BBC Online Education
Take a virtual tour of 5 main cities, learn some useful cultural information, browse a selection of web links.
Geography of Italy
CIA World Factbook - Italy
Factual background information on the country - population, geography, history, government, economy, transnational issues and more.
Culture and Traditions
Italy: Culture and Traditions
From the WebMuseum. Art history and biographies of Giotto, Bellini,DaVinci, Michelangelo amongst other greats.
Online newspapers in Italian.
List from the Internet Public Library..
Categories include travel, country guides, sports, entertainment, society and culture. Great images in "Italy photos".
Italy: People and Culture
National Geographic article with related links to virtual tours of Venice and its attractions
Lonely Planet travel guide
Search the Worldguide for Italy for useful travel information under categories such as 'When to go', 'Events', 'Sights', 'Money and Costs' and 'Getting Around'.
With lots of photos and images, this is a great way of discovering facts about Italy including special events, cities, planning a tour with the help of maps, nature and traditional attractions
In Italy Online
Travel information for accommodation, transport, travel within the country, attractions, planning an itenerary, Itineraries, restaurants, hotels, museums, off-the-beaten track attractions, hidden treasures, virtual tours and plenty of beautiful pictures of every corner of Italy.
Italian Government Tourist Board
General information on planning your trip to Italy, accommodation, transport, Italy by regions, events, special interests and travel tips
Italian Tourist Web Guide
City and regional information, guides to culture, transport and tours.
Italy Tour - Virtual tour of Italy
A comprehensive website with categories for arts and cultural events, destinations, entertainment, lodging, lodging, shopping, food and wine and travel companies.
Yahoo - Travel Guide - Italy
From Yahoo, featured article on a selected destination, facts at a glance, when to go, attractions, history and culture
Italian Dictionaries Online
AllWords.com. Web dictionary with multi-lingual search capability. Type in a word in English and translate into Italian, or vice verasa.
Italian Dictionary. A resource for intemediate and advanced students.
Italian Language Guides
Internet lessons in 18 parts for students to learn more about the language and culture of Italy.
Very useful and comprehensive aid to learning Italian.
La Carta dei Dialetti d'Italia
Interactive map showing the location of various dialects
BBC free Italian language courses
Polo Fiorentino Museale
Bagatti Valsecchi, Milan
In English and Italian, this site offers a history of the museum
and the home it is housed in, with information about its creation
in the 19th Century and the strong Renaissance influences. You can
view some of the collections and explore the rooms to see the style
of architecture and ornamentation.
With links to Palazzo Vecchio, Museo Bardini, Cappella Brancacci,
Museo Marino Marini and more.
Includes links to the gallery of tapestries, the treasury of St
Peter's, the sacred museums and the collection of modern religious
Barberini, Galleria Borghese, Corsini and Spada
Find where these museums are on a map of Rome, look at the history
of the museums, artists and collections.
Museums of Florence
Museums of Venice
Museums of Milan