named one of the most beautiful towns in Italy. This small fortified village in Tuscany, not far from Arezzo, is famous not only for its cultural and …

Sitting just 13 miles outside of Rome is Frascati, one of the small towns known in the region of the Castelli Romani for its villas built by noble families in the 16th century. But one of the best reasons to …

Recently, while browsing the net, I stumbled upon an article by Nick Kampouris in Greek Reporter that tickled my interest about the close ties between Greek and Italian cultures. Mind, that we and the Greeks are culturally close is something we all learn when …

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, …


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