Rimini travel guide

Find some of the best places to stay, visit or eat while staying around Rimini with Abigail King’s guide to the highlights of the area… Images by Abigail King unless otherwise stated ©iStock What to see and do Amintore Galli Theatre Piazza Cavour, 22  The Galli Theatre reopened in 2018 after a hiatus of 75 years, the consequence of heavy bombing More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 17th, 2022
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48 hours in Rimini

There’s so much more to Rimini than just its beaches – the city was founded by the Romans and boasts a full 2,000 years of history. And, of course, it was the place where it all began for Federico Fellini, writes More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 6th, 2022
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Our top ten guide to off-peak Alto Adige

Rachael Martin visits Alto Adige and picks out ten highlights to embrace in the months between the ski seasons. Image by Andreas Mierswa Alto Adige is the northern part of Trentino-Alto Adige and is famous for its More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, January 5th, 2022
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Discover the Ancient Greek temples at Paestum

An unusual reward for those who travel south from Salerno instead of north to the crowds of Pompeii © iStock Getty images Originally named by its Greek inhabitants as Poseidonia, Paestum is surprisingly overlooked More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 16th, 2021
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Discover Orto Botanico Padua

A glorious day of exploration among the flora of 3,500 species of plants awaits in this botanical oasis in Padua Established in 1545 as a medicinal plants teaching garden, and considered to be the origin of botanical More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 15th, 2021
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Live like a film star on the shores of Lake Como

Discover Lake Como and you’ll see why Michelle Jackson, The Novel Traveller, felt like a celebrity when exploring one of the most popular destinations in Italy with Travel Department. Before we start… Now More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 6th, 2021
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Sicily? A holiday you can’t refuse

Are you tempted to visit Sicily? Michelle Jackson, The Novel Traveller and friend of Travel Department, shares her highlights of this wonderful part of Italy. Before we start… Now that Covid vaccinations More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
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Discover San Gimignano, Tuscany

Discover the historical centre of San Gimignano and how its downfall became its architectural saviour. Image © iStock Midway between Siena and Florence stand the towers of San Gimignano, no modern city skyline More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
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Visit Tuscany: the heart of authentic Italy!

Michelle Jackson, The Novel Traveller, visited Italy’s most iconic region and discovered the highlights of Tuscany. Before we start… Now that Covid vaccinations are progressing well the world is slowly More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 16th, 2021
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Ciao Italia! – Travel Department’s favourite snippets of Italian history

Few countries in the world have such a variable, diverse and colourful history as Italy. Every time we visit, we learn new facts about Italy’s wonderful past. We’ve put together 10 Interesting Facts about Italian More...