Issue 158 of Italia! OUT NOW

Meet the artisans of Venice and spend 48 hours in Ravenna in the latest issue of Italia! In this issue of Italia we meet the artists keeping arts and crafts alive in La Serenissima and spend 48 hours More...

Two of Italy’s most famous cheeses are being produced with milk from poorly treated cows

Two of Italy’s most famous cheeses, Parmesan and Grana Padano, are being produced with milk from emaciated, sometimes lame cows kept permanently indoors, an animal welfare More...

The countdown begins to the most awaited period of the year for ski enthusiasts

Ski enthusiasts will now be able to monitor the progress of the work on Alta Badias slopes thanks to a unique system. Alta Badia, a ski resort in the Dolomites, will be introducing More...

Leonardo da Vinci painting sells for $450m at auction

The $450m sale has of a da Vinci painting billed as ‘biggest discovery of the 21st century has smashed records. Salvator Mundi, the long-lost Leonardo da Vinci More...

Insiders Rome: the Villa Borghese

Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1577-1633) was a patron of Bernini and Caravaggio. The Baroque legacy at his Villa is a wonder to behold… People are often surprised to learn that, More...

Homes in: Le Marche

This serenely beautiful region burst onto the foreign-buyer scene less than twenty years ago and swiftly became a favourite. It’s still one of the most coveted rural property More...

The Worried Warhorse of Fénis Castle

When St George slayed the dragon and rescued the princess, he acted with fearlessness – but his brave horse was never quite so sure that the fight would be won. High in the More...

The ‘Real World Guide’ to buying property in Italy

Le Marche property veteran Kevin Gibney of PropertyForSaleMarche.com offers Italia! readers eight practical steps for buying More...

Our life in Le Marche

Hertfordshire-based Carole and David Montrose own a three-bedroom country house a few miles from Ascoli Piceno More...

48 hours in: Cervinia

For guaranteed snow in Italy, this is the place to come. Penny Wainwright samples the delights...

Umbria regional guide

Umbria is known as the ‘green heart of Italy’, thanks to the fact that more than...

Railway Touring Company: Steaming into Tuscany

There are many ways to see Italy, but surely one of the most unique has to...

Italia! Guide: Venice and Veneto

Welcome to the new Italia! Guide: Venice and Veneto. Your complete travel guide revised and updated ready for More...

Viewpoint: the intervention

An art installation by Lorenzo Quinn on Venice’s Grand Canal symbolises the threat to the city from rising waters caused by..

The Art of Glass

Venice celebrated its world-famous Murano glassmaking heritage in an exciting programme of citywide events this September. Sitting in its own sea..

Barga, Media Valle del Serchio 

This 2 bedroom house in Barga, Media Valle del Serchio, Tuscany is a charming property with lots of outside More...

Railway Touring Company: Steaming into Tuscany

There are many ways to see Italy, but surely one of the most unique has to be by steam train. Mark..

Drink Italia: Tuscan reds

From ‘Super Tuscan’ to Brunello, there are plenty of fine Tuscan non-Chianti reds, and they’re not all super-expensive either. Here’s a..

An Italian summer with Citalia

It’s never too early to start planning next year’s holiday to Italy – so from Amalfi and the islands to Lake Garda..

Looking for Lodi

Rachael Martin descends from Milan into the Po Valley to discover the home town of her mother-in-law. Lodi, one of those..

Escape to Calabria with issue 152 of Italia!

 The July issue of Italia! is out now.    Get away this month to Calabria, explore the glorious beauty of the..

Drink Italia: Tuscan reds

From ‘Super Tuscan’ to Brunello, there are plenty of fine Tuscan non-Chianti reds, and they’re not all super-expensive either. Here’s a..