Italia! Guide – The Grand Tour 2018 on sale now

This excellent Grand Tour 132-page travel guide from the publishers of Italia! magazine is packed with expert travel know-how, stunning imagery and itineraries to help make the most of your next trip to Italy – whether you are planning a short break or a longer getaway to this captivating country.   This glossy guide takes its inspiration from More...

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Piazza Duomo, Syracuse
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Exploring Italy’s Past

Paul Beston, an experienced guide from Peter Sommer Travels, explains how an appreciation of the layers of Italy’s history adds an extra dimension to any Italian holiday Photos by iStock   Piazza Duomo, More...

Trastevere Rome
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Four hidden highlights of Rome

Real Rome Tours runs guided tours of Italy’s capital, and they have some fantastic expert tips for hidden Roman gems that you can visit in just one day… Rome is simply iconic – full of amazing sights, More...

Puglia picnic with altamura bread
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, May 19th, 2018
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Food for thought: a tasty tour of Puglia

Mark Nicholls follows the culinary contours of Puglia on a walking – and eating – tour around this unique region of southern Italy Words and photos by Mark Nicholls The darkened inner walls of the baker’s More...

Fiat 500 tour Rome
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018
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Rome in a Fiat 500

Italy has given us many great cars, but there is one that is more iconic than any other. Mark Nicholls experienced a tour around Rome as a passenger in a classic Fiat 500… The streets emit a cacophony of toots More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 15th, 2017
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Insiders Rome: the Villa Borghese

Cardinal Scipione Borghese (1577-1633) was a patron of Bernini and Caravaggio. The Baroque legacy at his Villa is a wonder to behold… People are often surprised to learn that, at least as far as major European More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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Verona and Garda: share the adventure

Traveleyes is a company that offers holidays for visually impaired people. Rachael Martin went with them to join a group of sighted and visually impaired tourists on a trip to Verona and Lake Garda. It’s a Sunday More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017
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Rome’s best ice-cream parlours

Summer in Rome can be a sweltering affair, so here at Italia! we believe that ice cream is necessity. Lorenza Bacino and Michela Di Carlo seek out the best ice cream parlours in the city to ensure you enjoy the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
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Real Rome Tours for Italia! readers

Tours are often the best way of getting around a City. You can explore without missing out any of the details of the place you are visiting. Some tours, however, can be less than interesting. It is common for the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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Things to do – Italian Events in April

There are some important dates in Italy this month, with Easter Sunday falling on the 26th, Liberation Day on the 25th, Rome’s birthday on the 21st, as well as St George’s Day, St Mark’s Day, and not-to-be-missed More...