The new issue of Italia! is out now

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Rimini travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, visit or eat while staying around Rimini with Abigail King’s guide to the highlights of the area… Images by Abigail King unless otherwise More...

48 hours in Rimini

There’s so much more to Rimini than just its beaches – the city was founded by the Romans and boasts a full 2,000 years of history. And, of course, it was the place where More...

Our top ten guide to off-peak Alto Adige

Rachael Martin visits Alto Adige and picks out ten highlights to embrace in the months between the ski seasons. Image by Andreas Mierswa Alto Adige is the northern part of Trentino-Alto More...

Discover Orto Botanico Padua

A glorious day of exploration among the flora of 3,500 species of plants awaits in this botanical oasis in Padua Established in 1545 as a medicinal plants teaching garden, and More...

Live like a film star on the shores of Lake Como

Discover Lake Como and you’ll see why Michelle Jackson, The Novel Traveller, felt like a celebrity when exploring one of the most popular destinations in Italy with Travel More...

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 new facts about Italy’s wonderful past. We’ve put together 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...

Rimini travel guide

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

48 hours in Rimini

There’s so much more to Rimini than just its beaches – the city was founded by...

Our top ten guide to off-peak Alto Adige

Rachael Martin visits Alto Adige and picks out ten highlights to embrace in the months between...

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..

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..