Espresso Cake

Espresso cake

This Espresso cake is creates a coffee aroma that usually only exists in Italian dreams... Espresso cake Torta di caffè Makes 1 loaf | Preparation 20 minutes | Cooling 20 minutes | Baking 35 minutes | More...

Homes in Luxurious Locations – Part 1

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Italy is the perfect place to buy a luxurious property – its buildings are heart-meltingly beautiful and its market is reliably sound for investment. Your money will be well-placed More...

Homes in Emilia-Romagna

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Contented and affluent, with rolling countryside and perfect cities, Emilia-Romagna remains a little-known region to non-Italians. But for inexpensive farmhouses in central Italy, More...

Residential complex with pool, Lake Como


Type of property: Residential complex with pool Number of bedrooms: 1-3 Price: From €300,000 Location: Lake Como Contact: Target Immobiliare ☎ +39 031 822024  Newly More...


Top Tips For Taormina

See below for the best places to eat, what to see and do, where to stay and how to get there to ensure you have the best time in Taormina, Sicily… What to see and do Isola Bella It More...

Secret Islands in Italy

Many of us have been to Capri, the stunning Sardina and chic Capri, but as islands go Italy offers a great deal more than the typical destinations. It’s also not common More...

48 Hours in Portofino

Has the bewitching, world-famous destination lost its shine in recent years? Sarah Lane visits the northern Italian resort, Portofiono, to discover it has more to offer than More...

Italia! August Issue 141 on sale now!

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I’m pleased to announce that the latest issue of Italia! is on sale now, available to buy online and from stores across More...

Italia July Issue 140 on sale now!

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I’m pleased to announce that the latest issue of Italia! is on sale now, available to buy online and from stores More...

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Step aside Rick Stein – the ambitious fishermen of Goro are about to show you how...

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Of course we’d love to see the sights of Italy all day, every day! Remind yourself...

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We have teamed up with the wonderful Karen Mills, the woman behind the blog, An American in...

Gondola – Italia Icons

*View up from a Gondola on the Grand Canal

Think of transport in Venice and you think of the gondola, but this is a relationship that has been developed More...

The Mysteries of Giorgione

As an exhibition of some of his surviving works is shown in London, Carolyn Lyons explains why this Venetian artist was..

48 Hours on The Venetian Islands

Venice native Sara Scarpa takes us out of town on a long cycle ride from Lido to Pellestrina, and then on..

Rome by Train

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Sick of flight delays, luggage allowances and departure lounges? The Italian capital is easily accessible by More...

Romantic Holidays

Sipping a glass of Prosecco, relaxing in a Jacuzzi on your terrace in the hills high above the Tuscan coast, the..

Viewpoint – Casole d’Elsa, Arte All’Arte

Once upon a time, deep in the heart of Tuscany, the ancient hilltop town of Casole d’Elsa was filled with plastic..

Three Top Beaches

isola-del-giglio-1080x675 Italy’s coastline offers an abundance of coastal escapes and it’s no secret that they are all beautiful. We’ve tried to help..

Anchovy and mozzarella mini rolls

3_125_RPS1821_Anchovie_Roll1770 Second in our new series of Sicilian recipes is the Anchovy and Mozerella Mini Rolls.  Anchovy and mozzarella mini rolls Crispeddi..
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Sacro Monte di Varese

High in the hills overlooking Varese is one of the most remarkable hidden treasures you could wish to behold – the..

Language Learning Holidays in Italy

The ability to speak the language will get you so much further in Italy, and where better to learn it? Why..
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Think of it as Italian firewater? An end-of-meal tipple to be feared as much as revered? Paul Pettengale explains why quality..