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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...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 5th, 2018
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Making Tracks, Part 3: to Lake Como

Two decades ago Rachael Martin arrived in Italy, exploring the country by rail and dreaming of rooms with a view. Twenty years, one Italian husband and two kids later, she still has the memories of those first voyages More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 21st, 2018
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Homes in Lombardy

Dreamy lakesides, elegant little cities, super-stylish dressers and a sky-high quality of life – it’s no wonder this mighty northern region has long been so popular. It still makes a great choice for property, More...

Varenna, Lake Como, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 20th, 2017
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Homes in: The Lakes

Italy is blessed with an abundance of stunning lakes – from romantic giants with Alpine backdrops to crystalline volcanic beauties fringed by leafy hills to secret wild ponds in the middle of nowhere. Fleur Kinson More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, August 7th, 2016
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Viewpoint: The Horses of Bisbino

Lake Como is the the backdrop for the dramatic story of a herd of Haflinger horses and their struggle for survival. It’s a story – that without the help of some very special people – could so easily have More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 4th, 2016
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Sculpture: Piazza Camerlata

Italia! investigates a very different view of this renowned Italian lakeside town, with a visit to a dizzying sculpture in Piazza Camerlata, in Como What do you envisage when you think of the Italian Lakes? It More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, April 30th, 2016
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The Best Lakes in Italy

Whether you want glorious scenery, peaceful walks or adrenalin-packed watersports, Italy’s inland waters boast it all. Here’s Italia!’s pick of the country’s beautiful lakes 1. Lake Garda The largest of More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 12th, 2016
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Gardens of the Northern Lakes

Historically a trailblazer in garden design, Italy still wows with its gorgeous giardini. Fleur Kinson finds variety in all its splendour on the shores of the northern lakes. Italy, like England, is one of the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016
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Top 4 Italian Health and Beauty Spas

Relax in style, here’s a quick break down of the very best… If you want a relaxing holiday, then what better than staying at a spa? Take your pick from four of the best spas in Italy. Grand Hotel Villa More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 13th, 2015
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Villa Balbianello

Villa Balbianello by Steven King “The photo was taken at Villa Balbianello, May 2014. There appeared to be a magnificent view wherever you turned.”      More...