A regional guide to Italy’s Islands

Capri Campania, one of Italy's Islands

Italy’s Islands are very distinctive places where traditions, languages, and wildlife have evolved in their own way. Pick your next destination with this regional guide to Sardinia, Sicily and the rest… Featured photo © Feng Wei Photography Words by Fleur Kinson Italy, as a nation-state, has existed in its current form for about a century […]

Living on the Islands of Italy

Isola Bella, Taormina

Italy has some of Europe’s most beautiful islands. From sizeable landmasses to tiny gems, you’ll find every kind of Mediterranean idyll here. Island homes make an excellent investment, says Fleur Kinson. Featured photo © VanSky Words by Fleur Kinson Ah, the lure of islands! Naturally romantic places, these spots of sea-encircled land offer a natural […]

Living in Sardinia: Our Island life

Dave and Marie Tringham living in Sardinia

Living in Sardinia sounds like a tempting prospect. Dave and Marie Tringham from Sheffield share their experience of Island life.  Photo © Dave and Marie Tringham Dave and Marie Tringham are well-placed to share a taste of what it’s like living in Sardinia. They own a two-bedroom apartment in a small beach town in the […]

Life and property in Puglia

Great weather, endless seaside and fabulous food make property in Puglia a perennial favourite for buyers in Italy. Fleur Kinson guides you through this wonderful, affordable southern region Puglia at a glance The region Puglia is the ‘heel’ of Italy’s ‘boot’, and uncluttered region known for its whitewashed towns, its ‘trulli’, its food (especially its […]

Living in Veneto

Cortina d'Ampezzo

Jewel-like cities, golden beaches, sleepy hills and dramatic mountains – this sophisticated northern region has it all. From elegant urban apartments to low-priced rustic retreats, Veneto is a great place to buy property, says Fleur Kinson.   Tucked up in the northeastern corner of Italy, Veneto encompasses an extraordinary array of landscapes. The region’s feet […]

Take part in the renovation of ancient Italian villages

stone hut in salento, puglia. ITS Italy rennovation

ITS ITALY has now launched ITS LENDING, a new lending crowdfunding platform to preserve years’ worth of heritage and make a profitable investment while doing so.   Famous for its culture and exquisite food, Italy attracts thousands of tourists every year. Many daydream about buying a romantic property at the heart of an ancient village […]

Three steps to avoid buying mistakes in Italy

buying property in Italy, rural town scene

Find out the three most critical home-buying secrets, learn how to avoid a poor purchase experience, and buy as smoothly as possible in Italy. More and more people are buying property and considering moving to Italy today. Aside from the abundant culture, exceptionally diverse nature, and enviable climate that attracts us, the world is seeing […]

Homes under restoration

Bringing an old ruin back from the dead and creating the bespoke house of your dreams has long been a popular adventure for overseas buyers in Italy. Fleur Kinson says it’s still a great option. In the last forty years, many thousands of non-Italians have bought and rebuilt or restored a dilapidated property in Italy. […]

Why buy property in Italy?

Sponsored post by D&G Property Advice And how should you go about it, really? Italy is such a diverse and beautiful place to be and to live, it’s no wonder you’re interested. Whether to retire, holiday for longer than one summer, or move for a better lifestyle and work environment, Italy has a lot to […]

Free tickets to A Place in the Sun Live

place in the sun live

We have teamed up with A Place in the Sun Live to offer you FREE tickets to their next show at Manchester Central on 6 – 8 March 2020 A Place in the Sun Live is the official exhibition of the Channel 4 TV show and the largest overseas property exhibition in Europe – the perfect place […]