What News on the Rialto?

With its iconic bridge and elegant architecture, the Rialto district of Venice is steeped in history. Joe Gartman tells the story of Fondaco dei Tedeschi with images by Patricia Gartman Sunset view over the Rialto Bridge to Grand Canal from the roof of Fondaco dei Tedeschi It may be on a spring day, when the faded facades of old palazzi are reflected More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 16th, 2020
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Winter in the Valle di Gran San Bernardo

Rachael Martin arrives in Aosta’s ‘cold valley’ just in time for carnival, as well as taking advantage of the snowy weather to explore the region Photos by Rachael Martin unless otherwise stated Horsetails More...

Isola Santa Cristina
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Private island paradise: Isola Santa Cristina

In the heart of the Venetian lagoon lies a private island that has long been a mystery, but after years of renovation Isola Santa Caterina is now an eco-friendly luxury retreat Photos courtesy of Isola Santa Caterina Isola More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 14th, 2020
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Hidden depths: the Venetian lagoon

Camilla Purdon discovers the secret world of the Venetian lagoon with a culinary cruise on board one of the region’s last historic fishing vessels. Photos by Camilla Purdon unless otherwise stated Mauro’s More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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Trento travel guide

Valentina Nicastro shares some of her favourite places to eat, stay and visit when in the gorgeous northern city of Trento. (Photos by Valentina Nicastro unless otherwise stated) What to see & do Castello del More...

Trento, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 13th, 2020
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48 hours in Trento

The delightful but overlooked alpine town of Trento should be on your radar all year round for a perfect weekend getaway. Words and photos by Valentina Nicastro (unless otherwise stated) Views over Trento to the More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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A meeting of ways in Courmayeur

How would a father and son, skier and snowboarder team fare for five days on the slopes together? Jon Bickley took teenager Ben back to the Alps to find out… Courmayeur photos courtesy of Jon Bickley Jon and Ben More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 9th, 2020
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Italy’s most impressive mountain peaks

Here are some of the most spectacular mountain peaks in Italy – have you scaled any of these?! Images by iStock 1 The Alps is one of the great European mountain ranges, touching Austria, Slovenia, Switzerland, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 23rd, 2019
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Seasonal Sorrento

Free of the summer’s foreign tourists, but no less lively, Sorrento is a beautiful place to be at Christmas – here’s why it’s a perfect festive destination… Words and photos by Fleur Kinson It’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, December 20th, 2019
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Molise travel guide

Valentina Nicastro brings us some of her favourite places to stay, eat and visit in Molise – a little-known region of Italy that deserves to be better known… Where to eat Osteria Paradiso An institution in Isernia, More...