Tag archive for ‘World Heritage Site’
By Alex Godfrey On Wednesday, May 4th, 2022

Discover Assisi

The birthplace of the Catholic friar St Francis remains a globally important site of Christian pilgrimage © iStock Assisi stands atop Mount Asio and is flanked by swathes of Umbria’s undulating green pasture More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, December 16th, 2021

Discover Orto Botanico Padua

A glorious day of exploration among the flora of 3,500 species of plants awaits in this botanical oasis in Padua Established in 1545 as a medicinal plants teaching garden, and considered to be the origin of botanical More...

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By Italia Travel & Life On Monday, October 18th, 2021

Discover Villa Adriana

How does a Roman Emperor create the ultimate symbol of power? By building an ‘ideal city’ that still stands to this day. Image © iStock Unenthused by existing villas yet keen to follow in the tradition of Roman More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, August 11th, 2021

Discover Venice and its lagoon

Its setting, history and architecture make Venice unique among the cities of the world! Elegance, romance, drama and mystery are abundant in this historic floating city and its lagoon… © Getty images Think More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Past Italia – Ravenna

Once the capital of the Western Roman Empire, Italia! discovers one of the many reasons to visit Emilia-Romagna’s artistically rich city Ravenna, which boasts eight UNESCO world heritage sites. Of the many attractions More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Saturday, April 16th, 2016

48 Hours in Cinque Terre

Inspiring walks, stunning scenery and delicious food are just a few of the pleasures the Cinque Terre has to offer. Sarah Lane revisits one of her favourite locations in Italy The northwest coast is home to five More...