Best Places to Visit Near Rome in the Region of Lazio, Italy; Neil Kleise; Amateur Traveler

While Tuscany or Umbria may be the first regions that spring to mind when thinking of a vacation in Italy, travelers would be wise not to overlook Lazio. The region is home to the national capital, Rome, and all it has to offer; however, it boasts way more than just the country’s largest city.

Source: Best Places to Visit Near Rome in the Region of Lazio, Italy – Amateur Traveler

Italian UNESCO site to host concert for Syria; Francesco Bongarra; Arab News

A concert dedicated to the plight of the Syrian people will be held on July 5 in the town of Paestum in southern Italy. The “Roads of Friendship” event is directed by star opera and classical music conductor Riccardo Muti.

Source: Italian UNESCO site to host concert for Syria

The 19 subareas of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco told in a book; Wine News

The territory of the bubbles that are born among the UNESCO World Heritage Hills towards the zoning with the study of the features of the terroir…

Source: The 19 subareas of Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco told in a book

Why not take a last-minute trip to Italy?; Luxembourg Times

The typical Italian wonders found in the Emilia Romagna region, reorganised to ensure social distancing, are just half a day’s drive away.

Source: Why not take a last-minute trip to Italy?

Passionate About Prosecco: Talking With Enore Ceola; Irene S Levine; Forbes

Forbes.com spoke to Enore Ceola, CEO and President of Freixenet Mionetto USA, about the soaring popularity of Prosecco, and growing interest in tourism in Italy’s Veneto and Friuli-Venzia Giulia wine regions.

Source: Passionate About Prosecco: Talking With Enore Ceola

Italy’s Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites; Juyoung Seo; National Geographic

From the awe-inspiring Dolomites to the fairy-tale village of Alberobello, discover Italy’s road less traveled.

Source: Italy’s Lesser Known UNESCO World Heritage Sites

Barolo wine region; Decanter

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Pompeii: Buried by Vesuvius, blighted by coronavirus, ancient Roman city wants to rise again; Alfea Jamal; Reuters/Hindustan Times

Pompeii, the ancient Roman city buried in an eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and later unearthed, is ready to rise again from the catastrophe of the coronavirus pandemic.

Source: Pompeii: Buried by Vesuvius, blighted by coronavirus, ancient Roman city wants to rise again – travel – Hindustan Times

Archaeological World Heritage site in Italy welcomes back visitors; AFP

Paestum becomes the first of Italy’s famous archaeological sites to reopen following the pandemic lockdown…

Source: Archaeological World Heritage site in Italy welcomes back visitors

When My Body and Spirit Needed Repair, a Trip to the Italian Dolomites Healed Me; Amiee White Beazley; Travel & Leisure

A travel writer’s love letter to Italy details her cycling trip through the Italian Dolomites on e-bike and how the nature, beauty, food, and people helped her heal.

Source: When My Body and Spirit Needed Repair, a Trip to the Italian Dolomites Healed Me

Genoa’s 2020 ‘Rolli Days’ Will Be A Digital Showcase Of Its UNESCO Heritage; Paul Godbold; Luxurious Magazine

Annually Genoa, in north-western Italy, celebrates its unique heritage through an event called the ‘Rolli Days’. This May it’s moving online with the ‘Rolli Days Digital Week’.

Source: Genoa’s 2020 ‘Rolli Days’ Will Be A Digital Showcase Of Its UNESCO Heritage

Prostitution in ancient Rome: Miserable lives of sex slaves revealed in newly discovered Pompeii graffiti; Anoushka Pinto; Meaww

The walls of the ancient brothel, Lupanar of Pompeii, feature number of erotic paintings that depict group sex and many other sexual acts, indicating myriad of sexual services that the brothel offered…

Source: Prostitution in ancient Rome: Miserable lives of sex slaves revealed in newly discovered Pompeii graffiti

Historic Wines with Modern Appeal: Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG; Wine Enthusiast

Everybody loves bubbles and the numbers prove it. Sales in sparkling wine have risen over the last decade. Why? Italian Prosecco. In recent years, this sparkling wine from the Veneto grew from being relatively unfamiliar to Americans to becoming their go-to bottle for celebrations, brunch and even weeknight sips. Globally, Prosecco has shot past Champagne to become the world’s best-selling sparkler.

Source: Historic Wines with Modern Appeal: Conegliano Valdobbiadene Prosecco Superiore DOCG | Wine Enthusiast

How Plague Helped Make Rome A Superpower; David Feeney; Pursuit

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Duomo di Modena; Phlizz; Atlas Obscura

One of the earliest depictions of an Arthurian scene that is shrouded in mystery.

Source: Duomo di Modena

The Ultimate Coronavirus Travel Deal: This Island Wants To Pay You To Come Visit; Laura Begley Bloom; Forbes

Find out how the Italian island of Sicily is covering travelers’ costs and get a look at some of its most beautiful places.

Source: The Ultimate Coronavirus Travel Deal: This Island Wants To Pay You To Come Visit

Never seen before streets and houses of Pompeii finally uncovered in awe-striking detail; Brian McGleenon; Daily Express

A NEW street unearthed in the ancient Roman city of Pompeii has been filmed in startling new detail showing two exquisitely decorated houses showing lavish wall paintings and mosaics.

Source: Never seen before streets and houses of Pompeii finally uncovered in awe-striking detail

Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Center of Mounting Controversy; Zoe Klobus; GlacierHub

Tensions are brewing over the management and preservation of the Dolomites, a mountain range and UNESCO World Heritage site in Northern Italy. Mountain Wilderness, a non-profit, recently published an online letter announcing it was removing itself from the Board of Supporters of the UNESCO Dolomites Foundation. This controversy reveals the difficulties of maintaining a tourism dominated economy in a region pressured to preserve its natural environment.

Source: Dolomites, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Center of Mounting Controversy – GlacierHub

Puglia, Lecce and Vieste Tour 2021; The Times

Visit south of Italy.

Source: Puglia, Lecce and Vieste Tour 2021 | The Times Expert Traveller | Times Expert Traveller

Italy’s tourist towns shrivel in face of virus; AFP/France 24

Italy’s tourist towns shrivel in face of virus…

Source: Italy’s tourist towns shrivel in face of virus – France 24