The wine that got Sideways's Maya into wine is grown in a single vineyard in southern Tuscany.
The verdant swath of winding hills and country roads known as Chianti is what Tuscan dreams are made of. Silvery olive groves, lone cypresses, and an almond and green patchwork of tilled land form a ...
Michelangelo and Fra Angelico were Italian Renaissance artists who died on the same day (many years apart).
An old mural and a new exhibit reunite Keith Haring and Pisa.
The 2021 UNESCO session raised Italy's number of World Heritage Sites to 58—the most of any country in the world.
From ancient Latin script to modern fonts, Italy has contributed greatly to the history of the written word. Visit these places to learn more.
On the other side of the Chianti countryside from Florence is Siena, a Tuscan town rife with tradition and mood. Siena is best known as the site of the Palio. This twice-yearly, bareback ...
Put modern art on your Italian itinerary. Here are the best museums, galleries, and parks, for modern and contemporary art in Italy.
In 2021, Italy will commemorate the 700th anniversary of the passing of Dante Alighieri, known worldwide as the father of the Italian language.
The city that gave birth to Dante will soon give birth to the first museum dedicated to the Italian language. Construction on the Museo della Lingua Italiana begins in 2021.
First used during the bubonic plague in the 17th century, Tuscany's wine windows are reopening. Learn more about "buchette del vino" and where to find them.
A close-up detail from Simone Martini's "Annunciation with St. Margaret and St. Ansanus."
Only 37 when he died in 1520, Raphael was one of the most influential artists of his day.
A harmonious landscape of vineyards, olive groves, and rolling plains dotted with cypress trees, Tuscany is one of the most beautiful regions in Italy. One could easily spend an entire vacation here ...
Leonardo da Vinci created many paintings, sketches, and engineering projects in his lifetime. Here's where to find them in Italy.
The church of San Biagio in Montepulciano, Tuscany, is considered one of prime examples of Renaissance architecture.
Inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2004, the hills, valleys, and trees of the Val d’Orcia “exemplify the beauty of well-managed Renaissance agricultural landscapes.”
Italy is renowned for its designer fashions. Learn more about outlet shopping in Italy and how to make a discount shopping spree part of your travel itinerary.