Tag archive for ‘Tuscany’
Il Cedro Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 9th, 2018
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Il Cedro villa, Tuscany

Set in a stunning hillside position, this detached 3-bedroom villa outside Fivizzano enjoys panoramic views over the surrounding countryside towards the hills and peaks of the Apuan Alps from its large terrace, 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...

Siena Palio, Tuscany Siena
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, July 19th, 2018
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Siena’s Palio: the thrill of the race

Having failed on previous occasions to see the actual races, Jane Keightley finally experiences all the pride and pageantry of Palio week in Siena… Photos by Jane Keightley This was far from the first time I 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 Thursday, July 5th, 2018
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Italia! Guide, Tuscany & Florence on sale now!

The latest edition of the Italia! Tuscany Guide from the publishers of Italia! magazine is crammed with 132 pages of expert travel inspiration, advice and itineraries to help make the most of your next trip to this More...

Lake Massaciuccoli, Tuscany, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Tuscany travel guide for opera lovers

If you love opera, where better to hear it than in Tuscany? All summer long, you can enjoy beautiful music in lovely Tuscan locales. From great accommodation to top spots for food and drink, Adrian Mourby’s More...

Puccini festival Lucca, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 28th, 2018
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Puccini: the sound of Tuscan music

Travel to Tuscany during the summer months and you can enjoy thrilling operatic performances in the region’s historic towns and villages. Adrian Mourby visits Lucca as it comes alive with the music of Giacomo More...

Cortona, Tuscany, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 14th, 2018
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Cortona: the genius of a place

Rachael Martin visits Cortona to meet Sarah Marder, a film-maker whose documentary explores the changed life of this Tuscan hilltop town Photos by iStock unless otherwise stated When Sarah Marder first started More...

Swimming pool Cala del Porto Tuscany Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 20th, 2018
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Tuscan September: a trip to Maremma

With no children in tow, Jon Bickley and his wife headed off to southern Tuscany for a tranquil luxury break at Punta Ala in the beautiful Maremma area Photos by Baglioni Hotels unless otherwise stated The pool More...

Arezzo Cathedral, Tuscany, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, May 18th, 2018
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Past Italia: Arezzo Cathedral

The Cathedral of Saints Peter and Donatus in Arezzo, Tuscany, boasts a long history and some eye-catching architecture Arezzo Cathedral (iStock) La Cattedrale dei Santi Pietro e Donato is the city cathedral of More...