Schedule Information: Dream of Italy Travel Series on PBS

Both seasons of Dream of Italy are currently airing on PBS stations and CreateTV (or you can watch Season 1 here and Season 2 here). The Dream of Italy: Tuscan Sun Special is premiering on PBS stations in August 2019 and on CreateTV in October. Submit your zip code to find out when to watch! (Keep in mind this only …

Christmas in Italy: A Living Nativity in Umbria

  Settled on a hilltop in rural Umbria halfway between Rome and Florence off the A1 autostrada is Monteleone di Orvieto, a municipality of Terni built in the 12th century. During three days throughout Christmas season, visitors can meander through the cobblestone streets of the centro storico, the setting for the Presepe Vivente or “living nativity.” During these special days, the residents …

A “Green” Vineyard in Umbria

This is an excerpt from the June/July 2013 issue of Dream of Italy: Some wineries innovate with art, and others with science. Castello Monte Vibiano Vecchio near Perugia belongs to the latter category, as the first in Italy—and among the first worldwide—to reduce its carbon footprint and be certified as having reached zero greenhouse gas emissions. Monte Vibiano, part of …

February 2013 – Best Tour Guides in Central and Southern Italy

The February 2013 issue of Dream of Italy – a special report on the best local tour guides in central and southern Italy – is hot off the presses. If you’re NOT a subscriber, subscribe today to instantly access the PDF version of this issue, our previous issue on best tour guides in northern Italy and nearly 100 back issues of our award-winning print newsletter. …