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By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 27th, 2017

The best of Elba

Acclaimed author Emylia Hall set her novel, The Thousand Lights Hotel, on Elba. She tells us about the favourite places and characteristics of the island that inspired her. Elba, the largest of the islands in the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, April 22nd, 2016

48 Hours in Elba

With thousands of tourists paying for the privilege of a stay on this beautiful island, Sarah Lane ponders why the exiled Napoleon gave Elba the elbow Elba, Italy’s third largest island, is probably best known More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 24th, 2015

Springtime on Elba

Tuscany’s largest island is a paradise of white beaches and clear waters, with some fabulous walking routes thrown in. It can be packed-out in summer, so Fleur Kinson nips over nice and early… In travel More...

By Rosie Pankhurst On Thursday, August 3rd, 2023

NEW Italia! Guide to Lakes & Islands

Plan your perfect getaway with the new Italia! Guide to Italian Lakes & Islands 2023 – on sale now! Offering a breathtaking wealth of beauty and diversity, this new issue aims to bring you the best of every More...

Portoferraio Elba Map © Google
By Helen Greaves On Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

Portoferraio Travel Guide

Your guide to travelling in Portoferraio, Elba… Portoferraio Elba Map © Google What to see and do ACQUA DELL’ELBA Acqua dell’Elba, the island’s perfumer, creates fragrances based on Elba’s scents More...

Portoferraio Harbour
By Helen Greaves On Wednesday, March 1st, 2023

48 hours in Portoferraio

Spending a weekend in Elba’s capital Portoferraio is the best introduction to the island, says Jane Gifford Mythology has it that Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of beauty and love, was visiting one of her many More...

By Sarah Williamson On Tuesday, September 6th, 2022

Tuscany Travel Guide

A travel guide to the Italian region of Tuscany… Santa Fiora, Grosseto Tuscany remains the most popular of Italian regions and is loved by tourists and would-be property buyers for many reasons, not least More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 1st, 2021

Top 10 guide to the best of Italy’s coastal wildlife

The seas around Italy are teeming with life and its coastline boasts a thrilling array of natural wonders. Jenny Oldaker explores a few of its highlights… Images are Getty unless otherwise stated With a coastline More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

Southern Belle: The L’Andana Resort

Head to Tuscany’s beautiful south and relax in style at L’Andana Resort, an historic and welcoming Medici villa overlooking the tranquil Maremma landscape. Image © L’Andana Under expansive, ever-changing More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 18th, 2019

Italy’s five best small islands

Surrounded by sapphire seas and fringed with golden sand, Italy’s small islands make perfect holiday destinations – here are five of our favourites Photos by Getty Images and iStock 1 With the Tyrrhenian More...