2016 Italia! Travel Awards

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Welcome all to the inaugural Italia! Travel Awards – our team selects the very best places to visit, museums to view, beaches to relax on and much more. Discover the best of Italy right here… Every More...

Buying a Home in Italy – Part 1

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Owning a property in Italy is a dream that many people have made into a reality. And so can you. In this first of a three-part series, Fleur Kinson guides you through the initial More...

Crystal Clear, Lake Bolsena

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Italy’s northern lakes are very well known, but they’re not the country’s only glittering freshwater. Fleur Kinson explores a volcanic paradise in Lazio that’s overflowing More...

Homes in Lazio

Anguillara Sabazia, Lake Bracciano

Rural, affordable and full of clean lakes and pretty hills, there is so much more to Lazio than Italy’s capital city.  Fleur Kinson gives you the lowdown on this incredibly More...

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Three Top Beaches

Italy’s coastline offers an abundance of coastal escapes and it’s no secret that they are all beautiful. We’ve tried to help you out with a few of our favourites… San More...

48 Hours in L’Aquila

Sarah Lane heads to Abruzzo to explore the noble city of L’Aquila and the surrounding Gran Sasso National Park, an area of stunning natural beauty, wildlife and good-tempered More...

The Best Lakes in Italy

Whether you want glorious scenery, peaceful walks or adrenalin-packed watersports, Italy’s inland waters boast it all. Here’s Italia!’s pick of the country’s beautiful More...

Italia! May Issue 138 on sale now!

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Let us introduce Italia! May Issue 138 which is on sale now, this month we explore how Sardina has changed but the soul still More...

Italia! April Issue 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 More...

Brahea&MainJet_2604 Garden retreats, La Mortella

A great love story and an indomitable passion have shaped one of the most memorable garden...

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Historically a trailblazer in garden design, Italy still wows with its gorgeous giardini. Fleur Kinson finds...

Day 6 - Positano (75) Sailing off the Amalfi Coast

It’s #throwbackthursday so it’s only right to take a trip back to Leanne Casellas’s trip along...

Past Italia! The Salute

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Artists’ inspiration and magnificent feat of engineering, but the Basilica di Santa Maria della Salute on More...

The Oldest Film Festival in the World

Aside from a carnival of epic proportions, Venice is also home to the oldest film festival in the world. Italia! explores the..

Great Italian Films: Don’t Look Now

This is No.3 in a series of eight of the most memorable starring roles, up next is the cult classic ‘Don’t Look Now’ featuring..

Viewpoint: the thermal falls of Saturnia

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If you’re visiting Tuscany for a rest this summer, why not visit the thermal falls of Saturnia, where Italia! More...

The Best Small Islands

With such a vast coastline Italy has plenty of beautiful, small islands dotted around its shores. Italia! selects five of the..

48 Hours in Lucca

Luckily, though, unlike some regional neighbours, Lucca has managed to avoid turning into an over-commercialised tourist trap. Lucca has been a..

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..

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..
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Grand Canal in Milan

A summer night’s dusk falls on the Grand Canal in Milan and the cafés that line the waterside prepare themselves for..
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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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Montepulciano Wine: Vino Nobile di Montepulciano, Boscarelli

It brings together a heady mix of chocolate, damsons, spice and bruised cherries. Honesty in a wine is such an important..