Travel with Elena Valeriote to the Italian Rivera, where she discovers how agriculture has thrived in along the mountainous coast.
Join Elena as she’s invited into local homes to learn age-old cooking traditions, and to taste incredible Italian food.
Despite the language hurdle most travelers face in Italy, it's an easy country to visit, even if you've never been outside your home country before. Here are a few things handy to know before you step out of the airport.
If you’re a traveler that is looking for adventure mixed with rich history, then The Race of the Candles is the perfect festival destination for you.
Don some breeches and watch the jousters charge at Grande iazza in Arezzo, Italy, for the Joust of the Saracen.
Watch the Venetians row like it’s 1489 at Venice's Grand Canal procession on the first Sunday in September.
The Italians’ factional tendencies can be seen in all their swaggering glory at Il Palio, a bareback horse race that last for about a minute and a half.
Lonely Planet's top tips for watching Pisa's boat race, the Regatta of St. Ranieri.
See one of Italy's strangest festivals, the Processione dei Serpari, in Cocullo, and watch the snakes dance from a distance.
Find out how to experience Venice Carnival like a local. But first, to really enjoy the Carnevale spirit you’ll need a mask, and we know just where to get one!
Put your non-slip shoes on, and watch the Battle of the Oranges in Ivrea's main square over 3 days in February.