Topics of Interest:

Title

Art

Italian Museums: discover every museum in Italy, listed per name and region
Italian Exhibitions: updated catalogue of the exhibitions held in Italy
Italia Teatri: list of theaters and representations

Cinema

Film and Chips: Information about films currently playing in Italy.
Internet Movie Database
: A searchable database of all film and television.
Museo Nazionale del Cinema
: National Museum of Cinema.
Tempi Moderni
: Information about modern films.

Cultural Institutions

Museums
I Musei Vaticani Online: The Vatican Museum.
La Galleria degli Uffizi: The Uffizi Gallery.
The Peggy Guggenheim Collection: Museum of art in Venice.

Other
Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali: The Ministry of Culture and Environment.
Italica: RAI International website devoted to language and culture.
Radiotelevisione Italiana: Broadcasts and interactive activities offered by RAI International.
Instituto LUCE: The oldest public institution for cinematographic diffusion with both a didactic and informative aim.

Economy

Istituto Nazionale di Statistica: Italian National Institute of Statistics.
Noise from Amerika
: A blog made by Italian Economics Professors who live in the US.

Educational Institutions

L’Università di Bologna: The website for the University of Bologna.
L’Università degli Studi di Padova
: The website of the University of Padova.
Pubblica Instruzione
: The branch of the Italian Government in charge of the administration of the national school system. This website provides a lot of opportunities to come in Italy with their scholastic program.
RAI SCUOLA
: Documentary, cultural and educational television in Italian and English.

Gastronomy

Il Cucchiaio D’Agernto: The oldest and most popular book about Italian recipes with both traditional and avant-garde orientation.
Gambero Rosso
: An Italian food and wine magazine.

General Information

Gateway
Italia Mia
: A guide to Italy, Italian and Italian-American culture.
Life in Italy
: All you need to know about Italy, dedicated to modern Italian life and culture – showcasing the Italy of today rather than focusing on Italy’s past.

Search Engines
Yahoo! Italia

History

Italy 1: Brief analysis of Italian history.
Italy 1: Brief analysis of Italian history.
La Storia siamo noi: A well-known and accurate documentation about the events of the last century in Italy.

Language Resources and References

Dictionaries and Thesauri
Garzanti Linguistica: Online dictionary of Italian and English with a section dedicated to synonyms and antonyms.
Etimo: Etymological dictionary of Italian Language.
Word Reference: Online translation dictionary.
Accademia della Crusca: The official institute of Italian language. It collaborates with universities and research programs in order to be up to date with language changes.

Literature

Letteratura: A complete online catalogue about Italian writers of every period, literary terminology, magazines, bibliography, bookshops and much more.
Letteratura Italiana
: The texts of a large number of famous and important Italian works listed both per author and title.
Dante Online
: A focus on Dante and the texts of his works. A “resources” section that guides the study in the Italian Universities, foreign Universities, Libraries and research Institutes, sites of specific and general interest.

Media

Magazines and Newspapers
Corriere della Sera
: It is among the oldest and most reputable Italian newspapers.
La Repubblica
: The second largest circulation Italian daily general-interest newspaper.
Gazetta
: It is an Italian newspaper dedicated to coverage of various sports. The newspaper, published on distinctive pink paper, sells over 400,000 copies daily – more on Mondays when readers want to catch up on the weekend’s events – and can claim a readership in excess of three million.
RAI – Radiotelevisione Italiana
: Known as Radio Audizioni Italiane is the Italian state owned public service broadcaster controlled by the Italian Ministry of Economy and Finance.

Music

Radio
Radio RAI: Italian radio website
Le Radio Italia: An online guide for the radio divided by regions and categories – such as university radios, foreign radios, etc.
RAI Radio
: A guide about the Italian radio programs promoted by RAI.
Radio Deejay
: One of the most popular radio broadcasts.
RDS
: Another of the most popular radio broadcasts.
Musica e Canti Popolari Italiani
: An interesting and complete collection of famous Italian folkloristic songs with lyrics too.
I Migliori Anni: A TV program of the most popular songs, organized by years – 60s, 70s, 80s, 90s…
Live Rock
: This site is about concerts, authors and festival news in music.

Politics

Presidenza della Repubblica: This site is about the activities of the President of the Italian Republic. It includes interviews, official notes, and news about his work.
Italian Council of Ministers: For information about the Government’s acts and news.
Gazetta Ufficiale: The official gazette of the Italian Republic, or G.U., is the official journal of record of the Italian government laws. Its scope is to make legislative, private and public acts available for everyone.
Annozero: A political and cultural TV show about current events in Italy.
Ballarò: A political and cultural TV show about recent events and topics.

Travel

Italian Tourism: Italian Government Tourist Board. Information about trip, events, accommodation, money, hotels, food and so on.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs: The official website run by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs where to find information about opportunities, travel, general information and crisis unit.
Tuscany Pass: A guide dealing with every aspect tourism in Tuscany.