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6 of Italy’s Most Colourful Places

Blue Monday is nearly upon us, so we feel it’s time to inject a little more colour into our lives. And what better way than to take a look at some of Italy’s most colourful towns and villages? From pastel-painted houses to rainbow-hued buildings, these colourful places are guaranteed to brighten your mood. They’re made [ ...More ]

Italy’s Prettiest Seaside Towns

Summer’s definitely on its way, and where better to soak up the sunshine than in Italy? With so many lovely towns and villages by the coast, it’s hard to know where to choose – so we interviewed our team of Italy Experts and got their votes for the prettiest seaside town in Italy. Settle down [ ...More ]

Top 5 Beaches in Liguria

With over 300 kilometres of coast along northern Italy, Liguria’s watercolour shoreline has some of the best beaches in Italy. With more Blue Flag awards than anywhere else in the country (a commendation given to only the finest European beaches), the dozens of sunny seaside towns provide everything from long sweeps of honey-coloured sand to [ ...More ]

Italy’s Best Shopping Streets

Italy and shopping often tend to go hand in hand – after all, the country is home to some of the best-known names in the fashion industry. But there’s more to shopping in Italy than just clothes: locally made handicrafts, bespoke jewellery and delicious deli products will all be vying for space in your suitcase [ ...More ]

Italy Inspiration: 6 Great Multi-Centre Ideas

From cities and countryside to lakes and beaches, Italy’s diversity (and fantastic transport links) makes it perfect for a multi-centre trip. The hard part is choosing where to go – so we’ve put together a few sample itineraries to get you started.   Best for first-time visitors: Rome & Sorrento These two offer a fantastic introduction to Italy. [ ...More ]