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By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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Siena: what to see and do

Jane Keightley brings us six highlights of this magical Tuscan city… the things not to be missed when you visit Siena… Photos by iStock Piazza del Campo The shell-shaped piazza that is the centre of Siena More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Siena’s Palio: the Thrill of the Race

Having failed on previous occasions to see the actual races, Jane Keightley finally experiences all the pride and pageantry of Palio week in Siena… Photos by Jane Keightley This was far from the first time I More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016
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Spirit of Siena

Like the city itself, Siena’s top hotel is steeped in history. Sarah Lane enjoys a stay in sumptuous surroundings Siena is indisputably one of Italy’s most alluring cities. With its fabulous art and architecture, More...

By Sarah Williamson On Monday, November 7th, 2022
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An Italian Christmas with Mario Matassa

We go behind the scenes of an Italian Christmas with Mario Matassa as he explores the rich and austere festive food and traditions of Italy… Emilia-Romagna©GettyImages To describe a celebration of food as More...

By Sarah Williamson On Tuesday, September 6th, 2022
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Tuscany Travel Guide

A travel guide to the Italian region of Tuscany… Santa Fiora, Grosseto Tuscany remains the most popular of Italian regions and is loved by tourists and would-be property buyers for many reasons, not least More...

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By Sarah Williamson On Tuesday, September 6th, 2022
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Living in Tuscany

Dreamily perfect countryside and gem-like cities stuffed with art make Tuscany a perennial favourite for visitors and homebuyers in Italy. Properties here make a rock-solid investment, says Fleur Kinson Volterra More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Thursday, June 2nd, 2022
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Italy at your fingertips

Dreaming of Italy? Rachael Martin looks at how you can bring the country closer to you with online experiences, from live-streamed art history and cookery classes, wine tastings and more. ©iStockGettyImages There’s More...

By Cara Waudby Tolley On Monday, May 16th, 2022
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Top 10 guide to Urbino

The Marche region has a glittering coastline, verdant hills, majestic mountains, and a trove of artistic treasures – Chris Allsop explains why your first cultural stop should be Urbino. Images by Val Nicastro  The 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...