The Song of Dolomites


Sarah Rodrigues enjoys outdoor opera in the soaring Dolomites, where the dress code is hiking boots and walking gear. Hiking up a mountain is definitely not for everyone, but even the most reluctant of up-hillers (and there are a few of them around me, if the heavy panting and ragged gasping I can hear is anything to go by) would probably concede that More...

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palazzina di Caccia
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020

Fast Culture: The Stag on the Rooftop

Just outside Turin stands a pleasure place built for Victor Amadeus, Duke of Savoy, who commissioned it as a hunting lodge. Image: Facade of the Palazzina di Caccia by Patricial Gartman It all started with Humbert More...

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

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 Monday, July 13th, 2020

What News on the Rialto?

With its iconic bridge and elegant architecture, the Rialto district of Venice is steeped in history. Joe Gartman tells the story of Fondaco dei Tedeschi with images by Patricia Gartman Sunset view over the Rialto More...

Florence at night
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 10th, 2020

6 ways to make the most of a trip to Florence

María Castellarosa takes us on a tour of one of Northern Italy’s favourite cities with six top tips for the trip of a lifetime… Florence is known as the golden age city. What makes it my favorite is More...

san bernardo carnival
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 16th, 2020

Winter in the Valle di Gran San Bernardo

Rachael Martin arrives in Aosta’s ‘cold valley’ just in time for carnival, as well as taking advantage of the snowy weather to explore the region Photos by Rachael Martin unless otherwise stated Horsetails More...

Isola Santa Cristina
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Private island paradise: Isola Santa Cristina

In the heart of the Venetian lagoon lies a private island that has long been a mystery, but after years of renovation Isola Santa Caterina is now an eco-friendly luxury retreat Photos courtesy of Isola Santa Caterina Isola More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020

Hidden depths: the Venetian lagoon

Camilla Purdon discovers the secret world of the Venetian lagoon with a culinary cruise on board one of the region’s last historic fishing vessels. Photos by Camilla Purdon unless otherwise stated Mauro’s More...

MUSE building Trento
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 13th, 2020

Trento travel guide

Valentina Nicastro shares some of her favourite places to eat, stay and visit when in the gorgeous northern city of Trento. (Photos by Valentina Nicastro unless otherwise stated) What to see & do Castello del More...

Trento, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 13th, 2020

48 hours in Trento

The delightful but overlooked alpine town of Trento should be on your radar all year round for a perfect weekend getaway. Words and photos by Valentina Nicastro (unless otherwise stated) Views over Trento to the More...