48 Hours in Genoa

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Genoa might not be the first place you think of for a city break, but it has a special history with lots to see that you won’t find anywhere else, beyond all the boats. Jon Palmer sets sail… Genoa More...

Building A Home In Le Marche: Part 1

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Once they had decided it was going to be their permanent home, rather than just a holiday retreat, Jane Smith and her husband called in the builders to demolish their farmhouse More...

2 Bedroom House, Moltrasio, Lake Como

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Property Name – Moltrasio Alto Type of Property – House Number of Bedrooms – 1/2 Location – Moltrasio, Lake Como Price – €135,000 Contact: Contact: More...

Ten Best Reasons to buy Property on Lake Como


We asked Beverley Rosen, Lake Como Expert from Lake Como Properties and Advisor to Channel 4’s A place in the Sun 2015 what she thinks are the Ten Best Reasons and Tips More...

*Arco Ganganelli

Santarcangelo by Jove!

Local legends maintain that Sangiovese, one of Italy’s best loved red wines, can trace its origins to Santarcangelo di Romagna, and many experts agree. The position of Santarcangelo’s More...

Venice for Kids

Liz Harper takes her eight-year-old daughter to Venice for her first experience of the Serenissima and finds plenty for kids to enjoy in the city… “Wow mum, look More...

48 Hours in Mantua

Follow Marina Spironetti as she unveils the treasures of the cobbled city of Mantua, one of the most atmospheric places to visit in northern Italy… Aerial view of Piazza More...

Italia! September Issue On Sale Now!


I’m excited to announce that the latest issue of Italia! is on sale now, available to buy online and from stores across More...

Italia! August Issue On Sale Now!

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I’m excited to announce that the latest issue of Italia! is on sale now, available to buy online and More...

*And old abandoned trulli, iconic of the region of Puglia Gourmet Guide to Terra dei Messapi

This lesser-know region in idyllic central Puglia is fast becoming a foodie paradise, as Rachel Beckwith...

*IMG_1348 48 Hours In Bologna

The city of Bologna – la Grassa – is just as famous for its food and...

*Gamberini Cakes Top Tips For Bologna

Did Heather Crombie’s 48 Hours in Bologna inspire you to book your next trip? Here’s our top tips...

Venetian canal


Venetian canal, Lynn Hill “While visiting Venice in 2009 I came across two buildings, one in shadow, one More...

Venice Carnevale

Carnival Costumes by Rosemary Wilmot “I was lucky to join the procession for the Silent Gondola Parade for the end of..

Venice for Kids

Liz Harper takes her eight-year-old daughter to Venice for her first experience of the Serenissima and finds plenty for kids to..

Ponte della Maddalena

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Ponte della Maddalena, Sean Cheffings “We visited Tuscany this September and stopped to admire this stunning More...

Cultivating the land – Tuscany

This image arrives with us via a travel photography contest on Photocrowd in association with Alamy. It is by “Lucas” and..

Abbey of San Galgano

The Abbey of San Galgano by Sharene Hanlon “With the day having beautiful blue skies, we set out to find the..

Charming Farmhouse with 7500m2 of land in Aglientu

10 Land in Rena Maiore Charming Farmhouse with 7500m2 of land in Aglientu, only 6KM from the sea Type of Property: Farmhouse Number of Bedrooms: 4 Location:..

Crateri Silvestri

Image © iStock If you’re looking for panoramic views of Etna’s landscape and would like to visit the window ‘kissed by lava’, then you..
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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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Italian Language Guide Review

Whether you’re a complete beginner or want to brush up your existing Italian skills there’s a course out there to suit..
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Montepulciano D’Abruzzo Red Wine

Montepulciano D’Abruzzo: Reliable, mass produced and very drinkable, Hannah Bellis says there is life beyond house red for this southern grape…..