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 and inspire your virtual travels. We begin in Fiesole, a short bus ride More...

Marching Arches

Rome park

In the far southeast of Rome is a park with a long and watery history, Joe Gartman writes… Images by Patricia Gartman  There is a place, not far from the old Via Appia, More...

Discover Villa d’Este

Villa D'este

The 16th-century Villa d’Este at Tivoli, a UNESCO World Heritage Site sits just outside Rome. The palace and gardens were created from a desire for status, yet a legacy that More...

Fiesole travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, visit or eat while staying around Fiesole with Freya Middleton’s guide to the highlights of the area… Images by Freya Middleton More...

Villa D'este

Discover Villa d’Este

The 16th-century Villa d’Este at Tivoli, a UNESCO World Heritage Site sits just outside Rome. The palace and gardens were created from a desire for status, yet a legacy that More...

Discover Aquileia’s mosaic floor

This once great Roman city fell to barbarians but, though much of Aquileia was razed, a freshly lain colourful mosaic floor was left perfectly intact… © iStock Getty images This More...

Amalfi Amore

Adrian Mourby takes a road trip along the awe-inspiring Amalfi Coast from Sorrento to Salerno… Images by Kate Tadman-Mourby unless otherwise stated There was a seagull on More...

Free tickets to A Place in the Sun Live

place in the sun live

We have teamed up with A Place in the Sun Live to offer you FREE tickets to their next show at Manchester Central on 6 – More...

Emilia-Romagna regional property guide

Emilia-romagna countryside

Fleur Kinson explores which parts of the Emilia-Romagna region would make the perfect base for your perfect home More...

Rome park Marching Arches

In the far southeast of Rome is a park with a long and watery history, Joe...

Villa D'este Discover Villa d’Este

The 16th-century Villa d’Este at Tivoli, a UNESCO World Heritage Site sits just outside Rome. The...

Fiesole travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, visit or eat while staying around Fiesole with...

What News on the Rialto?

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

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..

Don’t look now: Venice after dark

Even the most familiar places tend to look a little different as night falls… Sara Scarpa bravely steps into the shadows..

Viewpoint: dawn in Tuscany

dawn in Tuscany

Dawn breaks over Tuscan countryside… mist-shrouded valleys gently yield views of their ripening vineyards More...

Past Italia! Pisa Cathedral

This fine example of Romanesque architecture is largely ignored, thanks to a mistake that occurred in its grounds… Photo by Getty..

Drink Italia! the best Tuscan red wines

From Chianti Classico to Rosso di Montalcino, we explore some well-priced Tuscan red wines from prestigious smaller producers that punch well..

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..