Tag archive for ‘Viewpoint’
Fishing boats on Porticello Beach - Lipari Island, Aeolian Islands, Sicily, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Viewpoint: Porticello Beach

Porticello Beach lies on the northeastern end of the island of Lipari, one of the glorious Aeolian Islands just north of Sicily… This pebbly beach on Lipari is notable for its content of pumice. Pumice mining More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Viewpoint: Cagliari Cathedral

Cagliari Cathedral was built in the 13th century in the Pisan-Romanesque style and later renovated in the Baroque style. Both can be seen here… Every Easter, the Cagliari branch of the Confraternita del Gonfalone More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Viewpoint: The Fountain of Diana

Close-up of the fountain of Diana, Archimede square in Ortigia, Syracuse The Fountain of Diana on Piazza Archimede in Ortigia is the work of the Italian sculptor Giulio Moschetti and was completed in 1907, two years More...

Beautiful View of Procida, Campania Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

Viewpoint: Procida

Lying quietly between the Neapolitan mainland and the tourist haven of Ischia, the unspoilt island of Procida is the Bay of Naples’ best-kept secret… With a land area of just four square kilometres and a permanent More...

Mount Etna
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 11th, 2018

Viewpoint: Mount Etna

At well over 3,000 metres tall, despite its southerly location, and subcutaneous magma, Mount Etna is perfectly capable of holding a little snow Last month, in our Winter in Italy issue, just after our features More...

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...