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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 5th, 2019

Don’t look now: Venice after dark

Even the most familiar places tend to look a little different as night falls… Sara Scarpa bravely steps into the shadows in search of Venice’s spookiest legends. Photos by Iain Reid The maze of narrow alleys, More...

campo san barnaba
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Campo san Barnaba apartment, Venice

This is a charming townhouse with independent entrance in the Dorsoduro district. The apartment is set in a tranquil street ending at a small canal close to the Zattere promenade and Campo San Barnaba. The elegant More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 4th, 2019

Italia! Guide – Venice 2019 on sale now

The brand-new edition of the Venice and Veneto Guide from the publishers of Italia! magazine is now available to order! A 132 page guide full of expert travel inspiration, advice and fascinating itineraries – More...

bacarando in corte dell Orso
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

How to do a foodie tour of Venice

Sara Scarpa shares her tips for taking in Venice’s gastronomic highlights like a local, and finding the very best places to eat and drink in the city… Photos by Iain Reid Antica Ostaria Ruga Rialto In her More...

cicchetti at ai zemei, venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 2nd, 2019

Where to eat in Venice

Sara Scarpa loves the tradition of the Venetian pub crawl, and here she shares some of her favourite venues for great wine and authentic cicchetti… Photos by Iain Reid Antica Osteria Ruga Rialto (left) Located More...

Antica Ostaria Ruga Rialto, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, July 1st, 2019

Giro d’ombre: a cicchetti and wine tour of Venice

The Giro d’ombre is the Venetian equivalent of a pub crawl. Needless to say, this being Italy, there is plenty of food to enjoy along the way. Venice native Sara Scarpa is your guide… Photos by Iain Reid A warm More...

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

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

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

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

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...