Into the Wild

Exploring the untapped region of Molise, Italy's "Wild West" frontier.

This article, written by Silvia Marchetti, appears on CNN.

Molise: The untouched Italy few ever see

We all know Tuscany, Umbria and Sicily — but ever heard of Molise?

The door to Italy’s deep south — though paradoxically dubbed its “Wild West” — Molise is the least known Italian region, even among Italians.

A land of wolves, wild boars and ghost towns — sacked in the past by pirates and brigands — it offers untouched landscapes and hearty shepherd food.

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