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By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Past Italia! Pisa Cathedral

This fine example of Romanesque architecture is largely ignored, thanks to a mistake that occurred in its grounds… Photo by Getty Images Ask anyone what they know about Pisa and they’ll mention its Leaning More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 12th, 2016
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From Pisa to Palermo – Italia Moments Week 7

It’s that time of year when holidays seem like a distant memory yet some of our readers have been whisking themselves away to a land where summer never seems to end.. Castello Aragonese in Taranto, Puglia. More...

Pisa, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016
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The Tower of Pisa – a true Italia! Icon

One of Europe’s most remarkable buildings, the Leaning Tower of Pisa is an icon not just of a nation, but of an entire continent… Along with the Eiffel Tower in Paris, Big Ben in London and the Brandenburg More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, May 24th, 2014
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Best things to do in Pisa

What are the essential things to do on a visit to the historical city of Pisa? Here are some of our favourite destination suggestions Tower of Pisa Everybody has heard of the leaning tower, but did you know that More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 7th, 2021
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The real San Marco

Adrian Mourby ventures deep into San Marco, Venice’s oldest sestiere, which is known the world over for its piazza and yet is otherwise relatively rarely explored. Images by Kate Tadman-Mourby unless otherwise More...

Exterior of the Arena Chapel in Padua
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021
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Discover the beauty and history of the Scrovegni Chapel

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer (Exodus 22:25) Photos by Patricia Gartman unless otherwise stated Exterior of the Arena Chapel in Padua   FAST More...

Abbadia
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 8th, 2021
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Cinque Terre hotel Abbadia San Giorgio

Which do you prefer? The five-star touches of a boutique hotel or the warm, welcoming embrace of a family-run B&B? You don’t have to choose at Abbadia San Giorgio on the Ligurian coast, says Sally FitzGerald.   The More...

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

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! the best Tuscan red wines

From Chianti Classico to Rosso di Montalcino, we explore some well-priced Tuscan red wines from prestigious smaller producers that punch well above their weight  Tuscany is the heartland of the Sangiovese grape, More...

Cycling, Monte Amiata Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, October 6th, 2019
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The Amiata effect

Tuscany isn’t all about sipping wine and watching the sun set, as Amy McPherson discovers on an e-bike tour around Monte Amiata, in the region’s south Photos by Ciclica Foto, Mario Llorca An e-bike makes More...