Sign up to our newsletter

Sign up to our newsletter list today to receive the latest news, recipes, and travel tips from Italy and a free welcome gift. You can read your free digital issue of the Hidden Tuscany issue of Italia! More...

Sign up to get the latest travel tips, news, recipes and competitions from Italia! magazine and our carefully selected partners.

Italia! Guide: Rome & The South 2023

Our brand new Rome & the South Italy Guide is here, and it’s absolutely brimming with travel advice and inspiration for visiting both Italy’s capital and the More...

Black Friday – our best deal of the year!

  Our once-in-a-year Black Friday Sale is here! Subscribe to Italia! today and save up to 49% off your annual subscription. This really is our best deal of the year, so More...

Get 2 years of Italia! for the price of 1

Save 50% when you subscribe to Italia! today Just like that, autumn is creeping up on us. It’s such a vibrant season – always the opportunity to take stock and make More...

ancient arch porta napoli in lecce puglia

Lecce: Puglia’s Baroque Lady

Amy McPherson takes a tour around the baroque city of Lecce in Puglia and discovers that there is a lot more to the ‘Florence of the South’ than meets the eye. It seems that More...

An Italian Christmas with Mario Matassa

We go behind the scenes of an Italian Christmas with Mario Matassa as he explores the rich and austere festive food and traditions of Italy… Emilia-Romagna©GettyImages To More...

A tour of the Porticoes of Bologna with Tom Benjamin

Bologna’s historic porticoes, a pervading symbol of the city’s hospitality, have been granted UNESCO World Heritage status. We join novelist and Bologna resident Tom Benjamin 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...

ancient arch porta napoli in lecce puglia Lecce: Puglia’s Baroque Lady

Amy McPherson takes a tour around the baroque city of Lecce in Puglia and discovers that...

An Italian Christmas with Mario Matassa

We go behind the scenes of an Italian Christmas with Mario Matassa as he explores the...

Bologna A tour of the Porticoes of Bologna with Tom Benjamin

Bologna’s historic porticoes, a pervading symbol of the city’s hospitality, have been granted UNESCO World Heritage...

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..

Tuscany Travel Guide

A travel guide to the Italian region of Tuscany… Santa Fiora, Grosseto Tuscany remains the most popular More...

Living in Tuscany

Dreamily perfect countryside and gem-like cities stuffed with art make Tuscany a perennial favourite for visitors and homebuyers in Italy. Properties..

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, we learn..

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..