the ‘Events in Italy’ Category

Amalfi: romance and history in the south

Wednesday, February 27th, 2013

Romantic beaches, beautiful landscapes and luxury resorts all surround the Amalfi Coast. This is one of the most prestigious and glam experience you can have in Italy. Visitors from all over the world are coming over for the journey in the Amalfi Coast and they are rewarded with fantastic views and incredible experiences.… Read the rest

Masquerade in Italy: Venice Carnival rules

Thursday, February 21st, 2013

Carnival of Venice CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, Nemodus photos

Walking around inside the Venice Carnevale is an unmissable experience. Italy’s top carnival or mardi gras celebration was on the beginning of February, but the  Carnevale season lasts several weeks. Costumed characters and food stalls all around, fun and many music event culmintaing with incredible ball.… Read the rest

Capodanno in Italy: where to go

Monday, December 31st, 2012

Where to go for New Year’s Eve in Italy? Let’s start quickly our journey splitting up into two articles the huge amount of infos that revolve around this big event.

Italians love to celebrate the ending of the old year and the beginning of the new year, meaning il Capodanno, a great time to be in Italy.… Read the rest

New Year’s Eve in Rome and the pagan rituals of transition

Saturday, December 29th, 2012

Why Christmas probably originated in Italy? The christianization of Saturnalia and other pagan festivals in the third and fourth centuries is the most probable answer. What happened? The church in Rome was in competition with the spread, popular pagan mystery cults involving sun worship and the winter solstice.… Read the rest

Skiing in Italy: opportunities and famous areas

Wednesday, December 19th, 2012

If you are in Italy on vacation in Italy in winter time, you need to go skiing! Actually in all Italian mountains you hav got an opportunityto live the snow fully and to do your favourite winter sports: for amateurs, for beginners, and for professionals, Italy is waiting for you on holyday with its great gastronomic traditions.… Read the rest

Christmas in Rome: festivity lights and Colosseo for you

Sunday, December 16th, 2012

 

Rome is one of the top Italian tourist place to visit during the Christmas holidays. The celebration of Christmas actually originated from here. Why? It is recorded that the first Christmas mass was hold at the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore.… Read the rest

Italian Christmas Markets in the North: a taste of festivity

Tuesday, December 11th, 2012

Christmas Markets (“Mercatino di Natale”)
in Italy are a special tradition  that is at heart of the winter festivities in many “piazzas” around the “Belpaese”. From big cities to small villages, the fever of the Christmas markets run through Italy for a couple of days or an entire month or even  longer: some markets finish on the 6th of January (“Befana”).… Read the rest

The Chocolate Mousse: the tasty calling for Christmas

Sunday, December 9th, 2012

To help you celebrate Christmas but all Italian style, today we go deeper and deeper in the Italian Christmas tradition and we discovered this tremendous recipe, perusing the web. This triple joyful Chocolate Mousse will bring fun and calories to all of you as all the other spoon desserts that we have already presented to you.… Read the rest

Christmas in Italian towns between snow and markets

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Again as every Christmas, we should pay attention to the various christmas market spread throughout Italy.

Let’s start with Trieste, in north east of Italy, exactly in Friuli-Venezia Giulia region. The town is an architectural mixing up of different architectures: here Muslims, Slavic and German heritage mix together into an exciting sightseeing.… Read the rest

Italian castles and attraction for winter time

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Castello Estense CC BY-NC-ND 2.0, Carlo

We love Italian castles as you already know; let’s go further with our seasonal trip discovering the beautiful architecture of this masterpiece (sometimes they are also UNESCO sites).

Today we go to Northen Italy and we will stop first to Soave.… Read the rest

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