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When villages tell about themselves

Matera 2019 is now around the corner. But there's not only Matera

In fact, when the city will be European Capital of Culture, visitors will also discover the entire area of the Murgia materana and the Bradano.

Castelseprio: Gran Parco Altomedievale in Lombardy

The big Archaeological Park of Castelseprio: a crossroads between medieval peoples in Lombardy and technical and votive description of the paintings found in the Basilique of Santa Maria Foris Portas, which have made Castelseprio very famous.

Irpinia: three castles, three villages

A ride in Irpinia among Lauro, Gesualdo and Montemiletto

The Medieval Ricetto of Candelo, Biella, Piedmont

The history of the Medieval Ricetto of Candelo, near Biella in the land of Piedmont, in the north-west of Italy. The Ricetto of Candelo like a rural building and a piece of Middle-Age nowadays. It was Lord Sebastiano Ferrero's home from 1496.

Among climbing vines and fragrant dishes

We are in Castelvecchio di Rocca Barbena (Sv) a few miles from the most famous tourist destinations of western Liguria. We are in a village where the tourist, the hercurgeist, the resident and the "excuse me, I am lost" find the path itself

Gravina in Apulia: jewel of the Alta Murgia among archelogy and devotion

Gravina in Apulia, near Bari in the South-East of Italy, among archelogy, devotion and culinary traditions.

Cividale del Friuli: the first capital of Longobardi's kingdom in Italy

The archeological site of Cividale del Friuli, in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia land of Italy: the first capital of the Longobardi's Kingdom in Italy. Nowadays in Cividale there are lots of musuems and a wonderful view on the Natisone River.

The big Romanesque Basilique of Aquileia and the wonderful mosaic floor.

Tha big Romanesque Basilique of Aquileia, near Udine, in Friuli-Venezia-Giulia, in the north-east of Italy. Inside of the Basilique of Aquileia, there is the wondefull largest mosaic floor in Europe. There are two crypts and a very tall bell tower.

With the fracchie the passion in the Gargano lights up

A tradition that is renewed in San Marco in Lamis

Candelara, the village of candles

A village where every stone seems to have a story to say, a country surrounded by lush nature and a panorama of enchantment that caresses the blue of the Adriatic and the rugged lines of the Marches Apennines at the same time.

Castronuovo di Sant'Andrea, the great art that you do not expect

In the province of Potenza an original museum of Graphics

That elegant Lecce village in the name of poetry

Lucugnano, the verses of Girolamo Comi still live here

That night when I set foot for the first time in the mysterious village of Crespi d'Adda

The sinister and gloomy atmosphere that marked part of my life by visiting the cemetery of Crespi d'Adda on a spring night

A village to live, a journey to discover Moliterno.

In the heart of the Val d'Agri, in Basilicata, anyone who wants to come to Moliterno will never be a guest but one of us and will experience unique emotions in a landscape of extraordinary beauty, rich in traditions, culture, history, art and food and wine.

Montalto Uffugo: the unfinished village

An unaware village and its incomplete richness.

Wine Festival in the Borgo of Giglio Castello

For a few years now the village of Giglio Castello on the Isola del Giglio has held a wine festival at the end of September. Restaurants throw open their doors, chairs and tables spill out onto the pavement, and the local Ansonaco wine flows in abundance.

"Going around Italian villages" is a pleasure. Try!