Tag archive for ‘Travel’
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...

casa guidi florence
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 23rd, 2018
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Florence: home of poets

Jane Keightley stays at atmospheric Casa Guidi, the Florence apartment that Robert Browning and Elizabeth Barrett called home Photos by Jane Keightley Ever since my first trip to Florence I had always wanted to More...

Venice rowing lesson Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Learning to row in Venice

Mark Nicholls visits Venice, where he goes beyond the usual tourist sites to take lessons in rowing like a real gondolier… Photos by Sharon Nicholls unless otherwise stated Nan McElroy is patiently attempting More...

Trevi
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Back to life in Umbria

We join Penny Wainwright to explore the tourist initiatives that are encouraging visitors back to Umbria, after the devastating earthquakes of 2016… Photos by Penny Wainwright and iStock Ponte delle Torri and More...

Spoleto, Umbria, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, August 17th, 2018
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Three highlights of Umbria

Penny Wainwright visits three Umbrian destinations – Spoleto, Trevi and Bevagna – to see how tourism initiatives are breathing life back into Italy’s heartland Photos by Penny Wainwright Following the earthquakes 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...

Ravello view, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Ravello Travel Guide

Laura Thayer explores the best places to eat, stay and visit while you’re staying in Ravello – one of the Amalfi Coast’s most popular and beautiful destinations…   What to see & do Duomo More...

Villa Cimbrone Ravello Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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48 hours in Ravello

Ravello is a joy for all ages, and Laura Thayer always finds something new to discover in this spectacular Amalfi Coast tourist destination Photos by Laura Thayer   On a coastline famous for its rugged beaches More...

favignana
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Italy’s best undiscovered islands

Planning a trip off the beaten track in Italy? Set your compass for one of these secret islands – perfect destinations to discover tranquility and beauty away from the bustle of the Italian mainland… Ponza Isola More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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Siena: what to see and do

Jane Keightley brings us six highlights of this magical Tuscan city… the things not to be missed when you visit Siena… Photos by iStock Piazza del Campo The shell-shaped piazza that is the centre of Siena More...