Italia! November Issue On Sale Now!

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I’m delighted to announce that the latest issue of Italia! is on sale now, available to buy online and from stores across the UK! You can also download the digital edition for Apple devices or online More...

Italian Living at its Best, Served Up On a Silver Plate

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“Nothing is missing to complete this idyllic place, the one we have been searching for all these years…”- Roland & Annie Marcz, Owners Who has not dreamed More...

Building A Home In Le Marche: Part 3

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In the third instalment of her rebuild diaries, Jane Smith begins to add to the foundations for her new house that were laid down by the builders in part 3 of Building a Home More...

Building A Home In Le Marche: Part 2

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 Jane Smith tells us about the builders returning to begin laying the foundations for her new house: Building A Home In Le Marche: Part 2… Our builders took just two More...

VALLE D'AOSTA-Monte Bianco e Val Ferret

48 Hours in Valle d’Aosta

Valle d’Aosta is now part of Italy, but it hasn’t always been. Chris Allsop travels to Italy’s smallest region and discovers a valley beloved of kings, popes, and – of More...

48 Hours in Bologna

Renaissance towers, arcaded porticos and a cuisine to die for – Bologna is the perfect alternative to the north’s more famous destinations. Marina Spironetti reports… The More...

By the Waters of Bardolino 

Young, fruity wines, healthy lake fish, mineral mountain waters and a boom in wellness hotels. Charlotte Lyon finds everything you need to relax and rejuvenate at the serene More...

Italia! October Issue On Sale Now!

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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! 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 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...

Venice by Stephen Fryer

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Venice by Stephen Fryers “I had lived in the Ventian lagoon in the late ‘90s but had not returned to the More...

A trip out to Burano

Brian Lloyd Duckett, by email “Please see the attached, it was taken last week in Venice, on a trip out to..

Gondola Trip

Elizabeth Jones, Guildford “This is Venice, in spring time, before the crowds have arrived. We had just come to the end..

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..

Costa Smeralda, Sardinia

*SardiniaSea©iStock Soft turquoise seas are set into relief by harsh granite outcrops on the Maddalena Archipelago off the Costa Smeralda, Sardinia. The..

The Saltpans of Trapani

10042419 Among the most striking views in Sicily are the glittering saltpans between Trapani and Marsala. Dating way, way back to the..

Diurno Venezia

It’s Milan as you have never seen it before as we explore, Diurno Venezia, below the street with Forbidden Places… These..

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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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…..