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  • Steve Visits Tuscany Vineyard and San Gimignano (Video) Steve Visits Tuscany Vineyard and S... Published on Monday, July 15, 2019 by
    There's nothing like having Steve Perillo himself surprise you on your Perillo tour. In this video, Steve drops in on a wine tasting at his favorite Tuscan vineyard. Oh did we mention that he arrives by helicopter? Yes, Steve's a little like James Bond in this very special trip to Tuscany....
  • New “Gelato Restaurant” Opens in Rome New “Gelato Restaurant”... Published on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by
    Geppy Sferra’s new gelato-themed restaurant stands out from the 1,400 other gelaterias in Rome: It is the only one to serve a full dinner menu, with gelato incorporated into each dish. Gelateria d’Essai, in Rome’s Centocelle neighborhood, employs chef Marco Mezzaroma to invent creati...
  • Duomo’s New Baptistery Door Unveiled in Florence Duomo’s New Baptistery Door U... Published on Thursday, July 4, 2019 by
    A replica of the south door of the Baptistery at Florence’s Duomo was unveiled and blessed by Cardinal Giuseppe Betori on June 24, the feast day of John the Baptist, patron saint of Florence. For conservation purposes, the replica has replaced the 700-year-old original, which is curren...
  • Italy to Host 2026 Winter Games in Milan-Cortina Italy to Host 2026 Winter Games in ... Published on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 by
    A joint 2026 Winter Olympics bid by the cities of Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo won the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) vote to host Italy’s third edition of the event, beating the other finalist, Sweden, by a margin of 47 to 34 votes. Italy previously hosted the Winter Olympic...
  • Italian Fishermen Clearing Plastic From Sea Italian Fishermen Clearing Plastic ... Published on Thursday, June 20, 2019 by
    In March of this year, the EU passed a law to ban single-use plastics like plates, utensils and bottles by 2021. In the meantime, the effects of these plastics are felt by those who live and work in and around the Mediterranean Sea. Off the coast of Italy’s San Benedetto del Tronto i...
  • Explore Bologna’s Sala Urbana, Virtually Explore Bologna’s Sala Urbana... Published on Sunday, June 16, 2019 by
    Modern technology gives us a closer look at 400 years of Bologna’s history held in the Sala Urbana of the Palazzo d’Accursio. Thanks to a new website, it is possible to discover the wonders of the intricately painted walls and ceilings from your own computer or from computers within th...
  • Disease Ravaging Some of Italy’s Olive Trees Disease Ravaging Some of Italy̵... Published on Tuesday, June 11, 2019 by
    A deadly disease is ravaging Italy’s olive trees unchecked, killing one million trees in Italy and potentially threatening millions more throughout Europe. Scientists first discovered the bacteria, Xylella fastidiosa, in 2013, when ancient olive trees in Puglia started dying—one millio...
  • Visit the Barolo Wine Museum Visit the Barolo Wine Museum Published on Thursday, June 6, 2019 by
    In a 10th-century castle in northwest Italy’s Piedmont region, wine enthusiasts can get a taste of the area’s incredibly famous wine and its history. The Barolo Wine Museum (WiMu) is dedicated to the historical and cultural significance and evolution of wine consumption across Europe,...
  • Gucci to Restore Rome’s Tarpeian Rock Gucci to Restore Rome’s Tarpe... Published on Saturday, June 1, 2019 by
    Gucci will pay 1.6 million euros to fund the two-year restoration of Tarpeian Rock in Rome which badly eroded last year. The project, a partnership between Gucci and the Capitoline Superintendency, is called “Tarpeian Rock, Between Legend and Future.” The Tarpeian Rock is located on...
  • Steve’s Travel Tips: Take A Tour Inside Perillo Headquarters (Video) Steve’s Travel Tips: Take A T... Published on Saturday, May 25, 2019 by
    I’m Steve Perillo of Perillo Tours. I'm thrilled to host a video series called Steve's Travel Tips to share all the insider Italy travel tips I have learned over a lifetime of travel to Italy. Did you know that in 1988 my dad built our world headquarter in New Jersey to resemble an It...