Tag archive for ‘Tuscany’
Swimming pool Cala del Porto Tuscany Italy
By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, May 20th, 2018

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

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...

By Italia Travel & Life On Friday, November 17th, 2017

Railway Touring Company: Steaming into Tuscany

There are many ways to see Italy, but surely one of the most unique has to be by steam train. Mark Nicholls enjoys a nostalgic steam train tour across the Apennines from Rimini to Florence, then to Siena, Pisa – More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 26th, 2017

Drink Italia: Tuscan reds

From ‘Super Tuscan’ to Brunello, there are plenty of fine Tuscan non-Chianti reds, and they’re not all super-expensive either. Here’s a selection of Tuscan reds your wallet will love… Traditionally More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Top ten Italian cities for apartments

Incase you can’t decide on your ideal Italian city to settle in – we have made a list of the top cities for you to make the choice a bit clearer.  1. Rome – population 2,850,000 Italy’s brash, More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, June 6th, 2017

Homes in: City Apartments

Italy has a bounty of jewel-like cities – small-sized, liveable and packed with beautiful buildings. They make excellent places to buy a home, offering easy holidaymaking and superb rental returns, says Fleur More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, May 25th, 2017

Viewpoint: Open Cellars Initiative

TuscanyImage: iStock On the last weekend of May, Italy’s wine cellars will be open to visitors. The sight of hillsides strewn with vineyards is one that is repeated throughout Italy, and one that is notably celebrated More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Keep fit in Tuscany

Tuscan Fitness offers revitalizing yoga retreats and health holidays in the heart of the beautiful Tuscan countryside. Combining yoga, fitness training and hiking with delicious yet nutritious food, these are fitness More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, November 21st, 2016

Viewpoint: Orbetello, Tuscany

This 16th-century windmill is a striking but silent sentry in the tranquil Laguna di Orbetello, and just one spectacular sight in an area of breathtaking beauty and scenery… This lone windmill in Orbetello lagoon More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

This is the smallest theatre in Italy

In the small town of Vetriano, in the province of Lucca, is this theatre, now part of the Guinness World Records. Image: L’Italo Americano This historial theatre, is now recognised as the smallest world! More...