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medici gardens
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 21st, 2021

Discover the Medici Gardens & Villas

Now open for all, these impressive country villas and gardens were de rigueur for any self respecting Italian dynasty like the Florentine Medicis. ©iStock-GettyImages The wealth and influence of the Medici family More...

villa d'este
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 1st, 2019

Top five Italian gardens

We explore five of our favourite green spaces in Italy… how many of them have you visited and which are on your to-visit list? Photos by iStock unless otherwise stated Photo by Fleur Kinson 1. Featuring Italy’s More...

PALLANZA, ITALY APRIL, 25, 2018 - Terraced gardens in the botanical garden of Villa Taranto in Pallanza, Verbania, Italy.
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 4th, 2019

Viewpoint: Botanical Gardens at Villa Taranto

The Botanical Gardens at Villa Taranto in Pallanzo on the shore of Lake Maggiore were established in the 1930s by a Scotsman called Neil Boyd Watson McEacharn… Photo by iStock/ Getty Images Captain Neil Boyd More...

Tuscany garden
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, October 16th, 2018

Five of the best Tuscan gardens

Tony Bassett of Tuscan Secrets explores a few of his favourite green spaces in Tuscany… how many have you visited? Images by PG Media; Getty Images 1 Villa Reale, Lucca Once home to Napoleon’s sister More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

The Forgotten Garden, Florence

Beyond the palazzo… now, rising elegantly up the slope was a series of manicured terraces, and a grand stairway climbing with them Oltrarno means ‘beyond the Arno’, and refers to the part of Florence south More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Garden retreats, La Mortella

A great love story and an indomitable passion have shaped one of the most memorable garden landscapes in Italy. We re-visit the exotic retreat on the island of Ischia and remember the wonderful Lady Walton… All More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016

Gardens of the Northern Lakes

Historically a trailblazer in garden design, Italy still wows with its gorgeous giardini. Fleur Kinson finds variety in all its splendour on the shores of the northern lakes. Italy, like England, is one of the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015

Val Gardena

Hugo and Diana Seno, Melbourne, Victoria “The last rays of sunshine beam over the Dolomite mountains while driving through Val Gardena in the Veneto region.”  More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 9th, 2015

The Waters & Gardens of Ischia

Thermal pools and lush foliage make some parts of the island of Ischia, the Green Island, a veritable Eden. Hannah Bellis shares the best places to restore yourself… Ischia. The ‘green island’ in the Bay of More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 5th, 2015

Botanical Garden of Rosolina

Located just 25 miles south of Venice, the commune of Rosolina has been included in the list of the 100 greatest small towns in Italy. Undoubtedly this is partly due to the beautiful Giardino Botanico Litoraneo More...