Regata della Befana, Venice

Today, day of the¬†Epiphany, is the day that Italian children celebrate the coming of the Befana, a kindly witch that delivers treats or tricks (much like Santa). While the day is special throughout Italy, Venice commemorates the last day of…

Resolution: Italian Citizenship

Did know that you can get honorary citizenship from the Terre di Siena (Siena’s provincial¬†tourism board)? Citizenship entails signing a Sustainable Tourism charter. Here’s what the charter lists as an honorary citizen’s privileges: Receive full information about local activities in…

Happy 2007 and Best of ’06

Felice Anno Nuovo! We’re looking forward to bringing you the best info for travel to Italy. Last year saw a lot of fantastic articles about traveling in Rome, Tuscany, and around the “boot.” Here are some of the most popular…

Welcome to Italofile!

Welcome to the Italofile – your resource for Italy travel information. Bear with us – we’ll be up and running soon. In the meantime, we recommend the following guides for planning your next trip to Italy: The Unofficial Guide to…