Tag archive for ‘Tours’
Piazza Duomo, Syracuse
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Exploring Italy’s Past

Paul Beston, an experienced guide from Peter Sommer Travels, explains how an appreciation of the layers of Italy’s history adds an extra dimension to any Italian holiday Photos by iStock   Piazza Duomo, More...

Trastevere Rome
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Four hidden highlights of Rome

Real Rome Tours runs guided tours of Italy’s capital, and they have some fantastic expert tips for hidden Roman gems that you can visit in just one day… Rome is simply iconic – full of amazing sights, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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Lords of Lucca and Princes of Pesaro: opera and art in Le Marche and Tuscany

Two towns, two coastlines, two composers and both with rich, magnificent histories. Who are we talking about? Along the sandy beach of the Adriatic sits the town of Pesaro while near the coast of the Tyrrhenian More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Railway Touring Company: Steaming into Tuscany

There are many ways to see Italy, but surely one of the most unique has to be by steam train. Mark Nicholls enjoys a nostalgic steam train tour across the Apennines from Rimini to Florence, then to Siena, Pisa – More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 8th, 2017
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Questions and Answers: Painting holidays and updating wills

Our experts are here to help you with all your questions about Italy. This month, painting holidays in Italy and updating wills… Q. We are considering an activity holiday in Italy and we like the idea of More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 1st, 2017
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Insider’s Rome: The Vatican Museums

The Vatican Museums are by far the most visited art galleries in Italy. And so they should be. There are more than 20,000 items on display at any one time – and sometimes it feels as if there are just as many More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 27th, 2017
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An Italian summer with Citalia

It’s never too early to start planning next year’s holiday to Italy – so from Amalfi and the islands to Lake Garda and Liguria, let Italian holiday specialists Citalia inspire you… With nights drawing More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, September 22nd, 2017
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Insider’s Rome: St Peter’s Basilica

Indeed, Rome was not built in a day… Work on St Peter’s began in 1506, but the church wasn’t ready to be consecrated until 1626… Like many other buildings in Rome, St Peter’s uses stone recycled from More...

The Colosseum, Rome
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017
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For the first time you can explore the Colosseum at night

Say hello to the late-night tour at the Colosseum Following a major restoration, the Colosseum in Rome more polished than it’s been in 2,000 years and now visitors can be taken through the ancient arena More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, February 16th, 2017
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A Grand Tour of Puglia

The expression ‘Grand Tour’ was coined by Richard Lassels, a 17th-century Roman Catholic priest and travelling tutor, in his book The Voyage of Italy, Or a Compleat Journey Through Italy. Castel del Monte Lassels More...