Italia! issue 123 on sale now

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Start the New Year with a dose of all things Italian with the new issue of Italia!, on sale now. Many consider the winter to be the best time to visit Venice; a time of year without the crowds and the More...

Home in Restored Tower – Panicale, Umbria

Panicale, Umbria

Type of Property: Country home Number of Bedrooms: 2 Location: Panicale, Umbria Price: €360,000 €325,000 Contact: Homes and Villas Abroad  info@homesandvillasabroad   More...

Stone-built Country Villa – Cetona, Tuscany

Cetona, Tuscany

Type of Property: Country villa Number of Bedrooms: 3 Location: Cetona, Tuscany Price: €590,000 Contact: Homes and Villas Abroad  info@homesandvillasabroad +44 (0) 845 More...

6-Bedroom Country Estate – Citerna, Umbria

Citerna, Umbria

Type of Property: Country estate Number of Bedrooms: 6 + 2 annexes Location: Citerna, Umbria Price: €600,000 Contact: Homes and Villas Abroad  info@homesandvillasabroad   More...



Spicy salami and sweet pepper stuffed focaccia Focaccia con salamino piccante e peperone ➤ Serves 8 ➤ Preparation 3 hours, for the dough ➤ Cooking 20 minutes For the focaccia 2 More...

Pasta quiche, by Mario Matassa

Pasta quiche Torta salata con i spaghetti ➤ Serves 4 ➤ Preparation 15 minutes ➤ Cooking 35 minutes 200g spaghetti olive oil 1 Italian sausage 1 courgette, finely diced 1 More...

Leg-over Lamb

Leg-over Lamb Cosciotto di agnello ➤ Serves 4-6 ➤ Preparation 15 minutes ➤ Cooking 6 hours 2kg leg of lamb 4 garlic cloves, each cut into 3 3 anchovies (optional), each More...

Italia! issue 121 is on sale now!

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  Join us with the new issue of Italia! as we celebrate Christmas, Italian style! If you’re stuck for gift ideas More...

Italia! issue 120 on sale now!

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The tenth anniversary issue of Italia! is on sale now! Do you dream of owning your own property in Italy? Well, More...

Peter Flatley Varenna, by Peter Flatley

“This photo was taken at Varenna on Lake Como on 23rd May. The Photo is taken...

palazzo mr Palazzo Medici-Riccardi

In 1659, the Medici family, now well and truly the Grand Dukes of Tuscany, sold their...

Sacca di Scardovari / Barche e casoni di pescatori Sacca di Scardovari

Some 20km around and up to 2km deep in places, the Sacca di Scardovari is one...

Venice, il Palazzo Ducale


Established in 1340 and built in Venetian Gothic style, The Doge’s Palace overlooks the tranquil lagoon and More...

Beyond a Venice holiday: The Villas of Veneto

Hannah Bellis goes beyond a Venice holiday and explores the Villas of the Veneto to choose her top 3 to visit..

Bag an off-season bargain: cheap Venice hotels with luxurious style

Best of 3 cheap Venice hotels – off season luxury at bargain prices Winter is the time to visit Venice to..

Stone-built Country Villa – Cetona, Tuscany

Cetona, Tuscany

Type of Property: Country villa Number of Bedrooms: 3 Location: Cetona, Tuscany Price: €590,000 Contact: Homes More...

2-Bedroom Cottage – Minucciano, Tuscany

Type of Property: Stone-Built Cottage Number of Bedrooms: 2 Location: Minucciano, Tuscany Price: €180,000 €160,000 Contact: Homes and Villas Abroad  info@homesandvillasabroad   +44 (0) 845 148..

2 Bedroom Farmhouse in Poggiolo

Poggiolo Farmhouse Type of property: Farmhouse Number of bedrooms: 2 Price: € 230.000 Location: Poggiolo Contact: Tuscany Real Estate Poggiolo..

Pictures of Italy: Bosa

iStock_000014452821Large205px For a Sardinian escape that defies convention, the Italian town of Bosa has iron-rich sands, costume-clad locals and more besides to..

Holiday in Italy: Sicily

220 Jane Keighley learns how best to enjoy the Italian island of Sicily in less than a week, from Palermo to the..
The top floor of Milan's Museo del Novecento, from where you have a wonderful view over the cathdral square. The museum houses Italian art of the 20th century, including works by De Chirico, Manzoni, Carrà and many others.

Hidden Milan by Marina Spironetti

Milan resident shares her Secret Milan addresses in Italia! issue 115, accompanied by these stunning photographs of her home city  ..
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Perché amo l’Italia?

Flavia Cresswell-Turner is overwhelmed by the warmth and generosity of the Italians   Il mio amore per l’Italia è cresciuto nel..

Drink Italia! Soave wines

SOAVE When the Soave zone was mapped out in 1927 it was a slim strip between Soave and Monteforte d’Alene. This..