FAI

Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 04/05/2019 - 00:00
Pasquetta is a day to be out with family and friends, why not add a visit to a historic or natural landmark, complete with picnics and guided visits? Check out…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 03/29/2018 - 04:00
FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano – is planning fun day outings to some of the sites it administers, in celebration of Pasquetta, Easter Monday, a national holiday…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 10/12/2017 - 03:00
This Sunday October 15, take part in FAI’s Giornata d’Autunno (Autumn Day), your chance to discover little-known aspects and monuments of 185 Italian cities,…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 02/28/2017 - 05:15
FAI (Fondo Ambiente Italiano), a non-profit organization working to protect and restore Italy's cultural heritage, has released the results of 'I Luoghi del…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 01/12/2017 - 06:00
The Basilica of Saint Francis of Assisi is no doubt one of Assisi’s major attractions; yet, how many know of or venture along the nearby trails and woods where…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Wed, 04/27/2016 - 00:00
San Gimignano is no doubt one of Italy’s prettiest historic villages. Overlooking the Val d’Elsa from a hilltop in the Tuscan countryside, it has largely…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 03/18/2016 - 11:55
900 cultural sites throughout Italy will be open to the public for free this weekend, in celebration of FAI Spring Days (19-20 March), an annual event…
Life + Style
by ITALY | Thu, 12/03/2015 - 00:00
We think that the holiday season is a good time to be thinking about helping other people - a good way to make more meaningful Christmas presents or New Year's…
Culture
by Anonymous (not verified) | Fri, 03/20/2015 - 13:51
This weekend 780 cultural sites throughout Italy will be open to the public for free, in celebration of FAI Spring Days (21-22 March). FAI stands for Fondo per…
Culture
by Carol King | Sat, 06/07/2014 - 02:30
Measuring just 765 sq feet, the Teatrino di Vetriano in the village of Vetriano di Pescaglia in Lucca is a small theatre. It is so small that in 1997, Guinness…