Tag archive for ‘Viewpoint’
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 14th, 2017

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 Friday, November 10th, 2017

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 climate change… Opposite the Rialto fish market, two giant hands emerge from the waters More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 15th, 2017

Viewpoint: Cinque Torri

The Cinque Torri (the Five Towers) stand in the eastern Dolomites, reaching an elevation of 2,361 metres above sea level, with a prominence of 140 metres… In the winter, this is skiing country – the resorts More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Viewpoint: Villa Rufolo

The Villa Rufolo looks over the resort of Ravello from its centro storico… In the Middle Ages, the Villa Rufolo was one of the grandest houses on the Amalfi coast. Kings stayed here; great poets wrote of it. Today More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 19th, 2017

Viewpoint: Cagliari

Historic Cagliari, the capital of Sardinia, is the hub for a wealth of holiday delights…   While the moneyed yacht set still chart a course for the Costa Smeralda in the north of Sardinia, many discerning More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 9th, 2017

Viewpoint: Isola Bella

Isola Bella – or Ìsula Bedda, in the Sicilian language – is aptly named… The ‘Beautiful Island’ of Taormina isn’t the only place of this name in Italy. There is a perhaps more famous one on Lake More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

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 Aspromonte National Park, get a slice of city life in Modena and discover the best ice cream More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 2nd, 2017

The Mystery of Molise

Molise is the youngest of Italy’s 20 provinces and perhaps its least-known. Decidedly mountainous in the west (and quite hilly in the east) it is perceived as being inaccessible – which makes it the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Viewpoint: Open Cellars Initiative

TuscanyImage: iStock On the last weekend of May, Italy’s wine cellars will be open to visitors. The sight of hillsides strewn with vineyards is one that is repeated throughout Italy, and one that is notably celebrated More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 16th, 2016

Viewpoint: The Amalfi Coast

The Amalfi Coast is a breathtaking stretch of glam resorts, picturesque towns and glorious views – a memorable destination for recharging your batteries If you’re going to take a drive during your Italian travels, More...