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By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 14th, 2021

Finding Fiesole

Fiesole offers a day away from the bustle of Florence and is well worth exploring when you get there, writes Florence tour guide Freya Middleton. Images by Freya Middleton  Going to Fiesole is something I have More...

Stuffed guinea fowl
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, December 23rd, 2019

The Italian Christmas

Mario Matassa reveals the secrets of Italian festive food. Though Christmas Day provides the climax of the occasion, the Christmas Eve feast provides the perfect opportunity to warm up for the big event Photos by More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 28th, 2019

Piedmont regional property guide

If you’re thinking of a new life in Italy, Piedmont could be for you. Fleur Kinson discovers the property potential of this spectacular northern region… Photos by Getty Images Piedmont has some spectacular More...

la bellina, Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

La Bellina, Tuscany

La Bellina is set in Monticiano, Tuscany. This is a unique farmhouse, located in the middle of the Torrente Farma Nature Reserve, between Siena and Grosseto. It was purchased by the Dutch actress Monique van de 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...

Castiglione del Lago
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 13th, 2019

Villa Castiglione del Lago, Umbria

Villa Castiglione del Lago, Umbria. This is a spacious villa with garage in a beautiful panoramic position. Up a spiral staircase you come to a “tower room” with views over the Umbrian and Tuscan countryside More...

Piazza del Campo, Siena
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, August 19th, 2019

Five best Italian piazzas

The piazza is at the heart of Italian life and each one boasts its own unique history and atmosphere – here we pay homage to a few of our favourites Photos by iStock 1 Dubbed by Napoleon “Europe’s finest 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...

Trenino rosso
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 26th, 2019

Five classic train journeys

Read on to discover five of the best Italian rail journeys, with our round-up of train rides to remember. What’s your favourite…? Photos by iStock unless otherwise stated Photo by Amanda Robinson   1. The 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...