Back to life in Umbria

Trevi

We join Penny Wainwright to explore the tourist initiatives that are encouraging visitors back to Umbria, after the devastating earthquakes of 2016… Photos by Penny Wainwright and iStock Ponte delle Torri and Monteluco, Spoleto After the serious earthquakes that hit central Italy in 2016, I was keen to see how the region was recovering from the devastation, More...

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Spoleto, Umbria, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Three highlights of Umbria

Penny Wainwright visits three Umbrian destinations – Spoleto, Trevi and Bevagna – to see how tourism initiatives are breathing life back into Italy’s heartland Photos by Penny Wainwright Following the earthquakes 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...

Ravello view, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Ravello Travel Guide

Laura Thayer explores the best places to eat, stay and visit while you’re staying in Ravello – one of the Amalfi Coast’s most popular and beautiful destinations…   What to see & do Duomo More...

Villa Cimbrone Ravello Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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48 hours in Ravello

Ravello is a joy for all ages, and Laura Thayer always finds something new to discover in this spectacular Amalfi Coast tourist destination Photos by Laura Thayer   On a coastline famous for its rugged beaches More...

Santa Maria del Monte, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Past Italia: Santa Maria del Monte

La Scalinata di Santa Maria del Monte climbs to the church of St Mary of the Mount in Caltagirone, Sicily   The Church of Saint Mary of the Mount in Caltagirone dates back to the 12th-century; its staircase More...

favignana
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Italy’s best undiscovered islands

Planning a trip off the beaten track in Italy? Set your compass for one of these secret islands – perfect destinations to discover tranquility and beauty away from the bustle of the Italian mainland… Ponza Isola More...

Siena Palio, Tuscany Siena
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Siena’s Palio: the thrill of the race

Having failed on previous occasions to see the actual races, Jane Keightley finally experiences all the pride and pageantry of Palio week in Siena… Photos by Jane Keightley This was far from the first time I More...

The Trabocchi Coast on the Adriatic coast, Abruzzi Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Pescara travel guide

Little visited by British tourists, the province of Pescara in Abruzzo remains an area that’s not on the usual tourist trail, but it’s a part of Italy that’s well worth exploring, as Lorenza Bacino More...

Pescara Abruzzo from above
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Ten reasons to love Pescara

Lorenza Bacino takes a tour of this seaside town and the surrounding province, and discovers pretty villages, abbeys, churches, museums, and plenty of wonderful places to eat Photos by Lorenza Bacino unless otherwise More...