Italy TravelThe Italy Mix: Mussolini’s Ponza, What’s New in 2016

The Italy Mix: Mussolini’s Ponza, What’s New in 2016
Published on Monday, February 1, 2016 by

Aerial View of the Main Port of Ponza Italy

The Italy Mix is a regular post about the most interesting Italy and Italy travel news and human interest stories around the Web. Here are our top picks for this week:

Mussolini-Themed Vacations:  For better or worse, association with Adolf Hitler’s wartime ally is contributing to an unlikely boom for a few Italian destinations like the island of Ponza. (CNN)

Florence’s Hottest Neighborhood: In San Lorenzo, new spots with style and international flair are now attracting legions of foreigners and Florentines alike. (The New York Times)

Matera Is Hot: Strikingly beautiful, Matera is poised to become Europe’s next best destination. (Vogue)

What’s New in Italy:  Rick Steves reveals what to look for in 2016 in Rome, Florence and the Cinque Terre. (The Seattle Times)

By Kathy McCabe

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