Italia! issue 105 is on sale now

105_Italia! 120px wideThe August 2013 issue of Italia! magazine is on sale now, and we have packed plenty of summer inspiration into this edition! Join us for 48 hours in Tuscany’s second city, Siena, and explore the history and culture of Sicily with an island retreat. For those dreaming of visiting the lagoons of Venice, we also have a great guide to the best gardens and villas, plus we delve into Amarone wines, homes on a budget, the property market in Piedmont and much more…



48 hours Siena 300pxRachel Beckwith unlocks the passion and the tradition behind the famous Palio race, and strolls the streets of Siena in 48 hours. Join her to find out the secrets of the Sienese contrade ? the 17 districts within the city ? and the delicious gourmet treats to befound in its many restaurants.





Homes in 300pxLooking to buy a property in the beautiful region of Piedmont? Fleur Kinson offers her expert view on this northern gem, and interviews specialist estate agents for the latest advice for potential buyers.






Isola 300 pxHidden amid the hustle and bustle of Milan is Isola, a bohemian district famed for its laid-back cafe culture and boutique shops. Marina Spironetti shares her love for this part of the city and offers the best restaurants and shops for you to discover.





Marco Polo Sicily 300pxTravel to Sicily with Marco Polo and learn about the history and culture of this idyllic destination, from the Mafia to the importance of Italian family.





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The Pizza Pilgrims, otherwise known as James and Thom Eliot, are here to bring excitement back into the Italian kitchen. After touring the world, they’ve collected the best recipes in their new book and here we sample a few of our favourites.