Five reasons to visit Puglia

Old Town Of Vieste, Gargano Peninsula, Apulia region, Italy, Europe

As if you needed any more reason to take a trip to this sun-drenched southern region, here are five excuses to pack your bags and book that plane! Photos by Puglia Holiday Rentals 1 Puglia is one of the largest wine regions in Italy but it is only in recent years that it has actually produced its own wines – previously the bulk was sent to wineries More...

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Cattedrale di San Lorenzo, Genoa
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Making Tracks, Part 5: Milan to Genoa

Two decades ago Rachael Martin arrived in Italy, exploring the country by rail and dreaming of rooms with a view. Twenty years, one Italian husband and two kids later, she still has the memories of those first voyages More...

Italian agriturismo
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, January 20th, 2019
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Vero Italiano: agriturismi

Mario Matassa heads out into the countryside to stay on an agriturismo, and discovers why these farm-stays can provide the perfect holidays for foodie travellers…  Photos by Mario Matassa There are more than More...

View from limonaia, Lake Garda
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Hidden Garda

Lake Garda, the largest of the Italian lakes, can also be the most crowded. Chris Allsop visits its western side where he enjoys the lake’s quieter spots and a rich vein of history Photos by Chris Allsop Peace More...

The Masseria San Domenico, Puglia
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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In search of la bella figura

Beverley Byrne goes to the Masseria San Domenico on the Adriatic coast of Puglia in her quest for wellbeing The Masseria San Domenico stands 500 metres from the sea at Savelletri di Fasano   Science confirms More...

St Benedict’s monastery, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Lazio & Abruzzo travel guide

Penny Wainwright brings us some highlights from off-the-beaten-track destinations in deepest Lazio and rural Abruzzo – from food & drink to great places to stay and things to see and do… Photos by Penny More...

View across Lake Turano from Antuni, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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48 hours in Lazio & Abruzzo

Driving northeast from Rome, into deepest Lazio, you soon come across some places that could only be in Italy. Penny Wainwright takes the tour… Photos by Penny Wainwright  12th-century tower in Castel di Tora   On More...

Lake Como, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Five reasons to visit Italy’s lakes

Whether you favour the grandeur of the tourist favourites, or the peace of off-the beaten-track locations, there is a perfect lakeside destination for you Photos by iStock and Jane Keightley 1 Maggiore Lake Maggiore More...

Graffiti near San Francesco della Vigna, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Castello travel guide

Adrian Mourby shares some of the best sights, accommodation and places to eat & drink in one of Venice’s least-visited districts Photos by Kate Tadman-Mourby What to see and do Querini Stampalia After More...

Londra Palace, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Castello: the quiet sestiere

Adrian Mourby takes a walk around the tranquil backwaters of Venice as he explores the city’s fascinating Castello district… Photos by Kate Tadman-Mourby Londra Palace in the Castello district   It’s More...