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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 20th, 2013
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Tales from Italy: Heritage Pigs

Jessica Haden lives in the idyllic countryside near Siena as Education Director for Spannocchia, a farm bringing the ancient breed of Cinta Senese pigs back to the market… How did you end up living on the More...

ancient arch porta napoli in lecce puglia
By Helen Greaves On Thursday, December 1st, 2022
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Lecce: Puglia’s Baroque Lady

Amy McPherson takes a tour around the baroque city of Lecce in Puglia and discovers that there is a lot more to the ‘Florence of the South’ than meets the eye. It seems that I am eating all the time in Lecce, More...

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By Sarah Williamson On Tuesday, September 20th, 2022
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A tour of the Porticoes of Bologna with Tom Benjamin

Bologna’s historic porticoes, a pervading symbol of the city’s hospitality, have been granted UNESCO World Heritage status. We join novelist and Bologna resident Tom Benjamin for a guided tour of his highlights. (1) More...

Puglia Travel Guide
By Sarah Williamson On Tuesday, August 9th, 2022
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Puglia Travel Guide

All you need to know when planning your trip to Italy’s Puglia: Read our Puglia travel guide… Puglia dips its heel into both the Adriatic and Ionian seas. The climate is reliably sunny, and hot and More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
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Captivating Castelli

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Italian castles, so if you’re looking for a memorable day out or a place to stay that’s oozing with history, you’ll find the perfect destination here, says Jenny Oldaker. Photo More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Tuesday, June 21st, 2022
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Discover the Rolli Palaces of Genoa

The Palazzi dei Rolli are a living showcase for the wealth and power of certain 17th-century Genoese families The lavish Palaces of the Rolli were the ultimate display of familial affluence, influence and splendour More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Monday, May 16th, 2022
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48 hours in Majella

Officially listed in the UNESCO Geopark network, Majella in Abruzzo is a dream for nature lovers, as Val Nicastro discovers. Images by Val Nicastro About an hour’s drive inland from Pescara and the beaches of More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Monday, May 16th, 2022
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Top 10 guide to Urbino

The Marche region has a glittering coastline, verdant hills, majestic mountains, and a trove of artistic treasures – Chris Allsop explains why your first cultural stop should be Urbino. Images by Val Nicastro  The More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Thursday, May 5th, 2022
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The new issue of Italia! is out now

Welcome to the new issue of Italia! packed with exciting features and stunning photography to get you in the mood for sunnier days ahead. Travel restrictions continue to lift around the world and I’m heartened More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
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Discover Assisi

The birthplace of the Catholic friar St Francis remains a globally important site of Christian pilgrimage © iStock Assisi stands atop Mount Asio and is flanked by swathes of Umbria’s undulating green pasture More...