Tag archive for ‘Christmas’
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, February 4th, 2019
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Panettone on test

For a true taste of Italian Christmas, you can’t beat a slice of classic (or flavoured) panettone – here are seven to help you decide which one to serve this year The origins of panettone go back to Roman times, More...

Lights in Turin Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Luci d’Artista in Turin

Every winter the streets of Turin come alight with sophisticated electric installations by renowned artists – Joe Gartman investigates… Photos by Patricia Gartman Thomas Edison started it all, of course. Not More...

Christmas Market Bolzano Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 8th, 2019
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Five reasons to visit Italy at Christmas

From festive markets to presepe, Italy is especially magical in December – here are a few good excuses to book that flight! Photos by iStock & Getty Images 1. Where better to be at Christmas than in a festive More...

Wine at Christmas
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, December 23rd, 2018
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Drink Italia! The best wines for Christmas

Here’s our round up of really special Italian drinks to take you through the rest of the festive season and all its celebrations! Photo by Getty   A well-chosen drinks menu is essential for an exceptional More...

Pretty Panettoni at Cova, Milan, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 20th, 2018
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A Very Milanese Christmas

Milan has something to offer the visitor at all times of the year, but Rachael Martin finds its café culture particularly appealing in the lead-up to Christmas… Photos by Rachael Martin unless otherwise stated Pretty More...

Krampus festival in a snowy field just outside Castelrotto, South Tyrol, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 19th, 2018
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A Wild Christmas

Each December, the terrifying costumed figures of Krampus paint South Tyrol red with their extravaganza. Marina Spironetti attends a traditional parade of the monsters in Castelrotto Photos by Marina Spironetti Men More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Italia! Christmas gift guide 2017

Bring some Italian style to the festive season with our fantastic Italia! Christmas gift guide. Featuring gift ideas for the whole family! Marche Leather Goods Beautiful leather goods including handbags, manbags More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, December 20th, 2016
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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 Wednesday, December 14th, 2016
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Food and Drink Christmas Gift Guide

Bring a dash of Italian style to the festive season with our gift ideas for the whole family Adopt an Olive Tree For an unusual gift that lovers of Italian food will adore, why not adopt an olive tree? The recipient More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2016
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Christmas Gift Guide – for Him and Her

Bring a dash of Italian style to the festive season with our gift ideas for the whole family Prosecco Soap For a truly indulgent cleanse, this prosecco soap is enriched with linden flower extract and infused with More...