Newsticker: 2021-02-05

The Latest News from Italy at a Glance

What’s new in terms of culture and travel in Italy? Here you will find current information and important updates on major international cultural, sporting, and scientific events as well as important trade fairs.

New Year’s Concert Venice 2022 – Tickets Now Available

The New Year’s Concert at the Teatro La Fenice in Venice is one of the most exclusive New Year’s concerts in the world. The best international musicians come to Venice.
Venice in winter has a very special atmosphere and the La Fenice Theater lights up for the New Year celebrations in a particularly festive robe. The sun rises late and pushes its way through the morning mist. For fans of classical music, our exclusive music trip with the New Year’s Concert is the perfect start to the new year. Your hotel is of course in the pedestrian zone.

Open Air Music Festivals in Italy

Now you can book our music trips to Italy:

Opera Festival in the Verona Arena

Come to Verona and enjoy an opera in the Arena di Verona, an ancient Roman amphitheater.

Andrea Bocelli, music trip to Tuscany

There is hardly a better reason to plan a trip to Tuscany. The world-famous opera singer Andrea Bocelli invites you to an evening in the open-air theater Teatro del Silenzio in Tuscany.

Ravello Music Festival

Visit the Amalfi Coast for a few relaxing days by the sea and enjoy the sunrise concert in Ravello.

The Puccini Festival 2021 in Tuscany

A midsummer dream for fans of classical music and Italian opera. In Lucca, Tuscany, the Puccini Festival takes place in summer.

L’Italia rinasce con un Fiore – The Project of Stefano Boeri

The Italian Architect Stefano Boeri (who has created the Vertical Forest in Milan) has developed an architectural concept for the Italian Anti-Covid-19 Vaccination Campaign. We don’t want to just vaccinate. We want to do it in style. Italy is the Design center of the world.

Under the slogan “L’Italia rinasce con un Fiore” – “With a flower, Italy comes back to life”, the proposal of the designer are temporary pavilions in form of a pink springtime flower.

Stefano Boeri: “With the image of a springtime flower, we wanted to create an architecture that would convey a symbol of serenity and regeneration. Getting vaccinated will be an act of civic responsibility, love for others, and the rediscovery of life. If this virus has locked us up in hospitals and homes, the vaccine will bring us back into contact with life and the nature that surrounds us”.

FIS Alpine World Ski Championship Cortina 2021

The well-known winter sports resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo will host the Alpine Ski World Championships from February 7 to 21, 2021. The competitions take place at the foot of the Tofane massif, the fascinating Queen of the Dolomites.

In the Dolomites, athletes from 70 countries will fight for the world title. The World Cup will be broadcast live on television and digital media, so you can enjoy two weeks of great winter sports at home.

Milan Fashion Week Spring 2021

Both of them will probably take place online.

BIT 2021 – The Milan Tourism Fair

The International Travel Exhibition BIT 2021 will now be held at fieramilanocity from 9 to 11 May 2021.

Find the complete Calendar of Fairs in Milan (Fiera Milano)

Milan Furniture Fair – Salone del Mobile Edition 2021

From 5 to 10 September 2021, the 60th edition of the Furniture Show, Salone del Mobile will take place in Milan with the shows:

  • Salone Internazionale del Mobile
  • International Furnishing Accessories Exhibition
  • Workspace 3.0
  • S.Project
  • Euroluce
  • EuroCucina / FTK – Technology For the Kitchen
  • International Bath Room Exhibition

Official Website

Bergamo and Brescia – Italian Capitals of Culture 2023

The cities of Bergamo and Brescia has received the nomination of Italian Capitals of Culture 2023. The extraordinary nomination of Bergamo and Brescia as Italian Capitals of Culture in 2023 is a sign of hope and Renaissance. The two cities Bergamo and Brescia have been particularly affected by the health emergency of the coronavirus in spring 2020. The power of rebirth after suffering caused by the pandemic will be recognized with the title Italian Capitals of Culture 2023.

Winter Games Milano Cortina 2026

From 6 to 22 February 2026 the Italian cities of Milano and Cortina d’Ampezzo, queen of the Dolomites, will host the XXV Olympic Winter Games.

Together with the cities Milan and Cortina, the host cities, the Italian regions Lombardy, Veneto, Trento and Bolzano are convolved to the XXV Olympic Winter Games. Competitions will also take place in the important winter sports areas of Valtellina, Val di Fiemme and Anterselva.

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News from Italy

Vaccination Center in Italymilano24ore

Corona Italy

Corona: Italy has introduced a Covid traffic light. Find out more about the current "COVID traffic situation" and which regions are in the red, orange and yellow zones.
Duomo Square in Parma with Cathedral, Baptisterium and Towerm24o

Italy’s Capital of Culture 2020 and 2021

Parma is Italy's Capital of Culture 2021. Come to Parma and enjoy music and the famous specialties of Parma ham and Parmesan cheese.
Rialto Bridge in Venicemilano24ore

News from Italy April 2021

We assume that you can travel to Italy again in the summer 2021.
Lorenzo Quinn Installation YOUR WORLD on the Lake Iseo Italy 2022Courtesy of Lorenzo Quinn

Lorenzo Quinn 2022 Lake Iseo

Lorenzo Quinn's new installation in Lake Iseo 2022 Your World. Two huge hands in the middle of Lake Iseo hold the globe.
Orange blossommilano24ore

News from Italy 2021

Current information and important updates on major international cultural, sporting, and scientific events as well as important trade fairs.
Monument Leonardo da Vinci in Piazza della Scalamilano24ore

Live Streaming from Italy

To make the new year beautiful for music lovers, Italian opera houses have made in live streaming concerts and ballet.
La Scala Premieremilano24ore

La Scala Premiere 2021

Usually, December 7th is the most important day at La Scala in Milan. Premiere 2021 in streaming “A riveder le stelle" To see the stars again.
Hiking in Southern Italy at the Amalfi Coast, Campaniam24o

Italy in Autumn 2020

How is the corona crisis in Italy going in autumn 2020 and is it safe to move around in Italy? Our suggestions for safe travel to Italy.
Scala blue logemilano24ore

La Scala Corona Autumn

La Scala in Corona Autumn 2020. Due to the corona infections, the Teatro alla Scala is postponing planned schedule for the new season. The theater currently seats around 600 people instead of the 2200 spectators.
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La Scala after Covid-Lockdown

On September 12th, 2020 La Scala Milan it will finally start again with a reworked fall season with La Traviata, Aida, La Boheme and ballet. At the opening on September 12, the orchestra will play Beethoven's Ninth Symphony conducted by Riccardo Cailly.
Fantastic views at the Ravello Music Festival over the Amalfi coastm24o

Music Summer Ravello 2020

The Ravello Music Summer 2020 takes place in the Belvedere of Villa Rufolo. Dates and program for your trip to the Amalfi Coast.
Cinque Terre Vernazza after Coronam24o

Cinque Terre after Corona

Enjoy the Italian vacation paradise now. The Cinque Terre are beautiful and you can discover everything in peace.
Travel safe keep distance - A guided bicycle tour to the Uneso world heritage sitemilano24ore

Italy reopens

An exciting bike tour to Crespi along the river Adda between Milan and Bergamo to the UNESCO World Heritage Site, a historic textile village of the 19th century.
River Adda at Cassano in Lombardymilano24ore

Holidays in Italy

Holidays apartments in Italy, safe in beautiful nature, away from the busy tourist routes in the times of Corona.
On the first pyramid of Montevecchiamilano24ore

Holidays with Distance in Italy

As active hikers, we have published our tours to the northern Italian lakes Lago Maggiore and Lake Como, hikes in Piedmont and Cinque Terre.
The Madonnina atop Milan Cathedralmilano24ore

Covid-19 Virus in Italy

The Italian Government has taken precautions for Italy to limit the spread of the virus #iorestoacasa (I stay at home)
Holy Shroud of Jesus Christ Turinmilano24ore

Covid-19: the Holy Shroud of Turin is shown on Holy Saturday

On Holy Saturday, April 11, 2020, the Archbishop of Turin will pray in front of the Holy Shroud of Jesus Christ that is kept in the Cathedral.
Arena di Veronam24o

Open Air Summer Festivals in Italy

Plan your summer trip to Italy with open-air music programs in breathtaking landscapes to enjoy the best musicians in a wonderful atmosphere.
Rolling hills of Tuscany with cypress trees and a small town in morning mist.adobe

Andrea Bocelli in Tuscany on July 24 and July 26, 2020

Andrea Bocelli invites friends and guests to the Teatro del Silenzio in his home town in Tuscany. Come and join us for this wonderful event.