Tag archive for ‘Italian Photos’
Susa, Piedmont
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

Italia! photos of the month: September 2018

Welcome to another gallery of glorious photos from Italy – all of them captured by Italia! readers for our monthly competition… This month’s winner:  “Strolling through the beautiful historic town of Susa, More...

Cacti Glasshouse Pallanca Exotic Garden Bordighera
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 9th, 2018

Viewpoint: Giardini Esotici Pallanca

The cactus greenhouse at the Giardini Esotici Pallanca in Bordighera, where just some of the Garden’s 3,000 succulents are kept… Giacomo Pallanca left the olive oil trade in 1861 to work with the German botanist More...

Modica Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 20th, 2018

Italia! photos of the month: July 2018

We love seeing your photos and this month we’ve got some fantastic snapshots from all over the Italian peninsula – enjoy! This month’s winner:  “Modica 2013. Cathedral San Giorgio Cathedral with More...

Bridge of Mary Magdalene near Borgo a Mozzano (Lucca), Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 17th, 2018

Viewpoint: Ponte della Maddalena

The Devil’s Bridge is one of Italy’s most beautiful, and most strange… The Ponte della Maddalena, otherwise known as the Ponte del Diavolo, straddles the Serchio river at Borgo a Mozzano, in Lucca, Tuscany. More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, June 18th, 2018

Viewpoint: transhumance in Aosta

The transhumance of livestock in Italy is a tradition that dates back centuries, even millennia…   Transhumance, the act of moving livestock ‘across ground’ to new pastures, has been practised in Italy More...

Fishing boats on Porticello Beach - Lipari Island, Aeolian Islands, Sicily, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Viewpoint: Porticello Beach

Porticello Beach lies on the northeastern end of the island of Lipari, one of the glorious Aeolian Islands just north of Sicily… This pebbly beach on Lipari is notable for its content of pumice. Pumice mining More...

antique picture Italy: Naples, Pasta Factory
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, April 25th, 2018

Past Italia: Pasta in Italy

This image of a 19th-century factory in Naples illustrates just how fundamental pasta is to Italian cuisine Where or when pasta originated is something we will never know. A lot of the problem lies in what we mean More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018

Italia! photos of the month: April 2018

This month, our winning reader photos are just as spectacular as ever… here are our favourites! This month’s winner:  “Assisi in October 2017, when visiting my brother and family, looking upon the church More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Viewpoint: The Fountain of Diana

Close-up of the fountain of Diana, Archimede square in Ortigia, Syracuse The Fountain of Diana on Piazza Archimede in Ortigia is the work of the Italian sculptor Giulio Moschetti and was completed in 1907, two years More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Viewpoint: Villa Rufolo

The beautiful Villa Rufolo looks over the resort of Ravello – offering one Italy’s very finest coastal views (as you can see!) In the Middle Ages, the Villa Rufolo was one of the grandest houses on the More...