Tag archive for ‘Photos’
Santa Maria del Monte, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Past Italia: Santa Maria del Monte

La Scalinata di Santa Maria del Monte climbs to the church of St Mary of the Mount in Caltagirone, Sicily   The Church of Saint Mary of the Mount in Caltagirone dates back to the 12th-century; its staircase More...

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

Bevagna and Cannara wine estate in Umbria
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Italia! photos of the month: June 2018

Keep sending us your Italian travel snaps for entry to our monthly photo competition. Here are our favourites for June! This month’s winner:  “One of the canals in Venice during my holiday there in April. A More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
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Italia! photos of the month: May 2018

We love seeing your Italian snaps, and these are the winning photos for this month. Which is your favourite…? This month’s winner:  “Boat trip from Panarea, heading to Stromboli. Summer 2017.” by Karen More...

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

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Viewpoint: Cagliari Cathedral

Cagliari Cathedral was built in the 13th century in the Pisan-Romanesque style and later renovated in the Baroque style. Both can be seen here… Every Easter, the Cagliari branch of the Confraternita del Gonfalone More...

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