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Valle D'Aosta
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, November 7th, 2019
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Slow travel in the Valle d’Aosta

The Great St Bernard Valley in the Valle d’Aosta links Italy with Switzerland. Rachael Martin discovers why it’s the ideal place to unwind… Photos by Rachael Martin unless otherwise stated The More...

Mountain villa
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 20th, 2019
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Villa with mountain views, Val d’Aosta

This Val d’Aosta mountain villa is located on the south-facing side of the valley, above the village of Verrayes, 15 minutes from the autostrada and a short distance to the alpine facilities in Torgnon. The More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, June 18th, 2018
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Viewpoint: transhumance in Aosta

The transhumance of livestock in Italy is a tradition that dates back centuries, even millennia…   Transhumance, the act of moving livestock ‘across ground’ to new pastures, has been practised in Italy More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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48 Hours in Aosta

Sarah Lane travels to Italy’s northwestern corner to Aosta and discovers beautiful scenery and some surprising saints in an area of castles and culture much loved by popes and kings With spectacular alpine skylines, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 25th, 2015
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48 Hours in Valle d’Aosta

Valle d’Aosta is now part of Italy, but it hasn’t always been. Chris Allsop travels to Italy’s smallest region and discovers a valley beloved of kings, popes, and – of course – skiers… VALLE D’AOSTA-Monte More...

Comforting Italian recipe
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013
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Italian Recipes from Aosta

Boldly setting itself apart from traditional Italian recipes by shunning pasta in favour of gnocchi, polenta and rice, Mario Matassa leads us into the world of Aostan cuisine… Aosta is Italy’s smallest More...

san bernardo carnival
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Winter in the Valle di Gran San Bernardo

Rachael Martin arrives in Aosta’s ‘cold valley’ just in time for carnival, as well as taking advantage of the snowy weather to explore the region Photos by Rachael Martin unless otherwise stated Horsetails More...

Courmayeur holiday
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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A meeting of ways in Courmayeur

How would a father and son, skier and snowboarder team fare for five days on the slopes together? Jon Bickley took teenager Ben back to the Alps to find out… Courmayeur photos courtesy of Jon Bickley Jon and Ben More...

Molise
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 19th, 2019
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Molise: a voyage of discovery

Even here at Italia! we have rarely featured Molise, yet this unsung destination is deserving of your attention. Words and pictures by Valentina Nicastro You’re going where?” This is what friends kept asking More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 18th, 2019
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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 up the festive atmosphere…  Milan photos by Comune di Milano unless otherwise stated Braving the More...