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Join resident chef Mario Matassa as he shows us how to make perfect struffoli with step by step instructions! These little balls of sweet dough, golden fried and coated in honey, are one of the most characteristic and anticipated of the Neapolitan desserts. During the festive season, no table would seem complete without a centrepiece […]

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  We would love to welcome you to our community of Italy lovers this January. Whether you’re feeling happy and comfortable with travelling in the current situation, or if you’d rather stay at home for now, a subscription to Italia! can still help transport you to the most beautiful country in the world. There’s no better […]

Rimini travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, visit or eat while staying around Rimini with Abigail King’s guide to the highlights of the area… Images by Abigail King unless otherwise stated What to see and do Amintore Galli Theatre Piazza Cavour, 22  The Galli Theatre reopened in 2018 after a hiatus of 75 years, […]

48 hours in Rimini

There’s so much more to Rimini than just its beaches – the city was founded by the Romans and boasts a full 2,000 years of history. And, of course, it was the place where it all began for Federico Fellini, writes Abigail King Images by Abigail King unless otherwise stated It’s Friday night, so it’s […]

Our top ten guide to off-peak Alto Adige

Rachael Martin visits Alto Adige and picks out ten highlights to embrace in the months between the ski seasons. Alto Adige is the northern part of Trentino-Alto Adige and is famous for its Dolomite mountains. The 18th-century French mineralogist Déodat de Dolomieu first described and gave his name to both pale-coloured rock and mineral, and […]

The new issue of Italia! is out now

Welcome to the new issue of Italia! magazine – we are delighted you can join us, wherever you are in the world. With spring on the horizon, we are looking forward to the coming months and have a sparkling lineup of features and photos for you, celebrating the very best of Italy. Our first stop […]

WIN! A £500 Travel Department gift voucher

To celebrate our new partnership with them, Travel Department are giving one person the chance to win a £500 voucher! You can spend this on any holiday before June 2022, and Travel Department have a superb choice of fully guided holidays to many destinations worldwide. To be in with a chance to win this amazing […]

Discover the Ancient Greek temples at Paestum

An unusual reward for those who travel south from Salerno instead of north to the crowds of Pompeii Originally named by its Greek inhabitants as Poseidonia, Paestum is surprisingly overlooked on the tourist trail, partly due to its only being accessible by car. The hour-long coastal journey travelling south from Salerno brings the reward of […]

Discover Orto Botanico Padua

A glorious day of exploration among the flora of 3,500 species of plants awaits in this botanical oasis in Padua Established in 1545 as a medicinal plants teaching garden, and considered to be the origin of botanical gardens, the Orto Botanico Padua has evolved into a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a leading authority on […]