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Folklore Fall Festivals in Italy

Folklore Fall Festivals in Italy

Fall is the season of colors: earthy shades alternate with lively foliage colors, and the vibrant patterns are evident both in the natural landscape and in the seasonal produce. In Italy, fall is one of the best seasons to celebrate the Sense of Sight for another...
Northern Lombardy… not just for winter sports

Northern Lombardy… not just for winter sports

Lombardy, the mountainous region of northern Italy is best known for its capital Milan, the city of fashion, a center of history, the heart of finance and business. The team at Italian Special Occasions DMC are also fans of Lombardy’s stunning northern alpine...
Slow Food & Wine at Expo Milano

Slow Food & Wine at Expo Milano

On 1 May 2015, Milan became the capital of the world with the official opening of the Universal Exposition – Expo Milano – that will be held until 31 October 2015 under the theme “Feeding the planet, energy for life”. Thus, food and diet of the past, present and...

10 reasons why you should visit Lake Maggiore

Set along the southern banks of the Alps between Lombardy and Piedmont, Lake Maggiore is Italy’s second-largest lake and, according to Travel + Leisure Magazine, “is the busiest and most untamed”. Its beautiful scenery has been a source of inspiration for a number of...

Cremona’s music & violin-making tradition

  Today’s topic is… music! In particular we would like to tell you more about the city of Cremona, in the region of Lombardy, which is especially distinguished for its musical history. In fact, some of the earliest and most renowned luthiers came from Cremona,...