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CORTINA BECOMES PINK FOR THE GIRO D’ITALIA

Cortina lights up the Bell Tower of the Basilica of Saints Philip and James, in pink for the Giro d'Italia

THE LIGURIAN CHALLENGE TO THE RED ONION OF TROPEA

The Belendina di Andora onion, is now a SlowFood presidium and has its origins in the rural past of the Andora valley in Liguria.

NEAPOLITAN LEGENDS: THE BEAUTIFUL ‘MBRIANA

Naples is a city steeped in history, but also myths and legends regarding spirits and ghosts like very fascinating one named after La bella 'Mbriana

CULTURE DOES NOT CAUSE ISOLATION. MIBACT CHOOSES PROCIDA...

The Ministry for Cultural Heritage, Activities and Tourism (MiBACT) selected Procida, the smallest of the islands within the Gulf of Naples, boasting only 4 km2, as the 2022 Italian Cultural Capital.

THE CALABRIAN WHITE OLIVE TREE

Walking through the Calabrian woods, it's easy to come across the Ulivo Bianco, which grows wild in sunny areas. It is primarily found between the provinces of Cosenza and Reggio Calabria, although back in the age of Magna Graecia it was a widespread plant throughout the region, but with the closure of many monasteries, the motivations for its cultivation diminished and this particular variety was gradually discontinued.

THE THOUSAND-YEAR-OLD SYCAMORE TREE OF CURINGA

at 1,000 years old, it’s the oldest tree in Italy, and has just won second place in the "European Tree Of The Year 2021" competition; Located in Calabria, in the province of Catanzaro, within the Sant'Elia - Vrisi forest.