Italia! Photos of the month: January 2020


Start the new year right with our gallery of photos from January’s reader photo competition. Which one do you like best? This month’s winner:  “I took this on a foggy morning in February. It’s just by the Rialto market in Venice, just as the city was waking up and before the tourist hordes arrived.” by […]

Italia! Photos of the month: December 2019

reader photos December 2019

Here are our favourite photos of Italy from Italia! readers this month. Read on to find out our photo winner and runners-up for December… This month’s winner:  “Beautiful crisp winter morning on Lago Trasimeno with the snow-capped hills in the distance seen through a memorial sculpture, best view in all Umbria!” by Stuart Moore, Rochdale […]

Italia! Photos of the month: November 2019

Check out our latest Italy gallery – all these great pics were snapped by Italia! readers. Which is your favourite?! This month’s winner:  “The staircase at the Palazzo Contarini del Bovolo, with a cheeky sunburst. Not only was the spiral staircase an incredible sight, but climbing to the top for rooftop views across the city […]

Italia! photos of the month: October 2019


We’ve got lots more wonderful photos of Italy to showcase this month. Enjoy these marvellous shots from Italia! readers… This month’s winner:  “It could only happen in Venice! A truly theatrical backstreet.” by Anita Hashtrudi, Aberlady   More of our favourites this month… “Isola Bella, view from Stresa. Photo taken in April 2019, just after receiving […]

Italia! photos of the month: August 2019

We’ve got another spectacular collection of Italian photos this month – all taken by Italia! readers for our regular competition. Get set to enjoy these stunning snaps… This month’s winner:  “We got married in Alghero, one of our favourite places in Italy. Here we are being piped through the old town. We also think it […]

Viewpoint: Cascate del Mulino

cascate del mulino

The Maremma’s Cascate del Mulino (Cascades of the Mill) are fed by hot spring waters that flow underground from the site of the Terme di Saturnia Spa… Photo by Getty Images  Just upstream from here, the Terme di Saturnia is as luxurious a spa resort as you could hope for, but the 37°C waters that […]

Italia! photos of the month: July 2019

Ragusa ibla

Feast your eyes on this glorious gallery of photos – showing off some of the very best sights from across the Italian peninsula! This month’s winner:  “Ragusa Ibla in the evening. My wife and I visited for a week at the beginning of October.” by Hugh Campbell, Newton Mearns More of our favourites this month… […]

Viewpoint: Calvary of Manduria

The Calvary of Manduria. Puglia. Italy.

In a small town in Puglia, at the edge of the Piazza San Francesco, stands the Calvary of Manduria in Puglia, the work of a 19th-century artist… Photo by Getty Images Calvary (also known as Golgotha) was the hill where Jesus Christ was crucified, and a calvary (calvario in Italian) is an artistic representation of […]

Italia! photos of the month: June 2019

venice carnival

This month we have a gallery of glorious photos from our readers, showcasing the very best scenes from up and down the Italian peninsula… This month’s winner:  “Wonderful Venice Carnival 2019, away from the crowds.” by Johannah Duckett, Southport More of our favourites this month… “Looking over the beautiful ‘Bay of Silence’ at Sestri Levante. We […]

Italia! photos of the month: May 2019

Venice, Italy

Check out this selection of gorgeous reader photos, guaranteed to make you want to pack your bags and board a plane to Italy right away! This month’s winner:  “While me and my mum were staying in Bellagio we took a boat across to Varenna and visited the beautiful gardens of the Villa Monastero.” by Melissa […]