Agnone, a small town in Italy's central Molise region, is known for its medieval bell foundry and traditional religious processions.
An Extra Palio - Palio Straordinario - will be run in Siena on 20 October 2018.
Some time between beach season and boot season, porcini mushrooms begin to arrive in the market, at road stands, and on menus. Though they are available almost year round, porcini are one of the true harbingers of autumn in Italy, their nutty flavor and mossy smell pulling diners away from the beach and into the cozy embrace of the woods.
Italy celebrates International Women's Day - La Festa delle Donne - with mimosas and a free museum day.
The city of Rome was born on April 21, 753 BC.