Known as “the green heart of Italy”, it is the only region that borders neither the sea nor another country and consequently retains many ancient traditions.
The tradition of pre-dinner drinks served with snacks has morphed into a nightly phenomenon of complimentary lavish buffet spreads.
From haute couture and fine dining to cutting-edge design, a love of luxury permeates the Italian centre of industry, commerce and fashion.
This Italian island is home to Baroque architecture, wines grown on the slopes of Mount Etna, endless pastries and superb pastas.
The new Majella National Park feels unexpectedly isolated and remote considering its proximity to popular destinations such as Rome, Tuscany, Lazio and Umbria.
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