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Puglia view, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

Ask the experts: family travel, apartments in Venice and more

This month, our experts offer advice on family holidays in Puglia, how to buy a ground-floor flat in Venice, and when to make an Italian will… Puglia is a fantastic destination for all the family A week in Puglia How More...

Father Christmas, Venice, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018

Viewpoint: Father Christmas in Venice!

Six rowers, all dressed as Father Christmas, cut a steady course across the Venetian lagoon on their mission to deliver presents to children… Photo by Getty In the far north of Italy, the bringer of gifts is More...

Venice rowing lesson Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, August 19th, 2018

Learning to Row in Venice

Mark Nicholls visits Venice, where he goes beyond the usual tourist sites to take lessons in rowing like a real gondolier… Photos by Sharon Nicholls unless otherwise stated Nan McElroy is patiently attempting More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 24th, 2017

Italia! Guide: Venice and Veneto

Welcome to the new Italia! Guide: Venice and Veneto. Your complete travel guide revised and updated ready for your next trip. Find things to do and places to visit with our new Italia! Guide featuring 132 pages More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 18th, 2017

My life in Venice…

Linda Little from Sydney, Australia, bought a two-bedroom apartment in the San Polo district of Venice in early 2016. It sits three floors up in a canalside townhouse, in a quiet area close to all the city’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Love in Venice

For some people, there has only ever been one ‘City of Romance’ Many towns are called the ‘City of Love’ – Rome, Verona and Paris, to name but three. For Sara Scarpa, however, none can match the claims More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

Christmas in Venice

Visiting Venice at this time of year will offer you an experience quite unlike the one you would have if you were to join the throngs of tourists in mid-summer Local woman Sara Scarpa describes the atmosphere of More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

Recipes from Venice – Part 2

The most popular soup in Venice is pasta and fagioli (pasta and beans), a hearty combination that warms body and soul during the long rainy season. Risi e bisi (rice and peas) is a simple and yet delicious duo More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 5th, 2016

Recipes from Venice – Part 1

The legendary cuisine of La Serenisima deserves close attention, so join Mario Matassa as he unpicks the flavours and feeling behind Venetian cooking… Venice hardly needs an introduction. One of the most More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, May 20th, 2016

The columns of the Palazzo Ducale, Venice

The sculptural decoration on the three exposed corners of the Ducale Palace proclaims the fragility of man. Venice is a wonder which never ceases to amaze me. It often seems, when I look at old favourites, that More...