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By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016
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48 Hours in Genova

With its dramatic geography, recent cultural renaissance and fascinating backstreets, Francesca Unsworth explains why it’s time to fall in love with this dynamic city Genova never quite seems to make it onto More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, May 7th, 2016
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48 Hours in Modena

Famous for making some of the world’s best cars, Modena is also at the heart of Italy’s Food Valley and can boast one of the nation’s most beautiful cathedrals. Sarah Lane explores… The city of Modena More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, May 5th, 2016
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48 Hours in L’Aquila

Sarah Lane heads to Abruzzo to explore the noble city of L’Aquila and the surrounding Gran Sasso National Park, an area of stunning natural beauty, wildlife and good-tempered sheep. The medieval city of L’Aquila More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, April 29th, 2016
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48 Hours in Mantua

Sarah Lane takes a relaxing stroll around the lakeside oasis in Lombardy to find out more about nesting storks, Latin poets and the singularly rampant Gonzaga dynasty Approaching Mantua from the east you’re More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, April 25th, 2016
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48 Hours in Ventotene

A tiny island off Italy’s west coast hides in the shadows cast by its more popular neighbours, Ischia and Ponza. Sarah Lane finds out why Ventotene deserves a visit. The island of Ventotene is one of Italy’s More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, April 16th, 2016
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48 Hours in Cinque Terre

Inspiring walks, stunning scenery and delicious food are just a few of the pleasures the Cinque Terre has to offer. Sarah Lane revisits one of her favourite locations in Italy The northwest coast is home to five More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, April 7th, 2016
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48 Hours in Orvieto

Famous worldwide for its white wine and extraordinarily beautiful cathedral, there is much more to the Umbrian town of Orvieto than meets the eye… Any mention of Orvieto will probably bring to mind the popular More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016
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48 Hours in Florence

Florence is the perfect venue for a weekend away if you simply want to be a tourist: there’s so much to see, read about and photograph, and it’s one of those rare places where there’s really no point in trying More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 7th, 2016
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48 Hours in Perugia

With a tangible history dating back to Etruscan times, Perugia, the capital city of Umbria, had more than enough to keep Lorenza Bacino busy for a long weekend… Perugia from the Mercato Coperto Sitting on the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, January 18th, 2016
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Siracusa & Taormina

James Miller travels the east coast of Sicily to discover two cities rich in ancient history and vibrant with modern life… The Coastline in Siracusa The Roman statesman and scholar Cicero described Siracusa as More...