Tag archive for ‘Tuscany’
dawn in Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, November 6th, 2019
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Viewpoint: dawn in Tuscany

Dawn breaks over Tuscan countryside… mist-shrouded valleys gently yield views of their ripening vineyards and fertile terraces, and nary a dog dares to bark… Photo by Getty Images Tuscany has long held an appeal More...

pisa cathedral
By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, October 18th, 2019
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Past Italia! Pisa Cathedral

This fine example of Romanesque architecture is largely ignored, thanks to a mistake that occurred in its grounds… Photo by Getty Images Ask anyone what they know about Pisa and they’ll mention its Leaning More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, October 9th, 2019
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Drink Italia! the best Tuscan red wines

From Chianti Classico to Rosso di Montalcino, we explore some well-priced Tuscan red wines from prestigious smaller producers that punch well above their weight  Tuscany is the heartland of the Sangiovese grape, More...

Cycling, Monte Amiata Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, October 6th, 2019
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The Amiata effect

Tuscany isn’t all about sipping wine and watching the sun set, as Amy McPherson discovers on an e-bike tour around Monte Amiata, in the region’s south Photos by Ciclica Foto, Mario Llorca An e-bike makes More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, August 8th, 2019
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Italia! magazine issue 178 is on sale now!

Get out into the great Italian outdoors with Italia! magazine issue 178. From exploring the Dolomites to hiking on Lake Iseo’s Monte Isola, there’s plenty to inspire your next Italian adventure right More...

Italy, Tuscany, Massa Marittima Cathedral
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
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Homes in Tuscany

Adored for its stunning landscapes and historic cities stuffed with fine art, Tuscany is a dream-region for many would-be buyers in Italy, says Fleur Kinson… Photos by Getty Images Massa Marittima and the landscape More...

Florence
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2019
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Florence travel guide

Amanda Robinson shares her pick of the best places to eat and stay in Florence – plus a few special spots to visit on your next trip to this Renaissance treasure… Photos by Amanda Robinson & Lungarno Collection What More...

Relais di Biserno, Maremma
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Alta Maremma travel guide

In the realm of the ‘Super Tuscans’, Anna Blomefield shares the best places to eat and great accommodation choices for Tuscany’s gorgeous Alta Maremma area… Photos by Relais di Biserno   Where More...

Sassicaia barrels tenuta san guido, Maremma, Tuscany
By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, March 11th, 2019
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Super Tuscany

Tuscany’s Alta Maremma – once a malaria-infested swamp – has become a mecca for hedonists the world over. Anna Blomefield finds out why… Photos by Anna Blomefield unless otherwise stated The vineyard at More...

Sanctuary of Verna in snow, Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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The Sanctuary of La Verna

Rachael Martin shares the story behind this religious site, which is nestled in the hills of Tuscany’s beautiful Casentino National Park The Sanctuary shrouded in snow (courtesy of the Sanctuary of La Verna archive)   In More...