Tag archive for ‘Tours’
By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, August 13th, 2016
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, September 1st, 2015
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On Foot in the Sabine Hills

There isn’t much of Italy you could describe as ‘undiscovered’, but Rebecca Ford finds something close – and just an hour from Rome. The Sabine Hills… We had been walking for a couple of hours when we More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 12th, 2015
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Santarcangelo by Jove!

Local legends maintain that Sangiovese, one of Italy’s best loved red wines, can trace its origins to Santarcangelo di Romagna, and many experts agree. The position of Santarcangelo’s medieval centre is More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
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48 Hours in Mantua

Follow Marina Spironetti as she unveils the treasures of the cobbled city of Mantua, one of the most atmospheric places to visit in northern Italy… Aerial view of Piazza delle Erbe with the dome of Sant’Andrea A year More...