Massimo Bottura’s restaurant: the world’s best

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Who would have thought it?! Italian Resturant Osteria Francescana in Modena, Italy, is the first Italian restaurant ever to have won the title of world’s best restaurant! Congrats Massimo Bottura!   CREDIT: 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

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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 target-immobiliare@libero.it  Newly More...

Apartment for Sale on Lake Maggiore

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Type of property: Apartment Number of bedrooms: 2 Price: €170,000 Location: Lake Maggiore Contact: Sallitalia ☎ 07 738 937 335 www.sallitaliaproperties.com An apartment More...

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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 a boat trip to Murano, Burano and Torcello. This is an introduction to More...

Romantic Holidays

Sipping a glass of Prosecco, relaxing in a Jacuzzi on your terrace in the hills high above the Tuscan coast, the world takes on a rosy glow… Even more so if you’re with your More...

Rome’s 5 Best Trips Out of Town

When you’ve had enough of city life, head out to the hills to discover these delights. Whether you travel by train, bus or car, these places make perfect days out… Ostia More...

Italia July Issue 140 on sale now!

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 June Issue 139, on sale now!

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Italia! June Issue 139 on sale now! I’m pleased to announce that the latest issue of Italia! is on sale More...

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

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The Pollino National Park represents a dramatically varied region of wonder and wilderness, offering some of...

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This A-Z of Florence will help you on your way if you’re going for a short...

The Mysteries of Giorgione

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

The Reinvention of a Grand Palazzo

Patricia Cleveland-Peck investigates the restoration that has transformed Palazzo Papadopoli into the Aman Canal Grande Hotel in Venice… It really all..

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..

Chicken Marsala

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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..
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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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Grappa

Think of it as Italian firewater? An end-of-meal tipple to be feared as much as revered? Paul Pettengale explains why quality..