The new issue of Italia! is out now!

Issue 190 On Sale now! The new issue of Italia! magazine is packed with vibrant features to inspire your armchair travels and your plans for the future. The new issue of Italia! magazine is packed with More...

Ten reasons to visit Brescia

Located between Milan and Lake Garda, Brescia is often overlooked by the more cursory travel journals. Valentina Nicastro gives us ten good reasons to visit the ‘Lioness of Italy’… Photos More...

The initiative to help combat ‘zero tourism’

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Molise Landscape ©iStock-GettyImages   A small commune in Molise received more than 8,000 applications after announcing an offer of free holidays. The village of San Giovanni More...

Lockdown life: stay entertained with Italia!

Activity pack

As we’re well into lockdown three here in Britain, it can be tricky finding new ways to entertain ourselves, especially with the weather being so cold outside. Well, not More...

Ten reasons to visit Brescia

Located between Milan and Lake Garda, Brescia is often overlooked by the more cursory travel journals. Valentina Nicastro gives us ten good reasons to visit the ‘Lioness of Italy’… Photos More...

Discover the beauty and history of the Scrovegni Chapel

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer (Exodus 22:25) Photos by Patricia Gartman unless otherwise stated Exterior More...

Visiting Venice post lockdown

Venetian Sara Scarpa takes a look at the city’s cultural re-emergence after the long Covid-19 lockdown and considers what the future holds… Photos by Sara Scarpa unless otherwise 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...

Ten reasons to visit Brescia

Located between Milan and Lake Garda, Brescia is often overlooked by the more cursory travel journals....

Exploring Venice Visiting Venice post lockdown

Venetian Sara Scarpa takes a look at the city’s cultural re-emergence after the long Covid-19 lockdown...

di Vigevano_castle Ten reasons to visit Vigevano

Valentina Nicastro introduces us to the highlights of this città ideale of the Renaissance… Photos by...

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..

To Arezzo for lunch

Arezzo Cathedral, Tuscany, Italy Rachael Martin took a road trip from Milan to Arezzo to discover the secrets of this Etruscan town and experience its..

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..