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Il Furioso and the Brothers of San Rocco

Learn how Jacopo Robusti made a name (or two) for himself in Venice in Joe Gartman’s feature. Images by Patricia Gartman A narrow alley, the Salizada San Rocco, squeezes More...

Discover Assisi

The birthplace of the Catholic friar St Francis remains a globally important site of Christian pilgrimage © iStock Assisi stands atop Mount Asio and is flanked by swathes of More...

Made in Italy!

Ancient craft traditions are an integral part of Italy’s heritage, but today’s artisans face fierce competition from a world of mass-produced convenience and the preservation More...

Il Furioso and the Brothers of San Rocco

Learn how Jacopo Robusti made a name (or two) for himself in Venice in Joe Gartman’s feature. Images by Patricia Gartman A narrow alley, the Salizada San Rocco, squeezes More...

Discover Assisi

The birthplace of the Catholic friar St Francis remains a globally important site of Christian pilgrimage © iStock Assisi stands atop Mount Asio and is flanked by swathes of More...

Made in Italy!

Ancient craft traditions are an integral part of Italy’s heritage, but today’s artisans face fierce competition from a world of mass-produced convenience and the preservation 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...

48 hours in Majella

Officially listed in the UNESCO Geopark network, Majella in Abruzzo is a dream for nature lovers,...

Top 10 guide to Urbino

The Marche region has a glittering coastline, verdant hills, majestic mountains, and a trove of artistic...

Discover Assisi

The birthplace of the Catholic friar St Francis remains a globally important site of Christian pilgrimage...

Discover Venice and its lagoon

venice

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..