Carnival

Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 02/10/2021 - 04:41
Italy hosts some of the most famous and beautiful Carnival celebrations in the world. But, alas, Carnival 2021 will be a very different affair from what we’re…
Language
by Alesha Allen | Fri, 02/21/2020 - 03:35
Carnival season can be a wonderful time to visit the cities, towns and villages all over Italy. With processions, masks, colours, music, dancing and special…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 02/20/2020 - 00:00
Every Italian region, and often even towns within the same region, have a different traditional Carnival sweet, and Florence is no different. In the Tuscan…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/11/2020 - 10:12
One of the oldest carnivals in Italy, the Venice Carnival is also one, if not the, most spectacular and thrilling. It is a time for exhilaration and madness,…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 03/05/2019 - 11:37
It’s not Carnival in Venice without fritole, delicious crunchy fritters found in pastry shops this time of the year as you stroll calli and campielli. Fritole…
Culture
by kristinmelia | Thu, 02/14/2019 - 01:30
Everyone knows that Venice has a famously enchanting Carnevale season. All masks and pageantry and secrets- so befitting of the misty canals and darkened back…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 01/26/2018 - 02:00
[Photo: Carnival at Castiglion Fibocchi in Tuscany. Photo credit: http://www.fotoamatoriciuffenna.it.] It’s that time of the year again, Carnevale, the…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 02/05/2016 - 04:00
It’s not Carnival without fatty, greasy, tasty food...! Pork-based dishes and fried sweets tend to be typical of this season. After all, Carnival is a…
Travel
by John Bensalhia | Tue, 02/02/2016 - 05:12
You'll love the events taking place in Italy throughout February. John Bensalhia looks at what's happening - including Spring-related revelries, the hunt for…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 01/29/2016 - 00:00
Planning a visit to Italy during the Carnival season? Here are seven celebrations not to miss! Carnival of Venice The star of Italian Carnival celebrations!…