Few countries can compete with its classical origins, its art, architecture, musical and literal traditions; its scenery food and wine. The ambiguity of its modern image is also fascinating. Since World War II it has climbed into the top ten world economies, yet at its heart it retains many of the customs, traditions and regional allegiances of its agricultural heritage. This is Italy - Italy which sits on the heart of the Mediterranean, shielded from the rest of Europe by the vast sweep of the Alps.
This is the country about which this web site was created, containing information on its geography, climate, regions and culture. Start by clicking on the map and discovering gradually each region… but also keep in mind that we are waiting for your recommendations, ideas and information. Click here not only to send us your comments, but also your information, photos and ideas which will be added within 48 hours in this website under the relevant category. It is you that will contribute to the expansion of this site, that will help us "put Italy on the map".