Your Guide to Italy: Regions & Places, Culture, Accommodation & more...

Our mission is to provide information on Italian regions, provinces, communes, on the history of places, points of interest and natural parks, to guide through accommodation in Italy, inform on major Italian events, spread Italian culture through images, songs, language and literature, as well as help descendants of Italians abroad with genealogy research.


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Italian Regions: 

Italy is is divided into 20 Regions, furtherly divided into Provinces, "Comuni" (= municipalities), "Frazioni" (= hamlets or districts) for over 35,000 localities. Select a region from the map or from the list.

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freccinaThe Comuni: each of the 110 Provinces is divided into municipalities or communes (over 8100) - see the alphabetical list of Italian Communes.

freccinaThe Frazioni: each comune may be subdivided into frazioni or hamlets - see the list of the Italian Frazioni.

freccinaItalian Landmarks: dedicated to the points of interest in Italy: archeological sites, Roman towns, museums, castles, monasteries and abbeys.

freccinaThe Provinces: Each of the 20 Regions is divided into Provinces for a total of 110 (including newly established ones & Aosta which is not actually a province):
Agrigento, Alessandria, Ancona, Aosta, Arezzo, Ascoli Piceno, Asti, Avellino, Bari , Barletta-Andria-Trani, Belluno , Benevento, Bergamo, Biella, Brescia, Bologna, Bolzano, Brindisi, Cagliari, Caltanissetta, Campobasso, Carbonia Iglesias, Caserta, Catania, Catanzaro, Chieti, Como, Cosenza, Cremona, Crotone, Cuneo, Enna, Fermo, Ferrara, Florence, Foggia, Forlì-Cesena, Frosinone, Genoa, Gorizia, Grosseto, Imperia, Isernia, L'Aquila, La Spezia, Latina, Lecce, Lecco, Livorno, Lodi, Lucca, Macerata, Mantua, Massa-Carrara, Matera, Medio Campidano, Messina, Milan, Modena, Monza-Brianza, Naples, Novara, Nuoro, Ogliastra, Olbia Tempio, Oristano, Padua, Palermo, Parma, Pavia, Perugia, Pesaro-Urbino, Pescara, Piacenza, Pisa, Pistoia, Pordenone, Potenza, Prato, Ragusa, Ravenna, Reggio Calabria, Reggio Emilia, Rieti, Rimini, Rome, Rovigo, Salerno, Sassari, Savona, Siena, Siracusa, Sondrio, Taranto, Teramo, Terni Trapani, Trento, Treviso, Trieste, Turin, Udine, Varese, Venice, Verbano-Cusio-Ossola, Vercelli, Verona, Vibo Valentia, Vicenza, Viterbo

freccinaGenealogy: a guide to genealogy research in Italy, with surname etymologies, surname lists by place, useful resources...

freccinaLearn Italian: a section devoted to improve your Italian language including our Italian Course for beginners, Italian texts with listening, literature with parallel texts, videorecipes in Italian with text transcriptions and parallel English translation, and a selection of fine Italian Songs.

freccinaImages from Italy: a growing collection of photos divided by region and locality, and Italian Vintage Cards divided by region & locality, a flavor of times gone by....

freccinaMore resources: Official websites of Italian communes, which usually offer news, upcoming events, history, contact details of civil records offices; Official websites of Regions & Provinces: a good starting point to increase knowledge of specific areas.

freccinaItalian Zip (Postal) codes : alphabetical lists of localities with their zip code and province useful to send to correctly normalized addresses.

freccinaAccommodation: Hotels, agritourisms, campings, holiday homes & other accommodation in Italy, divided by region: Abruzzo, Apulia, Aosta Valley, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Emilia Romagna, Friuli Venezia Giulia, Latium, Liguria, Lombardy, Marche, Molise, Piedmont, Sardinia, Sicily, Tuscany, Trentino South Tyrol, Umbria, Veneto

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