Tag archive for ‘Holidays’
View from limonaia, Lake Garda
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, January 16th, 2019
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Hidden Garda

Lake Garda, the largest of the Italian lakes, can also be the most crowded. Chris Allsop visits its western side where he enjoys the lake’s quieter spots and a rich vein of history Photos by Chris Allsop Peace More...

Sanctuary of La Verna
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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Head for the hills

Travelling far from the bustle of city life, Rachael Martin heads off the beaten track to find peace and quiet in Tuscany’s Casentino National Park Photos by Rachael Martin unless otherwise stated Sanctuary of More...

The Masseria San Domenico, Puglia
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 15th, 2019
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In search of la bella figura

Beverley Byrne goes to the Masseria San Domenico on the Adriatic coast of Puglia in her quest for wellbeing The Masseria San Domenico stands 500 metres from the sea at Savelletri di Fasano   Science confirms More...

St Benedict’s monastery, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, January 5th, 2019
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Lazio & Abruzzo travel guide

Penny Wainwright brings us some highlights from off-the-beaten-track destinations in deepest Lazio and rural Abruzzo – from food & drink to great places to stay and things to see and do… Photos by Penny More...

View across Lake Turano from Antuni, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, January 4th, 2019
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48 hours in Lazio & Abruzzo

Driving northeast from Rome, into deepest Lazio, you soon come across some places that could only be in Italy. Penny Wainwright takes the tour… Photos by Penny Wainwright  12th-century tower in Castel di Tora   On More...

Lake Como, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, December 9th, 2018
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Five reasons to visit Italy’s lakes

Whether you favour the grandeur of the tourist favourites, or the peace of off-the beaten-track locations, there is a perfect lakeside destination for you Photos by iStock and Jane Keightley 1 Maggiore Lake Maggiore More...

Graffiti near San Francesco della Vigna, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Castello travel guide

Adrian Mourby shares some of the best sights, accommodation and places to eat & drink in one of Venice’s least-visited districts Photos by Kate Tadman-Mourby What to see and do Querini Stampalia After More...

Londra Palace, Venice
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Castello: the quiet sestiere

Adrian Mourby takes a walk around the tranquil backwaters of Venice as he explores the city’s fascinating Castello district… Photos by Kate Tadman-Mourby Londra Palace in the Castello district   It’s More...

Street market, Lecce, Puglia
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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Salento travel guide

Sara Scarpa explores a few of Salento’s top things to see and do, plus great places to eat and accommodation to suit all budgets… Photos by Iain Reid What to see and do Basilica di Santa Croce, Lecce The More...

Lecce, Puglia
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 26th, 2018
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48 hours in Salento

Sara Scarpa travels to Salento in Puglia and discovers a timeless land ‘beyond the sea’ Photos by Iain Reid  The inviting bay at Porto Cesareo   Puglia, the iconic and much loved ‘boot heel’ of Italy, More...