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Lobby of Hotel Heureka, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 21st, 2019
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Una piccola sosta: Hotel Heureka, Venice

Step through the doors of this restored palazzo in Cannaregio – where modern design meets the architecture of the past… Words by Amanda Robinson, photos by Hotel Heureka  The lobby is a fusion of ancient and More...

Venice lagoon sunset
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 4th, 2019
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Forgotten islands of the Venice Lagoon

The Venice Lagoon contains more than a hundred islands – some small, some large; some natural, some man-made. Sara Scarpa invites us on an island-hopping expedition… Photos by Iain Reid Panorama of the Venetian More...

Puglia view, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Ask the experts: family travel, apartments in Venice and more

This month, our experts offer advice on family holidays in Puglia, how to buy a ground-floor flat in Venice, and when to make an Italian will… Puglia is a fantastic destination for all the family A week in Puglia How More...

Father Christmas, Venice, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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Viewpoint: Father Christmas in Venice!

Six rowers, all dressed as Father Christmas, cut a steady course across the Venetian lagoon on their mission to deliver presents to children… Photo by Getty In the far north of Italy, the bringer of gifts is More...

Venice rowing lesson Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Learning to Row in Venice

Mark Nicholls visits Venice, where he goes beyond the usual tourist sites to take lessons in rowing like a real gondolier… Photos by Sharon Nicholls unless otherwise stated Nan McElroy is patiently attempting More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 24th, 2017
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Italia! Guide: Venice and Veneto

Welcome to the new Italia! Guide: Venice and Veneto. Your complete travel guide revised and updated ready for your next trip. Find things to do and places to visit with our new Italia! Guide featuring 132 pages More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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My life in Venice…

Linda Little from Sydney, Australia, bought a two-bedroom apartment in the San Polo district of Venice in early 2016. It sits three floors up in a canalside townhouse, in a quiet area close to all the city’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 30th, 2017
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Italian police break up alleged jihadist cell that planned to target Venice

Three people were arrested overnight and a minor detained following a raid against a suspected jihadist cell in the heart of Venice Twelve raids were carried out in Venice’s historic centre, as well as in More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017
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Love in Venice

For some people, there has only ever been one ‘City of Romance’ Many towns are called the ‘City of Love’ – Rome, Verona and Paris, to name but three. For Sara Scarpa, however, none can match the claims More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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Christmas in Venice

Visiting Venice at this time of year will offer you an experience quite unlike the one you would have if you were to join the throngs of tourists in mid-summer Local woman Sara Scarpa describes the atmosphere of More...