Venice Carnival 2014

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Photographer Iain Reid visited Venice Carnival with his camera and his Native Venetian Girlfriend, Sara Scarpa, who showed him the sights of Venice Carnival from the Venetian perspective. See many more More...

Property in Italy: Puglia

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Warm, exotic and affordable, it’s no surprise that Puglia is a big hit with foreign buyers. For value property in unspoilt countryside by crystalline seas, Fleur Kinson highly More...

Life in Italy: Homes in the Cities

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Italy has particularly liveable cities – small-sized, friendly, rich in history and lovely to look at. They make especially good locations to invest in a property, says Fleur More...

Property in Italy: Homes on a Budget

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Want a home in Italy for less than €200,000? Or maybe even for less than €100,000? It’s entirely possible. Fleur Kinson tells you how to get yourself a slice of sunny dolce More...

Easter Omelette

Easter Omelette – Spezzato di Pasqua By Amy Lucinda Jones INGREDIENTS 1 stock cube olive oil 1 garlic clove, chopped into two pieces  (to be removed later) About 300g of More...

Italian recipes – family meals

Struggling to get your children to eat their dinner? Mario Matassa shares his favourite Italian recipes to serve as family meals Though eating habits have changed over the years, More...

Italian Recipes from Aosta

Boldly setting itself apart from traditional Italian recipes by shunning pasta in favour of gnocchi, polenta and rice, Mario Matassa leads us into the world of Aostan cuisine… Aosta More...

Italia issue 114 on sale 10 April 2014

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Issue 114 of Italia! shares a few of the best of the many joys of life in Italy, including beautiful reportage from the Venice More...

Italia issue 113 is on sale 13 March

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Do you dream of your own Italian refuge, surrounded by the calm blue waters and bathed in warming sunlight, where More...

220 Holiday in Italy: Sicily

Jane Keighley learns how best to enjoy the Italian island of Sicily in less than a...

Bottle of oil on the table The Olive Harvest of Tuscany

As she heads to Tuscany to learn about the traditional olive harvest, Rachel Beckwith uncovers the...

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Tales from Italy: Exploring the Italian Countryside

Stuart Haines has long had a passion for exploring the Italian countryside on foot, and has...

Beyond a Venice holiday: The Villas of Veneto

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Hannah Bellis goes beyond a Venice holiday and explores the Villas of the Veneto to choose her top 3 to visit A More...

Bag an off-season bargain: cheap Venice hotels with luxurious style

Best of 3 cheap Venice hotels – off season luxury at bargain prices Winter is the time to visit Venice to..

Italian Recipes from Venice with Enrica Rocca

Alyson Cook talks to Enrica Rocca, an Italian aristocrat who loves nothing more than sharing her passion for food and Italian..

The Olive Harvest of Tuscany

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As she heads to Tuscany to learn about the traditional olive harvest, Rachel Beckwith uncovers the simple pleasures More...

Tuscany Review

Find your way around beautiful Tuscany with this extensive guide… TUSCANY by Rebecca Ford, Footprint, £13.99 (paperback) Tuscany has an embarrassment..

Hotel Highlights in Tuscany

This month we showcase the most stylish retreats in the popular region of Tuscany, starting with a traditional family run hotel..

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..

Holiday in Italy: Sicily

220 Jane Keighley learns how best to enjoy the Italian island of Sicily in less than a week, from Palermo to the..
The lovely riverfront of the town of Gaggiano.

Life in Italy: Milan’s Waterways

Marina Spironetti gets off the beaten track in Milan and uncovers a surprising side to the capital of fashion – one..
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Learn Italian in Italy

You can’t beat a course in Italy to learn Italian. These schools are tried an tested by Italia!   AbbeySchool CiaoItaly..
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Italian red wine: Barolo

If not the most famous, Barolo is the most venerated Italian red wine, with prices to match. Hannah Bellis explores the..