Springtime on Elba

Isola d'Elba

Tuscany’s largest island is a paradise of white beaches and clear waters, with some fabulous walking routes thrown in. It can be packed-out in summer, so Fleur Kinson nips over nice and early… In 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...

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Alta Badia – Skiing & Slope Food

Alta Badia in the Dolomites offers more than just a simple skiing holiday – Rachel Wilson-Couch indulges in the new gourmet concept of Slope Food while strapping on a pair of More...

Lakes & Mountains

Are you starting to think about taking a short holiday on the Italian Lakes? Check out these selected Italia! companies for ideas and inspiration… Lake Como Homes Imagine gliding More...

Cookery & Wine Holidays Accross Italy

With a cooking culture that is unequalled in the world, many people take gastronomic holidays in Italy to enjoy and learn more about the country’s cuisine… Ecco La Cucina One More...

Italia! March issue on sale now!

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We are thrilled to let you know that the new issue of Italia! is on sale now. In our March issue 124, Robin Crews explores More...

Italia! issue 123 on sale now


Start the New Year with a dose of all things Italian with the new issue of Italia!, on sale now. Many consider 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...

Botanical Garden of Rosolina

Il Giardino Ortobotanico / Il sistema di passerelle in legno

Located just 25 miles south of Venice, the commune of Rosolina has been included in the list of the 100 greatest More...

Harry’s Bar

Patricia Cleveland-Peck meets Arrigo Cipriani, co-owner of Harry’s bar and a true Venetian legend himself, to talk about the history behind..

The Gardens of Venice & Veneto

Patricia Cleveland-Peck revels in the peace and tranquillity to be found walking among the many gardens around Venice. Join her for..

Montalcino Landscape, Tuscany


    Merrill Levine, Coral Springs, Florida “This view of Montalcino, Tuscany, takes in the landscape More...

Piazza del Mercato – Lucca, Tuscany

Reginald S Murray, Dundee “On a recent visit to Lucca, which is the most charming of Tuscan towns. In the Piazza..

A Spa Weekend at Castello di Casole

A weekend away at the Castello di Casole offers you luxurious relaxation at the Essere Spa as well as fine Tuscan..

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..

Taormina Mare – Sicily

P1010263 Ruth Downing, Stoke on Trent “The photo I’d like to share is the lovely view we had of the bay in..
The impressive glass and steel roof of Milan's Galleria

48 Hours In Milan

Marina Spironetti has made her home in Italy’s second city and reveals her insider secrets to help you make the most..
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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..