IN PHOTOS: Why Italian farms are freezing fruit trees to protect from frost

IN PHOTOS: Why Italian farms are freezing fruit trees to protect from frost

Fruit growers in northern Italy have turned their fields into a winter wonderland, in a surprising strategy to save the young harvest from the sudden April frost.

IN PHOTOS: Italy’s cities fall silent under new lockdown

IN PHOTOS: Italy’s cities fall silent under new lockdown

19 unforgettable photos from a year of lockdowns in Italy

19 unforgettable photos from a year of lockdowns in Italy

IN PHOTOS: Italian village bursts into bloom in annual ‘flowering’

IN PHOTOS: Italian village bursts into bloom in annual ‘flowering’

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

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

13 of the best photos from this year’s Venice carnival

13 of the best photos from this year’s Venice carnival

IN PICTURES: Find the hidden surprises in Milan’s urban landscape

IN PICTURES: Find the hidden surprises in Milan’s urban landscape

Why are Italian winemakers setting their vineyards ablaze?

Why are Italian winemakers setting their vineyards ablaze?

IN PHOTOS: Why Rome is even more beautiful by night
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IN PHOTOS: Why Rome is even more beautiful by night

15 photos that will get you excited about autumn in Italy

15 photos that will get you excited about autumn in Italy

PHOTOS: The best shots from this year’s Italian Instagram meet-up in Sardinia

PHOTOS: The best shots from this year’s Italian Instagram meet-up in Sardinia

Ten photos you might not guess were taken in Italy

Ten photos you might not guess were taken in Italy

25 photos that will make you want to book a last-minute holiday to Italy

25 photos that will make you want to book a last-minute holiday to Italy

IN PICTURES: Best photos of the super blue blood moon over Italy

IN PICTURES: Best photos of the super blue blood moon over Italy

Balotelli in trouble for leaking ex’s intimate pics

Balotelli in trouble for leaking ex’s intimate pics

Where and how to take a great selfie in Italy

Where and how to take a great selfie in Italy

Top ten photos of Italy by The Local’s readers

Top ten photos of Italy by The Local’s readers

La Scala conductor outburst at fan’s photos

La Scala conductor outburst at fan’s photos

Thousands mourn Italian nuns killed in Burundi

Thousands mourn Italian nuns killed in Burundi

Italian cop faked illness to become lifeguard

Italian cop faked illness to become lifeguard

IN PHOTOS: Italian glassmakers warn against counterfeits as they mark Venice Glass Week

IN PHOTOS: Italian glassmakers warn against counterfeits as they mark Venice Glass Week

Say cheese! Pizza tops world food porn ranking

Say cheese! Pizza tops world food porn ranking