Pilgrimage to Possagno

You could travel the world’s museums to see the works of Antonio Canova, or you could go to Possagno, Joe Gartman writes… Images by Patricia Gartman There’s an elegantly mirrored and frescoed room in Venice’s Correr Museum, just off Piazza San Marco. I suppose you’d call the décor neoclassical: the mirrors are square, the frescoes […]

Veneto regional property guide

Fleur Kinson explores the best places to buy property in this popular northern region, which encompasses such jewels and Venice, Verona and Padua – not to mention swathes of lovely countryside Photos by Getty Images Veneto, tucked away in the northeast of Italy, is romantic and prosperous in equal measure. Home to 5 million inhabitants, […]

Homes in Veneto

Torri del Benaco, Veneto

Romantic little cities, sleepy hills, shimmering rivers and long Adriatic beaches – Veneto has no shortage of enchantment. Seekers of urban apartments and of rural retreats should take a closer look, says Fleur Kinson Photos by Getty Images   You’re a well-travelled italophile. You know all about Venice, and Romeo and Juliet’s Verona. But you […]

Five reasons to visit Padua

Padua Prehistoric baths

Lorenza Bacino goes beyond the city’s obvious attractions to discover five things to see and do in Padua that will make any visit extra-special… Photos by Lorenza Bacino unless otherwise stated Padua is often overlooked by travellers in favour of the more famous Veneto cities of Venice and Verona, yet this pretty city between Venice […]

Drink Italia! red wine from Veneto

red wine from veneto

There’s a delicious diversity to the wines of Veneto, thanks to the varying types of terrain and soil in this region. Here we explore some of its best reds… Although not vast in size, Veneto is one of the largest-producing regions of DOC wines in Italy. The variety of wine styles offered by Veneto are […]

Apartment in Livinallongo del Col di Lana, Veneto

Livinallongo del Col di Lana apartment

The picturesque village of Arabba, in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Dolomites, offers skiing, walks, mountain bike tours or simply doing nothing and enjoying the magical atmosphere of the snow-covered woods. We offer a beautiful 915 sq ft, 3-room apartment with 2 bedrooms, bathroom, kitchen and living room, double garage […]

Into the blue: Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa

Almar Jesolo resort Italy

Amanda Robinson travels to northeastern Italy to visit Almar Jesolo Resort & Spa, a five-star hotel on the Lido di Jesolo that’s redefining the beach holiday for the 21st century Photos by Amanda Robinson and Almar Jesolo Resort We flew in to Venice’s Marco Polo airport leaving behind the chilly doldrums of London’s feeble foray […]

Light up the Sky: Il Redentore Festival

Venice Redentore Festival

Despite its origins in a terrible period of Venetian history, Il Redentore is a spectacular celebration that takes place in the city each July Words by Sara Scarpa. Images by Iain Reid  Most years, on the afternoon of the third Saturday of July, my friends and I prepare for a fantastic event. We set up […]

Stirring stuff

Our editor Amanda Robinson discovers authentic Italian flavours and new friends at a hands-on cookery course in the Veneto hills… Total immersion: it’s the best way to learn, right? Speak a second language like a native, pass your driving test, swim like a fish, become a chef… It’s a tried-and-tested route to success. So, how about […]

My life in Venice…

Linda Little from Sydney, Australia, bought a two-bedroom apartment in the San Polo district of Venice in early 2016. It sits three floors up in a canalside townhouse, in a quiet area close to all the city’s major sights, and Linda gets to enjoy watching gondolas passing beneath her balcony. She and her partner spend […]