Tag archive for ‘Northern Italy’
panoramic view from Spianata Castelletto
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 11th, 2019

Genoa La Superba: the city that won’t be beaten

The collapse of the Morandi bridge last year shocked the world, but Genoa is a resilient city, and a splendid one to visit. Sarah Rodrigues samples its delights… Photos courtesy of Genoa Tourism and Sarah Rodrigues Pasta More...

Looking across the reeds and islands of Sacca di Goro, Po Delta, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 4th, 2019

48 hours in the Po Delta

The mighty Po flows for 400 miles across Italy and in many ways defines the north of the country. Penny Wainwright visits the area where it meets the sea… Photos by Penny Wainwright Piazza Trento Trieste in Ferrara The More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, December 20th, 2017

Mayor of Como bans begging and camping out in new decree

The mayor of northern Italian town of Como has passed a controversial measure which prohibits begging or camping out in the historic centre. Mayor Mario Landriscina signed the 45-day decree on Friday. The aim of More...

Varenna, Lake Como, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 20th, 2017

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 Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Events: June 2017

Summer brings festivals and events galore to Italy this month. June plays host to medieval football breaking out in Florence, light and sound in Venice, film and arts in Sicily, jousting skills in Arezzo and a More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, June 7th, 2017

Escape to Calabria with issue 152 of Italia!

 The July issue of Italia! is out now.    Get away this month to Calabria, explore the glorious beauty of the Aspromonte National Park, get a slice of city life in Modena and discover the best ice cream More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Homes in: City Apartments

Italy has a bounty of jewel-like cities – small-sized, liveable and packed with beautiful buildings. They make excellent places to buy a home, offering easy holidaymaking and superb rental returns, says Fleur More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Forests producing white truffles must be preserved, a campaign is launched

A campaign has been launched, in order to save the forests in Italy that produce the sought after white truffles. Carlo Marenda with his truffle hounds. Credit: SAVE THE TRUFFLE/The Telegraph Piedmont, the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

Garda of Eden

Jenny Crombie takes a relaxing trip to the sunny shores and calm sapphire waters of Lake Garda. The delights of pretty Bardolino tempt her to stay a little longer in paradise… There must be something in the More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, April 29th, 2016

Viewpoint: the thermal falls of Saturnia

If you’re visiting Tuscany for a rest this summer, why not visit the thermal falls of Saturnia, where Italia! recently took to the soothing waters… Of all the many natural wonders that Tuscany boasts – from More...