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By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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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 property in Italy. You can definitely find the right property in Italy if you take a reality-based, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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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, at least as far as major European More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Our life in Le Marche

Hertfordshire-based Carole and David Montrose own a three-bedroom country house a few miles from Ascoli Piceno in southern Le Marche. They try to spend all of the school holidays there with their daughters Mandy More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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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 spots in the country, says Fleur Kinson On More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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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 Alps, in the far northwest of Italy, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Seducing my husband without salt: Part 1

Rachael Martin on what living in Italy has taught her about food: from pasta to risotto and beyond… The first time I made my Italian boyfriend a dish of pasta, he took one mouthful and looked at me. Horrified. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Viewpoint: Urbino, Le Marche

A recent snowfall accentuates the beauty of the walled city of Urbino, Le Marche. The World Heritage site is within easy reach of two lesser-known ski resorts… Most ski enthusiasts will be heading for the slopes More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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48 hours in: Cervinia

For guaranteed snow in Italy, this is the place to come. Penny Wainwright samples the delights of the Matterhorn from the Italian side… Breuil-Cervinia, a ski resort in the Valle d’Aosta, is two hours by coach More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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Gazetta Italia: the Royal Family

Italy has been a republic since the Second World War, yet interest in the British Royal Family shows no sign of waning. Tom Alberto Bull considers the nation’s obsession with the Windsors… La famiglia reale Il More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017
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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 in Ravenna More...