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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 20th, 2013

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...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Monday, May 16th, 2022

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

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

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

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...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Wednesday, April 20th, 2022

Made in Italy!

Ancient craft traditions are an integral part of Italy’s heritage, but today’s artisans face fierce competition from a world of mass-produced convenience and the preservation of these crafts is more important More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 15th, 2022

Discover the city of Verona

Shakespeare may have put Verona on the map, but it’s the city’s rich history that makes it unforgettable © iStock ‘Fair Verona, where we lay our scene’ introduces William Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, March 2nd, 2022

Build your future in the Italian Marche

ITS ITALY is leading a pioneering group giving life back to local communities in Italy, restoring ancient properties, facilitating investments in local businesses and supporting the local circular economy Images More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 14th, 2022

Top 10 places to visit in Italy

Italy has it all – incredible landscapes, evocative history, stunning architecture, amazing weather and fabulous food. If you’re planning a holiday to Italy, then check out our suggestions below of some of the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, February 8th, 2022

The Top 10 guide of what to see in Lomellina

Val Nicastro explores this quiet corner of Lombardy known as ‘the Little Loire’ for its picturesque castles in a rural landscape and its traditional village life – and its great local produce Images by Val More...