UNESCO World Heritage Site

Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 12/21/2021 - 03:16
Truffle hunting and extraction in Italy was inscribed onto UNESCO’s List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity on December 16, 2021. Described by…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 10/15/2021 - 04:21
With its 62 kilometers of porticoes, of which 42 in the historic center, Bologna is the most ‘arcaded’ city in Italy. In July 2021, the porticoes of Bologna…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 08/03/2021 - 04:49
Italy has just added two more sites to its long list of Unesco-inscribed places and monuments, art and architecture, for a total of 58 Unesco World Heritage…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 05/13/2021 - 07:17
Is the espresso coffee ritual an Italian or a Neapolitan tradition? That is the question at the center of a debate that sees two different candidates fight for…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Thu, 04/15/2021 - 04:41
Classified as one of Italy’s most beautiful historic villages, Civita di Bagnoregio will be vying for Unesco World Heritage status.  The proposal came early…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 01/12/2021 - 00:00
Italy is the country with the largest number of Unesco World Heritage sites in the world, and, every year, more areas or monuments vie for the prestigious…
Food + Wine
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 01/08/2021 - 00:00
Among Italy’s Unesco World Heritage Sites aren’t just artworks, castles, cities and monuments; there are also entire areas, such as the vineyard landscape of…
Travel
by Silvia Donati | Fri, 08/28/2020 - 00:00
How limiting to be visiting a place based on just one world-famous site in order to take a quick snapshot to post on social media and then leave. This is often…
Life + Style
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 10/22/2019 - 05:06
The Cavallerizza Reale in Turin, a Unesco World Heritage site, caught fire early on Monday. A portion of the roof collapsed. Turin firefighters extinguished…
Culture
by Silvia Donati | Tue, 10/01/2019 - 05:52
Sicilian Baroque is a distinctive form of Baroque architecture in Sicily, which flourished after a massive earthquake in 1693 destroyed at least 45 towns in…