Italia! Photos of the month: January 2020

Venice

Start the new year right with our gallery of photos from January’s reader photo competition. Which one do you like best? This month’s winner:  “I took this on a foggy morning in February. It’s just by the Rialto market in Venice, just as the city was waking up and before the tourist hordes arrived.” by Brian Lloyd Duckett, Southport   More More...

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Sulmona
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Viewpoint: Sulmona confetti

Sulmona, in the province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo, is chiefly famous for being the world capital of confetti, the dragée almonds given to wedding guests… Harry and Meghan had them at their wedding. So did William More...

Poggio Allemanno
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 7th, 2020
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Viewpoint: Poggio Alemanno

A midwinter’s dawn breaks at Poggio Alemanno in Oltrepò Pavese, illuminating the remains of the previous night’s light snowfall. Photo by Getty Images We tend to associate winter snow with northern Europe, More...

reader photos December 2019
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Italia! Photos of the month: December 2019

Here are our favourite photos of Italy from Italia! readers this month. Read on to find out our photo winner and runners-up for December… This month’s winner:  “Beautiful crisp winter morning on Lago Trasimeno More...

Madonna Della Corona
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 9th, 2019
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Viewpoint: Santuario Madonna della Corona

This is obviously quite an unusual place to build a church, but the story of why the Santuario Madonna della Corona is here is even more unusual… Photo by Getty Images The people of Monte Baldo were baffled by More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 6th, 2019
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Italia! Photos of the month: November 2019

Check out our latest Italy gallery – all these great pics were snapped by Italia! readers. Which is your favourite?! This month’s winner:  “The staircase at the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, with a cheeky More...

dawn in Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Viewpoint: dawn in Tuscany

Dawn breaks over Tuscan countryside… mist-shrouded valleys gently yield views of their ripening vineyards and fertile terraces, and nary a dog dares to bark… Photo by Getty Images Tuscany has long held an appeal More...

pisa cathedral
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Past Italia! Pisa Cathedral

This fine example of Romanesque architecture is largely ignored, thanks to a mistake that occurred in its grounds… Photo by Getty Images Ask anyone what they know about Pisa and they’ll mention its Leaning More...

venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Italia! photos of the month: October 2019

We’ve got lots more wonderful photos of Italy to showcase this month. Enjoy these marvellous shots from Italia! readers… This month’s winner:  “It could only happen in Venice! A truly theatrical backstreet.” by Anita More...

Waterfall Tivoli
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, October 6th, 2019
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Viewpoint: waterfalls at Tivoli

The ancient and modern town of Tivoli lies at the falls of the Arienne river as it descends from the Sabine Hills on its way to meet the Tiber in Rome… Photo by Getty Images Just 30km from the capital, Tivoli More...