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Blue flags, Italy has 385 excellent beaches – Italian Cuisine


Liguria leads the ranking with three new entry locations, followed by Tuscany, Campania and Marche. The number of awards assigned to the lakes is also increasing: there are 17 in all

Italy, a land of good food, but also of excellent beaches and high-level tourist resorts: this is confirmed by the Fee (Foundation for Environmental Education), which each year assigns Blue Flags to the beaches that meet the quality criteria related to bathing waters and the services offered, taking into account the cleanliness and tourist landing. Worldwide, as many as 10% of the beaches who have obtained recognition, based on 32 sustainability criteria, are part of our peninsula.

The region the most virtuous is Liguria, with 30 locations and three new entries. Tuscany follows, with 19, then Campania, which remains with 18 flags. The Marche drops to 15: they lose two awards even if they win a new entry. Followed by Sardinia (14), Puglia (13), Calabria (11), Abruzzo (10), Lazio (9), Veneto (8), Emilia-Romagna and Sicily (7), Basilicata (5), Friuli Venezia Giulia (2 ) and Molise (1). In total, the new entries are 12, while four locations have lost the title. The therefore excellent beaches become 385 (last year were 368) and tourist landing places 72 (two more than in 2018). Also increases the number of flags assigned to lakes: they are seventeen in all. Leading the ranking is always Trentino Alto Adige, with ten locations; followed by Piedmont, with three, and Lombardy, with one. And Abruzzo marks a new entry.

This year's new entries!

In 2019 the new Municipalities are Villalago (Abruzzo, L'Aquila, Lake Scanno); Pisticci (Basilicata, Matera); San Nicola Arcella (Calabria, Cosenza); Villapiana (Calabria, Cosenza); Anzio (Lazio, Rome); Imperia (Liguria, Imperia); Riva Ligure (Liguria, Imperia); Sanremo (Liguria, Imperia); Gabicce (Marche, Pesaro Urbino); Maruggio (Puglia, Taranto); Sant’Antioco (Sardinia, Carbonia-Iglesias); Pozzallo (Sicily, Ragusa). Instead the four Municipalities that did not reconfirm the 2018 Blue Flag are Porto San Giorgio (Marche, Fermo); Porto Sant’Elpidio (Marche, Fermo); Rodi Garganico (Puglia, Foggia) and Melendugno (Puglia, Lecce).

Among the landings, the new entries are Goimperia (Liguria, Imperia); Marina di Loano (Liguria, Savona); Rodi Garganico Tourist Port (Puglia, Foggia); Yachting Santa Margherita Procida (Campania, Naples); Marina del Nettuno (Sicily, Messina) and Venice Certosa Marina (Veneto, Venice). The tourist port of Carlo Riva (Liguria, Imperia) has lost the recognition; Cala Cravieu (Liguria, Savona); Vecchia Darsena Savona (Liguria, Savona) and Cala Gavetta (Sardinia, Sassari).

Blue flags, Italy has 385 excellent beaches – Italian Cuisine


Liguria leads the ranking with three new entry locations, followed by Tuscany, Campania and Marche. The number of awards assigned to the lakes is also increasing: there are 17 in all

Italy, a land of good food, but also of excellent beaches and high-level tourist resorts: this is confirmed by the Fee (Foundation for Environmental Education), which each year assigns Blue Flags to the beaches that meet the quality criteria related to bathing waters and the services offered, taking into account the cleanliness and tourist landing. Worldwide, as many as 10% of the beaches who have obtained recognition, based on 32 sustainability criteria, are part of our peninsula.

The region the most virtuous is Liguria, with 30 locations and three new entries. Tuscany follows, with 19, then Campania, which remains with 18 flags. The Marche drops to 15: they lose two awards even if they win a new entry. Followed by Sardinia (14), Puglia (13), Calabria (11), Abruzzo (10), Lazio (9), Veneto (8), Emilia-Romagna and Sicily (7), Basilicata (5), Friuli Venezia Giulia (2 ) and Molise (1). In total, the new entries are 12, while four locations have lost the title. The therefore excellent beaches become 385 (last year were 368) and tourist landing places 72 (two more than in 2018). Also increases the number of flags assigned to lakes: they are seventeen in all. Leading the ranking is always Trentino Alto Adige, with ten locations; followed by Piedmont, with three, and Lombardy, with one. And Abruzzo marks a new entry.

All new entries

In 2019 the new Municipalities are Villalago (Abruzzo, L'Aquila, Lake Scanno); Pisticci (Basilicata, Matera); San Nicola Arcella (Calabria, Cosenza); Villapiana (Calabria, Cosenza); Anzio (Lazio, Rome); Imperia (Liguria, Imperia); Riva Ligure (Liguria, Imperia); Sanremo (Liguria, Imperia); Gabicce (Marche, Pesaro Urbino); Maruggio (Puglia, Taranto); Sant’Antioco (Sardinia, Carbonia-Iglesias); Pozzallo (Sicily, Ragusa). Instead the four Municipalities that did not reconfirm the 2018 Blue Flag are Porto San Giorgio (Marche, Fermo); Porto Sant’Elpidio (Marche, Fermo); Rodi Garganico (Puglia, Foggia) and Melendugno (Puglia, Lecce).

Among the landings, the new entries are Goimperia (Liguria, Imperia); Marina di Loano (Liguria, Savona); Rodi Garganico Tourist Port (Puglia, Foggia); Yachting Santa Margherita Procida (Campania, Naples); Marina del Nettuno (Sicily, Messina) and Venice Certosa Marina (Veneto, Venice). The tourist port of Carlo Riva (Liguria, Imperia) has lost the recognition; Cala Cravieu (Liguria, Savona); Vecchia Darsena Savona (Liguria, Savona) and Cala Gavetta (Sardinia, Sassari).

here's where to drink Luke Skywalker's Blue Milk – Italian Cuisine


On the occasion of Star Wars Day, in Milan, in the days of 4 and 5 May only, the Blue Milk loved by Luke Skywalker will be available. Here's how to taste the famous Bantha milk, also called Tatooine milk

The event is extraordinary and will last only from 4 to 5 May, on the occasion of Star Wars Day. The Blue Milk that gobbles Luke Skywalker in a scene of A new hope, very first chapter of the saga of Star Wars, will be available on Deliveroo for the price of 2 euros 50. The initiative, created in collaboration with Cereal Lovers and limited to the Milan area alone, will allow customers to order the historic drink which, contrary to what one might think, will not it will be composed of no mysterious concoction. Only from whole milk, 100% vaccine.

Luke Skywalker.
Luke Skywalker (Wikipedia).

Bantha milk

The formula is successful even before being operational, with hundreds of aficionados who promise to taste the famous Bantha milk, also called Tatooine milk. In the imagination of George Lucas, it is a highly energetic drink available on the planets where natural resources are scarce, just like the one in which Luke lives before embarking on the most extraordinary adventure of his life. The drink has become so iconic for the universe of Star Wars to be included also in a scene of Episode VIII, The last Jedi, with the same Skywalker who, in front of Ray's astonished gaze, draws the liquid directly at the source, squeezing the breasts of a Thala-Siren, a creature native to the planet of Ahch-To, and drinking it on the spot. And if some nerds claim that the variant proposed in the last film of the saga is slightly different from the original one – to be decisive is the color: blue in A new hope and tending to green in the film of 2017 -, the success of the product remains.

Star Wars: The last Jedi. Luke Skywalker.
Star Wars: The last Jedi. Luke Skywalker.

The Blue Milk is not, however, the only food handed down within the films dedicated to the Jedi and the Empire. In Solo: A Star Wars Story we admire, for example, a particular type of Colo Claw Fish caviar, ie a Claw Fish that lives in the sea depths and is particularly valuable. Definitely less than the Hoth Chocolate, a variant of hot chocolate with boiling water and Milk of Tauntaun, a species of snow lizard that lives on the planet of Hoth, much appreciated by Chewbacca. We then move on to the colored cakes in the game room where Finn and Rose speed; for the fragrant loaf that expands with a bit of water a The awakening of strength and, also, for Jabba The Hutt's favorite frogs and kept inside a small aquarium positioned next to the throne. Of the series: better Blue Milk than anything else.

One Star Wars Day sad

The disappearance of the British actor Peter Mayhew, who with his 2.18, was Chewbecca, the hairy co-pilot of Han Solo, is just news of these hours.

Chewbacca
Chewbacca (Wikipedia).