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Here are some links to Italian Web sites. These are included for your interest and hopefully will be useful. However, as with all Internet use or transactions, user discretion is advised.


Sites in New Zealand

Italian Embassy in Wellington
Link to the Italian Embassy in Wellington
Club Garibaldi in Wellington
Link to the Club Garibaldi in Wellington
Site of Societa' Dante Alighieri, Auckland
Site of Societa' Dante Alighieri, Christchurch
Victoria University, Italian Department
Link to Victoria University, Italian Department
Italian Chamber of Commerce in Wellington
Italian Chamber of Commerce in Wellington
Mediterranean Foods Trattoria and Deli Warehouse
Link to this Newtown Deli and Restaurant
La Bella Italia
Site of this Petone outlet
Italian Film Festival
Link to the annual film festival
Translation service in Wellington - Italian/English/French
My Language World translation service
Sardinian Cultural Club
Sardinian Cultural Club

Official Italian Sites

Societa' Dante Alighieri
The official site of Societa' Dante Alighieri
Culturelink Network
Introduction to Italy
Italian telephone listings

Language Learning Sites

Excellent Italian/English online dictionary
US site that has podcast files to aid learning Italian
Dante Alighieri School in Florence
Language courses in central Florence
Language courses in Milan, Florence and Syracuse
Bluone Cooking Tours in Italy
Food-lovers delight - cooking classes and tours based in Bologna
Learn Italian in Italy
Language courses in lovely Viareggio, near Pisa
L'Italiano Porticando
Italian language school in Turin
One Stop Language
Schools for language, including Italian
Centro Studi Italiani
School in Urbania popular with Club members
International Campus of Capo Rizzuto
New school in a small coastal paradise in the far south
Italian Language Schools and Courses in Italy at Scuola Leonardo
A group of schools in Rome, Milan, Florence, and Siena
Bologna Lingua
Study in the gastronomic heart of Italy

Media and News Links

The main news agency site. Regularly updated news and weather for Italy and it's provinces
Regularly updated news and weather for Italy and also lots of links
More news
RAI Click
On line Italian TV - fast internet required
The national television
RAI International
Programmes for Italian satellite TV in New Zealand
Italian Newspapers
Links to major and regional newspapers
Corriere della Sera
The major Italian paper, Corriere della Sera
La Repubblica
La Repubblica - newspaper
Italian Radio stations
News and views in this on-line newsletter

Italian Travel Sites

Women Tour Italy
Guided, small group, tours of Italy for women.
Rachel Rhind - Personal Travel Manager
Rachel is an Italian travel expert.
Travel, shopping, events - info about everything
Italian Villa Holidays
Cottages to castles - huge range of villas to stay in
In Italy Online
Travel information and useful links
Lonely Planet WorldGuide
Great site for prospective tourists
Virtual tour of Italy
More travel information
More travel information
Magazine-style articles, including what's on
Italian Trains
Italian train time-tables
Fontana del Papa
Alternative off-the-beaten-track accomodation and tourist ideas
Elegant Etruria
Accomodation and information on lesser known Etruria
Zia Cathy's
Looking for a restful location in the country north of Rome - it's here!

Italian Cities and Towns

Rome Buddy
Useful suggestions for tourists
Wanted In Rome
Magazine-style articles
More magazine-style articles
Everything about Venice including a fantastic map
Venice Online
Venice events and maps
Travel information for the Veneto region
Doge Of Venice
History of Venice
Florence Direct Hotels
Direct system to make reservations to hotels, Bed & Breakfast, apartments, residences and farmhouses in Florence
Florence, Italy
Accomodation, maps, events, tourist information
Detailed accomodation options and tourist information
Hotel Il Bargellino
Charming, convenient accomodation in Florence
Site of the town of origin of many Wellington Italians

Internet Shopping sites

Site to purchase DVDs(region 2) - in Italian
la Feltrinelli.it
Site of the huge bookshop chain to purchase books and music
ibs.it Internet bookshop
Site to purchase books, videos, DVDs(region 2) - all in Italian
Libreria Universitaria
Another site to buy books, videos, DVDs(region 2) - all in Italian
Melbourne site offering books, CDs, DVDs with on-line ordering
Casagrande Online
Bookshop in Bellinzona with an Italian Swiss bias
Source of Italian encyclopedias including CDROMs

Italian Museums and Galleries

Site to book tickets to museums inc Uffizi and Vatican
Uffizi.org is an online guide dedicated to the Uffizi Gallery in Florence
In addition of ticket reservation, also provides useful information about the museum the artworks, the events, and what visitors need to know before visiting the gallery
Information and booking for the Uffizi Gallery in Florence
Displays information about visiting and booking for this magnificent gallery
Institute and Museum of the History of Science - Florence, Italy
History of Science Museum in Florence
Cappella Sistina
Visit the Sistine Chapel from your computer
Comprehensive coverage of famous Italian art
Michelangelo Buonarroti
The art and life of Michelangelo

Italian Culture Sites

Ancient / Classical History
History of Rome and Greece
Italian culture, tradition, history, etc
Italian and Italo-American culture

Italian Opera and Music Sites

Patricia's Opera Tours
Patricia Hurley Opera and culture tours
Bocelli Online
Very comprehensive Andrea Bocelli site
Teatro alla Scala
Everything about La Scala including bookings

Sport and Hobby Sites

Accademia Italiana della Cucina
The Italian Fine-Food site - in English or Italian
Cook Italy
Recipes, cooking courses and some useful links
Italian Home Food Cooking
Cooking and wine courses in a quiet part of Lazio
Kyle Phillips's Italian Wine Review
Information on wines
Le ricette di cucina di Mangiare Bene
Recipes, cooking and wine ideas
All the latest Italian sport with lots of Soccer
L' Italia del CALCIO
One of the Italian Soccer sites
Information on playing golf in Italy
Le Scienze
Italian version of Scientific American

If you know any good internet sites, or anything that might be interesting for Circolo Italiano members, please send us an email on: inquiries@circoloitaliano.org.nz

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