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New Flat Tax for wealthy foreigners

Italy recently introduced a flat tax for wealthy foreigners in order to attract foreign investors and foreign capitals. The new flat rate tax of 100,000 euro ($105,000) a year will apply to all worldwide income for foreigners who declare Italy to be their residency for tax purposes. An additional 25,000 euros per person would also...

Apricale: un des bourgs les plus beaux d’Italie

Tes vacances ne peuvent pas ne pas te porter dans ce merveilleux petit village médiéval.     Au moins une fois dans la vie, nous avons tous pensé : “je veux aller tout de suite sur une île!” pour rester très loin du travail, du stress habituel, des engagements quotidiens et jouir d’un peu de tranquillité;...

OliOliva 2016, Imperia is again the capital of oil

  From 11th to 13th November 2016, Imperia and its territory celebrate with a great event their role of capitals of olive oil tastings, degustations, visits to producers, olive tree groves, olive oil mills, craftsmen shops, typical restaurants and inns in the beautiful landscape of Liguria of the days of yore. All this is OliOliva,...

L’automne en Liguria

L’AUTOMNE EN LIGURIA: La Rivière des Fleurs est très charmante à toutes les saisons   Il y a encore quelques “baigneurs” courageux qui choisissent de prendre un bain à la mer pendant ces dernières semaines alors que nous attendons l’arrivée de l’automne. Ces semaines sont très importantes parce qu’elles marquent les reprises scolaires, du travail ou...

Недвижимость за рубежом

Недвижимость за рубежом – вопрос, который всегда являлся актуальным. Будь то зарубежная недвижимость с целью переезда или же для осуществления вложений, в первую очередь, в виде инвестиций в зарубежную недвижимость и получения в будущем дохода от сдачи в аренду. Италия, с точки зрения инвестиций в недвижимость за рубежом, благодрая своей древней и богатой истории, всегда...

Ospedaletti, vintage motorcycles race

Every two years in Ospedaletti takes place the fabulous revival of vintage motorcycles. Here you will see motorcycles and riders of yesteryear in an amazing two-day event. The Ospedaletti circuit is nicknamed the mini TT of flowers. The “Autodromo di Ospedaletti” was the second designated venue for the San Remo Formula One Grand Prix from...

Italian Market Overview

Italy’s residential market has turned a corner with viewings, prices and sales all increasing in 2015.  Confidence is returning to the market but accurate pricing and realistic wish lists are a must for vendors and buyers. Prices According to the Italian Statistics Office, 2015 marked a turning point for residential prices with price growth re-entering...

2016 Blue Flag beaches: Liguria is again the most pristine

In 2016 Italy boasts 293 Blue Flags Beaches and region Liguria has again the highest number of Blue Flag beaches. Italy has 293 top beaches, thirteen more than last year: the figures emerge from the 2016 Blue Flag table, which certifies the services and environmental friendliness of coastal and lakeside resorts, as well as the...

Confidence Returns to Italy with Residential Sales up 7% in 2015

Residential sales in Italy increased by 7% in 2015 according to a new report by Knight Frank – Inside View, Italy 2016. The residential market also saw price growth re-enter positive territory in 2015 and demand is on the rise with buyer enquiries up by 57 per cent year-on-year. Home sales in Italy rose last...

A Contemporary Art Museum in Imperia

Inaugurated on February 6th the new Contemporary Art Museum in Imperia is hosted in Villa Faravelli, a historical beautiful 1930 villa.   The museum will quickly become an important destination for contemporary art, nationally and beyond, thanks to its unique permanent collection donated by Lino Invernizzi and his wife to the City of Imperia. The...

Pédaler sur la riviera italienne

DE SAN REMO À IMPERIA, LA DOLCE VITA À VÉLO Une échappée belle sur la Riviera italienne pour sortir des sentiers battus. La piste cyclable entre San Remo et San Lorenzo, c’est « le » bon plan « famille » de la rédac’. Direction San Remo, à moins d’une heure de Nice par l’autoroute. Un...

San Remo Music Festival 2016

The SanRemo Festival lands in a colorful, amusing and floral city from February 9th. Finally! The most awaited-for week for Italian music fans is here. From February 9th to 13th, Italy stops to watch Sanremo festival, one of the main shows of Italy and worldwide. It is amusing to watch it from home, live on...