White truffle of Alba

Tartufo bianco

The most prized and recognized truffles are certainly those found in the famous area of Piedmont, the Langhe area, a hilly county with an optimal climate for the growth of the much sought-after white truffles.The truffle is an underground mushroom, which is therefore born under the ground, it grows in the woods and in the … Read more White truffle of Alba

Montà d’Alba

GO-ON-ITALY Montà d'Alba panorama

Montà or Montà d’Alba (La Montà in Piedmontese dialect) is an Italian town of 4.701 people in the province of Cuneo, in the Piedmont region, which is part of the geographical area called the Roero. The Roero is an historical area of Piedmont, situated in the north-east part of the province of Cuneo. This area … Read more Montà d’Alba

Pinerolo

GO-ON-ITALY panorama di Pinerolo

The vast and varied touristic area extends from the plain where the important commercial and cultural hub of Pinerolo is located all the way to the three valleys that sit on top of the French border: Val Pellice, Val Germanasca and Val Chisone. A territory that is greatly characterised depending on the areas: Pinerolo known … Read more Pinerolo

Tuscia

GO-ON-ITALY Tuscia fortezza di rocca dei papi montefiascone

The Tuscia is a region of central Italy, corresponding to the high Lazio and administratively to the province of Viterbo. This area that in pre-Roman times was settled by the Etruscans still has an uncertain origin. The first settlements in the ninth century BC began to grow and expand, reaching its apogee in the sixth … Read more Tuscia

Valcamonica, the rock art

Val Camonica

Valcamonica is famous for its rock carvings. Located in Lombardy, it extends about 90 km in the middle of the eastern Alps, between the provinces of Brescia and Bergamo. The valley takes its name from the Camuni, inhabitants of that area during the Iron Age (I millennium BC). The more than 250,000 rock carvings make … Read more Valcamonica, the rock art

Villa del Casale in Piazza Armerina

Sicilia Enna Piazza Armerina Villa del Casale

Dating from the 1st century BC, is a Roman luxury villa, whose artistic mosaics, baths and portraits of age “Flavia” found in the sedimented levels of the construction, indicate that the house was inhabited until the 4th century, destroyed by an earthquake and then rebuilt by Marcus Aurelius Maximinianus. After centuries, although degraded, it was … Read more Villa del Casale in Piazza Armerina

The Val di Noto

Val di Noto

Known in antiquity as “Ibla”, the Val di Noto is located in the Southeast of Sicily. It has been inserted between the UNESCO sites for its splendid late Baroque towns, including Caltagirone, Militello Val di Catania, Catania, Modica, Noto, Palazzolo, Ragusa and Scicli. Ragusa is characterized by two different city centers and is rich in … Read more The Val di Noto

Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century

Ivrea

The industrial city of Ivrea is located in the Piedmont region and developed as the testing ground for Olivetti, manufacturer of typewriters, mechanical calculators and office computers. It comprises a large factory and buildings designed to serve the administration and social services, as well as residential units. Designed by leading Italian urban planners and architects, … Read more Ivrea, industrial city of the 20th century

The Orcia Valley

Val d'Orcia

The exceptional beauty of the Orcia Valley is characterized by gentle hills covered by dense vegetation of vineyards, olive groves, cypress, beech and chestnut trees, interspersed with ancient villages of medieval origin, rural houses and fortresses with inaccessible towers. Nestled in a unique tranquility, the romantic area is an exceptional protagonist of the famous paintings … Read more The Orcia Valley

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