Captivating Castelli

We’ve rounded up some of our favourite Italian castles, so if you’re looking for a memorable day out or a place to stay that’s oozing with history, you’ll find the perfect destination here, says Jenny Oldaker. Photo by Tino Gerbaldo Italy is so liberally sprinkled with castles, it’s difficult to choose just a few favourites. From solid medieval More...

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By Cara Waudby Tolley On Tuesday, July 5th, 2022
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Finders, Keepers

Discover how the finest treasures of Pompeii found their way to Naples with Joe Gartman Images by Patricia Gartman Let’s say you’re a well-connected citizen of Pompeii back in about 80 BC (don’t worry, it’s More...

By Rosie Pankhurst On Monday, June 6th, 2022
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Our Summer Sale starts here!

Kick off your Summer in style Summer is just around the corner, but we couldn’t wait a moment longer to bring you our deal of the year – the first 3 issues of your Italia! subscription for only £5! Choose More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Thursday, June 2nd, 2022
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Majella travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, visit or eat while staying around Majella with Val Nicastro’s guide to the highlights of the area… What to see and do Hike the spiritual trail The Majella National More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Thursday, June 2nd, 2022
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Italy at your fingertips

Dreaming of Italy? Rachael Martin looks at how you can bring the country closer to you with online experiences, from live-streamed art history and cookery classes, wine tastings and more. ©iStockGettyImages There’s More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Thursday, May 5th, 2022
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The new issue of Italia! is out now

Welcome to the new issue of Italia! packed with exciting features and stunning photography to get you in the mood for sunnier days ahead. Travel restrictions continue to lift around the world and I’m heartened More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
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Il Furioso and the Brothers of San Rocco

Learn how Jacopo Robusti made a name (or two) for himself in Venice in Joe Gartman’s feature. Images by Patricia Gartman A narrow alley, the Salizada San Rocco, squeezes between a gelateria and the apse of More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022
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Discover Assisi

The birthplace of the Catholic friar St Francis remains a globally important site of Christian pilgrimage © iStock Assisi stands atop Mount Asio and is flanked by swathes of Umbria’s undulating green pasture More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
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Made in Italy!

Ancient craft traditions are an integral part of Italy’s heritage, but today’s artisans face fierce competition from a world of mass-produced convenience and the preservation of these crafts is more important More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Wednesday, April 20th, 2022
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Strozzapreti

In this instalment of our Make It Simple series, resident chef Mario Matassa shows us how to make an iconic Italian pasta. Strozzapreti… literally ‘priest stranglers’, is one of the most antique pastas, with More...