Christmas

Lifestyle
by Elizabeth Heath | Mon, 12/19/2022 - 13:34
Despite living in Italy for 13 years, I’m still a bit of a Grinch when it comes to Italian holiday cuisine. Blasphemous, I know, but much of it just doesn’t…
Lifestyle
by Elizabeth Heath | Mon, 12/05/2022 - 08:31
We admit we’re a little biased when it comes to holiday gift-giving. Since most of our friends and loved ones love Italy as much as we do, we at Italy Magazine…
Food & Drink
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 12/22/2021 - 03:35
One of Italy’s top pastry shops is located inside a prison in Padua (Veneto); there, salaried inmates produce artisanal cookies, pies, nougats, holiday cakes,…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 12/16/2021 - 06:26
The Renaissance and medieval heart of Ferrara, a Unesco-inscribed town in Emilia-Romagna, comes alive in December with shows, light performances, Christmas…
Lifestyle
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 12/09/2021 - 03:04
The tradition of the ‘presepe’ in Italy began with none other than Saint Francis of Assisi’. Profoundly moved after seeing the sacred representations on the…
Lifestyle
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 12/07/2021 - 08:50
Visit Florence during the holidays and you will find it at its most magical. Festive lights decorate the streets of the cradle of the Renaissance, while quaint…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 12/01/2021 - 03:02
The most famous Christmas markets in Italy are those located in the northern region of Trentino-Alto Adige. They are usually the ones that get the most…
Lifestyle
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/25/2021 - 03:11
Christmas lights on city streets, trees and bagpipes in the piazzas, quaint Christmas markets, the smell of roasted chestnuts crackling on large pots on the…
Food & Drink
by Georgette Jupe | Fri, 11/19/2021 - 01:20
The holiday season is fast upon us and I'm sure you are wondering what to get for all the beloved people in your life. It’s not easy finding that perfect gift…
Lifestyle
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 11/18/2021 - 01:15
Here’s another place you may want to add to your list of worthy Christmas destinations in Italy: Castiglione del Lago in Umbria, on the shores of Lake…