Tag archive for ‘48 Hours’
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, June 9th, 2017
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48 hours in: Parma

Sara Scarpa spends a weekend in Parma, a city famous the world over for its ham and cheese, but one that also has much more  to offer visitors.  We are all, of course, already very familiar with Parma: you must More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 11th, 2017
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48 Hours in Tuscia – Part 1

This historical region of Italy, which today coincides with the province of Viterbo, was once a mighty kingdom. Heather Crombie ventures into the Land of the Etruscans… Ogre of Sacro Bosco “Here be dragons” More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 6th, 2016
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48 Hours in Alba and Asti

With truffles, Barolo and hazelnuts on the menu, Francesca Unsworth is very happy to indulge herself at the gastronomic centre of Italy on an autumnal trip to Alba and Asti The Italians have elevated numerous More...

48 Hours in Ponza - Italy Travel and Life
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 11th, 2016
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48 Hours in Ponza

Just 25 miles off the coast of Lazio, Ponza is a favourite holiday haunt of the Romans. Mario Matassa embarks on a voyage of discovery to Italy’s undiscovered island. There’s something about island holidays More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 4th, 2016
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48 Hours in Aosta

Sarah Lane travels to Italy’s northwestern corner to Aosta and discovers beautiful scenery and some surprising saints in an area of castles and culture much loved by popes and kings With spectacular alpine skylines, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Top Tips For Taormina

See below for the best places to eat, what to see and do, where to stay and how to get there to ensure you have the best time in Taormina, Sicily… What to see and do Isola Bella It would be easy to miss out More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016
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48 Hours in Portofino

Has the bewitching, world-famous destination lost its shine in recent years? Sarah Lane visits the northern Italian resort, Portofiono, to discover it has more to offer than ever… The Bay Portofino – the very More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 8th, 2016
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48 Hours in Cefalù and the Aeolian Islands

With nothing particular to do except enjoy the sun, sea and scenery, James Miller spent the weekend ambling around Cefalù and venturing out to the neighbouring islands… Here are countless reasons why visiting More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016
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48 Hours on The Venetian Islands

Venice native Sara Scarpa takes us out of town on a long cycle ride from Lido to Pellestrina, and then on a boat trip to Murano, Burano and Torcello. This is an introduction to the beautiful Venetian Islands… Visitors More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 23rd, 2016
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48 Hours in Cremona

Famous, yet relatively overlooked: that is the enigma of Cremona. Mario Matassa visits one of Italy’s truly hidden gems to uncover more than a few good reasons to visit Modesty is not a trait I would ordinarily More...