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By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 7th, 2021

The real San Marco

Adrian Mourby ventures deep into San Marco, Venice’s oldest sestiere, which is known the world over for its piazza and yet is otherwise relatively rarely explored. Images by Kate Tadman-Mourby unless otherwise More...

Exterior of the Arena Chapel in Padua
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 2nd, 2021

Discover the beauty and history of the Scrovegni Chapel

If thou lend money to any of my people that is poor by thee, thou shalt not be to him as an usurer (Exodus 22:25) Photos by Patricia Gartman unless otherwise stated Exterior of the Arena Chapel in Padua   FAST More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 8th, 2021

Cinque Terre hotel Abbadia San Giorgio

Which do you prefer? The five-star touches of a boutique hotel or the warm, welcoming embrace of a family-run B&B? You don’t have to choose at Abbadia San Giorgio on the Ligurian coast, says Sally FitzGerald.   The More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 21st, 2020

Southern Belle: The L’Andana Resort

Head to Tuscany’s beautiful south and relax in style at L’Andana Resort, an historic and welcoming Medici villa overlooking the tranquil Maremma landscape. Image © L’Andana Under expansive, ever-changing More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019

Drink Italia! the best Tuscan red wines

From Chianti Classico to Rosso di Montalcino, we explore some well-priced Tuscan red wines from prestigious smaller producers that punch well above their weight  Tuscany is the heartland of the Sangiovese grape, More...

Cycling, Monte Amiata Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, October 6th, 2019

The Amiata effect

Tuscany isn’t all about sipping wine and watching the sun set, as Amy McPherson discovers on an e-bike tour around Monte Amiata, in the region’s south Photos by Ciclica Foto, Mario Llorca An e-bike makes More...

pavia cathedral
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 22nd, 2019

Pavia & Oltrepò Pavese travel guide

Valentina Nicastro shares some of the best attractions and sights around Pavia and its surrounding countryside – plus top spots to eat and stay. Photos by Valentina Nicastro What to see & do Certosa di Pavia This More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

Castelfalfi farmhouse, Tuscany

Stunning 210sqm, 5-bedroom farmhouse divided into two apartments, 1km from Castelfalfi and its renowned golf course, 45 minutes from Pisa airport. Apartment 1: Entrance to hallway, living room with dining area More...

Arezzo Cathedral, Tuscany, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 20th, 2019

To Arezzo for lunch

Rachael Martin took a road trip from Milan to Arezzo to discover the secrets of this Etruscan town and experience its famous antiques market  Photos by Rachael Martin unless otherwise stated The magnificent Arezzo More...

Val d'Orcia, Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Tuscany regional property guide

Fleur Kinson explores the towns and landscapes of Tuscany, and discovers a surprising and captivating diversity for prospective home-buyers… Photos by Getty Images Tuscany remains the most popular of Italian regions More...