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Siena Palio, Tuscany Siena
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Siena’s Palio: the thrill of the race

Having failed on previous occasions to see the actual races, Jane Keightley finally experiences all the pride and pageantry of Palio week in Siena… Photos by Jane Keightley This was far from the first time I More...

The Trabocchi Coast on the Adriatic coast, Abruzzi Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Pescara travel guide

Little visited by British tourists, the province of Pescara in Abruzzo remains an area that’s not on the usual tourist trail, but it’s a part of Italy that’s well worth exploring, as Lorenza Bacino More...

Pescara Abruzzo from above
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Ten reasons to love Pescara

Lorenza Bacino takes a tour of this seaside town and the surrounding province, and discovers pretty villages, abbeys, churches, museums, and plenty of wonderful places to eat Photos by Lorenza Bacino unless otherwise More...

Almar Jesolo Resort Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Into the blue: Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa

Amanda Robinson travels to northeastern Italy to visit Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa, a five-star hotel on the Lido di Jesolo that’s redefining the beach holiday for the 21st century Photos by Amanda Robinson More...

Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Insider’s Rome: The Trevi Fountain

You can go and see the Trevi Fountain for free, it’s just there, but it will cost you money if you ever want to see it again… Words and image by Jon Palmer There are actually lots of things you can do for free More...

The church of Saint Peter on the promontory if Porto Venere in Liguria, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Past Italia: La Chiesa di San Pietro

St Peter‘s (La Chiesa di San Pietro)  in Portovenere stands on a promontory overlooking the Gulf of Poets Saint Peter’s at Portovenere is built on the site of a 5th-century church, and before that an earlier, More...

Bridge of Mary Magdalene near Borgo a Mozzano (Lucca), Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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Viewpoint: Ponte della Maddalena

The Devil’s Bridge is one of Italy’s most beautiful, and most strange… The Ponte della Maddalena, otherwise known as the Ponte del Diavolo, straddles the Serchio river at Borgo a Mozzano, in Lucca, Tuscany. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018
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A taste of Catania

Sicily is famed for its beautiful scenery, temperate climate and diverse cultural influences. Francesca Unsworth visits the island’s second largest city to discover why it is every food-lover’s paradise                       Catania More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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La Vecchia Locanda, Tuscany

Beautifully restored old stone farmhouse in a small hamlet in the green countryside of the Apennine National Park, yet close to the historical town of Fivizzano. Its 4 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms and separate lounge More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 13th, 2018
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Apartamento Aulla, Tuscany

This recently modernised 2nd floor flat in a small private block would be an ideal toehold in upper Tuscany. 2 bedrooms, spacious living room, with dining area, fully fitted kitchen and bathroom. It also has 2 More...