Christmas

Food + Wine
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…
Life + Style
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…
Life + Style
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…
Life + Style
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 + Wine
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…
Life + Style
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…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 12/15/2020 - 11:14
Holiday lights in Venice will not be limited to calli (streets) and campi (squares) this year. The lagoon city has decided to anticipate celebrations for the…
Culture
by Laura Morelli | Tue, 12/15/2020 - 02:30
On December 25, Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Christ as it’s described in the Gospels. Over the course of centuries, artists experimented…