Top ten: Most common Italian stereotypes
Everyone has heard of The Godfather and Super Mario but do they represent the real Italy? With the help of Martin Solly, the Turin-based author of Xenophobe’s Guide to the Italians, The Local has debunked (and confirmed) some common Italian stereotypes.
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Italy is a Roman Holiday Under the Tuscan Sun. “For some reason, Italian travel brochures – especially those you get in the US – only ever seem to feature Tuscany, Rome and Venice," says Solly. "The reality is that travelling between regions is like travelling between foreign countries. More or less wherever you go, you will find somewhere wonderful with a wealth of different dialects.”
Photo: Screenshot of Roman Holiday trailer