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 from Turin. The road through the Valtournenche goes between mountains of bare rock with ancient monasteries seeming to grow from them. The More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Umbria regional guide

Umbria is known as the ‘green heart of Italy’, thanks to the fact that more than 30 per cent of this central region is made up of woodland. This is a tranquil and historically rich part of Italy, landlocked More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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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 Nicholls enjoys a nostalgic steam train tour across the Apennines from Rimini to Florence, then to Siena, Pisa – More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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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 and Liguria, let Italian holiday specialists Citalia inspire you… With nights drawing More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 15th, 2017
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Where the wild things are

Blessed with an amazing amount of treasures for nature lovers, Italy’s spectacular wild spaces abound with beautiful creatures, as Jenny Oldaker discovers on an eye-opening exploration of the nation’s most fascinating More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 25th, 2017
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Q+A’s: Ask the experts

Our experts are here to help with all your questions about Italy. This month, alternative Sorrento, travelling around the south, fractional ownership in Le Marche, and EU driving licences… Alternative sorrento  Q: I’d More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Welcome to Le Marche

A wealth of glorious sights, sounds and splendid landscapes awaits the traveller the length and breadth of Le Marche… Le Marche is as steeped in history as any other region of Italy, but with the inhabitants enjoying More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017
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Veneto regional guide

Veneto, tucked away in the northeast of Italy, is romantic and prosperous in equal measure. Home to 5 million inhabitants, it stretches up to Austria in the north and to the flats of the Po Valley in the south, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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My life in Venice…

Linda Little from Sydney, Australia, bought a two-bedroom apartment in the San Polo district of Venice in early 2016. It sits three floors up in a canalside townhouse, in a quiet area close to all the city’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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Homes in: Veneto

It’s famous for Venice and other captivating cities, but this prosperous northern region has rural delights aplenty. Buyers seeking good investment or great value for money should take a closer look, says Fleur More...