Venice may be put on Unesco endangered list if cruise ships not banned

Venice may be put on Unesco endangered list if cruise ships not banned

The UN art heritage agency has said it may put Venice on its ‘endangered’ list if the lagoon city does not permanently ban cruise ships from docking there.

This weekend you can visit Italy’s hidden ‘green heritage’

This weekend you can visit Italy’s hidden ‘green heritage’

IN PHOTOS: Inside the workshops of Cremona, Italy’s ‘cradle of violin-making’

IN PHOTOS: Inside the workshops of Cremona, Italy’s ‘cradle of violin-making’

IN PHOTOS: The treasures unearthed during Pompeii’s six-year restoration

IN PHOTOS: The treasures unearthed during Pompeii’s six-year restoration

Will the porticos of Bologna be Italy’s next Unesco World Heritage site?

Will the porticos of Bologna be Italy’s next Unesco World Heritage site?

Pompeii: Grand thermal baths and ‘erotic’ fresco unveiled to the public

Pompeii: Grand thermal baths and ‘erotic’ fresco unveiled to the public

Italian police bust smuggling gang looting ancient artefacts

Italian police bust smuggling gang looting ancient artefacts

IN PHOTOS: Lost artworks at Herculaneum uncovered by new technique

IN PHOTOS: Lost artworks at Herculaneum uncovered by new technique

PHOTOS: Fire at Turin’s Royal Horse Yard, an Italian Unesco site

PHOTOS: Fire at Turin’s Royal Horse Yard, an Italian Unesco site

Italy can loan Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man to France, Italian court rules

Italy can loan Da Vinci’s Vitruvian Man to France, Italian court rules

Italy’s free museum Sundays are making a comeback

Italy’s free museum Sundays are making a comeback

Rome raises the price of visiting the Colosseum

Rome raises the price of visiting the Colosseum

Rome: Italian government quashes plan to open McDonald’s next to Roman ruins

Rome: Italian government quashes plan to open McDonald’s next to Roman ruins

Rome vs McDonald’s: city fights latest opening in historic centre

Rome vs McDonald’s: city fights latest opening in historic centre

Italy’s Prosecco hills added to Unesco’s World Heritage list

Italy’s Prosecco hills added to Unesco’s World Heritage list

Germany returns Ancient Roman bust to Italy

Germany returns Ancient Roman bust to Italy

Rome to remove cobblestones from its main roads

Rome to remove cobblestones from its main roads

Gucci to restore ancient cliff Romans used to throw traitors off

Gucci to restore ancient cliff Romans used to throw traitors off

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Benois Madonna to make rare return to Italy

Leonardo Da Vinci’s Benois Madonna to make rare return to Italy

Lazio opens up 80 historic Italian homes to visitors

Lazio opens up 80 historic Italian homes to visitors

Italy offers to help rebuild Notre-Dame

Italy offers to help rebuild Notre-Dame

It’s official: Leonardo Da Vinci was ambidextrous, Italian art experts say

It’s official: Leonardo Da Vinci was ambidextrous, Italian art experts say

Developers want to build a giant Ferris wheel next to Pompeii

Developers want to build a giant Ferris wheel next to Pompeii

This weekend you can visit more than 1,000 of Italy’s hidden cultural gems

This weekend you can visit more than 1,000 of Italy’s hidden cultural gems

Italy foils art thieves by swapping Brueghel painting for a fake

Italy foils art thieves by swapping Brueghel painting for a fake

In the first week of March, all Italy’s state museums are free

In the first week of March, all Italy’s state museums are free

Rome’s ancient Largo di Torre Argentina to open to the public

Rome’s ancient Largo di Torre Argentina to open to the public

Happy birthday Turin: How researchers discovered the exact day the city was founded

Happy birthday Turin: How researchers discovered the exact day the city was founded

Pompeii’s ‘School of Gladiators’ opens after restoration

Pompeii’s ‘School of Gladiators’ opens after restoration

Sights of Rome and Florence attract nearly 30 million visitors

Sights of Rome and Florence attract nearly 30 million visitors

Can Italy force a US museum to return this long-lost Ancient Greek sculpture?

Can Italy force a US museum to return this long-lost Ancient Greek sculpture?

How engineers are straightening the Leaning Tower of Pisa

How engineers are straightening the Leaning Tower of Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is slowly losing its lean

The Leaning Tower of Pisa is slowly losing its lean

Rome Reborn: take a virtual reality tour of Ancient Rome

Rome Reborn: take a virtual reality tour of Ancient Rome

Was Pompeii destroyed two months later than we thought?

Was Pompeii destroyed two months later than we thought?

Italy opens 700 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend

Italy opens 700 hidden cultural treasures to the public this weekend

IN PHOTOS: ‘Enchanted garden’ discovered at Pompeii

IN PHOTOS: ‘Enchanted garden’ discovered at Pompeii

Ten things to do in Italy for the European Year of Cultural Heritage

Ten things to do in Italy for the European Year of Cultural Heritage

Historic church roof collapses in Rome

Historic church roof collapses in Rome

From selfie brawls to midnight swims: Tourists behaving badly at Rome’s Trevi Fountain

From selfie brawls to midnight swims: Tourists behaving badly at Rome’s Trevi Fountain

Rome police seek tourists who skinny-dipped outside national monument

Rome police seek tourists who skinny-dipped outside national monument

Italian police bust gang trafficking in stolen ancient artefacts

Italian police bust gang trafficking in stolen ancient artefacts

Flowers and fireworks: How Rome (usually) celebrates its patron saints’ day

Flowers and fireworks: How Rome (usually) celebrates its patron saints’ day

Teenage tourist caught trying to steal fragment of Rome’s Colosseum

Teenage tourist caught trying to steal fragment of Rome’s Colosseum

US returns stolen ‘Columbus Letter’ to Vatican Library

US returns stolen ‘Columbus Letter’ to Vatican Library

Travel blogger apologizes for clambering onto Pompeii columns for photo

Travel blogger apologizes for clambering onto Pompeii columns for photo

Visit nearly 400 historic Italian homes for free this weekend

Visit nearly 400 historic Italian homes for free this weekend

Tour Italy’s castles for free this weekend

Tour Italy’s castles for free this weekend

Tourist fined for stealing ancient artefacts from Pompeii

Tourist fined for stealing ancient artefacts from Pompeii

IN PICTURES: Italy’s annual snake festival

IN PICTURES: Italy’s annual snake festival

Italy seeks Unesco status for transhumance, ancient tradition of seasonal migration

Italy seeks Unesco status for transhumance, ancient tradition of seasonal migration

Fire at Sacra di San Michele, abbey that inspired The Name of the Rose

Fire at Sacra di San Michele, abbey that inspired The Name of the Rose

Another bit of the Caserta Palace has fallen off

Another bit of the Caserta Palace has fallen off

Italy bans commercial use of Michelangelo’s David to fight Florence ticket touts

Italy bans commercial use of Michelangelo’s David to fight Florence ticket touts

Built by Caligula and smuggled to the US, a long-lost Roman mosaic finally returns to Italy

Built by Caligula and smuggled to the US, a long-lost Roman mosaic finally returns to Italy

Florence closes landmark church after falling stone kills tourist

Florence closes landmark church after falling stone kills tourist

Italy’s Amatrice put on list of world’s most endangered heritage

Italy’s Amatrice put on list of world’s most endangered heritage

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites

Italy just got two new Unesco World Heritage sites

G7 culture ministers urge end to heritage trafficking

G7 culture ministers urge end to heritage trafficking

Woman arrested for damaging Pantheon’s ancient candelabra

Woman arrested for damaging Pantheon’s ancient candelabra

You can now stroll in Emperor Nero’s garden with a virtual reality tour

You can now stroll in Emperor Nero’s garden with a virtual reality tour

Two cultural treasures rescued from Isis have been restored in Italy

Two cultural treasures rescued from Isis have been restored in Italy

Stolen €6 million Italian painting by ‘The Squinter’ found in Morocco

Stolen €6 million Italian painting by ‘The Squinter’ found in Morocco

Tourist charged after carving name into Colosseum

Tourist charged after carving name into Colosseum

Why Italy wants Unesco heritage status for its Prosecco hills

Why Italy wants Unesco heritage status for its Prosecco hills

McDonald’s opens by the Vatican despite protests

McDonald’s opens by the Vatican despite protests

For one day only: €1 nighttime entry to Italy’s cultural sites

For one day only: €1 nighttime entry to Italy’s cultural sites

Italy’s fashion brands step in to save Milan’s cathedral

Italy’s fashion brands step in to save Milan’s cathedral

Italy’s crumbling historic ruins get big cash boost

Italy’s crumbling historic ruins get big cash boost

Newly restored ruins lure thousands to Pompeii

Newly restored ruins lure thousands to Pompeii

Covid-19: Italy suspends free museum Sundays to limit crowds

Covid-19: Italy suspends free museum Sundays to limit crowds

Five Italian Unesco sites you won’t have heard of

Five Italian Unesco sites you won’t have heard of

US returns haul of robbed Italy artefacts

US returns haul of robbed Italy artefacts

Naples’ pizza offered for Unesco heritage menu

Naples’ pizza offered for Unesco heritage menu

Pompeii Villa boosts Italy heritage hopes

Pompeii Villa boosts Italy heritage hopes

80 foreigners vie for Italy museum boss jobs

80 foreigners vie for Italy museum boss jobs

Italian police salvage looted Pompeii treasures

Italian police salvage looted Pompeii treasures

Ferrari spin-off ‘will preserve Italian heritage’

Ferrari spin-off ‘will preserve Italian heritage’

Tourists caught carving names into Colosseum

Tourists caught carving names into Colosseum

Fendi kicks off Trevi revamp with walkway

Fendi kicks off Trevi revamp with walkway

Ancestry keeps Italy in the World Cup

Ancestry keeps Italy in the World Cup

Sensors and satellites to save Pompeii

Sensors and satellites to save Pompeii

Italy heritage sleuths launch stolen art app

Italy heritage sleuths launch stolen art app