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Bosa in Sardinia, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 29th, 2019

Viewpoint: Bosa old town

Bosa Marina is the area that is interesting international property buyers right now, but the coloured houses of the old town of Bosa have their charm too… Photo by Getty Images Regular readers will recall that More...

Bridge of Sighs, Venice, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, March 30th, 2019

Viewpoint: The Bridge of Sighs

It may not command the location of the Rialto Bridge, but the Bridge of Sighs is arguably the greater achievement and perhaps Venice’s most beautiful bridge… Photo by Getty Images Steve Marriott crossed “over More...

PALLANZA, ITALY APRIL, 25, 2018 - Terraced gardens in the botanical garden of Villa Taranto in Pallanza, Verbania, Italy.
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 4th, 2019

Viewpoint: Botanical Gardens at Villa Taranto

The Botanical Gardens at Villa Taranto in Pallanzo on the shore of Lake Maggiore were established in the 1930s by a Scotsman called Neil Boyd Watson McEacharn… Photo by iStock/ Getty Images Captain Neil Boyd More...

Sunset over Monte Cervino, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 14th, 2019

Viewpoint: Monte Cervino

The sun catches the peak of Monte Cervino, aka the Matterhorn, as it sets over the Italian border with Switzerland in Val d’Aosta… Photo by Getty Images It is the region of Dolomites, at the eastern end of 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...

Path of the gods, Amalfi Coast
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 20th, 2018

Viewpoint: Path of the Gods

The Amalfi Coast’s breathtaking ‘Path of the Gods’ stretches from the hilltop town of Bomerano to Nocelle, a frazione of Positano Photo by Getty Images The ‘Path of the Gods’ – Il Sentiero degli Dei More...

Piazza del Popolo Todi, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 15th, 2018

Viewpoint: Piazza del Popolo

The Piazza del Popolo in Todi is one of the best-preserved medieval squares in Italy and very much the focal point of this scenic Umbrian town… This photograph of Todi’s Piazza del Popolo was taken from the More...

Zingaro Nature Reserve, Sicily
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, September 17th, 2018

Viewpoint: Zingaro National Park

Looking out into the Tyrrhenian Sea from Sicily’s Zingaro National Park… a view that has mesmerised mankind since time immemorial Sicily’s Riserva naturale dello Zingaro is a spectacular place. The park More...

Cacti Glasshouse Pallanca Exotic Garden Bordighera
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Viewpoint: Giardini Esotici Pallanca

The cactus greenhouse at the Giardini Esotici Pallanca in Bordighera, where just some of the Garden’s 3,000 succulents are kept… Giacomo Pallanca left the olive oil trade in 1861 to work with the German botanist More...

Bridge of Mary Magdalene near Borgo a Mozzano (Lucca), Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Viewpoint: Ponte della Maddalena

The Devil’s Bridge is one of Italy’s most beautiful, and most strange… The Ponte della Maddalena, otherwise known as the Ponte del Diavolo, straddles the Serchio river at Borgo a Mozzano, in Lucca, Tuscany. More...