Tag archive for ‘Tours’
The Colosseum, Rome
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

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

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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 29th, 2016

The locals in Venice are fed up with tourists

The famous city and it’s population of 55,000 are ready to go up against the tourists  A huge cruise ship is moving in Venice while a gondolier rows and watches it. When you imagine the Emirates Stadium More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Discover the Alabaster Caves of Volterra

Mario Matassa visits Volterra, a medieval hilltop town in Tuscany, where he discovers the alabaster caves and workshops for which the area is famous The chalky white alabaster from Volterra is considered the finest More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

7 Things to Do in Lake Garda

Italy’s largest lake is famed for its scenery and its gardens. Lorenza Bacino visits some of her favourite horticultural spaces, and finds a cookery course and a wedding venue… Stay in the Grand More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, July 30th, 2016

Sailing off the Amalfi Coast

We take a trip back to Leanne Casellas’s trip along the Amalfi Coast. Now, it may not be action packed, but sailing off the Amalfi Coast provides plenty of relaxation and glamorous locations. When you’re More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016

Top Tips For Taormina

See below for the best places to eat, what to see and do, where to stay and how to get there to ensure you have the best time in Taormina, Sicily… What to see and do Isola Bella It would be easy to miss out More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

48 Hours in Portofino

Has the bewitching, world-famous destination lost its shine in recent years? Sarah Lane visits the northern Italian resort, Portofiono, to discover it has more to offer than ever… The Bay Portofino – the very More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, May 9th, 2016

The Grand Tour – Part 2: Turin, Genoa and Milan

In the second part of our six-part series, Jon Palmer continues on the trail of the Grand Tourists by chasing after a few sedan chairs around 18th-century Turin, Genoa and Milan. Few considered Turin an important More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, September 10th, 2015

The Underworld of Le Marche

Lorenza Bacino visits the Esini Hills, a diverse and undiscovered part of Le Marche which is home to the world renowned Frasassi Caves… Visiting the Frasassi Caves in the heart of the Gola della Rossa National More...