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New Italia! City Guide out now!

The new Italia! City Guide: City Breaks & Weekend Escapes is on sale now Our brand new issue of Italia! City Guide is here! This 116-page Italian travel guide is crammed More...

The new issue of Italia! is out now

As travel restrictions continue to lift around the world, we’ve been thrilled to see so many of you returning to your favourite places in Italy after so long. Why not More...

Captivating Castelli

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Italian castles, so if you’re looking for a memorable day out or a place to stay that’s oozing with history, you’ll find the perfect More...

My life in Puglia

Suffolk-based Elaine Falken bought a two-bedroom trullo cottage in Puglia’s Itria Valley area in 2012. She spends two months there every summer as well as a month over Christmas, More...

The Grandeur of Venetian Palaces

The best way to see the wealth of sumptuous palaces in Venice is by water, says Sara Scarpa Images by Iain Reid  The Grand Canal, Venice’s main artery, is where the most More...

Finders, Keepers

Discover how the finest treasures of Pompeii found their way to Naples with Joe Gartman Images by Patricia Gartman Let’s say you’re a well-connected citizen of Pompeii back More...

Homes under restoration

Bringing an old ruin back from the dead and creating the bespoke house of your dreams has long been a popular adventure for More...

Why buy property in Italy?

Sponsored post by D&G Property Advice And how should you go about it, really? Italy is such a diverse and More...

Puglia Travel Guide Puglia Travel Guide

All you need to know when planning your trip to Italy’s Puglia: Read our Puglia travel...

Living in Puglia

Great weather, endless seaside and fabulous food make Puglia a perennial favourite for home-buyers in Italy....

Wellness in the mountains

Amy McPherson discovers the healing power of nature in the mountains and ancient forests of Trentino...

Discover Venice and its lagoon


Its setting, history and architecture make Venice unique among the cities of the world! Elegance, romance, drama More...

What News on the Rialto?

With its iconic bridge and elegant architecture, the Rialto district of Venice is steeped in history. Joe Gartman tells the story..

Hidden depths: the Venetian lagoon

Camilla Purdon discovers the secret world of the Venetian lagoon with a culinary cruise on board one of the region’s last..

Ciao Italia! – Travel Department’s favourite snippets of Italian history

Few countries in the world have such a variable, diverse and colourful history as Italy. Every time we visit, More...

The new issue of Italia! is out now!

There’s a summery feel to this new issue of Italia!, which is packed with vibrant features, photography and reviews to inform..

Viewpoint: dawn in Tuscany

Dawn breaks over Tuscan countryside… mist-shrouded valleys gently yield views of their ripening vineyards and fertile terraces, and nary a dog..

Assisi travel guide

Assisi Find some of the best places to stay, visit or eat while staying around Assisi, with Jane Keightley’s guide to the..

Exploring Italy’s Past

Piazza Duomo, Syracuse Paul Beston, an experienced guide from Peter Sommer Travels, explains how an appreciation of the layers of Italy’s history adds an..

10 Christmas highlights of Milan

For a Christmas break with a difference, join Rachael Martin as she heads to Milan and nearby Lake Como to soak..

The Mystery of Molise

Molise is the youngest of Italy’s 20 regions, and perhaps its least-known. Decidedly mountainous in the west (and quite hilly in the..

Drink Italia! sparkling wine

‘Tis the season to enjoy some quality Italian fizz. there’s more sparkling wine variety in Italy than you might expect, and..
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