Setting Sail in Liguria

View of Portofino

Marina Spironetti explores the most beautiful seaside locations in eastern Liguria, while learning how to become an old salt… How do you say lupo di mare?” “Hmm… salty sea dog,” Kate answered. “Oh 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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Top Tips for Campi Flegrei

Planning to explore beyond Naples  and visiting the Campi Flegrei? Here’s all the top tips from where to dine, where to stay and what to see and do! WHERE TO EAT Wine lovers More...

Top Tips For Sorrento

Planning a trip to Sorrento? Here’s all the top tips from where to dine, where to stay and the cost of swimming! Things you’ll find it hard to do in Sorrento ➤ Swim The More...

Cycling Lake Garda

There is a fresh wind on the Lake, a coming together of cycling enthusiasts who want to make this area a go-to destination for two-wheeled adventurers. Jon Palmer gets on his More...

Italia! April issue on sale now!

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We are delighted to let you know that the new issue of Italia! is on sale now. In our April issue 125, Fleur Kinson spends 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 More...

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Planning a trip to Sorrento? Here’s all the top tips from where to dine, where to...

*1. Conversano, Piazza Castello © Jane Gifford 2013 48 Hours in Conversano

Off the beaten track, and yet still within striking distance of Bari airport, Conversano’s relaxed atmosphere...

*3. Conversano, orecchiette © Jane Gifford 2013 Top Tips For Conversano

Following an amazing 48 Hours in Conversano, Jane Gifford has put together the best things to...

Venice Through A Lens

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Sally FitzGerald goes on a week-long photography tour of Venice with Learning Holidays in Italy… When More...

Palmanova

The symmetrical and precise layout of Palmanova makes it a completely unique town. It was designed with the idea of a..

Sacca di Scardovari

The Sacca di Scardovari is a great expanse of water in the Venetian Po Delta, and is a nature-lover’s dream, with..

Springtime on Elba

Isola d'Elba

Tuscany’s largest island is a paradise of white beaches and clear waters, with some fabulous walking routes More...

Montalcino Landscape, Tuscany

    Merrill Levine, Coral Springs, Florida “This view of Montalcino, Tuscany, takes in the landscape that stretches away beyond the..

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..

Bosa, Sardinia

2 iStock_000014452821Large For a Sardinian escape that defies convention, the town of Bosa has iron-rich sands, costume-clad locals and more besides to offer…..

Sicily’s Salt Beaches

2 iStock_000014475739Large The idyllic island of Sicily is renowned the world over for sand, sun and food – but you may not have..
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Milan: The Realm of Design

Once again Milan is the capital of design. Marina Spironetti reveals where to devour the latest trends and discover the hottest..
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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..
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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..